Weekly Wrap-Up | A Microsoft scoop, AV People: Anthony Coppedge and a couple blogs

What happened this week? Well, a lot happened.

Every week we give you some of the top stories we think deserve a second look. This week there was a lot of news so we packed a lot into this edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up. Some ISE 2015 news, a blog from InfoComm’s David Labuskes and more!
If you think we missed anything, let us know!

Weekly Wrap-Up | January 23

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BenQ Now Shipping RP840G Interactive 4K Display

On the heels of Microsoft’s release, BenQ America has announced that it is now shipping its 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) RP840G 84″ flat-panel display. Read more here.

 

InfoComm: In 2015, Make Decisions and Accept Consequences

I talked with my 21-year old son yesterday while I was on the way home from the airport. We got to talking about making decisions — the costs and the benefits. Read more here.

 

Microsoft Will Fill Its ISE Show Stand with 84″ Surface Hub Monitors

Microsoft is officially in the AV market, launching an 84” LED-lit LCD display called the Surface Hub. Read more here.

 

The Product Every AV Rental Company Will Buy

First off, NO I am not getting paid to write this. I am just a tech-gear junkie and I came across this product today while looking through the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) product announcements. Read more here.

 

Vixix Opens Entries for 8th Annual Expression Awards

Visix is now accepting entries for the 2015 Expression Awards. The annual contest highlights the most creative and well-designed digital signage content from clients using the company’s AxisTV digital signage software. Read more here.

 

AV People: Anthony Coppedge

“I’ve tried to escape the AV industry multiple times… but I just can’t,” laughed Anthony Coppedge as he talked about his life in AV. Read more here.

 

HARMAN’s Soundcraft Intros New Line of Analog Mixing Consoles

HARMAN’s Soundcraft today introduced its Signature Series and Signature Series Multi-Track analog mixing consoles. Read more here.