Weekly Reading: On Matters of Hype

I read a couple bits of news from InfoComm HQ recently. The first was that InfoComm Connections had hooked up with a cool NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show in NYC next November 2015. The show goes by the name CCW +SATCON, but you can think of it as Content & Communications World and Satellite and Communications […]

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Weekly Reading: Because We Like Saying ‘Stuxnet’

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) puts on some great events. In fact, it’s CCW+SATCON show happened just last week (that’s a mega-technology show comprising Content & Communications World, plus the Satellite Communications Conference & Expo). Some of the 2014 sessions sure to pique the AV pro’s interest:  “The 4K Landscape for Commercials and Series Production,” […]

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Shhh, My Cough is My Business

You know how you sit in the waiting room at the doctor’s office for, like, 45 minutes? Then they take you through a door and into an exam room — where you wait some more? Have you ever sat there, not knowing what to look at, and overheard your doctor talking to someone else in […]

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Weekly Reading: Pioneer of AV Edition

When I read the first story in this week’s Weekly Reading, back in 2011, I recognized the anecdote of a reporter walking through a Crestron research facility in Rockleigh, New Jersey, and coming across an older gentleman tinkering with a device. The gentleman was, of course, Crestron founder George Feldstein, who passed away Nov. 4, leaving […]

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Weekly Reading: A Computer With a Built-In Projector

Before you share that riveting video about the person or animal who did that extraordinarily [cool, awful, explicit, amazing, criminal, heroic, cute, stupid] thing, do you ever stop to ask, “What if it’s not real?” Nine times out of 10 it probably doesn’t matter (who cares if the cat in the video can’t really recite limericks?). […]

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