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Reflecting Culture With Media
JetBlue Airways built a technically complex, high-quality system at its new corporate headquarters. Its challenge was to match not just the operational needs of JetBlue, but also reflect their corporate culture.
By Ricardo Krukowski & Tom Atkins


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2013 | Read More...
Minimal Disruption
The new AV installation is characterized by systems that can be managed easily over a network. It also extended the campus’ academic resources via distance learning/videoconferencing.
By Jim Stokes


Published January 2014 | Read More...
VIEWPOINT: What Do You Make Of Open Work Spaces?
New open-plan offices and learning spaces are designed to encourage teams to share information, ideas and experiences. Experts share opinions and experiences in regard to...
By Shonan Noronha, EdD


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2013 | Read More...
Digital Conversion
Over the past 10 years, the audiovisual industry has experienced quick and dramatic changes. AV-IT convergence is over. It has already happened.
By Shonan Noronha, EdD


Published November 2013 | Read More...
The End Of Convergence
Over the past 10 years, the audiovisual industry has experienced quick and dramatic changes. AV-IT convergence is over. It has already happened.
By David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2013 | Read More...
ITOPIA
Change is opening the door to new opportunities and will undoubtedly lead to innovations big and small.
By Shonan Noronha, EdD


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2013 | Read More...
BYOD In Enterprise AV Designs
BYOD initiatives have become commonplace in businesses. It's time to rethink your customers' strategies to accommodate the anytime, anywhere access the new consumer-based, technology-enhanced work environment demands.
By Bill Nattress, CTS-D, CTS-I, & Sean Brown


Published August 2013 | Read More...
Industry Watch: Technology Convergence Creates Strange Bedfellows
One of the IT industry's favorite buzzwords, convergence, also embodies the overlap happening across various technology solutions providers.
By Todd Thibodeaux


Published IT/AV Report, Spring 2013 | Read More...
Convergence Continued
InfoComm: Convergence Continued
The AV world has changed and if you’re not up to speed on IT networks, you are at a growing disadvantage.
By David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD


Published IT/AV Report, Spring 2013 | Read More...
Shared Challenges
Shared Challenges, Challenges Sharing
What were once the separate challenges of each discipline are now shared, but the good news is that new opportunities arise through sharing.
By Adam Rosenberg & Jeremy Scheinberg


Published May 2013 | Read More...
Selecting Control Systems
Selecting Control Systems
Control systems have evolved from remote-controlled slide projectors to the integration of campus-wide converged IT network solutions, all while increasing accessibility to "non-technical" users through highly refined graphical interfaces. This is the new...
By Russ Noble


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
FIRST
First Baptist Church Builds Impressive AV Capability
The First Baptist Church in Dallas TX, which has held worship services at the same location since 1890, has spent...
By John Switzer


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
GOVERNMENT
GOVERNMENT
United Launch Alliance's Centennial CO design center and corporate headquarters demanded an extremely high level of quality and an incredibly challenging timeline for completion.
By Brian Seid


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
EDUCATION
EDUCATION
Hawaii's island geography creates issues not faced by other universities, and ongoing developments in technology have encouraged the University of Hawaii (UH) to redesign and advance its interactive video distance learning system...
By Royd Liu & Erica Aquino


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
ENTERTAINMENT
ENTERTAINMENT
The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement (aka: The Mob Museum), an homage to Las Vegas' seedier past, opened on Valentine's Day this year. A team of...
By Raymond Kent, LEED AP, CTS, DMC-D, ECA


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
Open Standards Evolution
Open Standards Evolution
An overview of Audio Video Bridging, a suite of open standards for the networked transport of audio and video media.
By Lee Minich


Published November 2012 | Read More...
CORPORATE
CORPORATE
The Customer Learning Understanding and Exploration (CLUE) Center, headquartered in Indianapolis IN, enables cross-functional employees to collaborate with members of Lilly's Global Marketing Team as they evaluate business decisions.
By Andrew Sellers


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
VIEWPOINT
VIEWPOINT
QoS, VaaS, MDM and BYOD are true IT/AV: The mobility of the user is today's mantra. Addressing the issue are Scott Cruikshank, James Fairweather, Mark Dumas, Aspen Moulden, Rupert Wever, Jim Floyd and Joanne Kossuth.
By David Danto


Published IT/AV Report, Fall 2012 | Read More...
Corporate AV: Looking Ahead
Corporate AV: Looking Ahead
Many of the corporations sitting on large cash reserves are waiting for more certainty to return to the markets, and when that happens, spending—much of which is going into AV technology—is expected to increase dramatically.
By Dan Daley


Published August 2012 | Read More...
When IT 'Meets' AV
When IT 'Meets' AV
For Net-AV, the convergence of networking, security and audiovisual systems is the business model the company has built customer relationships on.
By Dawn Allcot


Published July 2012 | Read More...
Open Sesame!
Open Sesame!
Control systems are going to the “next level” with technology designed to recognize speech and gesture.
By Pete Putman, CTS, ISF, KT2B


Published July 2012 | Read More...
School's In
Convergence Is Overrated
With AVB, a new protocol "smoothes" out the AV stream so the network can enable faster and more reliable transmission of video and audio across a typical wired TCP/IP LAN.
By Pete Putman, CTS, ISF, KT2B


Published June 2012 | Read More...
School's In
Hardware...Then Systems...Then Solutions…Now What?
How to make a profit seems to change every 10 years. Earnings will continue to change as we move forward.
By Chuck Wilson


Published June 2012 | Read More...
School's In
School's In
AVI-SPL and Cisco systems created a technology showcase of interactive AV for Rialto USD to complement the learning experience.
By Jim Stokes


Published May 2012 | Read More...
RADIO CITY’S ROCKETTES IN BLENDED REALITY
Radio City's Rockettes In Blended Reality
To create an immersive audience experience, MSG Entertainment collaborated with Visual Acuity to provide architectural scale projection and 3D elements for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
By Shonan Noronha, EdD


Published March 2012 | Read More...
Dynamic 'Duo'
Dynamic 'Duo'
Canada's leading IT Solutions provider, DuoLogik, acquires leading Canadian AV firm, Duocom, to build a stronger entity based on IT convergence.
By Dawn Allcot


Published February 2012 | Read More...
Cyber Villages
Cyber Villages
The power of social media to build community with people inside and outside the walls of religious institutions presents new opportunities...and new challenges.
By David Lee Jr., PhD


Published February 2012 | Read More...
AVent HORIZON
The AV landscape has changed over the last 20 years...
and the future of integrators’ business and livelihood
depends on embracing the “new world.”...

By
Pete Putman, CTS, ISF

Published December 2011 | Read More...
Marlins' Converged network
The Florida Marlins' received a $515 million ballpark courtesy of systems contractor Parsons Technologies and the design consultants at Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams...
By Shonan Noronha, EdD


Published November 2011 | Read More...
Industry POV
The Marlins build a converged infrastructure for networks. An interview with the Florida Marlins Director of Information Technology, David Enriquez....
By Shonan Noronha, EdD


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ublished November 2011 | Read More...
Simplifying Digital Signage Installations
It is clear by now that high definition (HD) is everywhere. The creation of HD content combined with the evolution of traditional TV viewing has fueled the demand for...

Published February 2011 |
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Secure Video Teleconferencing Technology
Secure Video Teleconferencing Technology

Secure video teleconferencing: James Bond and Jack Bauer demand it. However, corporate America is also...

Published January 2011|
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Industry Watch: Bandwidth For Change?

The integration of IT and AV technologies is one of the change agents driving business growth out of the doldrums of the recession and into a brighter future...

Published September 2010 |
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The True Constraints Of Integration
The True Constraints Of Integration

Audiovisual (AV) and Information Technology (IT) systems can be complex amalgams that have evolved over time...

Published September 2010

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Convergence: Again!
Convergence: Again!

For more than a half dozen years now, our market’s been using
the term “convergence” to describe the merging of the commercial AV and IT markets...


Published August 2010

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Capitalizing On Converged Communications

The promise and profitability of converged communications has emerged at the epicenter of a vast array of rapidly...

Published November 2009

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Are We On candid Camera?

If you’ve been thinking that our culture couldn’t get any more video-centric, let’s dispel that illusion now and move on.

Published October 2009

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IT/AV Convergence More Relevant Than Ever

The convergence of AV and IT is today's reality in most...

Published IT/AV Report Fall 2009

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Telepresence Video Systems

A few months ago, I had a meeting with a senior technology manager for a global pharmaceutical company.

Published IT/AV Report Fall 2009

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Brave New World
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A few months ago, I had a meeitng with a senior technology manager for a global pharmaceutical company.

Published IT/AV Report Spring 2007

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A Lan-Based AV Presentation Primer

A simple “connect and present” solution has long been the Holy Grail of the audiovisual system designer. Unfortunately, the consumer origins of most source and display signals...

Published July 2007

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