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‘Pro AV Experiences’ are the Future (Not a Scary Concept Or Another AV Industry Buzzword)

The shift from technical expertise to giving customers pro AV experiences they understand is tough for some to embrace, but it’s important that they do.

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Integrated Systems Europe Becoming Platform for New Product Release

About 80 percent of respondents in weekly CI survey say production cycles have been altered to ensure new releases can be shown first in February.

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‘Human Uber’ & Other Telepresence Systems Could Mean Even More Time at the Ballgame for Me This Summer

ChameleonMask, nicknamed the Human Uber, could help people avoid schedule conflicts by sending surrogate telepresence systems with an iPad for a face.

TASCAM, CD-400U, media player

TASCAM CD-400U Media Player Hits Mark for Audio Professionals

TASCAM CD-400U media player combines slot-loading CD player, AM/FM tuner, stereo SD recorder and Bluetooth wireless and USB connectivity.

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John Stiernberg, Respected AV Industry Consultant, Dies at 66

John Stiernberg, AV industry consultant and co-founder of Stiernberg Consulting, died on November 11, 2017, after a cancer battle.

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Which ‘Fresh Horses’ Will You Ride to Profit Growth in 2018 and Beyond?

From IoT to AI to VR, Total Tech Summit panelists show there’s no shortage of opportunities for integrators to thrive in AV integration.

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Why Won’t More AVIXA Members Invest $2,000 in Industry’s Future?

ICIF grant program still generating far too little interest. Why aren’t more AVIXA members trying to help young people find out more about a career in AV?


OSU Students Work at AV Help Desk, Now They Have Eyes on AV Careers

AVIXA grant program exposes youngsters to career they didn’t know existed. It’s a good start but why aren’t more companies and schools involved in ICIF?


How the AV Industry Can Do a Better Job of Selling Standards

AV industry customers are still slow to embrace the efforts by AV and IT integrators to teach them how to maximize their investments in technology by following and selling standards. The problem is often based in basic human nature.

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With FSR Wire Marshall Under-Table Wire Management System Shipping, There’s a New Marshall In Town

First shown at InfoComm 2017, the FSR Wire Marshall Under-Table Wire Management System is now shipping, offering clean cable management.