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Weekly Reading: Facing Up to Stingrays, Plus Gestures and IoT

Before we read, let’s listen. And not to a book on tape (do they make those anymore)? For you NPR listeners and car enthusiasts, InfoComm has its own “Click and Clack“. For everyone else, it’s two AV guys talkin’ AV. If you’ve taken one of InfoComm’s design or installation classes recently, you may have met Chuck Espinoza, […]

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What’s That Saying? Perception is Reality?

I love sharing good news. So here’s the scoop, and it’s exciting. The What: InfoComm is launching a new standard this week — one that seems basic, but is very important to our industry. We affectionately refer to it as CLAS, but its real name is INFOCOMM F501.01:2015 Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems. It’s a shorty, as standards go, […]

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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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Weekly Reading: Happy Holidays, Plus Escape Rooms, VR and CES

Are you going anywhere fun for the holidays? Enjoying well-deserved time with family to wind down a busy — and hopefully successful — 2015? I want to thank everyone who’s ever read a Weekly Reading over the past year, even when travel and scheduling craziness have made it Almost-Weekly Reading. If you do have a couple weeks […]

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