Collaboration Solutions: Choices, Choices

Collaboration technology is all the rage. The AV industry is seeing a steep incline of customers requesting it for their businesses, and each year we seem to find at least one more company at a trade show presenting their variation on how to make it better. The key is to understand the difference between the various options and […]

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Watch This Video: Live Events and ‘Awe’

We got a chance to talk to Lillian Rea, CTS-D, CTS-I, of George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium; Jeff Studley of CPR MultiMedia Solutions; Scott Williams of Quince Imaging; and InfoComm’s own Duffy Wilbert, CTS, as they describe how live events professionals keep raising the bar to try and exceed audiences’ expectations. How does your company […]

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Weekly Reading: Big Data Collaboration

I hadn’t thought much about AV as a so-called “Big Data” application. Not until Julian Phillips, Executive Vice President of Whitlock, started me thinking about the future of collaboration. It was a topic of our panel discussion at Integrated Systems Europe. Julian’s right to say that the days of coming to a meeting with a […]

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Recipe for a Live Event: Big Picture, Trial by Fire and Humility

The crew lit 10 acres of Puerto Rican rain forest for a Jurassic Park-themed event, complete with full-scale dinosaurs. (Imagine the thunderous audio.) Everything ran on generators, with miles of cables and hundreds of lighting fixtures all hidden in the brush to resemble natural night lighting. Guests were told they were headed to an offsite dinner. Tour […]

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Weekly Reading: Top 5 Future Trends at ISE 2015

Holy moly. Integrated Systems Europe 2015 was off the hook, which bodes well for an amazing InfoComm 2015 in June. The place was packed, as evidenced by the record attendance numbers, and hard to get around. And that’s a good thing. No wonder organizers intend to make it a four-day show next year. At the […]

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