Tag Archives: higher education

Weekly Reading: Facing Up to Stingrays, Plus Gestures and IoT

Before we read, let’s listen. And not to a book on tape (do they make those anymore)? For you NPR listeners and car enthusiasts, InfoComm has its own “Click and Clack“. For everyone else, it’s two AV guys talkin’ AV. If you’ve taken one of InfoComm’s design or installation classes recently, you may have met Chuck Espinoza, […]

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Back to School with Digital Signage

I love back-to-school. Not just as a parent of young kids (who demonstrate their genius of getting on each other’s nerves over the long summer months), but because I adore school supplies — that feeling generated by unblemished folders and paint sets, crispy packs of paper and a wonderful new collection of pens. And new technologies […]

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Classroom Standards: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

This blog series started life as a webinar. Mark Valenti of the Sextant Group and I collaborated on an InfoComm webinar about AV and IT in higher education. It was extremely successful, with nearly 400 attending. Fortunately, no one told me there were that many people tuned in until after I was done! Ostensibly the webinar […]

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Santa’s Other Elves…On Campus

It’s a staple story of the evening news or NPR at Christmas time: people who have to work during the holidays. Usually it will highlight public safety personnel — police and fire, maybe hospital workers. Often it will include retail workers in gas stations and convenience stores, helping to make sure the throngs of holiday […]

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Integration Angst in Higher Ed

I used to joke that every time two higher education technology managers met, we talked about the same two things: the control systems and video projectors we used. Over the last couple years, however, our conversations have broadened. We discuss our control systems, our projectors — and how badly some integrator screwed up our latest […]

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