Tag Archives: higher education

New Computer Technology Course Converges AV and IT

As industry partner Joel Jacobs, VP and CIO of MITRE Corporation describes it, AV will play an integral role in business as a whole to the extent that video will become as ubiquitous as email. To help our students gain a competitive edge in this growing industry, we created an Introduction to Networked AV Technology course, which will be offered as an elective to Computer Technology students beginning in our Spring 2017 semester.

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First in Line for InfoComm 2016

InfoComm 2016 lands in Las Vegas this June 4-10 and registration is officially open. Tom Zimmerman, design engineer for BT Conferencing, didn’t waste any time. He was the very first to sign up for the big show. Tom is a long-time InfoComm attendee, first coming to the show in 1993. He says InfoComm has definitely […]

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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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