Note: This blog is a continuation of the ideas discussed in a recent IT/AV podcast. After lots of talk, the AV/IT convergence is well underway. AV is no longer its own specialized department but is part of the global information technology services that the IT department provides for end-users. While still in this transitionary period, … Read more
On this episode we look ahead and predict what the AV market will do over the next four years. How do you sell to the CIO or CTO? We end up talking about what would you change in the audio visual industry?
Host: Tim Albright
You may have noticed that audio visual professionals enjoy an occasional Tweetfest amidst a lot of general Twitter fun. But do our friends in IT use Twitter to the same extent that we do? Is it a useful and acceptable platform for engagement with IT pros? Do they even tweet? They tweet, of course. Twitter … Read more
Harman International is moving jobs from Indiana to Southern California and Mexico. What does this say about the health of the AV company? Polycom says No to Mitel and yes to Siris. VC companies have entered into the world of AV. Plus, what is the value of the APEx certification? Host: Tim Albright Guests:Harry Meade, Josh … Read more
Earlier this week Ars technica broke the story that a security consulting firm found a couple of “backdoors” in an industry standard AV room control system. The fact that the AMX NX-1200 had these hidden accesses with colorful developer names (resembling superheroes) also caused them some concern. It took AMX (now a Harman company) seven months … Read more
On this episode of connected David speaks with a panel of experts on internet security.Will the new wave of IoT devices lead to a Terminator style rise of the machines, or are there actions we can take to ensure the security of our data (and not give away all our rights every time we click “I Agree” on a software license?)
Episode 1’s debate topic: With the escalating convergence of AV + IT, is the bell already beginning to toll for the audiovisual industry.