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.
Wrapping up InfoComm 2018
In part 2 of our InfoComm 2018 special, we discuss end-users experiences, manufacturers’ feedback from the show, and a look to the future of the audiovisual industry.
GAFA to take Over?
This week we discuss post-Avixa Infocomm 18 observations, Look at Inimate’s low-cost control offerings, Sonos launches Beam, and Amazon releases the transformative Fire Cube.
From resi to commercial and back again
We are coming to you from the AVNation studios at InfoComm 2018. Apple’s WWDC developer conference was this week and they were talking smart home and Siri evolving. AVIXA heald their first ever “Integrated Life” all-day class at InfoComm. What the insights from Parks can tell us about the residential and commercial spaces.
A Battle of Security versus Convenience
The FBI is asking consumers to reboot their routers due to a security flaw. It’s a good time to remind ProAV dealers to stop using consumer-grade switches and routers. A hacker group claims there’s a security issue with ZWave devices. ZWave clarifies the situation. What IT managers need to know about AV over IP technology.
ADA and hearing assist standards
AVWeek 347: A new UK hearing assist standard has been released based on the EU standard. Mike Tomei, Dawn Meade, and Victoria Ferrari join George Tucker to talk about how standards can help both audiovisual integrators and their clients create more inclusive spaces.
IT AV 16: Control4’s PCNA certification program has just celebrated their anniversary. Our panel discusses whether manufacturer-specific certifications like the PCNA make a difference when bidding on an audiovisual install in the corporate or residential environment.