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Big Sports Are Better with Big Data
March 15, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
Sports, by convenient association, is actually one of my favorite ways to talk about what it is that AVIXA members do.
It’s a Wonderful, Integrated Life
March 14, 2018 by Brad Grimes
Moving ahead, audiovisual experiences will be all around us, and increasingly, they will come to define a more seamless, integrated way of experiencing the world.
Artechouse DC Uses AV and AR to Create an Immersive Gallery Experience
March 14, 2018 by Allison Tardif
When used creatively, audio and visual technologies can create powerful experiences as well as become an art form.
Tech Tours at InfoComm 2018 Highlight the Power of AV in Education, Hospitality, and Entertainment
March 13, 2018 by Allison Tardif
During the InfoComm show this June, you can get an insider’s look at some of the most impressive and inspiring AV integrations in the Las Vegas area.
CES Trends to Look for at InfoComm 2018 Integrated Life
March 8, 2018 by Brett Sappington, Parks Associates
In the lead-up to the first Integrated Life Day event, Parks Associates is sharing insights into the developing consumer trends that will shape tomorrow’s AV experiences, in and out of the home.
The Artisanal Experience Movement Takes Hold
March 7, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
In our industry, it just so happens that next-gen leaders agree with first-gen originators: What we do is a unique craft that takes time.
An AV Viewer’s Guide to Watching the Oscars
February 28, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
Behind the scenes at the Oscars this year will be a number of boldface names from our industry.
Are You Ready for the “And” Interfaces?
February 26, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
“‘And’ interfaces combine various input/output methods to make a user interaction as easy and seamless as possible, while using each channel in the way it can provide the most value.”
TIDE Brings Inspiration to ISE 2018
February 23, 2018 by Krystle Murphy
Once the doors open to mammoth shows like Integrated Systems Europe, it’s all too easy to get hypnotized by the bright lights, 4K, 8K, decibels, virtual reality, and so on. The TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) conference is the calm before the storm.
What Happens When The Building Becomes Your Touchscreen?
February 21, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
As new technologies make it easier to analyze human actions and emotions, we might soon be having the best human-machine conversation yet.
How We Look Beyond the Edges to Get Back to Center Stage
February 15, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
Themes for this year’s event began to emerge immediately following the event last year, and as those ideas developed, we’ve been gathering potential speakers from a thrilling variety of approaches.
Three Topics to Consider as We Enter Trade Show Season
January 31, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
Many of you are headed to Amsterdam next week for ISE’s maze of halls filled with technology and the people who love it.
Live Events Inspire Exceptional AV Experiences
January 23, 2018 by Sean Wargo
Recognized or not, AV technology and the professionals who install, manage, and support it play a huge role in major events like the Super Bowl and the Olympics.
Find Your TRIBE with Local AVIXA Women’s Council Groups
January 18, 2018 by Cory Schaeffer
The number of local AVIXA Women’s Council groups has more than doubled and connections are being made all around the globe.
U.S. Bank Stadium Gets Ready for the Big Game
January 16, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
Usually, to the relief of venue personnel and event producers, the Super Bowl takes place in a stadium that fate has deemed would be dark in the post season. Well, not so in Vikings country.
The Rise of the Playful Interventionist
January 5, 2018 by Jeff Day
The first time I was introduced to the term “playful intervention” was in a hospital. The space planners and designers described the emotional feeling they were trying to evoke in a hospital entrance and atrium. The intention was to momentarily distract patrons from the true business at hand in the hospital and transport them temporarily to another place — or at least state of mind.
Chatbots Make Predictions for the Year in AV
January 2, 2018 by Kirsten Nelson
Now that the New Year has begun, I thought it would be fun to ask a few chatbots for their 2018 predictions for the AV industry and technology in general.
Now You Can Really Feel That Multi-Sensory Holiday Spirit
December 21, 2017 by Kirsten Nelson
Our blogger catches up with the folks at Mood Media to learn why planning for in-store holiday sounds (and scents) starts mid-summer, plus how the company seeks to personalize the "muzak" experience.
Can You See All the Twinkling KPIs in That Holiday Window?
December 20, 2017 by Kirsten Nelson
This holiday season, Barneys found new ways to use video experiences to enhance their retail windows.
Servers are AV, Too
December 12, 2017 by Sean Wargo
Look within the pages of AVIXA’s new Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) report and you’ll notice a sizable (and largely new) product category — streaming media, storage and distribution (SMSD).
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