We’re sad to report the news that this earlier week Jay Hitz, who worked for years at Extron and who many of you knew, passed away unexpectedly at his home in California. Gary, who knew him very well, wrote a moving tribute, which is linked below. If you knew Jay too, share a story or thoughts about him in the comments or on LinkedIn.
In product news, Sharp’s new 8K display, introduced this past year, is now shipping. There’s also news from Audinate, which has a new Dante dongle, and a new first Dante product from Sonifex, as well as new projectors from Optoma, Sony and Epson. We also have an article with best practices for designing huddle rooms.
Our office is in North Carolina (in Chapel Hill, so the middle of the state), and Hurricane Florence may or may not be coming for us — she can’t seem to make up her mind. But if we don’t answer any emails by Monday, send a boat.