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Weekly Reading: The Product Apple Didn’t Announce

Recently I did something I missed for most of the past year. I hung out at a local AV industry event, namely Almo Pro A/V’s E4 event outside Washington, D.C. Almo and other AV/IT distributors hold these mini conferences around the country, where you can see new technologies and get valuable training, including CTS renewal […]

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HBO, CBS to Start Streaming: Noooooooooooo!

I’m no big fan of my cable service provider; nor of my cable service provider before that; nor of the sizable monthly bills my cable provider sends that I have little choice but to pay. I’m not a huge fan of my broadband provider (same as the aforementioned cable service provider); nor of the monthly fee I pay for broadband; […]

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Weekly Reading: Audio Books and a Comedy Club That Charges by the Laugh

I admit it: Sometimes I read by listening. As an English major once upon a time, the idea initially seemed sacrilege, but my professors would forgive me if they ever sat in Beltway traffic in the Washington, D.C. area. And of course, with mobile tech what it is today, who wouldn’t listen to books? Current “reading”: […]

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Much Ado About Smart Cities and 5 Reasons Why the AV Industry Should Care

Is your head in the cloud yet? The AV industry has been talking about and paying close attention to the Internet of Things phenomenon. But, are you ready to take part in the discussion? Your peers are. The AV industry already knows a lot about smart and sustainable design. InfoComm has been at the forefront […]

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The Other Side of the Fence

I recently left the safe and familiar surroundings of a college campus and a position as a media specialist, managing audiovisual systems throughout the university’s three campuses, for a job as an applications engineer with a Midwest-based manufacturer. Naturally, I knew there would be some overlap in job responsibilities and key skills. After all, I was staying in […]

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