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.
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?
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.
AR tech support in the AV industry
Imagine being on a job site and trying to explain to tech support what is going wrong. They then tell you to shoot your phone at the back of the rack. We discuss the viability of augmented reality on audiovisual jobs. The importance of power conditioning in AV installs. SnapAV buys Allnet distributors.
Another merger and acquisition in the audio video world; Diversified purchases CompView. Where does virtual reality belong in AV? We also talk about traditional transport versus video over IP.