Digital Transformation: Part 1 – Innovation, Disruption and the Necessary Mindshift


Here is the definition of digital: Digital describes electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data in terms of two states: positive and non-positive. Positive is expressed or represented by the number 1 and non-positive by the number 0. Thus, data transmitted or stored with digital technology is expressed as a string of 0’s and […]

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Times Square Starbucks Connects to Customers via Cutting-Edge Digital Display Applications


International coffeehouse chain Starbucks wanted to provide its New York customers in Times Square with a high-tech customer experience that is consistent with the Times Square experience. Starbucks’ goal was to engage shoppers with user-generated content that was self-sustaining, while also enhancing the Starbucks brand experience with content that appeals to a wide range of […]

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Extron’s Universal TP Transmitter for Digital and Analog Signals Ships


Extron announced the immediate availability of the MTP/HDMI U T A D, a Decora-style, universal twisted pair transmitter for digital and analog video sources. Dedicated inputs on the MTP/HDMI U T A D accommodate digital and analog video, audio, and bidirectional RS-232 or IR signals and the signals are transmitted long distances over CAT 5-type […]

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The Analog Sunset is Coming — What’s It to You?


The analog sunset is coming and, once again, there is a simple name that encompasses a complex topic. While it sports a sweet, catchy name, the upcoming analog sunset is a planned obsolescence that affects the video equipment already installed in your and your clients’ homes and businesses. Advanced Access Content System Licensing Administrator (AACS […]

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