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Virtue of the Ugly: When AV Mirrors Rock n’ Roll
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Accell’s UltraAV Mini DisplayPort Docking Station Is Surface Pro-Friendly
The UltraAV Mini DisplayPort Y-Cable Docking Station connects to a computer’s Mini DisplayPort output and USB 3.0 port. providing two Mini DisplayPort outputs, three USB 3.0 ports and one Gigabit Ethernet port.

Do AV Installations Still Need HDTV Tuners?
RF distribution is simple and cost effective.

Inside New Zealand’s Nationwide Power Center Control Room
Transpower New Zealand installs Matrox Extio fiber-optic KVM extenders to deliver 24/7 control room video from PC to operator.

HDMI Forum Launches HDMI 2.0a Spec
Latest version of HDMI format enables over 800 HDMI 2.0 adopters to incorporate HDR technologies into their products.

10 Important Considerations for HDBaseT Deployments
When deploying HDBaseT in your clients' commercial spaces, be sure to choose a complete solution addressing each and every customer need.

3 Questions: Gepco General Cable on the ‘Why and How’ of Fiber
Now that non-broadcast integration clients across all verticals are demanding “light broadcast” solutions, Brad Pope at Gepco has advice for how and why you ought to get up to speed on fiber.

Distributing Digital Signage over RF Coax is Simple and Affordable
Eliminate costs for additional wiring and licenses and choose RF Coax for simple maintenance.

Resolving the Hidden Vulnerability in Security Systems
The security industry is being told that uninterruptible power supply battery back-up provides 100% coverage against power issues. Not so fast.

Atlona’s Newest Switcher Features PoE and 4K Upscaling
New six input, 4K 30Hz switcher from Atlona is equipped with HDBaseT and HDMI outputs, PoE and a balanced stereo output.

Simplifying Inter-Building Fiber Networks with Signal & Serviceability
The latest in “blade-like” fiber optic network connectivity between buildings offers simplified installations, improved optimal signal integrity, and ease of service to support high-bandwidth applications.

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Fantastic article Mark!!!  So spot on!

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I also stayed at an M recently and as an integrator I was VERY interested in their system. It was comprehensive…

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