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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: 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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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 2

By: Bob Tamburri Building the VR Conferencing Solution Previously, we presented a scenario of what a Virtual Reality Conferencing (VRC) experience might be like and explored the roots of VR and how we got where we are. In this segment, we will try to piece together the constituent components and technology that will be required … Read more

AVNation Weekly Wrap Up: Friday January 20, 2017

EDtech 49 – Click Here Our monthly show focused on the higher ed market, EDtech, is hosted by technology manager Bill O’Donnell. On this latest episode, he and his fellow tech managers talk about the impact HDMI 2.1 will have on their campuses. The also look at new standard SDVOE and modular amplifiers. Listen Here:   … Read more