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Touch and Collaborate: The Interactive Display Comes of Age (Part 1)

The story of interactive displays is a tale of two births and two lifecycles. The first “touch-capable” large displays were born around 1991 when David Martin and Nancy Knowlton released their first Smart Board. The second birth event can be tracked to 2007, when Steve Jobs and Apple released the first iPhone.

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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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Another Way of Experiencing Star Trek

I’m not a Trekkie. I watched Star Trek a little when I was very young, but that’s about it. It’s weird, though, because Star Trek is such a cultural phenomenon, how much you get to know — or think you get to know — about the show just by hearing other people talk about it all […]

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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

New Computer Technology Course Converges AV and IT

As industry partner Joel Jacobs, VP and CIO of MITRE Corporation describes it, AV will play an integral role in business as a whole to the extent that video will become as ubiquitous as email. To help our students gain a competitive edge in this growing industry, we created an Introduction to Networked AV Technology […]

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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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