This Week (In AV and IT) 12/18

December 18, 2015

Vidyo Secures Strategic Investment from Kaiser Permanente Ventures for Telehealth and Video Collaboration (12/14) Vidyo, Inc., a leader in high quality visual communications, announced a $10M strategic investment from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Kaiser Permanente, and $5M from existing investors, for a $15M follow-on round of funding.  Vidyo has raised […]

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This Week (In AV and IT) 12/11

December 11, 2015

While this could be considered last week’s news, I did say there would be a followup to the final story from my previous This Week blog. Here’s what it looks like when your startup passes a make-or-break test (12/4) The future is looking very bright now for videoconferencing company Blue Jeans Network after “Big Papi” […]

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This Week (In AV and IT) 12/4

December 4, 2015

Shure Wireless Systems Dominate American Music Awards (11/30) The 43rd Annual American Music Awards were broadcast on ABC on Sunday night, November 22. Hosted by Jennifer Lopez at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the program presented the fan-voted honors along with a series of high-profile performances, highlighted by a vocal interpretation of the classic […]

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A New Model for the Device Driven Enterprise

April 30, 2015

While I wasn’t one of the many who rushed to pre-order it on April 10, those that did led Apple to sell out of the most coveted device to hit the market in quite some time in a single day — the Apple Watch. In fact, it was reported that in that one day, Apple […]

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Enterprise Connect: The Executive Interviews – Day Two

March 30, 2015

I conducted interviews with several UCC industry executives at the Enterprise Connect Show – here are two from day two: Pexip: CEO Simen Teigre Blue Jeans Network: Product Marketing Manager Jeff Beckham

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The Microsoft Lync Strategy Interview Files – Part 1

December 4, 2014

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 at the InfoComm — My Top 10

July 2, 2014

Sure disruptive, it’s just about become my middle name. However, the industry is almost ready to re-name itself as a newly formed arena of disruption to go along with the standards like digital signage, control systems and more. But then again if I search hard next year, I’ll likely come up with disruptive technologies there […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: April 11, 2014

April 14, 2014

Here’s a second look at some of the top stories from last week. Enjoy! And if you think we missed anything, be sure to let us know! Post by rAVe.

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Disruptive Forces in AV/IT — Part 1: Blue Jeans

April 9, 2014

OK, here we go with the first in a series on numerous participants in the new market of disruptive technologies. The groundwork has been laid in the prologue that was published late last week, you may want to first refer back to that if you haven’t read it yet to get set up for the […]

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