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Making AV a Strategic Advantage

In my current role, I am tasked to spend time working with global end-user clients. It’s been great to connect and talk with them in an effort to better understand their challenges with AV. Many of these global clients have learned that removing as many technology variables as possible gets them closer to delivering a […]

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Embrace a Security Culture

In the Washington, D.C., area where InfoComm is located, we have an unreliable, accident-prone light rail system. The NTSB says it lacks a “safety culture.” We are at the point in AV and IT integration where AV companies should (if they haven’t already) embrace a “security culture.” It is practically an existential issue.

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Soda-Cracker Videoconferencing

Extend your arm from wherever you’re seated right now and touch the display showing you these words. Can you reach it? If the answer is yes then you’ve just validated that you are at the correct distance to use a fixed focal length (non-zooming) webcam for videoconferencing. If the answer is no, you need a […]

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An Internet of Things That Helps Companies

With the AV/IT “convergence” well behind the industry at this point, we are on to the next buzzword: “IoT,” otherwise known as the Internet of Things. So where does programming fit into IoT?

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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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