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AV-as-a-Service in the Cloud? Why, Yes!

As-a-Service is a popular token used for a myriad of provisions offered in the cloud today. Thus, you have Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Database-as-a-Service, Workout-as-a-Service… Well, maybe not that last one. With so many services available for sharing across platforms, AV naturally lends itself for such provision. Cloud services have been around for quite a while in […]

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Built to Last

When designers and architects approach a new environment to design, they think long-term.  Buildings are expected to stand the test of time, and interiors are expected to last for decades.  Iconic properties, like public and institutional buildings, do not change frequently so they must be designed for the long-term and built to last. This is […]

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Audiovisual Education and Training: One Size Does Not Fit All

So much is being written about how people learn combined with the overwhelming pace of new content. We hear endlessly about the poor, poor, millennials who are apparently the most difficult people on the planet to work with and can only learn via YouTube. Articles stating that Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) will ring the […]

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Bozzword: Legacy

bṓzz•word: (n.) an industry buzzword that inspires Joe Bocchiaro to wax poetic. Or if not a buzzword, some other notion that moves Joe to prose — or verse. I imagine that I am at a party and most of the league of superheroes is here with drinks in hand and all smiles. They are the […]

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Safe and Sound – Lessons from the March 2014 InfoComm Economic Snapshot

The latest InfoComm International Economic Snapshot Survey indicates that the marketplace for both AV providers and end users is sound and stable. While the InfoComm Performance and Demand Indices are not showing significant expansion, no additional ground is being lost. More importantly, there are no significant drop-offs expected. While some segments are performing better than […]

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