Kirsten Nelson

Kirsten Nelson

Kirsten Nelson has written about audio, video and experience design in all its permutations for more than 20 years. As a writer and content developer for AVIXA, Kirsten connects stories, people and technology through a variety of media. She also directs program content for the TIDE Conference and Technology Innovation Stage at InfoComm. For three years, she also created conversations around emerging media and experiential design at InfoComm's Center Stage. Prior to that, Kirsten was the editor of SCN magazine for 17 years.

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Podcast: Human Factors in Workplace Design

By Kirsten Nelson

We have all learned how to work in new ways during the pandemic. By now, each individual has had time to consider what they miss about the old way of working, and what they have embraced about these socially distant times. The reactions are as varied as the types of people who share the workplace.

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How to Use Your Audio Prowess as a Happy Shopping Diversion Over the Holidays

By Kirsten Nelson

To ready myself for the holiday shopping season, I did some intense endurance training on the mean midtown streets of Manhattan with retail and hospitality audio guru David Schwartz, president of Essential Communications.

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Envisioning the Future: Experiential Workspace Case Study

By Kirsten Nelson

VisionLoft blends the historic charm of the property’s livery stable past with the sleek and intuitive innovation of modern audiovisual and collaborative technologies.

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A Multipurpose Stadium Upgrades for a Better Show in Lucas Oil Plaza

By Kirsten Nelson

The technology upgrades maintained the original exhibit design for the space, with screen refreshes throughout.

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Podcast: Can we use technology to make events more human?

By Kirsten Nelson

The events and experiential marketing industries have arrived at a new phase in this dramatic and painful pause on in-person gatherings. We are learning a lot, and as we settle in for the long-haul with remote life and a gradual return to in-person events, we have an opportunity to completely reimagine the way we connect.

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Miami’s Brightline Train Station Brings Vibrant Hospitality to Transportation

By Kirsten Nelson

What happens when leaders from the hotel world decide to start a new train service? Well, they hire the best architects to design an entirely new, branded hospitality concept that happens to move people from city to city.

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How Real-Time Media is Changing the Way We Create and Manage AV Content

By Kirsten Nelson

What we used to call “interactive” is now something more like inter-reactive. Where previously gestures or touch would trigger specific, pre-programmed reactions from content, now we’re in the “real-time” era.

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Collaborative Learning On Stage and in the Audience at AVEC 2019

By Kirsten Nelson

This higher-ed panel, like many segments of the AV business at the moment, is all about opportunity.

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Amplify Your InfoComm Schedule with Center Stage Sessions

By Kirsten Nelson

Promoting new ideas at the heart of the InfoComm show floor for the third consecutive year, Center Stage 2019 (Booth 3161) is offering even more ways to advance conversations at the show.

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Immersive AV Meets the Built Environment at TIDE 2020

By Kirsten Nelson

This connection between the AV practice and the emerging field of media architecture is what we will be exploring at the TIDE Conference.

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De vuelta a los espacios de trabajo: ¿llegamos a ese punto?

By Kirsten Nelson

Regresar a la oficina será diferente para cada persona, compañía, y ubicación, pero hay algunos puntos generales que surgieron a partir de las conferencias, del reciente evento virtual, InfoComm 2020 Connected sobre el tema de la reapertura de espacios de trabajo en un mundo impactado por COVID-19 que destacamos a continuación.

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Podcast: Transcending Technology to Create Narrative

By Kirsten Nelson

When we hear the word interactive, it’s easy to immediately think about technology, or the way we interface with it. But interactivity begins with humans, and is in fact an extension of the gestures, spontaneity and engagement we use to gather an understanding of the world around us.

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The Task Is To Keep Everyone Safe, But Still Design It So That It’s Beautiful

By Kirsten Nelson

Innovation on virtual events began early in the pandemic for Vita Motus, which felt the earliest effects of the shutdown when work paused on the televised concert productions it produces in China. A rapid refocus toward digital capabilities revealed a vast cache of virtual offerings that Vita Motus had already produced.

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How Technology Adds More Life to Work-Life Balance

By Kirsten Nelson

There is a symbol for the most significant workplace design trend in recent memory, and its near pervasiveness is a good indicator of the depth of change seen at the office since the turn of the millennium.

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2021 Trends: Seeing Yourself in Digital Signage

By Kirsten Nelson

As we look ahead to the next year and wonder how brands and retailers will communicate with us, we’re going to hold them to a high standard: how human are your virtual experiences? Video content and apps are more than just placeholders and distractions, they need to connect, immerse and understand us.

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Flipping the Sales Pitch at AVIXA’s AV Executive Conference

By Kirsten Nelson

In the age of “busy,” lots of customers don’t have a lot of time for endless meetings where they search their souls for pain. Decision makers prefer to be presented with surprisingly accurate insight into their needs

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Now is the Time to Start Shapeshifting Static Decor with Projection Mapping

By Kirsten Nelson

With the right projection technology and irresistible content, it’s possible to change any space and get a bang for your buck. TAO Chicago offers this inspiration.

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Peloton Sprints Into Immersive Video Content With New Tread Studio

By Kirsten Nelson

Peloton, which created an entirely new way to participate in spin classes with its lushly produced interactive in-home workouts, has now brought a completely integrated experience to the running world.

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How Wearable Tech Can Gamify Your Next Event

By Kirsten Nelson

It looks like wearable technology might actually add more humanity to events.

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Isolated or Not, Ready to Play Esports

By Kirsten Nelson

As we witness changes to how people are connecting virtually in a time of strategic and vital social isolation, there is one area of entertainment that seems ready-made for these evolving times: esports.