Weekly Wrap-Up | 4K Roadmap, Sony News, Replacement for 2×2 Video Walls and More

It has been a full week since this year’s ISE 2015 show in Amsterdam and a lot has happened. Did you miss something? Well, we’ve wrapped up this week’s most important news stories so you can catch up over the weekend. Below are some of the stories we think deserve a second look.

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Weekly Wrap-Up | February 20

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UHD and Laser Just Killed Your 2×2

Let me start by saying I love video walls and arrays. I’ve sold a few of them, ranging from a 10×1 array that traveled across a curved wall, to 14 foot tall, interactive video columns that travel on tracks, to standard digital signage walls. Full story is here.

Three Mistakes AVL Manufacturers Are Making

As a house of worship consultant to manufacturers and systems integrators, I’ve seen and heard from a wide array of companies in the Audio/Video/Lighting (AVL) space about their experience with the church market. Full story is here.

Futuresource Consulting Reveals the 4K Roadmap

Futuresource Consulting has announced its latest 4K report, which will review the progress in the broadcast, video and display industries. Full story is here.

Want a Pico-Projector that Fits into a Light Bulb Socket?

There’s a Kickstarter project for a product called Beam that aims to build a pico-projector in the form-factor of a light bulb. That’s right, it would screw into a standard light bulb socket. Full story is here.

Are Digital Mirrors the Next Big Retail Trend?

Fitting rooms can be one of the most dreaded parts of a shopping trip for the customer. For the retailer it is one of the most important. So how can brands enhance the experience for shoppers? One solution we see popping up is digital mirrors. Full story is here.

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Extron Introduces New Mic/Line to Dante Audio Interface

Extron has introduce the AXI 22 AT D, a single-gang Decora-style audio interface for integrating two mic/line sources onto a Dante-enabled DMP 128 audio system. Full story is here.

Sony May Not Be Called Sony Anymore

Sony has announced that it will spin-off its video and audio business units as separate companies – but we don’t know yet if it will be called Sony. Here’s the BBC story on the future of the company. Full story is here.