Listen to What Is Being Said (If You Can)

We recently had a email thread at my institution discussing whether people should use microphones as a standard at all meetings. The discussion started as a result of people having a hard time hearing during faculty meetings. Interestingly, this discussion took a different direction that previous ones had. It was focused on accessibility and how […]

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Audience Intros Three New powerChord Models

Audience announced the introduction of its Au24 SX power Chord, Au24 SE-i powerChord and powerChord SE-i, three AC power cords specifically designed for high-performance audio systems. The flagship is the Au24 SX powerChord, which utilizes newly designed internal wire made from six-nines-pure OCC copper. Two 13 AWG wires per leg are used in the 10 […]

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Audience Intros Au24 SX Interconnects, Loudspeaker, Phono and Digital Cables

Audience announced the introduction of its new “top of the line” Au24 SX interconnects, loudspeaker, phono and digital cables. Au24 SX substantially exceeds the performance of Audience’s long-standing and acclaimed Au24 cable lines by the use of improved XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) dielectric material, higher-purity “six nines” copper, and by improvements to the cable geometry. The […]

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Audience Debuts ClairAudient 1+1-V2 Loudspeaker And Introduces 1+1-V2 “+ Kit” Options

Audience today announced the introduction of its ClairAudient 1+1-V2 loudspeaker, incorporating upgraded drivers to deliver what the company says is even greater sonic realism than the original version of the 1+1. In addition, an available “+ kit” takes the 1+1-V2 and steps up the performance. The ClairAudient 1+1-V2 is a bi-pole (front- and rear-radiating) design that delivers surprisingly expansive […]

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On Specific Marketing and Selling Smaller Jobs More Often

I have a love/hate relationship with Google; it serves me ads that it thinks are relevant to me, but often they key in on something that’s simply not representative of my needs and the frequency and repetitive nature of seeing an irrelevant ad irritates me. In a similar way, I think that churches are irritated […]

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Audience Introduces Its Conductor High-Performance In-Wall Power Cable

Audience today announced the introduction of its Conductor in-wall power cable that it claims is better than plain-old Romex for custom-installation, home theater, multi-room audio, architectural and other in-wall applications. Audience Conductor cable features three 10 AWG multi-conductor wires plus a ground wire and can be used in 120-volt and 220-volt applications. The wire is […]

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Do Website Usability Rules Translate to Digital Signage?

By Laura Miller Director of Marketing, KioWare Digital signage tips for targeting teens As hardware providers, software providers and application developers for digital signage, we sometimes leave the “content” portion of digital signage to our clients.  We assume that advertising agencies and in house marketers have the content piece of their message under well in […]

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Digital Signage Keeping It Fresh

The focus of this series “Power of Content” is to help people with content strategies and how they relate to digital screen media. Keeping viewers interested in the content is a primary challenge of a digital signage network. For some networks, it’s a greater challenge than others. For example, keeping a corporate communications network fresh […]

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Beginning With the End in Mind

By Paul Flanigan Executive Director, Digital Screenmedia Association While we love to talk about technology, we must never forget the real reason we create these solutions. I love to surf the web. I just love it. I cannot believe how much stuff there is out there. Tons of it. What I find particularly enjoyable is […]

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Finding the Balance Between Content and Advertising

By Jeremy Gavin Founder, Screenfeed With any media there is a value-exchange in which the viewer provides its attention to get something it wants — entertainment or information — while the media owner gets what it wants — the ability to share its message. As is most often the case, the messages are advertisements or […]

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Audience Ships ClairAudient 1+1 Loudspeaker

Audience today announced that it is now shipping its ClairAudient 1+1 loudspeaker. The ClairAudient 1+1 is a bi-pole (front- and rear-radiating) design in a high gloss black multi-angled enclosure with rosewood sides. The Audience A3-S driver is 3 inches in diameter but has a frequency response from 50Hz to 22kHz (depending on room placement). The company claims that it eliminates […]

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Is Your Digital Signage Boring?

The focus of this series “Power of Content” is to help people with content strategies and how they relate to digital screen media/ Well is it? Your viewers might think so. Boredom — It’s the moment in time that drives us to do something better. Hopefully not better than watch your screens! Content is king […]

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Audience Ships the ClairAudient The ONE

Audience is now shipping its ClairAudient The ONE single-driver loudspeaker, which is a 7×5.5×7″ (HxWxD) desktop and surround sound home theater speaker. The ONE incorporates the same A3-S full-range, crossover-less driver as every Audience ClairAudient loudspeaker, along with a passive radiator. The A3-S is a full-range, high power, 12 millimeter excursion, “ultra-low distortion” transducer. Audience […]

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Audience Launches New Flagship Loudspeaker Line

Audience is calling its new ClairAudient 16+16 loudspeaker its best speaker ever. The new version of the 16+16 has been upgraded with the addition of eight 6×9-inch custom passive radiators that are used to create what the company is calling a “full-range,” one-way, bi-pole loudspeaker. The previous 16+16 was flat down to 80Hz and required […]

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