Archive | March, 2015

Together vs. Alone: The Power of a Door

“Be an opener of doors.” —  Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m done. Of all the abstract ways a person can measure their success, there is one almost holy item that I have that defines my success: a door. All the hard work, all the effort, has lead to a nice office with plenty of space to […]

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Weekly Reading: Skype for Biz, SFB, the New Lync

Google wasn’t always named Google. Could you imagine if instead of Googling yourself online you had to BackRub yourself? Metta World Peace wasn’t originally the name of one of my favorite basketball players (melee at Auburn Hills aside), back when I watched him play for St. John’s before starting his pro career with my beloved Chicago Bulls. He […]

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Weekly Reading: A Threat to HDMI — Yes!

So apparently this is a thing: My son plugged his iPhone Lighting cable into my new car’s USB port so he could listen to tunes while driving around. It got stuck. Like, really stuck. I wish it had been an HDMI port. Remember when cables would fall out of those if you looked at them […]

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Trouble with HDCP: Q&A with Aurora Multimedia’s Paul Harris

In 2000, Intel Corporation came up with a way to encrypt discs for Blu-ray and other types of digital standard devices to prevent content pirating. High-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP) is the digital form of encryption comparable to what Macrovision used to do to protect content on analog devices. It creates a secure pathway from one unit to another, and from the source to […]

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The Bias of Net Neutrality Rules

Editor’s Note: All Voices blogger Josh Srago sits on InfoComm’s Certification Committee. He has been following the net neutrality debate and gave InfoComm permission to excerpt his most recent thoughts on the issue. Exactly two weeks following the FCC vote on the Open Internet, where the Commission voted 3-2 down party lines in favor of passing […]

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