Tag Archives: IT
AVplusIT Standards

Bringing AV Standardization to IT Departments

The challenges of meeting room and videoconferencing technology are increasingly falling into the laps of IT departments. It can be daunting work, especially when long-term plans are on the table. When someone makes the decision to invest in meeting room technology, the fear is as soon as it is installed it’s going to be outdated. […]

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Another Way of Experiencing Star Trek

I’m not a Trekkie. I watched Star Trek a little when I was very young, but that’s about it. It’s weird, though, because Star Trek is such a cultural phenomenon, how much you get to know — or think you get to know — about the show just by hearing other people talk about it all […]

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3 Ways AV Professionals Can Improve Collaboration with IT Teams

The world of AV is quickly tilting toward a more IT-focused environment, as AV products evolve to better integrate with existing IP, wireless, and mobile infrastructures. These advances require AV professionals to gain a deeper understanding of IT technologies and to work more closely with IT departments to deploy AV solutions. Still, communication and collaboration […]

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Getting 4K Content to 4K Screens

Athough there is justifiable excitement around 4K or Ultra HD-resolution displays, the screen itself is just the beginning.  There is a growing realization that the 4K ecosystem around these displays — made of up of capture devices, players, PCs, content and connectivity — will directly impact the rate of market adoption. I met with Planar’s […]

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How the IT Industry Views AV

If you’ve ever subscribed to the line of thinking that says, “If we in the AV industry don’t sharpen our IT skills, those that already have them are going to swoop in and eat our lunches,” then you may be onto something. This line of thinking acknowledges that the whole AV/IT convergence has already happened and […]

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