How Plugged In Are You Really?

How Plugged In Are You Really?

In a recent editorial, talking about the importance of vendor reps making face-to-face contact with their dealer base, I mentioned shop-talk as one reason why: …

On Delightful User Experiences

On Delightful User Experiences

Some categorize the quality of a user experience as a hierarchy, like this one: An accessible user interface does its job. You can access and interact with the …

Lost in Virtual Space

Lost in Virtual Space

Last month, we talked about AVaaS, (Audio Visual as a Service) and how it relates to the future of the rental and staging segment of our industry. My basic …

If It’s Too Loud, It’s Too Loud!

If It’s Too Loud, It’s Too Loud!

Some four decades ago, loudspeaker technology and the ability to generate sound pressure levels (SPL) above the recognized threshold of human hearing damage …

Toys R’ Us and Missed Opportunity

Toys R’ Us and Missed Opportunity

Just in case you were hiding under a rock this month, the big news in the business world was that Toys “R” Us will close or sell all of its 735 …

Handling Legacy Systems

Handling Legacy Systems

Previously, I had written an editorial that addressed deciding what to do with long-term clients in the context of applying the analogy of legacy systems to …

Amazon VS. Google Part 1

Amazon VS. Google Part 1

Is anyone really surprised that Amazon bought Ring Labs? It doesn’t seem like that big of a shock, or shocking at all for that matter. Since they …

Designing for Access

Designing for Access

I recently had the privilege of working with a client who has very real and very serious vision problems. I say it was a privilege because every time I work …

Placemaking

Placemaking

I was recently in Jacksonville for our annual sales meeting. One of the highlights of that meeting was when our guest presenter, Amahl Hazelton, director of …

Experienceville, USA

Experienceville, USA

In case you haven’t been paying attention, there is a mass migration going on in AV. AV manufacturers and integrators have been leaving their traditional …

The Internet of Unintended Consequences

The Internet of Unintended Consequences

A few weeks ago it came out that in November of 2017, fitness tracking company Strava released a heat map of where its users have logged activity around the …

The Importance Of Being Up To Date

The Importance Of Being Up To Date

This may seem like a small thing, and perhaps it is, but many pet peeves are like that: just because they’re small doesn’t mean they don’t mater. My …

The Value of Standardized Infrastructure

The Value of Standardized Infrastructure

By Justin Kennington President, SDVoE Alliance HDBaseT has been a valuable technology for the pro AV industry, as it was the first to enable the reliable …

What Would Be in My AV Degree

What Would Be in My AV Degree

I woke up Sunday morning to some interesting Twitter conversation started by fellow AV professional Chris Neto about the subject of AV education. The question …

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