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Robert Archer, Senior Editor

Robert Archer is CI's product editor. He has been covering the electronics industry for more than a decade.

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Robert's Latest Blog Posts

InfoComm week, things to do

Things to Do At Night in Orlando During InfoComm Week 2019

During InfoComm week 2019, AV industry attendees might wish to relax and take in an Orlando show. These six events are happening close by.

pro AV products, commercial electronics

The 12 Most Important Pro AV Products of 2017 (According to Bob Archer)

Bob Archer chooses Polycom, DVIGear, Crestron, Surgex, Stewart Filmscreen, and other pro AV products among his favorite commercial electronics of 2017.

acoustic design, AVI Systems

Better Acoustic Design Isn’t Just for Recording Studios

Acoustic design improves the sound in bars and restaurants, but using pro audio also helps mass notification systems to be heard in a range of environments.

Robert's Latest Posts

AVer Information USA Auto Tracking, PTZ, collaboration camera

AVer Information Goes Pro AV with New Auto Tracking and PTZ Cameras

AVer Information USA is bolstering its Pro AV division with new Auto Tracking and PTZ cameras, supporting a range of conferencing activities through their plug-and-play connectivity. AVer says it aimed for high performance at a cost-effective price point with the new additions. “We are excited to serve the Pro AV industry with our new innovative cameras for […]

commercial outdoor speakers

7 of the Best Commercial Outdoor Speakers in 2019

Outdoor audio is growing in popularity — here are some of the best commercial outdoor speakers available for commercial applications.

LED video display, LED display use

LED Video Display Shipments Expected to Increase by 37% in 2019

Market research from IHS Markit estimates that LED video display area says will grow over the next several years, particularly for indoor applications.

L-Acoustics K2, Adam Sandler 100% Fresher Tour

L-Acoustics K2 Provides the Punchline to Adam Sandler 100% Fresher Tour

Supporting Adam Sandler’s 100% Fresher Tour is an L-Acoustics K2 array system that was implemented by Las Vegas-based RRS Audio Productions.

Studio Six Digital dBPod, smart sound level meter

Measure SPL Readings Remotely with the Studio Six Digital dBPod Smart Sound Level Meter

The Studio Six Digital dBPod smart sound level meter provides an easy way to measure SPL levels, allowing integrators to do so remotely.

sound reinforcement, festival sound, McIntosh Amplification, Hanley Sound

How Hanley Sound and McIntosh Made Woodstock Possible with Better Festival Sound

McIntosh amplification and Hanley Sound truly innovated in the world commercial audio & festival sound reinforcement when they powered Woodstock.

ZZ Top Royer R-10 microphone

Billy Gibbons Uses Royer R-10 Mics for ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons is using the Royer R-10 microphone on his backline of Magnatone amplifiers for the band’s 50th annivesary tour.

Samsung OMN and OMN-D digital signage

Samsung OMN and OMN-D Digital Signage Fosters a New Era of Business

Samsung OMN and OMN-D Digital signage products are helping quick service restaurants (QSRs) and other businesses communicate with customers.

AudioControl and Studio Six Digital

AudioControl and Studio Six Digital Team to Show Test Tools at InfoComm 2019

The electronics company AudioControl and Studio Six Digital will partner at InfoComm 2019 to show the market’s latest test and measurement tools.

Digital Projection 4K

Digital Projection 4K and 8K Products Highlight Company’s InfoComm 2019 Booth

Digital Projection 4K and 8K products will make their market debut At InfoComm 2019 in booth number 1642 this June in Orlando.