How IoT Can Connect All Aspects of Your Life

How IoT Can Connect All Aspects of Your Life

Note: This blog is a continuation of the ideas discussed in a recent Connected podcast. When you think of consumer and residential tradeshows like CES and CEDIA, you think that those technologies only affect your home life. However, in recent years many technologies have been developed to work as both consumer and professional tools. Harman, … Read more

How to Balance Security and Usability

How to Balance Security and Usability

Note: This blog is a continuation of the ideas discussed in a recent IT/AV podcast. When you are talking technology—regardless of whether it is IT or AV equipment—most people can agree that security and ease of use are two of the most important aspects of a system. Implementing technology into a system that is too … Read more

AVNation Weekly Wrap Up: Friday January 6, 2017

AVWeek Episode 279: AVNation’s Consolidated Christmas – Click Here We look back at the biggest stories of the year. From security issues to voice control. What were the events in AV in 2016? We also look ahead to 2017. AVB, SDVOE, control, and government regulations. Listen Here:   IT AV Episode 2: Security Review – … Read more

NDA does not need to mean No Digital Access

NDA does not need to mean No Digital Access

During my “day job”, I work on many projects that are subject to Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA). These projects range from new product development to new projects that have not been announced to details of clients and project contents. There are various levels of diligence called out in each agreement. I am not giving any … Read more

Your Data is AVNation’s Priority

Your Data is AVNation’s Priority

As many of you know, I am a privacy and security advocate. I am also the web architect and digital janitor of AVNation. I follow the principles of privacy and security as I design and implement the AVNation web presence. I am not alone in this desire for privacy and security; as a group, AVNation has joined the EFA. … Read more

We just want to look at your computer…

Some of you may already be aware that AVNation is a member of the Electronic Frontier Alliance (EFA). Many of the board members of AVNation are also supporters and members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). You have probably read some of the pieces about Net Neutrality by Josh Srago on the site. Privacy, security, … Read more