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AVWeek 428: No Socks

Change Is Not A Four Letter Word

Make sure your clocks are set up right, because it’s time to get the latest news coming out of the AV industry.

Marlin Equity Partners invests a majority stake in the AV company Whitlock. What it means for equity partners getting involved within the commercial side of AV. Is it a good thing? Weighing the pros and cons.

Legrand North, Central America (LNCA) acquires power distribution solution manufacturer Conncetrac. What this means for both companies moving forward, and what sought Legrand to make the purchase in the first place.

The Digital Signage Federation (DSF) will be hosting a meet and greet early December in Nashville. Discussing the crossroads that come from both digital signage and the commercial space of AV.

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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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