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BrightSign Powers Ultimate Movie Experience

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Los Gatos, CA – June 22, 2022 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that its players are powering an unforgettable visitor destination that takes audiences behind the scenes of movie magic. Weta Workshop Unleashed! is an exciting new ‘part film set, part creative workshop’ attraction housed in the Sky […]

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European Parliament Integrates IDK Corporation’s IP-NINJAR Pro Series for Switching and Scalability Within Its Chambers

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The European Parliament (EP) is one of three legislative bodies of the European Union, a political and economic union of 27 member states. It’s also home to one of its seven institutions. Founded on September 10, 1952, Parliament is responsible for adopting European legislation. It is the European Union’s only directly elected institution. With 705 members, Parliament […]

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MIDI Control Comes to PTZ Cameras

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Paul Richards PTZOptics We all know that advanced camera control can be difficult when only a limited number of resources are available. We see this clearly in houses of worship, where creating a broadcast-quality production relies on inconsistent volunteer schedules. In areas like education, the need for AV solutions […]

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Extron Delivers Superior AV to an Advertising Company’s Many Interesting Spaces

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Anaheim, California (May 25, 2022) – Through the course of growth and success, Salem North Carolina-based advertising firm, The Variable, had outgrown its previous office location and the staff found themselves in need of more space as well as new AV technology. They wanted AV that was far better, more reliable, and easier to use […]

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Full Sail University Utilizes Visionary’s PacketAV Matrix Series for ‘Dubbing Stage’

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Located in Winter Park, Florida, Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader offering programs designed for the world of entertainment media and emerging technologies. The university’s campus features over 880,000 square feet of real-world media production facilities. Full Sail graduates have worked behind the scenes for many of the world’s most well-known corporations and on widely acclaimed entertainment industry […]

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Extron NAV Connects the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Surgical Education Center

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Leaders at the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, tapped UNC AV engineer Christopher Ferrer to design and install state-of-the-art AV systems in a comprehensive renovation of the fourth floor of the Burnett Womack Building on the Chapel Hill campus. Central to the project was the creation of a 140-seat surgical […]

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New Zealand Restaurant Uses Control4 to Control Everything But Stay Invisible to Guests

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At The Fine Lion restaurant and bar in Ashburton, New Zealand, guests are treated to a luxurious, upscale atmosphere that features imported mosaic tiles, brass detailing, lush greenery and contrasting color schemes. It’s what they don’t see, however, that sets the eatery apart from its competition and makes daily operations simpler for staff. With the help of ElectraServe, a local […]

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NAB’s Impressive New Washington, DC Headquarters Is an LG Extravaganza, from Transparent OLEDs to UltraStretch Displays to Huge dvLED Video Walls

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When the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) decided to build its new headquarters on a high-traffic corner on Washington D.C.’s South Capitol Street, the premier trade association for broadcasters seized upon the opportunity to make a strong statement about the key role of television, radio and new media in 21st century America. Supporting its mission […]

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Extron AV Switching, Distribution and Control Help Renovate NCSU Library

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The D. H. Hill Jr. Library on the campus of North Carolina State University has been a resource for students and the surrounding community for decades. The library has constantly reinvented itself over the years and completed its latest major renovation in 2021. Extron AV switching, distribution, and control were successfully deployed in the renovation […]

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Old Dog, New Tricks: What I’ve Learned About dvLED

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By Brian Rhatigan Exertis Almo One thing that keeps me interested in my career is that our industry is ever-evolving as technologies are introduced and evolve over time. After 17 years of working in the world of ProAV distribution, I never stop learning new things. Most recently, I was tasked with learning about dvLED to […]

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What Integrators Need to Consider When Building a Home Network

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By Nick Bovill Snap One In order for a smart home system to perform at its best, integrators need to have a strong and reliable network as the foundation of every connected home installation. When integrators create such a network, customer satisfaction increases, leading to higher revenues and business opportunities. So, how do integrators create […]

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Choosing the Right Network Switch for AV Projects

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By Eric Olson Almo Professional AV So, you’re putting together your next AV project and the need for a network switch comes up. This could be due to many factors, most commonly for Audiovisual over Internet Protocol (AV-over-IP) applications, control, monitoring or internet connectivity. But if you’re not an experienced IT person or not very […]

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Education Personalization and Tracking Software Key to the Future of EdTech

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By Matthew Rubin Futuresource Consulting In a world of rapid technological acceleration, education reform and hybrid learning, student progression tracking and performance analytics are becoming increasingly important. A new report from Futuresource Consulting explores the competitive landscape and provides insights into the future opportunities for Lesson Delivery Software (LDS). “Schools and districts are driving towards higher literacy and […]

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Learn How to Handle Unique Digital Signage Installs

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Digital signage has gone from simple 2×2 video walls to monstrous installations in any shape you can imagine, but the unlimited possibilities can make for frustrating installs. On an April 6 LAVNCH & LEARN, Megan A. Dutta will be joined by Mark Coxon and Ryan Reviello to discuss the best practices for handling unique digital signage installations. “I’m excited […]

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Challenges from 2021 Set to Impact the Pro Displays Market in 2022

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By Freddie Mosop and Victoria Tselykh Futuresource Consulting A conflux of factors came to head in 2021: lockdowns, component shortages, government stimuluses, as well as fundamental changes to how people work and collaborate. This resulted in 2021 year-on-year (YoY) volume performance of 0.2% and 20.1% for projection and flat panel displays. While some manufacturers have […]

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Frequency Response Matching – Should This Be Part of the System Tuning Process?

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By Pat Brown SynAudCon “Frequency response matching” is a popular endeavor in both professional and consumer audio systems. Should this be part of the system tuning process? A logical use of audio filters is to attempt to “match” the frequency response of a microphone, loudspeaker, amplifier, or room to that of another. The logic behind this […]

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The Accelerating Merge of ProAV and IP

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By Chris Pennell Futuresource Consulting While the past two years have brought unprecedented operational disruption and uncertainty for enterprises across all industry sectors, it has also accelerated the blurring of the boundaries between the ProAV and IP worlds. We have seen broadcast and event tools merged with videoconferencing tools to enable enterprises to have richer […]

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2022 and the Return to the Office — But Is the Office Ready?

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Joan Co-founder and Workplace Management Expert Matej Zalar Comments As 2022 prepares to unfold and we officially enter a full, post-pandemic year, new workplace dynamics are ready to take place. New requirements will be necessary for offices to function safely and adapt to new challenges, so a restructuring (or perhaps re-purposing) of the office could […]

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How Live Events Are Set To Revive the System Camera Market

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By Helen Matthews Futuresource The System camera market was brought to a standstill by the Coronavirus pandemic in FY2020. Strict Government-mandated lockdowns in many countries resulted in live events being canceled or postponed across the globe, original content production stalled and as a result, the demand for system cameras plummeted. As professional broadcasters turned to […]

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Is Remote Work Working? 7 Insights Into the Future of Remote Work

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By Mike Yeomans BlueJeans While most of us have been finding ways to adjust to working outside of the office, researchers have been busy studying it. Many are wondering, what is the future of remote working? What researchers have learned through studying trends and reactions about remote work may surprise you. Read on for some […]

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Gaming Accessories Market Growth Aided by a Growing End-User Group: At-Home Workers

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By Maxym Dmytriyev Futuresource Consulting According to Futuresource Consulting’s latest Gaming Headset Market H2 2021 report, the overall gaming accessories market is expected to grow 10% year-on-year in 2021, despite a deceleration in volume and value growth compared to 2020. Onset by the continuous efforts in combating COVID-19’s spread, work-from-home trends have supported market growth, […]

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One System, Three Voltages – Make Sense?

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By Pat Brown  SynAudCon “Constant Voltage” Distribution Systems Constant voltage is a term used to describe a circuit where the voltage from the source is not significantly affected by the presence of the load. It has nothing to do with the actual voltage waveform, especially in a sound system, which can be a sine wave, music, […]

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How COVID-19 Has Reinvigorated the Professional Camcorder Market

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By Helen Matthews Futuresource Consulting COVID-19 has had a lasting impact on the professional camcorder industry. Its initial impact appeared to be negative, with the first half of 2020 seeing a significant downfall in sell-in compared to previous years. Lockdowns, social distancing and event cancellations affected markets across the globe, resulting in the majority of […]

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The Extended Classroom and the Power To Transform

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By: Nancy Knowlton EdTech Digest Necessity is the mother of invention. It’s such a trite, overused statement, but it could not be truer today as we consider what lies ahead in primary and secondary education. The pandemic completely upended so many accepted ways of doing things, forcing us to adapt on the fly. Much of that […]

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Miking Audiences / Congregations

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By: Richard Honeycutt SynAudCon A new layer of complexity for miking audiences is now apparent with streaming.  Richard points out some common problems and solutions. We are all aware of the sudden increase in streaming resulting from social assembly restrictions. But now that we are opening up, many organizations that had not previously streamed events are […]

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