Archive | July, 2012

From AVB to AvB to A_B

I think I’m sick. It could be classified as a “wasting disease,” similar to tuberculosis. Similar but not, as I am not actually wasting away physically. Rather, my hopes are diminishing. For the third straight year, I’ve attended InfoComm with the expectation that someone, somewhere would have actually developed and implemented IEEE 802.1 AVB (Audio Video Bridging) to […]

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AV Week 2012: Start Preparing Now

At the end of June, I had my first AV Week 2012 planning meeting with one of our local integrators. This year’s AV Week, spearheaded by InfoComm, is October 14 – 20. It’s a week to celebrate the industry and to educate others about the possibilities of professional AV. Over the years, I’ve found that to get the most […]

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AV Heads Back to Vegas, This Time for Uncle Sam

I was talking last week with an InfoComm member who made a point that I hope never gets lost on other InfoComm members: This is your association. It’s member-driven, led mostly by volunteers. InfoComm employees are here to execute your vision for the industry, which means keeping you in the loop about how, in fact, things are […]

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The Role of a Brand is the Straight Path

I remember a Family Circus cartoon from my childhood showing the dotted-line path that little Billy took to get from his room to the bus stop. The path took him into multiple rooms, through the dog house in the yard, and out to the sidewalk. His meandering route caused him to nearly miss his first day […]

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