Tag Archives: IT

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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IT, IP and the Hard Truth

If you’re not already well versed in computer networking, you better get versed — and quickly. These days, if you don’t know things like the basics of setting up a LAN, port forwarding, and virtual LANs (VLANs), then you’re probably behind the curve. The AV world has changed, and for some of us, the basics aren’t enough. Not only […]

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AVB for Video?

At InfoComm 2011 last June, I purposely went looking for video equipment manufacturers that were planning to implement or make use of the new Ethernet AVB standard in their gear. My search was driven by three things: the future, the now, and marketing hype. Almost everywhere I turned, I found that the future had not yet […]

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