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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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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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