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The Great (Urban) Outdoors

Nancy Novograd, editor of Travel + Leisure magazine, wrote in their February issue about Swedish economist Kjell NordtrÖm who presented at a travel conference. Among his statements, she recounted that “by 2040, some 70 percent of the earth’s population will be living in cities.” I found this remarkable. Among the needs for infrastructure planning, transportation […]

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Top Four Reasons Why the Time is Right for 4K Digital Signage

When Planar launched the Planar UltraRes Series line of 4K displays at the Digital Signage Expo 2013, we knew we were ahead of the curve. Most of our customers utilizing “beyond HD” content were using it for professional applications in control rooms or corporate settings, not public venue digital signage. Still, we believed the time […]

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Tomorrow is Today

This coming September I will be celebrating my thirty-sixth year working in media technology industries. For nearly all of that time I have been reading about and chatting with others about the amazing future technology will bring us. Those conversations would often delve into the world of science fiction – things like how cool having a […]

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Post-Initial Client Meeting: Clearing the Fog and Connecting the Dots

This is my third post in a series about sale-to-design-to-install-to-commission process in our industry. If you recall my previous blog post, I talked about meeting the client for the first time. Since the publishing of that post, one of my co-workers made a comment that is worth sharing. He stated that, if possible, based on the information gathered from […]

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The State of Enterprise Collaboration — The Joke’s On Us

When you think of great comedy, many things come to mind (depending upon your age).  It might be Monty Python’s Dead Parrot Sketch or Abbot and Costello’s Who’s On First.  It might go back as far as the genius of Sid Caesar or be as recent as sketches from Saturday Night Live. In all of those […]

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