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What’s That Saying? Perception is Reality?

I love sharing good news. So here’s the scoop, and it’s exciting. The What: InfoComm is launching a new standard this week — one that seems basic, but is very important to our industry. We affectionately refer to it as CLAS, but its real name is INFOCOMM F501.01:2015 Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems. It’s a shorty, as standards go, […]

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Weekly Reading: Another (Different) Microsoft Pro AV App, plus Awesome Drones and a CES Recap

Missing from this Weekly Reading is a noteworthy CNN.com story about cybersecurity and AV systems that ride enterprise networks. Corners of the industry were buzzing about the revelation — as they should be. Controversy or a teaching moment? Or both? Security experts will decide. But enterprise network security needs to be a core focus of AV in an IT […]

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One Reason Touch Works

We all know that consumer devices have taught people to touch displays. They are no longer just output devices; they are input devices. And the popularity of large-format touch displays and videowalls is undeniable in the market. And now, we know another benefit of this market adoption: It delivers the message better. Researchers at Neuro-Insight have found […]

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3 Ways AV Professionals Can Improve Collaboration with IT Teams

The world of AV is quickly tilting toward a more IT-focused environment, as AV products evolve to better integrate with existing IP, wireless, and mobile infrastructures. These advances require AV professionals to gain a deeper understanding of IT technologies and to work more closely with IT departments to deploy AV solutions. Still, communication and collaboration […]

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European Tour: Gearing Up for ISE and Raising the Bar on Quality

To some, it comes as news that InfoComm, which runs the largest AV trade show in North America, also co-owns Integrated Systems Europe, held annually in Amsterdam and taking place soon, Feb. 9-12, 2016. What also comes as news to some around the world is the fact that InfoComm does more than hold trade shows; […]

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