If you’ve ever subscribed to the line of thinking that says, “If we in the AV industry don’t sharpen our IT skills, those that already have them are going to swoop in and eat our lunches,” then you may be onto something. This line of thinking acknowledges that the whole AV/IT convergence has already happened and that more and more AV systems are really networked AV systems. It appreciates the growing market for digital signage, videoconferencing systems, streaming media and mobile collaboration and wonders, “Are we as AV professionals missing the boat here? Are we losing out to IT professionals?” Maybe not yet, but if any of this sounds familiar, I submit this: The IT industry is as interested in the market for networked AV systems (and they should be) as the AV industry is wary that IT will win a lion’s share of that business. Ironically, IT appears to know exactly what it needs to succeed in AV: the knowledge that AV specialists already have. Read full blog post:
EU Edition LinkCast Wirelessly Connects up to Four HD Sources to Displays or Projectors at Resolutions up to 1080p
CyberPower Inc. delivers a lethal dose of mobile gaming power when it today unveils its FangBook X7, a blazing fast, terrifyingly powerful, and absolutely unique series of gaming notebooks.
ATEN Launches Video Recording Software to Capture Data Center Sessions Accessed Remotely via KVM-Ove
New Control Center Video Session Recorder (CCVSR) is Ideal for Trouble-Tracing IT Incidents and Auditing Compliance Initiatives
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Platinum Tools(R) Features New Test Kit for VDV MapMaster(tm) 2.0 Length Measurement Voice/Data/Video Tester at 2013 ISC West
Platinum Tools will feature the T129K1 Test Kit at 2013 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 10-12 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 4042.
Beijing Savant Electronics Technology Company to provide training, sales and technical services for the Savant brand in China
Dimming solutions available for LED, CFL, Fluorescent, Magnetic Low-Voltage and Electronic Low-Voltage Sources
Announces FIBERTRONIX line of Optical Splitters
First installation of 84-inch class commercial display at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport
Digitally records and plays back high-definition computer graphics, video, audio, and data.
The superb sound of Paradigm in an ultra-thin plug 'n play powered soundbar with separate wireless powered subwoofer. No receiver required!
It's 2013, and now more than ever changes in technology occur in the blink of an eye. But which anticipated trends will take hold this year? Global market research firm TrendForce has organized the following summary of upcoming trends in the technology industry. Since the end of last year, two main
Automation vendor Control4 makes an audio debut at ISE 2013-- the Wireless Music Bridge, a device allowing customers to wirelessly connect and stream music on PCs or mobile devices on Control4 systems. With Bluetooth, DLNA, Airplay, wifi and ethernet support, the Wireless Music Bridge streams audio from most, if not all, devices. It supports full metadata (including cover art) and allows access to connected content and devices through all Control4 interfaces, including TVs. In addition, Control4 systems with OS 2.4 get a TuneIn update, allowing access to over 700000 traditional and internet radio stations, as well as on-demand audio and podcasts. The Control4 Wireless Music Bridge ships from Q2 2013, while the TuneIn update should roll out from April 2013.
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