Archive | May, 2012

Top Tech Trends for InfoComm 2012

It’s been a hectic month with travel, training and product testing. But I’ve managed to come up for air for a few days, just in time for a little preview of InfoComm 2012 in Las Vegas. Here are some trends you should keep your eyes on as we all fly/drive out to Hades – er, […]

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InfoComm 2012: Plan of Attack

I, like many of you, have been attending InfoComm shows for many years, stretching back to the NAVA days. Add to these any other shows you may have attended in the course of your business — and if you’re like me and worked for a manufacturer, add in the shows where you’ve exhibited —  and the total number of […]

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3 Ways to Kick Kiosks Up a Notch

I don’t need to tell you that self-service kiosks have revolutionized the customer experience. We’ve seen the development of the ATM. How many people even remember that ATM stands for “automated teller machine” or, for that matter, what a teller is? We check into our own flights. We buyour own lottery tickets. We weigh and ship packages […]

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Are You Among the 17 Percent?

Hearing loss is on the rise, which has a negative effect on many people’s listening experiences. What most people don’t realize is that hearing loss is an invisible disability. If someone were unable to participate in a meeting or a presentation because there was a lack of wheelchair access, people would be upset. They would […]

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Green Building Under the Microscope

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system is among the most prominent of its type. In a roundabout way, it contributed to the formation of the Sustainable Technology Environments Program (STEP), a green rating system for AV and other installed systems, developed by InfoComm International. But LEED has not been without its detractors, and […]

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