The User Interface — It’s Not Business, It’s Personal

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If you’re a movie fan, you’re well aware of the ongoing conflict often portrayed between humans and machines in a dystopian future. Think “West World,” “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Terminator,” “I, Robot” and “The Matrix.” I can’t help but wonder if these movies are so popular because they reflect our own personal experiences of the […]

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Collaboration Space Interface Design

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For the past several years in higher education, the active learning classroom has grown in popularity. With these active learning classrooms comes an increase in technology. Many of the classrooms have multiple displays and multiple ways of getting your content onto those displays. These may consist of flat panels, projectors and interactive whiteboards. The expectation […]

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Visix Debuts Touch Room Signs with a Customizable UI

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Visix has just debuted a new user interface design for both Touch and Connect room signs. The new Touch UI offers more customization options than any competitive product currently available, according to Visix. Touch room signs are driven by Visix’s AxisTV Signage Suite software and support calendar display and bidirectional booking with Exchange and Office […]

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Utelogy Software Update Adds Visual Framework, Calendar Integration and Active Directory Integration

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Utelogy’s latest software release includes something called the Utelogy Visual Framework (UVF), which allows programmers, end-users or integrators to build or restyle their user interface. The UVF includes a component reference guide, that allows users to take standard, ‘out of the box’ components and use them or with the Component API and Theming Guide, developers […]

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What Keeps an AV Professional Awake at Night

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I still remember my first concerns about user engagement with the technology we provide. It was over a decade ago; we were fitting out four conference rooms per floor over about a dozen floors. Video teleconferencing in two, local presentation in the other. Pack up, head for the elevator, repeat. It was one of my […]

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URC Launches New TDC-7100 and TKP-7600 User Interfaces

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URC announces the introduction of two new user interfaces for the Total Control system aimed at the custom installation channel. The TDC-7100 Tabletop Controller and TKP-7600 In-Wall Touchscreen feature a seven-inch color touchscreen for control of home entertainment and smart home products. With a built-in camera, microphone and speaker, they feature a new intercom with […]

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Three Things the iPhone 6 Tells Us About Future Audio Visual Systems

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By Jeremy Boyd, CTS Systems Design Consultant, AVI Systems Apple is not the end-all-be-all in the electronics space, but Apple’s products are often indicators of where we are headed. The iPod was an indicator of how we would start to consume music and the iPhone was the catalyst for many of us to look at […]

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User Interface Developments at CES 2014

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By Phil Wright DisplayDaily New product announcements and developments to be exhibited at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (International CES, Las Vegas, Jan. 7-10, 2014) may point the way to novel and improved consumer product user interface designs and implementations. As CES 2014 unfolds, I will be following user interface advancements and how they interact […]

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