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5 Things We Should Stop Doing

Often we get obsessed with new ideas, new technologies, and new initiatives that we can forget that a key part of strategy is what you are going to say “no” to. This applies to us individually, in our companies and as an industry. So, what are five things that I think the AV industry should […]

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What Do Integrators Need to Know about DisplayPort 1.4?

I had a chance to connect recently with Marques Girardelli, manager of electronics platforms at Planar and Leyard for an in-depth discussion on connectivity trends.  We started with the basics: DisplayPort 1.4. Wait a minute. What happened to DisplayPort 1.3? The DisplayPort 1.3 specification was published in 2014, superseding the DisplayPort 1.2 specification from 2009.  New […]

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The AV Industry Mourns Fred Shen

InfoComm International and the entire AV community mourn the loss of an AV industry great. Fred Shen, Founder and Chairman of Shen Milsom & Wilke, passed away suddenly on May 31. Our thoughts are with all of Fred’s family, friends and colleagues. Fred was a mentor and a real leader in our industry. He fostered […]

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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 the 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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