Corey Moss

With 15 years in audiovisual integration sales, Corey Moss writes on AV and IT, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and software, mobility, cybersecurity, IoT and other technologies. He has conducted interviews on rAVe [Publications] with AV and IT industry executives and influencers. He is the host and producer of AV Power Up! here on rAVe RADIO. You can reach him at

Plugged Into A Media Juggernaut


In the world today, keeping up with the ever-changing developments in politics, music, sports, technology and more has certainly become a task in itself. The process of disseminating as well as acquiring the latest information concerning various realms of the world of online media expands almost daily. The process of creating a successful online media entity, keeping […]

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The Creative, The Different – An Audio Interview With Kari Rae Seekins, Sound Designer


Photo taken by Aleigh Lewis  Kari Rae Seekins is a Los Angeles based, award winning sound designer and composer. Her sound designs and compositions have shown in various museums, festivals and theaters throughout the world including Sundance, Slamdance, Comic Con (San Diego), Fernbank Museum of Natural History, The New Zealand International Film Festival, ZKM Museum of Contempary Art, Jeu De […]

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Machine To Machine (M2M) Communications and IoT: A Hand in Hand Approach


Machine to Machine (M2M) refers to technologies that allow both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices of the same type (Wikipedia definition). In essence, M2M refers to any technology which enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without direct manual assistance from human interaction. M2M communications is often used for remote […]

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Convergent Tech: The Series


After a successful run with the Disruptive Forces series, I had decided halfway through “The Leaders Speak” series that it was time to bring a close to it at the end of 2014 and create a new project-based series called Convergent Tech. The Convergent Tech Project was something I had begun considering a few months […]

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CES 2015: A Followup From the Show — IoT, Smart Home, Robotics and UCC


As a followup to my blog Where the Internet of Things Takes A Center Stage, I wanted to bring some perspectives from the Consumer Electronics Show to include AV/IT industry companies — Savant, Lutron, Revolve Robotics and Plantronics which involved IoT, Smart Home technology, robotics and unified communications. Savant is a recognized leader in home control […]

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2014: Unified Communications and Collaboration Further Redefined


The “Disruptors” Enter the Market In 2013, executives, engineers, salespeople and others who came from well-known industry videoconferencing manufacturers entered the market and continued to build upon a newly growing landscape of communications innovation through the implementation of advanced technologies – cloud computing and virtual machine (VM). Certain companies had already existed in this space […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Ofer Shapiro, Vidyo


Profile: Ofer Shapiro, Vidyo co-founder and CEO, has been an innovative force at the heart of major architectural transformations in the videoconferencing industry since 1996 and led the successful commercialization and go-to-market strategies. Vidyo is a 300-person company with worldwide sales to the leading enterprise, service providers and vertical solution providers. Ofer’s backstory: Ofer was integrally involved […]

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cAValry Rides – Episode 4: Rabbits, Potholes and Brett Favre, Oh My!


Welcome to our last cAValry Rides! Show of the year! In this episode, Mark leads us to the pinnacle of ridiculousness, Corey helps Sony Pictures put the ass in password, Chuck informs us of Washington, DC beltway traffic insanity and Stacy shows her everlasting love for Brett Favre (pronounced Favre). Our guests include Shen’s Leonard Suskin, who […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Jan Zanetis, The Center For Interactive Learning and Collaboration


Profile: Jan Zanetis is the chief executive officer at The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), a not for profit that serves educators, learners and content providers. Jan’s Backstory: As an educator and university administrator, Jan Zanetis spent 20 years in K-12 and Higher Education. In 2005, she moved into the corporate sector as an education specialist, […]

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The Microsoft Lync Strategy Interview Files – Part 1


For quite some time now, Microsoft Lync has grown as a unified communications and collaboration platform for the enterprise, and certain video conferencing and collaboration companies have put together major strategy for Lync interoperability, as well as creating a path for their partners to expand on their collaboration-focused capabilities.. The intro article of this series, The […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Craig Malloy, Lifesize


Profile: Craig Malloy is the Founder and CEO of Lifesize. Prior to founding Lifesize, Craig was also the founder of ViaVideo, which was ultimately the backbone of Polycom’s video business. Craig’s backstory: Craig started Lifesize in 2003, oversaw its acquisition by Logitech in 2009 and served as CEO until 2012. Drawn back by his unceasing passion for […]

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BYOD Part 2: Enterprise Mobility Management and Mobile Security


The first part of this two part series discussed BYOD Enterprise strategy and Policy. A few references in the article were made to enterprise mobility management and mobile security in this article and policy is a key factor in management, enforcement and resulting overall security for mobile device usage within the organization. This could apply to organization-owned […]

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Barco: Networked for Visualization and Control Room Operations


In a continuous search for interesting industry AV/IT solutions, I happened upon a certain solution recently that was of great interest to me. I’ve been looking at numerous networked solutions and it just so happened that Barco has a solution set for just this purpose. Barco, a global leader in professional visualization systems, designs and […]

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BYOD Part 1: Enterprise Strategy and Policy


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to an organization-led program which permits employees to bring personally owned mobile devices (laptops, tablets, and smart phones) to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications. It is a known enterprise mobile strategy which has gained acceptance in numerous markets: • Corporate: BYOD is […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak — Tom-Erik Lia, Videxio


This is the fourth blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Tom-Erik Lia is the CEO of Videxio, which he co-founded in 2011. Tom-Erik’s backstory: As a former vice president of research and development at TANDBERG (now Cisco), Tom-Erik Lia has 20 years of experience managing, creating and building video collaboration product portfolios, including working on […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak — Mark Blake, Acano


This is the third blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Dr. Mark Blake is one of the founders of Acano. Mark brings extensive technology expertise to the team and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mark’s backstory: Mark Blake is an expert in high performance computing and distributed media processing architectures and has created media […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Eric Yuan, Zoom


This is the second blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Eric Yuan is the Founder and CEO of Zoom Video Communications. Prior to founding Zoom, Eric was Corporate Vice President of Engineering at Cisco, where he was responsible for Cisco’s collaboration software development. Eric’s backstory: As one of the founding engineers and vice […]

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