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Weekly Reading: Internet of Things and Feelings of Insecurity

For all I read, I don’t read palms. I also don’t read tarot cards, minds, nor the writing on the wall. I will, however, join a panel of wicked smart AV pros at Integrated Systems Europe 2015 to predict the future of pro AV. One thing I know will come up during our session at […]

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Q&A With HDBaseT Alliance President Ariel Sobelman: What’s in Store for Pro AV

HDBaseT was introduced to the market roughly five years ago. The idea behind the technology was to be able to transmit and distribute uncompressed high-definition AV content over the most cost-effective and prevalent medium possible — Cat5e cable — over distances unprecedented until then. HDBaseT makes it possible to transmit uncompressed ultra-high-definition AV (up to 4K), controls, Ethernet, USB 2.0 and up […]

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Can You Do This?

And it’s okay if you can’t — for now. But once your competitors are doing it… For purposes here, don’t get hung up on networked devices and the cloud and Big Data and what it all means (or whether you understand it all). Start by imagining an ideal end state and work backwards. Maybe you sell replacement projector lamps online […]

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Weekly Reading: Shhh, This is My Jam

There is reading, and then there is reading. I’ve been doing a lot of the latter in recent weeks, including reading a modest 158-page guide to AV/IT infrastructure in higher education. It’s a fantastic piece of work from a collection of dedicated InfoComm volunteers, vetted by the world’s most prominent technology managers’ groups. And you don’t have […]

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Weekly Reading: On Matters of Hype

I read a couple bits of news from InfoComm HQ recently. The first was that InfoComm Connections had hooked up with a cool NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show in NYC next November 2015. The show goes by the name CCW +SATCON, but you can think of it as Content & Communications World and Satellite and Communications […]

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