Catherine E. Jones

Catherine E. Jones

Catherine is a contributor for the rAVe BlogSquad. Contact Catherine at catherine.ejones87@gmail.com.

ISE 2013: What I’m Looking Forward To

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Integrated Systems Europe is one of the largest AV and electronics tradeshows in the world. Taking place in Amsterdam, it covers most of the Amsterdam RAI and plays host to almost 900 exhibiting dealers and manufacturers. This year it will be its largest yet, having expanded to all 12 halls, and over 32,000 net square-metres. ISE anticipates welcoming over 40,000 […]

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Escapism…In 8K

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It’s almost time to pack away the batons and sweep up the many miles of streamers… I say almost, because now the Olympics have finished, it’s time for the Paralympics to shine – and if it’s anywhere near as good its predecessor, we’re onto a winner. The coverage across all events was second to none and I, […]

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Impact on Audience

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It’s great reading hearing the innovative methods that companies are using to draw attention to their latest campaign. With ongoing developments in technology, we can explore more unique and interactive ways to market companies and products, bringing a whole new world to advertising. This is reflected in the many brands moving away from traditional routes […]

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LinkedIn…or Out?

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I read a discussion online last week regarding whether social media is a valuable tool to the AV industry. The debate continued over a few days with various input from different sides of the fence. Judging by a lot of the responses to the above question, it appeared that particularly in the CI side of […]

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Home Automation and Energy Management – Is education the answer?

With ever-changing energy prices, continuing developments in our awareness of climate change and a growing demand for energy efficient products, the AV community are one of the industries looking at ways of improving its efforts towards the environment. As a Custom Installer, we are increasingly being challenged by more clients to deliver energy efficient solutions to […]

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Musing – 5 Days In

It’s five days into the New Year, and already it feels like Christmas was an age ago. I’m back in work sitting in the office, glancing at the remains of the tinsel stuck to my desk and I’m struck with that sense of sad realisation that it’s back to normal life. I sigh, sip my coffee and […]

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London Skyline – 2012

My company is lucky enough to be involved in several of the new developments in London, including One Hyde Park and The Heron, and looking at some projects we are working that are not yet at 1st fix stage, I cannot believe the changes occuring in the London skyline! The below images give you an idea of how different the capital is going to look […]

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What are you looking for in 2012?

A blog posted by Oliver Richardson (sales and marketing director, DB Systems) stated that in 2012, we’ll see “an evolution of AV technology, such as touchscreens, multi-touch etc, rather than seeing something truly revolutionary.” I’m inclined to agree; whilst I have read of significant developments in areas such as digital signage and 3DTV, I am not sure if we will […]

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