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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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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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Rockin’ the Rack: Building a Better Experience

Something great happened in Amsterdam right before Integrated Systems Europe: a group of AV experts got together to author a first draft of a rack-building standard for the AV industry. This gathering of knowledgeable rack builders from across the globe met virtually in the weeks before their meeting to gather references and review the tight […]

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Wearables and Digital Signage

I have had an iWatch for several months now and have enjoyed using it for messaging notifications, calling an Uber car, making purchases, capturing ideas into Evernote or accessing boarding passes. I have found the health monitoring and alerts uncompelling and the apps too limited, but all in all, it has been a great experiment […]

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Weekly Reading: Facing Up to Stingrays, Plus Gestures and IoT

Before we read, let’s listen. And not to a book on tape (do they make those anymore)? For you NPR listeners and car enthusiasts, InfoComm has its own “Click and Clack“. For everyone else, it’s two AV guys talkin’ AV. If you’ve taken one of InfoComm’s design or installation classes recently, you may have met Chuck Espinoza, […]

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