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Read This: Who Invented IoT? Plus Streaming HDR, Crazy-Fast Wi-Fi and More

OK, I’ll say it: The pro AV industry invented the Internet of Things. My blog, my hyperbole. But really, folks like you were hanging AV devices off the network before the phrase was even coined. Sure, pro AV wasn’t so presumptuous as to call it IoT, and maybe took a little snooze on the IoT […]

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Three Exceptional Days at InfoComm 2016: Day Two

If Super Tuesday wasn’t your Day One, well, this is either Day Two-Plus or it’s an especially auspicious Day One, because today the InfoComm 2016 show floor opens (follow that?). For┬áthe sake of “Three Exceptional Days” tradition, you did take in Future Trends, IoT Insights, or one of the other daylong sessions the day before, […]

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Three Exceptional Days at InfoComm 2016: Day One

[Editor’s note: As a politician might say, what follows depends on what you mean by “three.” Three is so relative. InfoComm 2016 is way more than three days. Maybe you’re there all week, in which case “three” really means, like, “five” or “six”. See what we mean? Moving target, right? Maybe “three” to you means […]

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Read This: Museum Tech at SXSW, Plus Smart Windshields and AV in an IT World

In the run-up to InfoComm 2016, prepare to read from me what’s new and cool at this year’s show. First thing you should do is register and sign up for the all-you-can-eat seminar package. Have you ever signed up for a session at the InfoComm show, sat down in the room, and quickly realized you […]

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Weekly Reading: More Cars, Plus IoT, VR, HDR and Higher Ed

When I look for analogies to better explain how AV technology has evolved (will evolve) in homes, businesses and more, I often look to the car industry. Not long ago, cars were as dumb as the average family room. But all that has changed (and not always for the better — think hackers and open, […]

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