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George Tucker

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George's Latest Blog Posts

InfoComm 2017, AV industry, end users

Tech at InfoComm: Dumbed-Down for End Users or Bright Future for Industry?

George Tucker explains why many InfoComm 2017 attendees were not AV industry experts, and wonders if end users will control manufacturing more than ever.

Cisco, InfoComm 2017

Behemoth Manufacturers and End Users Take Over InfoComm 2017

A large percentage of InfoComm 2017 attendees were technical managers and end users. George Tucker dives into what this means for the industry.

Lights Out: How Integrators are Missing Opportunities in the Lighting Sector

With Commercial Integrator’s industry report showing that installers have little interest in offering lighting, the industry is leaving money on the table and allowing another industry to gain market share in the lighting sector.

George's Latest Posts

InfoComm 2017, AV industry, end users

Tech at InfoComm: Dumbed-Down for End Users or Bright Future for Industry?

George Tucker explains why many InfoComm 2017 attendees were not AV industry experts, and wonders if end users will control manufacturing more than ever.

Cisco, InfoComm 2017

Behemoth Manufacturers and End Users Take Over InfoComm 2017

A large percentage of InfoComm 2017 attendees were technical managers and end users. George Tucker dives into what this means for the industry.

virtual reality infocomm

Finding the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at InfoComm 2017

Samsung, Epson, Freeman and of course the Immersive Technologies Pavilion held some interesting virtual reality and augmented reality experiences at InfoComm 2017.

Lights Out: How Integrators are Missing Opportunities in the Lighting Sector

With Commercial Integrator’s industry report showing that installers have little interest in offering lighting, the industry is leaving money on the table and allowing another industry to gain market share in the lighting sector.

Minimalistic & Modern: InfoComm Booth Designs Hint at Trends to Come (And Stay)

The sleek and minimalist designs of various InfoComm 2016 booths may point to a trend where specialized hardware pieces are becoming less important, and solutions are more about the systems as a whole than individual products.

The Race Toward a Unified Presence: Where Is Technology Headed?

The industry is constantly attempting to identify, explain and predict which technologies will be adapted by consumers, and InfoComm 2016 revealed plenty of insight as to where technology and the integration industry is headed.

The Cool Factor: How to Create Lasting Customer Experiences, Not Just Products

A business that provides an experience to its clients, not just products and solutions, is more likely to develop a lasting and trusting relationship with them.

Beyond Displays: Digital Signage Is about Beacons, Facial Recognition and Anonymous Tracking

The real digital signage sizzle at ISE 2016 had more to do with tools to provide information and analytics than sexy LED panels.

What in the World Is Happening to the Commercial Integration Market?

It’s time for CIs to become ‘that tech guy,’ replacing old service contracts with management oversight and quick response customer relationships.

Forget Wearables: Embedded Technology Gets Under Our Skin

Wearable technology is clunky and awkward. George Tucker examines what’s next on the horizon, devices made to be a part of the human body.