Introduction to Windows Collaboration Displays

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Presented by Joshua Peterson of Avocor at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience On June 2018, Microsoft announced a new category of interactive displays that extended the PC desktop experience to room scale, while bringing IoT sensors into meeting room environments. These collaboration displays bring a unique mix of capabilities and benefits for multiple room designs […]

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SDVoE AV-Over-IP Design Certification

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Presented by Justin Kennington of SDVoE Alliance at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience SDVoE is transforming the matrix, which means transforming the way we think about system design. If you have experience designing matrix switch-based systems and want to learn how to take advantage of the flexibility of SDVoE, this course if for […]

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An Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP | Updated March 2019

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Presented by Gary Kayye of THE rAVe Agency at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience Nearly everyone out there is misleading you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is no standard that everyone has […]

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AV in an IT World

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Presented by Joe Cornwall of Legrand AV at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience Technology convergence is a manifestation of the fourth industrial revolution, which is the current trend of automation and data exchange and includes cyber-physical links, the Internet of Things, edge computing and the merger of audible, visual and kinesthetic communications. In […]

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Digital Signage Installations and Content

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Presented by Todd Heberlein of Almo Professional AV at the 2019 E4 Experience Almo Business Development Manager and Digital Signage Expert, Todd Heberlein, will define and discuss the five stages of a digital signage deployment, outline potential challenges in the process, and provide keys to avoiding pitfalls in each of the five stages. View the […]

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) Deep Dive Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration

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Presented by Joe Cornwall of Legrand AV at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience The common USB connector has undergone a radical change in just the last year. The introduction of new Power Delivery standards promises to change everything you think you knew about USB. The new Type C connector will change the way […]

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Installation Issues for Converged AV/IT Systems

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Presented by Tom Kehr of AVIXA at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience The success of a converged AV/IT system is dependent on a properly installed and tested structured cabling system. As more and more audiovisual integrators are offering IT infrastructure installation to their clients, it is mandatory that they have an understanding of […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball | Updated for 2019

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Presented by Gary Kayye at the Almo Professional AV E4 Experience in Chicago. Gary Kayye’s annual Krystal Ball series, which comes out each January, is likely the most-read news article in AV every year. Why? Well, he’s usually right — like 90 percent of the time. For example, he predicted the impact that Bluetooth would […]

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An Unbiased An Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP | Keynote

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Nearly everyone out there is misleading you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is no standard that everyone has adopted for sending AV signals (video, audio, control and power) over the network – there are […]

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Digital Signage Content Strategies for Savvy Integrators

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Presented by Jim Nista at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour Digital Signage is one of the few areas of AV where “Content is King” and creativity truly shines. Unfortunately, creating content isn’t something many AV integrators offer, which can lead to project challenges.  It’s important for integrators to offer a total solution for […]

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The Future of Digital Signage in Smart Connected Cities

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Presented by Saundra Merollo at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour It is estimated that by 2020 approximately 1.5 trillion dollars will go into creating smart connected cities. Intelligent communication will be critical for the infrastructure of these cities, and digital signage will be at the forefront. Learn how to get ready for this […]

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An Introduction and Comparison of Dante, AVB and CobraNet Methodologies

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Presented by Steve Alexander at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour Lots of signals, just one cable: Simplify AV installations and lower cost with Audio over IP (AoIP) methods such as Dante, AVB, and CobraNet. This course will serve as an introduction and comparison to three approaches to network-based audio signal distribution. Participants will […]

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UPDATED | OLED, The Curve of the Future

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Presented by John Fisher at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour In this discussion, we will look into the value of curved vs. non-curved displays, OLED vs. LED or LCD technologies. We will discuss HDR and why it is an important consideration with regards to choosing display technologies that fit your needs. We will […]

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Emergence of the Collaboration Board in Huddle Spaces

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There are a lot of buzzwords in AV right now – add collaboration to that. But, in the world of the Huddle Space, the Collaboration Board will dominate integration. Huddle Spaces aren’t new. The term is new in AV. Business have had ad-hoc Huddle Spaces all over the place for years. People meet at the […]

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The Internet of Things Conference at E4

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This conference puts IoT in context for AV professionals, focusing on the potential opportunities in this burgeoning technology field. The conference begins with a session on how digitization and IoT have changed how the world works, leading to endless prospects for AV professionals. Other conference sessions showcase real-world IoT applications, as well as in-depth discussions […]

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UPDATED | 4K: No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

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The 2017 Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour keynote address (updated) delivered by Gary Kayye in New York is everything you REALLY need to know on how to specify, sell and integrate 4K systems right the first time. No myths, no “spec talk” – just the facts. View the full presentation below or by clicking […]

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Designing Commercial Systems for Maximum Performance & Profit

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Designing Commercial Systems for Maximum Performance and Profit Presented by Rodney Rupp, Sales Application Engineer – Harman Professional To view or download the presentation, click here.   Designing Commercial Systems for Maximum Performance and Profit from rAVe [Publications]

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Power and Grounding – Best Practices

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Power and Grounding – Best Practices Recognize the best practices for power and grounding systems for AV systems and be able to discuss why these are the best systems. Presented by Tom Kehr, InfoComm International To view or download the presentation click here.  Power and Grounding – Best Practices from rAVe [Publications]

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4K: No Myths, No Exaggerations- Just the Facts

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The 2016 Almo Pro A/V  E4 AV Tour keynote address delivered by Gary Kayye in Washington D.C. is everything you REALLY need to know on how to specify, sell and integrate 4K systems right the first time. No myths, no “spec talk” – just the facts. View the full presentation below or by clicking here. 4K: […]

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