During the past few years, 4K technology has become increasingly mainstream, with 4K monitors becoming more affordable. As a result, we are seeing more and more 4K UHD products deployed for a wide range of use: broadcasting, digital signage, and corporate boardrooms, as well as display applications in the security, military, and healthcare industries.
I have seen, and sadly tried to avoid, countless installations over the years with ceiling mics.
The AV industry has provided experiences since the beginning, but there’s a next level component that has surfaced: how do we make these experiences exceptional?
At the E4 Chicago show on March 26, a 90-minute HDBaseT Installer Expert Program saw an impressive turnout of more than 100 participants. Attendance was split between those who had and hadn’t attempted an install using HDBaseT before.
Products have ruled supreme and manufacturers have led the AV industry to growth and prosperity, but just as the great monarchies of Europe had to transform and reform to avoid being overthrown by the people, now is the time for the great barons of our industry to welcome their new king: The Platform.
Imagine a digital control room covered in flat panel screens where your colleagues on the other side of the globe can respond and annotate instantly. This isn’t the conference room of the future; it’s the Mezzanine collaboration system by Oblong Industries.
New regulations from the Federal Communications Commission in the debate known as “net neutrality” could cause big problems for the AV industry.
As a member of a hardware manufacturer, here's one thing I'm not allowed to whine about: dealer loyalty. Dealer loyalty is considered by many to be a rare element, largely dictated by timing and convenience. Although I’m an optimistic person by nature, I recently realized that I too held some of these perceptions.
A company committed to growing cannot rely on the motto “but we’ve always done it that way.” Those just might be the seven most dangerous words an organization can utter.
The new Björk Retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York utilizes innovative, object-based audio processing to deliver museum-worthy results.
"Step into my office,” long a phrase evoking tension and intrigue, isn’t so much a possibility in today’s open-plan workplace.
Lets take a stroll down memory lane and look at some of the useful pieces of technology that gained traction in 2014 and are bound to enable AV professionals to do more in 2015.