I’m Bringin’ Codecs Back! What?

January 11, 2016

If there has been any trend in AV that is glaringly apparent over the last few years, it is that the amount of hard codecs being sold for video conferencing is declining.  Although videoconferencing is being more widely adopted, the hardware sales dollars are decreasing, in a huge extent because the codec has gone to […]

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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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InfoComm: Shhh, My Cough is My Business

December 1, 2014

By Brad Grimes InfoComm International You know how you sit in the waiting room at the doctor’s office for, like, 45 minutes? Then they take you through a door and into an exam room — where you wait some more? Have you ever sat there, not knowing what to look at, and overheard your doctor […]

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BYOD, Telehealth and a Value Proposition

September 11, 2013

On August 1st, I was an attendee at a high level Health Information Technology (HIT) meeting in Washington DC, as an invited guest of the National eHealth Collaborative. The National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) is a public-private partnership that accelerates effective use of health IT to create a more patient and family centered healthcare system with […]

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InfoComm: Diagnosing the Healthcare AV Market

September 17, 2012

This column was reprinted with permission from InfoComm International. What’s the fastest-growing market for AV systems in North America? Healthcare, according to InfoComm’s latest Market Definition and Strategy Study. There are a couple reasons for this. One has to do with the nature of the healthcare market itself; the other with the enabling power of […]

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Booming Industries: Digital Signage Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

July 23, 2012

Digital signage saw dramatic growth across virtually all industries over the course of 2011 as businesses and institutions recognized innovative ways to produce revenue, promote brand initiatives, disseminate information and better manage their employees. According to a recent white paper by Healthcare Tech Decisions, “ROI Digital Signage,” 2012 is expected to see a 16.9 percent […]

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