Key Considerations for Streaming 4K Content

4K is more than just seeing every pore on your news anchor’s face. 4K offers clean and crisp content. The ability to create, record, display, and stream 4K content has been a mainstream format for over 2 years. Yet many companies have not made the jump to include 4K as part of their digital media … Read more

What Is the Best Display for AV Content?

Displays All Around Many K-12 and higher education institutions have a variety of displays—projectors, LED displays, and video walls—located throughout their campuses. Digital displays have become the go-to way to provide information to faculty, staff, and students. Picking the correct display, though, for content and location can be challenging. Let’s review a few key questions … Read more

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AVWeek Episode 239: Terry Trunk Slammer

The Microsoft Surface is finally Shipping! Chief has developed a digital signage group. What will the Dante Via do for networked audio? Plus, we look at the Enterprise Connect show. Host: Tim Albright Guests: Mike Brandes, Lindsey Adler, Orion Madsen Runtime: 34:49 Video:   Stories: The FCC’s wireless spectrum auction A winner in the networked audio … Read more

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AVWeek 236: Sabotage

For Episode 236 we chat Sensor Tape, Better Audio for Smartphone and reports on Cable companies sabotaging internet video delivery. Host: George Tucker Guests: Andrew Wirshborn, Dean Detton, Terry Coffey Runtime: 40:32 Video:   Stories: http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnarcher/2016/03/01/att-sets-directv-free-with-new-internet-streaming-packages/#63e14dda2a85 http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1329061 http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/sensortape-sensor-packed-roll-of-electrical-circuitry/ https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160229/07183433755/fcc-probing-whether-cable-companies-have-sabotaged-internet-video.shtml

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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

Notes from the Drop Zone- Observations on ISE 2016

Notes from the Drop Zone   ‘I love it when a plan comes together’, the adage of John ‘Hannibal’ Smith is apropos of the travels into the strange alternate universe of trade shows Arrival time 6:30am local time, Day One of the exhibit floor showing. A bit bedraggled and fuzzy headed, but bushy tailed and … Read more

That Light In The Tunnel Might Kill You

Malissa Dillman of Kramer Electronics on the dangers of HDCP and integration of 4K displays.    Have you ever seen that bright light at the end of the tunnel and thought “Wow we made it to daylight!” only to realize it’s not daylight but a freight train heading straight at you?  Ok, maybe this is … Read more