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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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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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InfoComm Standards: 10 Years in the Making

In 2004, InfoComm’s Board started discussing the idea of developing performance standards to support the AV industry. In 2008, InfoComm became an American National Standards Institute-accredited Standards Developer. In 2009, we published our first ANSI standard. Since then, thanks to the hard work of many volunteers, we’ve published a standard a year, all of which […]

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Weekly Reading: The Product Apple Didn’t Announce

Recently I did something I missed for most of the past year. I hung out at a local AV industry event, namely Almo Pro A/V’s E4 event outside Washington, D.C. Almo and other AV/IT distributors hold these mini conferences around the country, where you can see new technologies and get valuable training, including CTS renewal […]

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HBO, CBS to Start Streaming: Noooooooooooo!

I’m no big fan of my cable service provider; nor of my cable service provider before that; nor of the sizable monthly bills my cable provider sends that I have little choice but to pay. I’m not a huge fan of my broadband provider (same as the aforementioned cable service provider); nor of the monthly fee I pay for broadband; […]

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