AVWeek 411: Experiential Expectations

To Touch Or Not To Touch

ABI Research reports that over 233 million 4K TV displays will be shipped in 2024. Companies like Samsung and LG are already making 8K displays, but is there enough content to support them? Taking stock of 4K and 8K’s viability in the current market.


AVIXA board member Julian Phillips writes about InfoComm’s rebranding and challenges the AV industry to create new experiences for consumers and end users. Discussing the show and if integrators have measured up to these expectations.

Displax Ultra Large Touchscreens installs the world’s largest touch video wall at the THEi campus of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. Continuing the conversation of creating experiences and looking at where digital signage displays of this magnitude could be used in other verticals.

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  • AVNation studios production equipment provided by Shure and Vaddio. 


AVWeek started in late July 2011. It is hosted by Tim Albright. Albright started his professional life as a broadcaster in St. Louis. In the audiovisual industry, Tim has worked as a technology manager for Lewis and Clark Community College, control programmer, design consultant, and design engineer. The first episode of AVWeek, episode 0000, was recorded via Skype with two AV pros Albright met via Twitter and a long-time friend. Since that first episode in July 2011, AVWeek has produced a weekly program missing only one week in the first year.

Albright also taught radio and audio production for over 14 years, including introducing podcast production to his students in 2006. He resides on the Illinois side of the St. Louis, Missouri area where he and his wife raise their two children. AVWeek is based, in part, on the TWiT (This Week in Tech) model of podcasts where the host reads a news story and panelists provide their insight, analysis, and opinion on the subject matter. If you would like to be a panelist on AVWeek, email Tim at tim@avnation.tv


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