Archive | June, 2013

Is 4K For You?

There has been a lot of recent industry buzz about Ultra High Definition (UHD) or “4K” displays hitting the market. The 3840 x 2160 pixels offer an amazing 4x full-HD resolution, and the demonstrations at trade events like Digital Signage Expo (DSE), Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) have been […]

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Ten Lessons Learned as a ‘Mentoree’

It’s InfoComm show season, when Women in AV (WAVE) recognize industry mentors. So it’s fitting that my inaugural blog entry speak to mentoring, which is one of my favorite subjects, too. Here, in my usual inside-out way, I offer some lessons learned about how to be a good mentoree—because it receives less attention and is every bit as […]

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Can You Hear Me Now? Designing a Room With Audio In Mind

Those of us in AV know that a single microphone — or even two microphones — are not enough to accommodate a room of people trying to communicate with each other. We understand that it’s not a microphone issue; it’s simply the “law of physics.” The further away you are from a microphone, the more […]

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Five to Watch at InfoComm 2013

The ritual is repeated faithfully each June: We pack our bags, board our planes, and head west to Lost Wages or south to Mousetown to attend the USA’s largest gathering of AV geeks.  Maybe we’ll walk the show floor; maybe we’ll take in a few classes. We’re sure to hit a few receptions and parties, […]

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Beyond New Products: What You Can Learn About Vendors at InfoComm

We will all be gathering in Orlando next week for pro AV’s largest North American event.  Trade shows are wonderful places to see and experience products, and manufacturers make new technology and product announcements a high priority. But as you participate in the show this year, there are other things that you can learn about potential […]

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