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Tim Albright

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Exploring the State of AV Standards

There are myriad ways to cobble together technology systems, and pros and cons when considering proprietary and non-proprietary protocols. Integrators’ customers — and their IT department — stand to benefit.

3 Ways the Industry Can Improve in 2017

Better network training, stronger system security and increased tradeshow attendance can help industry professionals gain the knowledge they need to make 2017 a great year for business.

Why the Kramer, iRule Deal Is a BIG Deal for Control

Control has become a significant aspect of the AV industry. What’s telling about the Kramer/iRule deal is that Kramer has not only gotten into control full force, but has done so quite uniquely.

Tim's Latest Posts

Bose Expands F1 Loudspeaker, Dante Line, ControlSpace Remote Software

Bose makes additions to many of its flagship products and services at Integrated Systems Europe 2016, such as its new ControlSpace Remote Software version 2.0.

Vivitek Demos Ultra Short Throw and Large Venue Projectors at ISE

Ranging from 3000 lumens up to 5000 lumens, Vivitek’s projectors have all of the connection points you would expect from a display in the education space, including HDMI, RS-232, USB and VGA.

ZyCast Makes Over 100 Channels Available to Your Customers at One Time

The CS2IP line of encoders from ZyCast allows for up to 128 SPTS IP output streams and auto-detects satellite feeds, all with a huge cost savings for your clients.

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Sharp Displays at ISE

When you look at Sharp’s PN-H801 Ultra HD display next to its predecessor, the difference is clear.

ISE 2016: Marshall Electronics Releases Impressive 4-Input Switcher for Only $1200

The low list price and impressive seamless nature of this switcher makes it ideal for education, live production and house of worship environments.

Aurora Multimedia Coins IPBaseT, Allows Various IP/AV Standards to Work Together as One

System designs incorporating IPBaseT technology don’t require a matrix switch at all, but only a 10-gig IP switch with enough ports to support the amount of sources and destinations.

Audio-Technica Shows Flexibility with Digital Conferencing Solution

During ISE 2016, Audio-Technica showcased its ATUC-50 digital discussion solution which allows connection of several microphones via standard Cat cabling.

5 Things I’m Looking Forward To at ISE 2016

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) offers several unique opportunities for U.S. integrators to see more international products, check out commercial and residential products side by side, and network with peers over a four-day-long event.

Take Note of M2D Kiosks at ISE to Partner with Manufacturers Across the Pond

Integrated Systems Europe 2016 will encourage relationships with manufacturers, distributors and integrators all over the world, making it easier to take your business abroad.

Response to AMX Backdoor: Let’s Talk Network Security at ISE 2016

As news of AMX’s hidden backdoor accounts shake the AV industry, AV Nation plans a roundtable discussion about network security for ISE 2016 in Amsterdam.