• tech-of-av-thumb

    Integrators Tackle Technological Change

    March 2016
    In many ways, technology is the basis of the AV industry. But when technology changes quickly and often, as it’s been doing since the dawn of the digital era, it creates challenges for AV integrators, who must keep up or perish.
    Read More
  • cell-towers-thumb

    Digital Signage Embraces Fast Cellular Networks

    March 2016
    As 3G and 4G LTE cellular technology – and now 5G trials — make headlines around the world in the field of mobile video delivery, the same technology has quietly emerged in the digital signage space.
    Read More
  • biz-of-av-thumb

    The Changing Business of AV Integration

    February 2016
    The pro-AV business landscape has been fluid for some time. The tectonic shift from analog to digital as the technological foundation of the industry set the tone for constant change, as new platforms and formats, from digital audio to 4K video, have generated relentless technical churn.
    Read More
  • internet-of-things-thumb

    Pro AV and the Internet of Things

    February 2016
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a buzz phrase in a variety of industries, but the concept it describes — the networked connection of devices and sensors for monitoring and control — has been part of professional AV for the better part of two decades.
    Read More
  • secure-collaboration-thumb

    Creating Secure Collaboration Spaces

    January 2016
    Lots of AV firms offer motorized window shades, which automatically drop when a meeting is about to begin in a particularly sunny room.
    Read More
  • live-drones-thumb

    Rise of the Event Drones

    January 2016
    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have moved from the novelty stage to the stages of live events.
    Read More
  • Acoustics — Critical Seasoning for the Exceptional Experience

    December 2015
    There’s an old saying in the media business: Sound is the stepchild to picture. In the audio community, a persistent subset of that equation has long held that acoustics is the junior partner of sound.
    Read More
  • IATSE Members: Answers on How to Deal With Technology Changes in Your Job

    December 2015
    No matter what job function you perform, it is safe to say that technology has had an impact on the way you do your job today versus how you accomplished that same task just a few years ago.
    Read More
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration: What Does the AV Pro Offer?

    November 2015
    This is the first in a three-part series on the role of the pro AV industry in unified communications and collaboration (UCC).
    Read More
  • boardroom-thumb

    Inside the Modern High-Tech Boardroom

    November 2015
    The traditional boardroom conjures images of mahogany, leather, and PowerPoint. Maybe it’s used quarterly, for board meetings of directors from around the globe.
    Read More
  • lpr-booth-thumb

    Music Venues Want a Piece of the Event Pie

    November 2015
    In this second decade of the music industry’s financial challenges, one bit of wisdom that has emerged is that even as recorded music, in the form of CDs and downloads, continues to struggle, live music has become an economic engine.
    Read More
  • haunted-house-thumb

    Scaring Up Some AV Business

    October 2015
    The estimated 2,000-plus commercial “haunted attractions” — the industry term for the spook houses that crop up around Halloween — are big business.
    Read More
  • Sonic Signatures Go Live

    August 2015
    You know them. By now they’re earwigs imprinted on the limbic regions of your brain: the four notes that tell you Intel is inside; the five notes that alert you to the proximity of a T-Mobile phone; the swelling crescendo of the THX logo; Skype’s cartoonish sound effect punctuated by a cork pop.
    Read More
  • 3d-audio-thumb

    Multichannel Audio Goes Way Beyond 5.1

    August 2015
    If you’ve been to the movies lately, you may have noticed that your head’s been snapping back and forth a lot more.
    Read More
  • av-service-thumb

    Redefining AV as a Service

    July 2015
    As organizations continue to adapt to digital-economy parameters and become Internet-scalable, location-aware and agile, the need for collaboration across space and time increases the demand for centralized technology monitoring and management.
    Read More
  • conference-room-thumb

    Meet the AV-Savvy IT Executive

    June 2015
    AV and IT have spent more than a decade converging, which often leads AV pros to ponder how CIOs, IT directors and other tech executives view audiovisual systems.
    Read More
  • cio-connection-thumb

    What CIOs Should Know About AV (and Vice Versa)

    May 2015
    Face time with a client’s CIO or IT director can be important to everything from cinching big-ticket, organization-wide AV projects to getting the network access necessary for remote management services.
    Read More
  • FXP

    Live Event Production Heads Into The Cloud

    May 2015
    The shift to cloud computing has revolutionized business. It has removed the server side of the client-server relationship from a specific location and centralized it in vast data centers, where sheer scale helps organizations reap economic and managerial benefits.
    Read More
  • airport-signage-thumb

    Content and Displays Create New Synergies for Digital Signage

    May 2015
    “Digital signage” is a 21st-century term that evokes the classic mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap. In the movie, guitarist Nigel Tufnel demonstrates an amplifier with a volume knob that goes from zero to 11, instead of 10.
    Read More
  • volvo-x-ray-thumb

    Interactivity Makes Media Move at Live Events

    April 2015
    By now, the trope of a six-year-old child trying to manipulate images on the family TV — underscoring the expectation that every screen is (or should be) interactive — has become commonplace.
    Read More
  • tech-of-av-thumb

    Integrators Tackle Technological Change

    March 2016
    In many ways, technology is the basis of the AV industry. But when technology changes quickly and often, as it’s been doing since the dawn of the digital era, it creates challenges for AV integrators, who must keep up or perish.
    Read More
  • cell-towers-thumb

    Digital Signage Embraces Fast Cellular Networks

    March 2016
    As 3G and 4G LTE cellular technology – and now 5G trials — make headlines around the world in the field of mobile video delivery, the same technology has quietly emerged in the digital signage space.
    Read More
  • biz-of-av-thumb

    The Changing Business of AV Integration

    February 2016
    The pro-AV business landscape has been fluid for some time. The tectonic shift from analog to digital as the technological foundation of the industry set the tone for constant change, as new platforms and formats, from digital audio to 4K video, have generated relentless technical churn.
    Read More
  • internet-of-things-thumb

    Pro AV and the Internet of Things

    February 2016
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a buzz phrase in a variety of industries, but the concept it describes — the networked connection of devices and sensors for monitoring and control — has been part of professional AV for the better part of two decades.
    Read More
  • secure-collaboration-thumb

    Creating Secure Collaboration Spaces

    January 2016
    Lots of AV firms offer motorized window shades, which automatically drop when a meeting is about to begin in a particularly sunny room.
    Read More
  • live-drones-thumb

    Rise of the Event Drones

    January 2016
    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have moved from the novelty stage to the stages of live events.
    Read More
  • Acoustics — Critical Seasoning for the Exceptional Experience

    December 2015
    There’s an old saying in the media business: Sound is the stepchild to picture. In the audio community, a persistent subset of that equation has long held that acoustics is the junior partner of sound.
    Read More
  • IATSE Members: Answers on How to Deal With Technology Changes in Your Job

    December 2015
    No matter what job function you perform, it is safe to say that technology has had an impact on the way you do your job today versus how you accomplished that same task just a few years ago.
    Read More
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration: What Does the AV Pro Offer?

    November 2015
    This is the first in a three-part series on the role of the pro AV industry in unified communications and collaboration (UCC).
    Read More
  • boardroom-thumb

    Inside the Modern High-Tech Boardroom

    November 2015
    The traditional boardroom conjures images of mahogany, leather, and PowerPoint. Maybe it’s used quarterly, for board meetings of directors from around the globe.
    Read More
  • lpr-booth-thumb

    Music Venues Want a Piece of the Event Pie

    November 2015
    In this second decade of the music industry’s financial challenges, one bit of wisdom that has emerged is that even as recorded music, in the form of CDs and downloads, continues to struggle, live music has become an economic engine.
    Read More
  • haunted-house-thumb

    Scaring Up Some AV Business

    October 2015
    The estimated 2,000-plus commercial “haunted attractions” — the industry term for the spook houses that crop up around Halloween — are big business.
    Read More
  • Sonic Signatures Go Live

    August 2015
    You know them. By now they’re earwigs imprinted on the limbic regions of your brain: the four notes that tell you Intel is inside; the five notes that alert you to the proximity of a T-Mobile phone; the swelling crescendo of the THX logo; Skype’s cartoonish sound effect punctuated by a cork pop.
    Read More
  • 3d-audio-thumb

    Multichannel Audio Goes Way Beyond 5.1

    August 2015
    If you’ve been to the movies lately, you may have noticed that your head’s been snapping back and forth a lot more.
    Read More
  • av-service-thumb

    Redefining AV as a Service

    July 2015
    As organizations continue to adapt to digital-economy parameters and become Internet-scalable, location-aware and agile, the need for collaboration across space and time increases the demand for centralized technology monitoring and management.
    Read More
  • conference-room-thumb

    Meet the AV-Savvy IT Executive

    June 2015
    AV and IT have spent more than a decade converging, which often leads AV pros to ponder how CIOs, IT directors and other tech executives view audiovisual systems.
    Read More
  • cio-connection-thumb

    What CIOs Should Know About AV (and Vice Versa)

    May 2015
    Face time with a client’s CIO or IT director can be important to everything from cinching big-ticket, organization-wide AV projects to getting the network access necessary for remote management services.
    Read More
  • FXP

    Live Event Production Heads Into The Cloud

    May 2015
    The shift to cloud computing has revolutionized business. It has removed the server side of the client-server relationship from a specific location and centralized it in vast data centers, where sheer scale helps organizations reap economic and managerial benefits.
    Read More
  • airport-signage-thumb

    Content and Displays Create New Synergies for Digital Signage

    May 2015
    “Digital signage” is a 21st-century term that evokes the classic mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap. In the movie, guitarist Nigel Tufnel demonstrates an amplifier with a volume knob that goes from zero to 11, instead of 10.
    Read More
  • volvo-x-ray-thumb

    Interactivity Makes Media Move at Live Events

    April 2015
    By now, the trope of a six-year-old child trying to manipulate images on the family TV — underscoring the expectation that every screen is (or should be) interactive — has become commonplace.
    Read More
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InfoComm Colombia 2019, Bogotá
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