Is There a Place for Smartphones in Professional Video Production?

November 20, 2019

By Chris Evans Futuresource Consulting Another year, another iPhone. And with Google’s latest handset, the Pixel 4, unveiled only weeks later, the benchmark for all flagship smartphones has been set for the next year. In recent years, the latest upgrades have placed an emphasis on smartphones’ imaging capabilities. Innovations have brought us multiple camera modules, […]

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Are You Thinking Ahead? The Smartphone Is Killing the Large-Screen TV

October 24, 2016

In case you haven’t been paying attention, your kids are watching nearly all their entertainment (TV, movies, sports, etc.) on their phones. Oh, and by the way, they’re also using their phones for Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram, too. So? Well, that number is moving up — up in age. Five years ago, the average 25-year […]

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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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Pushing Technology for Churches

May 22, 2015

The debate between those who want technology turned off during church services versus those who not only want it on, but want to actively use it as part of the church-going experience, is a matter of personal preference. That being said, there are plenty of churches using passive technology that would jump at the chance […]

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Share and Share Alike: What Does the Sharing Economy Mean to AV?

March 26, 2015

In one week of tapping away on my smartphone apps, I have ordered a ride to the airport from someone driving nearby, reserved a ski condo for a week from a private owner, found someone to pick up my dry cleaning for $5 and secured a boarding spot for my dog in a nearby home*. […]

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