A quick answer is, it’s the new name and identity of the audio visual association formerly known as InfoComm International. AVIXA (the audiovisual and integrated experience association) formally came to be September 13, 2017. At 9 in the morning, I sat in an auditorium surrounded by audio visual press colleagues from around the world. London … Read more What is AVIXA?
See part one of The Self-Hating Technologist here. One of Us With the global adoption of smart devices and interconnected systems, a digital ecosystem has been created that allows unmatched potential for communication and learning. It also means that to participate in that ecosystem, you have to choose how much of yourself and your information … Read more The Self-Hating Technologist Part 2
The technological age in which we live is absolutely incredible. The things that we are capable of accomplishing as machines talk to other machines, the improved efficiencies of our daily lives with smart devices and automation, the ability to communicate with those across the world in order to share and advance thought, invention, and society … Read more The Self-Hating Technologist Part 1
By Steve Greenblatt This year Crestron celebrated its 15th Masters event. As a regular attendee, I have had the opportunity to watch this event flourish from an attendee perspective, as well as a content and venue perspective. Through the years, the Masters event has transformed the value and learning experience for students. Initially, training and … Read more The Real Value of Crestron Masters
Editor’s note: This is our first review at AVNation. As such, the process of reviewing products may evolve over time as we get better and more systematic. Also, Crestron is an underwriter of AVNation. At InfoComm 2016 Crestron introduced their entry into the world of digital signal processing (DSP) with their Avia line. It was … Read more Crestron’s Entry into DSP
It’s been two weeks since the United States House of Representatives joined the Senate and passed a bill that “undid” the FCC privacy rules that were voted in during the Obama administration; at least that’s what we all heard for the weeks prior to the vote and immediately after. I’ve been kicking around what response … Read more Two Weeks of Pondering Privacy Rules
It has been done. The announcement was a bit earlier in the year than I expected actually. Last week Samsung announced their acquisition of Harman had been completed. Harman stock was delisted on the NYSE as of March 13. It is complete. Within all the press release stuff, I want you to notice something. Samsung’s … Read more Samsung and Harman look to cars, connected, and continuity
Have you registered for InfoComm yet? Hard to believe that show is less than 100 days away from kicking off. Last year brought us 1000 exhibitors spanning the Las Vegas show floor along with endless educational opportunities from the Saturday preceding the show until the 4 pm bell rang on Friday. I don’t know about … Read more Almo E4 AV Tour Comes to Chicago