Weekly Reading: Apple TV Won’t Do 4K?!

Remember in the heyday of personal computers, when Intel came out with a new processor and everyone needed to replace their computers? Those so-called refresh cycles kept IT pros busy. In pro AV, we have high(er)-resolution video. Ultra high-definition TV (UHDTV, a.k.a. 4K) looks great. It’s the next logical step after 1080p. And if we’re lucky, AV […]

Read more

Three Steps to Engagement

Groups and businesses in retail, museum and other public venues often talk of customer engagement in terms of “attract, engage and connect” (or some variation).  Any physical — or virtual — concept of engagement that seeks to interact with customers and/or visitors goes through this predictable process. It’s useful to look at this as a model of interactive engagement […]

Read more

Together vs. Alone: The Power of a Door

“Be an opener of doors.” —  Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m done. Of all the abstract ways a person can measure their success, there is one almost holy item that I have that defines my success: a door. All the hard work, all the effort, has lead to a nice office with plenty of space to […]

Read more

Weekly Reading: Skype for Biz, SFB, the New Lync

Google wasn’t always named Google. Could you imagine if instead of Googling yourself online you had to BackRub yourself? Metta World Peace wasn’t originally the name of one of my favorite basketball players (melee at Auburn Hills aside), back when I watched him play for St. John’s before starting his pro career with my beloved Chicago Bulls. He […]

Read more

Weekly Reading: A Threat to HDMI — Yes!

So apparently this is a thing: My son plugged his iPhone Lighting cable into my new car’s USB port so he could listen to tunes while driving around. It got stuck. Like, really stuck. I wish it had been an HDMI port. Remember when cables would fall out of those if you looked at them […]

Read more