You Got Drones in My Huddle Room

July 30, 2019

If you read our industry press at all (and I hope you do) you will note large numbers of articles on two subjects: 1. The “Huddle Room” and 2. Drones When two subjects like these fascinate an industry, it is almost inevitable that they combine in some way. (I consider this the “you got peanut […]

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Lost in Virtual Space

March 26, 2018

Last month, we talked about AVaaS, (Audio Visual as a Service) and how it relates to the future of the rental and staging segment of our industry. My basic premise was that the current wave of cloud-based digital offerings has distorted our definition of the word “service,” much as social media has distorted our definition […]

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Bigger and Better Stampede Drone Pavilion Takes Off at ISE 2018!

February 5, 2018

The ProAV industry’s largest drone exhibition has returned to ISE 2018 as Stampede has an even larger and even more broadly focused Drone Pavilion at Stand #14-A100 in Hall 14 of the RAI Centre. According to Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly, the 2018 Drone Pavilion features more models from more manufacturers, demonstrating applications across a broader range of vertical markets. […]

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Drone Volt Will Sell Through Stampede

April 4, 2017

Adding to its growing portfolio of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Stampede has been appointed to distribute Drone Volt’s award-winning selection of service drones throughout the Americas, according to Stampede President and COO Kevin Kelly. “Drones continue to become a vitally important part of a complete solution in a growing number of vertical markets,” said Kelly. “Drone Volt’s award-winning line of service […]

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Stampede’s Drone Pavilion Returns to ISE 2017

February 6, 2017

Building on the success of its first Drone Arena at ISE 2016, Stampede, a value added distributor of Pro AV products and system solutions, is bringing its Stampede Drone Arena back to ISE 2017 — with more vendors, more SKUs, more training classes and more business opportunities. The Stampede Drone Arena will be based in […]

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KODAK Intros PIXPRO SP360 4K Aerial Pack With Made For SOLO 3DR Drone

June 8, 2016

JK Imaging Ltd., the worldwide licensee for KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras and Devices, today announced the new SP360 4K accessory pack, featuring a made for SOLO Dual Camera Drone Mount. Answering the increasing demand from 3DR SOLO drone pilots who want to capture full spherical 360° VR video in an effortless workflow, the all new […]

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InfoComm: Formal Drone Education Is Optional, But That’s About to Change

January 13, 2016

By Kevin Kelly Stampede A standardized, commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) education curriculum has not yet been established by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a result, virtually anyone can market himself or herself as a commercial drone operator. The barriers to entry are minimal. However, as the number of businesses utilizing drones continues to […]

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Convergent TechWeek 10/23

October 23, 2015

Cloud Video Service Provider Takes Videoconferencing to the Next Level in China Videxio, a leading cloud video service provider, has reaffirmed its commitment to operations in China with the launch of an expanded Chinese service platform, simplified Chinese user interface and cooperation with Huawei to support a fully automated service for Huawei video systems. These enhancements make […]

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Convergent TechWeek 10/15

October 15, 2015

The Man in the “Iron” Machine Comic-Con returned to New York just this past week, which meant everyone from superheroes to cartoon characters were roaming the streets and subways. The multitude of costumes were awesome (as would be expected at one of the signature costume-based shows of the year), however one person in particular stood out — the one dressed as the Iron […]

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Convergent TechWeek 10/9

October 9, 2015

Telemedicine and the World’s First Virtual Care Center At first glance, it looks like the inside of any office with cubicles and computer monitors – with one exception – many of the employees are dressed in hospital scrubs. These workers are actually nurses taking care of patients, though there are no hospital beds, no waiting rooms […]

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Send In the Drones

May 11, 2015

While on Twitter looking in on the AVTweeps hashtag, I spotted this: It appears that InfoComm was inspired by the #AVtvShow hashtag (where you create a TV show using AV lingo) to post this tweet and in turn, this spurred a bit of inspiration for me to write this blog. Reportedly one of the hot topics from last year’s […]

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