Archive | January, 2015

Weekly Reading: Internet of Things and Feelings of Insecurity

For all I read, I don’t read palms. I also don’t read tarot cards, minds, nor the writing on the wall. I will, however, join a panel of wicked smart AV pros at Integrated Systems Europe 2015 to predict the future of pro AV. One thing I know will come up during our session at […]

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6 Ways to Better Utilize LinkedIn Right Now

As we all do, I recently found myself networking at an industry event. To my surprise, one of the people I was chatting with commented that he knew me, because of my LinkedIn activity. He also mentioned that it was nice to see regular updates that focused on more things than just “getting a job.” […]

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Q&A With HDBaseT Alliance President Ariel Sobelman: What’s in Store for Pro AV

HDBaseT was introduced to the market roughly five years ago. The idea behind the technology was to be able to transmit and distribute uncompressed high-definition AV content over the most cost-effective and prevalent medium possible — Cat5e cable — over distances unprecedented until then. HDBaseT makes it possible to transmit uncompressed ultra-high-definition AV (up to 4K), controls, Ethernet, USB 2.0 and up […]

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Weekly Reading: Has Anyone Ever Really Tried to Drink from a Fire Hose?

For whatever reason, my wife loves karaoke (karaoke lovers are screaming at their monitors, “We know the reason!”). I get the communal experience of a karaoke bar.

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Analogy Alert! Don’t Do This

Do perform a proper needs assessment prior to embarking on an AV project. Don’t sell the client a solution that you know doesn’t meet those needs — or a solution that it just plain less-than-good. If you don’t have the right solution in your arsenal, you don’t have the right solution in your arsenal. Putting in […]

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