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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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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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