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Weekly Reading: Another (Different) Microsoft Pro AV App, plus Awesome Drones and a CES Recap

Missing from this Weekly Reading is a noteworthy CNN.com story about cybersecurity and AV systems that ride enterprise networks. Corners of the industry were buzzing about the revelation — as they should be. Controversy or a teaching moment? Or both? Security experts will decide. But enterprise network security needs to be a core focus of AV in an IT […]

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Weekly Reading: Best of CES (From Someone Who Wasn’t There)

Happy New Year, readers. As many of you know, there was a gathering last week in Las Vegas of companies that make everything from alarm clocks that emit odors, to curved displays, to robot cars. What you probably don’t know is that last week, the entire InfoComm staff from around the world gathered in Fairfax, […]

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The Known Unknowns

I am asked all the time about the future of display technologies. What is coming next? In responding to this question, I am reminded of a quote from former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, in his book Known and Unknown where he said “There are known knowns. These are the things we know we know. […]

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Remembering Grant Stewart, Stewart Filmscreen

I love this industry, but I’m a relative newbie. I joined PRO AV magazine in January 2008, after years in IT publishing and consulting, and one of the first executives I met at my first InfoComm show was Grant Stewart of Stewart Filmscreen. I was saddened to received the following, dated yesterday. Grant will be missed. InfoComm’s […]

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Remembering Mackey Barron

InfoComm International joins the rest of the AV industry in mourning the loss of Mackey Barron, hero, pioneer and founder of HB Communications. Mackey was a former member of the InfoComm Board of Governors and a proud World War II Air Force veteran. He was a prisoner of war for nearly a year, but persevered […]

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