Making Sense of Samsung’s Harman Acquisition

Making Sense of Samsung’s Harman Acquisition

Samsung’s recent acquisition of Harman International for $8 billion has been the talk of the AV industry. Though the full impact is still a year or two away, AVWeek broke down the potential changes on the way in Episode 273, “Watson’s Seoul.” The consensus among AV insiders is that Samsung is looking to make a … Read more

First Annual AVNation Awards

First Annual AVNation Awards

It is finally here. Our first annual AVNation Awards voting is up and ready for your vote. For anyone who has tried to herd cats, or put together something like this, you know the feeling and frustration of gathering nominations, getting together several advisors, and the wonderful web team that put it all together. But, … Read more

Are you not entertained?

Are you not entertained?

That line up there at the top, that line is taken from the movie Gladiator. Russel Crowe is in the middle of the arena having beaten and won a pretty outstanding mock battle for the enjoyment of the crowd. He asks them, “are you not entertained?” Since the U.S. election there have been several stories … Read more

AVWeek Episode 273: Watson’s Seoul

AVWeek Episode 273: Watson’s Seoul

Samsung buys Harman for $8 billion. What does this mean for dealers, for the industry? We get an inside scoop from AMX’s Shaun Robinson. Harman hooks up with IBM’s Watson. We also talk about what happens to integrators when their distributors combine.

Nominate your favorite product for the first annual AVNation Awards.

Host: Tim Albright

Guests:

Runtime: 33:28

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ResiWeek Episode 35: Scary DIY

ResiWeek Episode 35: Scary DIY

This week we look into the expanding world of DIY in the Residential AV market. Is there a place for integrators to provide value to their customers? Sonos is now available in the Apple stores. Also, the founder of Savant is back as CEO. Host: Matt Scott Guests: Ric Johnson – Right At Home Tech Tim … Read more

Let’s Celebrate AV

Let’s Celebrate AV

  This is the first week of a month-long celebration of being a part of this great industry. InfoComm calls it AV Month. We at AVNation will be doing our 3rd annual 31 in 31. It’s a great time to give you some unique perspectives from AV pros from all walks of life. In addition to … Read more

EdTech Episode 45: Driving Innovation

EdTech Episode 45: Driving Innovation

OLED and AMOLEd seem to be passing LCD in the middle display market. Will that reach the Higher Ed large panels? We look at back boxes and mounting options for those displays. Plus, what impact will IoT have on the higher ed sector?

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ResiWeek Episode 34: Market Expansion

ResiWeek Episode 34: Market Expansion

Logitech has a new bluetooth streaming device. Is it too consumer electronics for your next install? We also look at CEDIA’s new market survey. They say we should expect a growth of at least $2 million in the residential channel next year. Host: Matt Scott Guests: Delia Hansen – Clare Controls Steven Brawner – Pro Audio … Read more

NYDSW – Digital Signage in America’s OOH Center

NYDSW – Digital Signage in America’s OOH Center

About a year ago AVNation broadcast from a unique perspective; the Daktronics office in the middle of Times Square. Visually it was a wonderful shot. From a content perspective, the insights we brought you were great for any integrator looking to get into, or expand their involvement in, digital signage. You can see last year’s … Read more

AVWeek Episode 265: The Voices in Your Head

AVWeek Episode 265: The Voices in Your Head

What are the technologies that came out of CEDIA 2016 that will have the biggest impact on the commercial AV market? We talk about DisplayNote and Dell working together. Also, why you need a mentor.

Host: Tim Albright

Guests:

Runtime: 33:49

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