Layer Logic Selected to Exhibit in Innovations Showcase at Infocomm 2018

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Layer Logic announced it has been invited to exhibit in the Innovations Showcase at Infocomm 2018, June 6-8 in Las Vegas. The company will be demonstrating its flagship product, the CoreTouch Intelligent Appliance. CoreTouch allows users to connect and simultaneously control up to four devices on a single touchscreen display. There is no software to download, and no […]

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Allen & Heath Presents Distributed Audio and Hardware Control Training at InfoComm 2018

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Today’s AV system professionals face a unique set of challenges posed by integrated audio, video and lighting systems combined with an expanding range of networking protocols and rapid advances in both hardware and software. To help designers and installers meet these challenges, Allen & Heath veteran audio installation expert Martijn Verkerk will present a special training […]

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InfoComm 2018’s Center Stage Speaker Lineup Is Published

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InfoComm 2018 will bring back Center Stage to the trade show floor, June 6-8 in Las Vegas. The Center Stage sessions will explore how to increase audience engagement through personalized and immersive experiences by way of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), wearable technology, human-centered user interfaces and more. Leading thinkers and practitioners from the fields of […]

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Award-Winning Drunk Unkles Play Vegas, Again, at InfoComm

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The NSCA Education Foundation is excited to announce the Drunk Unkles’ first 2018 fundraiser, scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Now in their 13th year of supporting the NSCA Education Foundation, the Drunk Unkles have generated more than $1 million for the industry through this annual event. In February, the Drunk Unkles received […]

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AVIXA to Promote Audiovisual Experiences in Transportation Through a Program With the American Association of Airport Executives

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AVIXA announced the expansion of its multi-year, multi-market industry awareness campaign to the transportation industry, through an integrated program in cooperation with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). “AVIXA’s effort to raise awareness of the impact of integrated audiovisual experiences in a range of customer segments continues to expand,” said AVIXA Chief Executive Officer David Labuskes, CTS, […]

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AVIXA Joins International Hotel Technology Forum to Promote Audiovisual Solutions in Hospitality

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AVIXA has announced its participation in the International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF). The event, taking place May 15-17 in Mallorca, Spain, aims to tackle the most pressing issues facing the industry with a lineup of interactive experiences, workshops, debates, roundtables, case studies, and interviews. As part of its strategic effort to increase awareness of audiovisual solutions in a variety of […]

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New Study From AVIXA and PMA Research Reveals Shift in Worldwide Commercial Display Purchases

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During the next three years, buyers of display products (direct-view and projection) anticipate 20-percent growth in the number of displays per location, even as replacement cycles grow longer due to more durable technology, according to a new report from AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association and PMA Research. The report, Worldwide Market for Large-Display Projects: How Buying Decisions Are […]

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Neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and Creative Technologist Rana June to Headline TIDE Conference at InfoComm 2018

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Neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and pioneering creative technologist Rana June will headline AVIXA’s TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience) conference at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. On June 5 at the Park MGM Las Vegas, the day before the InfoComm floor opens, Lotto and June will join a lineup of innovative minds to explore the creative forces shaping the AV industry. The conference will […]

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Focusing on Vision

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In AV, we are sometimes very product-focused. Manufacturers build best in class products and then engage a dealer channel to make sure those products have a solid strategy to get into the marketplace. Integrators get trained on how the product works, many times engaging with the manufacturers to become certified in the installation and/or programming […]

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InfoComm Southeast Asia to Debut May 2019 in Bangkok

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AVIXA, in partnership with InfoCommAsia Pte Ltd, will debut its InfoComm Southeast Asia show May 15-17, 2019, at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). Comprising Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, the Southeast Asia region is currently one of the top-10 largest economies in the world and is […]

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InfoComm 2018 Welcomes Ground-Breaking C2 Experiences to the Las Vegas Show

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AVIXA, organizers of InfoComm 2018, announced that developers of C2 Montréal, a business conference merging commerce and creativity, will bring their innovative brand of immersion and collaboration to the InfoComm show floor in Las Vegas June 6-8. “We are thrilled that the creative thought-leaders at C2 International are joining us for InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas,” said David Labuskes, CTS, […]

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AVIXA to Partner with the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD)

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AVIXA (formerly InfoComm International) has announced a strategic partnership with the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD) that will raise awareness of the fan-engagement benefits created by integrated audiovisual experiences in stadium and arena design. The agreement represents an expansion of AVIXA’s ongoing initiative to increase industry awareness across a variety of markets. “AVIXA is […]

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Placemaking

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I was recently in Jacksonville for our annual sales meeting. One of the highlights of that meeting was when our guest presenter, Amahl Hazelton, director of communications for Destinations at Moment Factory, shared a plethora of interactive AV experiences they developed around specific public spaces. Now, I have heard the term “place-based entertainment” many times in my […]

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AVIXA to Present Roundtable Discussion on the Power of Audiovisual Experiences at Boutique Design West 2018

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AVIXA today announced that six leading hospitality designers will join AVIXA Chief Executive Officer David Labuskes, CTS, CAE, RCDD, during Boutique Design West (BDwest) in Los Angeles, April 4-5, 2018, for a roundtable discussion of the ways audiovisual technologies are transforming hotel design to create better experiences for travelers and better business outcomes for owners. The hour-long session, […]

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AVIXA Continues to Recognize Vega Global as Provider of Excellence for the Fourth Consecutive Year

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Vega Global, the leading solution provider of superior AV technologies to many multinational companies, has once again been recognized by AVIXA (Formerly known as InfoComm) as AV Provider of Excellence Company for four consecutive years. This designation is a prestigious credential earned by integration companies and AV design consulting firms that set high standards for employee training and certification to meet their clients’ needs […]

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If This Doesn’t Convince You to Come to the Almo E4, Nothing Will

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With less than two weeks to go, Almo ProAV, in partnership with AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is putting the final touches on its first E4 AV Tour of the year, taking place on March 6 in Washington, D.C. The E4 experience includes all new sessions, including a new keynote and end note, along with the most new products ever […]

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Almo ProAV’s First #E4AVTour Stop Is in Washington D.C. – And, Joe Theismann Will Be There! Sorry Gary…

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM ALMO PROAV In case you haven’t heard, Almo Professional AV announced the E4 AV Tour 2018 dates and the first stop is scheduled for March 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The E4 AV Tour is a free one-day program that includes exploring new concepts, exchanging ideas with industry professionals, […]

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Avnu Alliance Pro AV Education Initiative Ramps Up for 2018

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As part of an ongoing effort to educate the pro AV industry, the Avnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking, will offer their popular AVIXA Master Class at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018. Included in the AVIXA AV/IT track, the 90-minute, manufacturer-independent education training, entitled ‘The Evolution of Ethernet and IP for Audio, Video and Beyond,’ offers AV […]

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What Would Be in My AV Degree

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I woke up Sunday morning to some interesting Twitter conversation started by fellow AV professional Chris Neto about the subject of AV education. The question revolved around whether or not certifications or formal college education is more important in qualifying someone to be successful in the field of AV. To break down the responses in […]

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AVIXA Announces Agenda for Integrated Life Program at InfoComm 2018

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AVIXA has announced the agenda for its new Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. Taking place June 5 at the Westgate Las Vegas, this one-day thought-leadership event will feature interactive panel discussions and presentations focused on the crossover opportunities between the commercial and residential audiovisual markets. The program sessions will cover topics […]

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Early Bird Discounts Extended for TIDE Conference at ISE 2018

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The TIDE Conference is part of a global content initiative by AVIXA to focus the conversation in the AV industry toward solutions and experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. In Amsterdam at ISE, TIDE is gathering a world-class lineup of speakers that include artists, visionaries and innovators who work on some of the biggest […]

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AVIXA Partners With Parks Associates to Bring the Integrated Life Program to InfoComm 2018

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AVIXA has partnered with Parks Associates, an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services, to support the inaugural Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. Parks Associates hosts CONNECTIONS Summits in the U.S. and Europe, as well as Connected Health and Smart Energy Summits, attracting thousands of executives interested […]

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Dutch Artist Innovator Daan Roosegaarde Headlines TIDE Conference at ISE 2018

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AVIXA says that Daan Roosegaarde, an internationally acclaimed creative thinker and founder of Studio Roosegaarde, which develops projects that explore the relationship between people, technology, and space, will keynote the TIDE conference at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018.Set for Feb. 5 at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the day before the ISE show floor opens, TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) explores the creative forces shaping the AV industry and […]

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AVIXA Announces Results of 2018 Certification Committee Elections

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AVIXA just announced the election results for the 2018 Certification Steering Committee. Certified Technology Specialists elected new committee members Heather Corbin, CTS, AV Edge (a division of EDCO LLC), David Petrelle, CTS-D, CTS-I, HB Communications and Ronald Willis, CTS-D, Shen Milsom Wilke LLC. CTS holders re-elected John Lamberson, CTS, Biamp; Rodrigo Ordonez, CTS-D, K2 Audio; and Farrell Wood, CTS-D, CTS-I, Whitlock. […]

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Artist, Designer Monika Bielskyte Joins TIDE Conference at Integrated Systems Europe 2018

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Artist and designer Monika Bielskyte will join AVIXA’s TIDE conference at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 in Amsterdam as the closing keynote speaker. On Feb. 5, the day before the ISE show floor opens, Bielskyte will join a roster of innovators, designers and marketers at Hotel Okura Amsterdam to explore the creative forces shaping the AV industry. Bielskyte creates future-world prototypes […]

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Grateful

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In years past, whether for Commercial Integrator or for rAVe I have done my Thanksgiving posts in a sort of “Blessings and Turkeys” theme, relating what I felt were the best and worst things AV gave us over the past year. This year however, when faced with a blank screen and a keyboard, I am […]

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Dutch Artist, Innovator Daan Roosegaarde to Headline TIDE Conference at Integrated Systems Europe 2018

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AVIXA announced that Daan Roosegaarde, an internationally acclaimed creative thinker and founder of Studio Roosegaarde, which develops projects that explore the relationship between people, technology and space, will keynote the TIDE conference at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018. Set for Feb. 5 at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the day before the ISE show floor opens, TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) explores the creative forces […]

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QSC CEO Named President-Elect of 2018 AVIXA Board of Directors

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QSC’s CEO and President, Joe Pham, has been named President-Elect of the 2018 board of directors for AVIXA (formerly InfoComm International). This will be Pham’s fourth year serving on the board where he served as secretary-treasurer in 2017. “Part of AVIXA’s rebranding is to reinvigorate the market and focus more on the user experience,” says Pham. “As this industry shifts […]

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