Latest Trends In Digital Signage and IP-Based Audio for Mass Notifications

November 13, 2023

In the contemporary landscape of communication and safety, digital signage and IP-based audio systems have emerged as crucial tools for mass notification applications. This article delves into the latest trends in these technologies, shedding light on their role in enhancing security and streamlining communication. As we navigate the dynamic world of digital signage and audio […]

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The Science Behind Voice Privacy

May 4, 2023

The words we speak are precious. They convey our thoughts and opinions but also our vulnerabilities, insecurities and secrets. How can we ensure those inner feelings are protected when we need them to be? The answer lies in voice privacy: solutions that secure voice data over networks to make sure conversations are not interrupted, intercepted […]

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AI Has Endless Possibilities for AV

March 7, 2023

In January I wrote about the emergence of ChatGPT and how it is causing waves across the country. I wrote about my belief that ChatGPT, in particular, was going to have a major effect on how we teach students. ChatGPT has allowed people to expand their thinking of what computing can actually do. Previously, we […]

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Shure IntelliMix Room DSP 3.1 Blocks Keyboard Tapping and Chip Bag Noise from UCC Meetings

September 17, 2021

Have you ever heard or been the person addressed as, “What’s that noise? Could you mute your mic, please?” That “noise” can range from someone tapping on the microphone or opening a bag of chips to silverware clinking when meals are served during meetings that span international time zones. Now, Shure IntelliMix Room DSP (version 3.1) […]

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AI for AV Is Opportunistic for Service, Support and Sales

March 25, 2020

Whether your firm has joined the chorus touting “AI” or is more conservatively accurate in the programming of “machine learning,” there’s a non-stop buzz in the industry around the advancements of computing power and advanced algorithms used to analyze dizzying amounts of data from an ever-expanding networked technology install base. Either way, an opportunity for […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Its Impacts in the Audiovisual Industry

April 22, 2019

By André Atique “We think artificial intelligence (AI) will have the greatest impact when everyone has access to it.” This statement is taken from the Google page on AI, but what does it mean? Artificial intelligence is the science responsible for getting machines to act rationally, as people. Google briefly presents on its AI page […]

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Why Aren’t We Talking About NVIDIA?

April 13, 2016

I’m sure most of the people reading this have heard of NVIDIA, the company known for making amazing graphics cards and GPUs for PCs. If you’re a gamer, I’m sure you may have even pined over a GeForce or Quadro card to enhance your graphics performance or run multiple displays. So with gaming being a […]

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Convergent TechWeek 9/10

September 10, 2015

Will new headsets and more powerful phones pave the way for brain-controlled smartphone apps? Imagine calling your friends through the power of thought? According to an IBM and Xerox paper (*) summarizing the state-of-the-art in Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI), applications may well be developed including brain-driven software for dialing numbers, as well as for messaging and calling […]

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