Archive | October, 2015

Remembering Grant Stewart, Stewart Filmscreen

I love this industry, but I’m a relative newbie. I joined PRO AV magazine in January 2008, after years in IT publishing and consulting, and one of the first executives I met at my first InfoComm show was Grant Stewart of Stewart Filmscreen. I was saddened to received the following, dated yesterday. Grant will be missed. InfoComm’s […]

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Remembering Mackey Barron

InfoComm International joins the rest of the AV industry in mourning the loss of Mackey Barron, hero, pioneer and founder of HB Communications. Mackey was a former member of the InfoComm Board of Governors and a proud World War II Air Force veteran. He was a prisoner of war for nearly a year, but persevered […]

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Weekly Reading: Security is Key to IoT

I help administer a blog (not this one). It has some very good built-in security. No one has broken in (not sure why they would, except maybe to “borrow” the infrastructure or as an avenue to somewhere else on the Net), but there have been plenty of attempts. In the past week, I’ve been alerted to […]

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Digital Signage Focus: New York City

With Digital Signage Week quickly approaching next month, it seems like a great time to highlight the city known for its extravagant and unique digital signage — New York City! New York has always found various ways to integrate digital signage into all areas of the city, but now we are seeing a new trend […]

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Smart Fruit: The Internet of Things Goes Bananas

In a recent talk by entrepreneur and researcher Amber Case, she was painting the picture of a future kitchen dystopia where incompatibilities between your smart refrigerator and your smart stove would cause your smart toaster to keep you from using your smart dishwasher. All of this trauma and drama, so that you can have a […]

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