Tag Archives: InfoComm

The Truth About Pro AV and Digital Signage

It’s fitting that a few of my favorite topics come full circle for this, my final post as a member of the InfoComm team. I’ll always have my eye on the AV industry, and may share a view or two down the road, but I’m returning to some of my former ways, namely in the […]

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Overheard at GovComm 2013

Seriously, next time GovComm, the D.C.-area AV/IT trade show put on by InfoComm, rolls around, drop by, if for no other reason than to take in the federal technology lingo. People like Day One keynote speaker Jill Tummler Singer (pictured) really know their AV and IT, and they talk about it in ways you and I […]

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Hire a Kid Already

I have seen the future of AV and it’s closer than you think — as close as your local high school. During AV Week last month, I visited North County High School in Glen Burnie, Maryland, to talk to students about the AV industry as you and I know it. North County is considered a […]

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Bozzword: Preferences

bṓzz•word: (n.) an industry buzzword that inspires InfoComm VP Joe Bocchiaro to wax poetic. Or if not a buzzword, some other notion that moves Joe to prose. Anyone who has been around the audiovisual community’s various training sessions over the last 20 years has had one of their questions answered with “it depends.” Nobody wants […]

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Pro AV Forecast: Peaks and Valleys?

AV companies are at it again. You’re reporting growing sales, surging cash balances, and two-year-high gross margins. What’s not to love about these business conditions? “We are seeing a strong uptick in all the AV indicators,” reports Frank Coker, CEO of CoreConnex, which recently published a new InfoComm AV Industry Index, based on real-world business […]

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