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Daily Download June 22, 2018

Virtual audiovisual

AVWeek 349: Disney has unveiled a prototype device that provides haptic feedback in a virtual reality environment. The system is very similar to “Ready Player One”. Our panel discusses the ways that the ProAV industry can use these and other sensory devices to create exceptional experiences.

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AVWeek 350 slate

AVWeek 350: As A Service

Everything as a service

Since it’s change from InfoComm International to AVIXA, the trade organization has made strides to reach out to industries they feel can benefit from ProAV. AVIXA has also done more research than in year’s past. A new report by the audiovisual trade group looks at opportunities in retail. Our panel discusses the various areas that can be sold “as a service”. How do you future-proof your next install?

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AVWeek 349: Into the Oasis

Experience and support

When TEECOM set about designing the new UC Berkeley Haas building, their aim was long-term use and the ability to support the tech. Disney has developed a new augmented and virtual reality input with “feeling”. What the new SDVoE design program means for the audiovisual industry.

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ResiWeek 112 slate

ResiWeek 112: Remote Services

AR tech support in the AV industry

Imagine being on a job site and trying to explain to tech support what is going wrong. They then tell you to shoot your phone at the back of the rack. We discuss the viability of augmented reality on audiovisual jobs. The importance of power conditioning in AV installs. SnapAV buys Allnet distributors.

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Should You Market Differently to Millennials?

Note: This blog is a continuation of the ideas discussed in a recent ResiWeek podcast. Millennials make up a large percentage of the population. How effective are you at reaching them in your marketing efforts? Customer Service Is King Integrators should be marketing their services to all generations of buyers. Being responsive and answering your … Read more

Video Conferencing Goes Virtual – Part 3

By: Bob Tamburri The Practical Side of Virtual Reality Conferencing We’ve talked about the promise of virtual reality in conferencing (and other business) applications and the technological requirements to achieving that vision. What remains is perhaps the most difficult challenge – the political/economic reality (or PER) of achieving wide market acceptance for any given technology. … Read more

Video Conferencing Goes Virtual – Part 1

By: Bob Tamburri On the Road to Virtual Reality In the not-too-distant future… It is morning and a sliver of sunlight breaches your curtains as you ruffle through the warmth and comfort of your covers to attempt a rise to consciousness. After taking a few moments to get your bearings, you glance over at your … Read more