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AVWeek Episode 246: Liberty and Security

The FTC and FCC are looking into security for mobile. How will this affect the audio visual industry? We talk about IoT and ask if AV is ready for this influx of technology. Finally, we preview some InfoComm 2016 classes. Host: Tim Albright Guests: George Tucker, Malissa Dillman, and Paul Konikowsi Runtime: 32:46 Click to Watch the Video: … Read more

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AVNation Special: Digital Signage Expo 2016 Preview

What is the state of digital signage? Where can integrators learn more about getting into this part of AV? We preview DSE 2016 to answer these questions and more. Host: Tim Albright Guests: Jeff Porter, Founder, Porter Digital Signage; Bob Killmeier, Founder, Computer Controlled Designs and Andrea Varrone, DSE’s Show Director. Record Date: 2/16/2016 Running Time: … Read more

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AVWeek Goes Open Mic

For the first time in its over 200 shows, AVWeek will be going live without a planned roster of guests. Today from 2 pm to about 3 pm EDT, Tim Albright will go live on air and invite you, the AV community, to come on the show and contribute to the conversation on AVWeek. If you’ve never … Read more

Crestron Founder George Feldstein Passes Away

The official word came today from Crestron Electronics. “It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Crestron’s Chairman and Founder, George Feldstein. After a brave battle with brain cancer over the past year, he passed away earlier today, peacefully at his home surrounded by family. His passion and love for our industry was … Read more

The Dawn of the REDBAND Collective

Like wildfire, the news spread quickly throughout the AV industry at the end of August that the REDBAND bloggers group collectively decided that it was time for things to change. The individual efforts contributed by each of the REDBAND members had brought a certain amount of notoriety that caused the founder of the group, Christopher … Read more

Extron Redesigns Media Link Controllers

Extron Electronics has redesigned their workhorse of a wall controller, the MLC. The new MLC 55 is an update to their previous versions and they tout it as “economical and easy to use”. The MLC has been the backbone of systems like their Pole Vault systems for the past six years. Before that, they were … Read more