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Bringing AV Standardization to IT Departments

The challenges of meeting room and videoconferencing technology are increasingly falling into the laps of IT departments. It can be daunting work, especially when long-term plans are on the table. When someone makes the decision to invest in meeting room technology, the fear is as soon as it is installed it’s going to be outdated. […]

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What is the True Value of an AV Programmer?

With the rise of “no programming required” solutions, the term “programming” is becoming a bad word. In the AV world, programming has become associated with the notion of being complex, problematic, costly, and time consuming. The perception of it being difficult to implement and manage has also started to surface. While some of these may […]

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Can You Hear It Now? Our First Audio Standard Gets A Facelift

Recently, InfoComm released g a new version of a standard that was written to help you maximize the performance of a sound system. The standard provides a way to measure an audio system for uniform coverage and classify its performance.

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Programmed vs. Configured Solutions: Which Approach is Best?

Configured or programmed – that is the question. AV control system programming is still a highly-valued offering with clear advantages, but its future is becoming more ambiguous as the industry’s understanding, needs, and expectations evolve. Many are gravitating to “off the shelf” or “configured” solutions that do not require the perceived challenges of implementation, time […]

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Women of InfoComm Network at a Local Level

Building a successful network requires a commitment from every member to take action and proactively help build a supportive community.  Each one of us can do this at a local level.  Reconnecting once or twice a year at industry shows is great, but it does not build strong community. The mission of the Women of […]

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