Archive | April, 2013

Mommy, Where Do AV Pros Come From?

Astute question. And almost as difficult to answer as that other question children eventually unleash on their parents (to which the answer, of course, is “storks”). But that hasn’t stopped InfoComm’s Senior Market Research Analyst Matt Robbins from trying to get to the bottom of what’s a fairly existential issue for the AV industry: Where exactly […]

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First and Second Screens

At the end of a long day, I like to sit back in front of a TV and just decompress. That makes sense, right? Since the debut of broadcast television it has served as a portal for the mind to travel to exotic worlds, an empath to help us feel great joy and great sorrow, a […]

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Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, How Does Your AV Grow?

I want you to think of a tiny humble,  single-celled organism that is too small to be seen with the naked eye. It is so old that it roamed the earth long before there were dinosaurs, battled the planet’s early fire and brimstone epoch, through to the ice age and survived global flooding. It has […]

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Can There Be AV Product Shoot-Outs?

I had a flashback last week, prompted by the AV industry’s own Gary Kayye. In a blog post, Gary drew attention to online videos by, we’ll call them, AV Manufacturer 1, comparing one of its switchers to those from two others. One of the others, we’ll call AV Manufacturer 2, took issue with the comparisons and […]

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Being Social, Electronically

As I head into my office I see my colleague Scott and ask him how his kids liked the hockey game last night.  He replies that they had a terrific time. It was a special promotion night at the arena and his kids got to talk and take pictures with the team. The picture of […]

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