Technology a Tough Competitor at 2018 Olympics

The athletes at the 2018 Olympics demonstrated their strength and precision this year, but they weren’t the only ones putting on a show. Technology flexed its muscles as well in Pyeongyang, South Korea with plenty of digital brawn. From 4K broadcasts, large-scale video walls, drone security, wearable technology and much more, there was a lot […]

Extron Now Shipping New Pendant Speaker

Extron, a leading manufacturer of professional AV system integration products, is now shipping their newly released SF 3PT pendant speaker. Designed to integrate with sophisticated, contemporary spaces, the speaker incorporates a 3” full-range driver for speech reinforcement and music playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications.   The speaker design reduces beaming of mid and high […]

8K: Coming (Relatively) Soon to a TV Near You

The now mainstream 4K provides dazzling clarity brought to you by way of 3840 x 2160 resolution. The up and coming 8K far surpasses that with 7680 x 4320 resolution, four times that of 4K. While you might speculate that 8K would be a long way off, it’s not as far off as you might […]

Moverio BT-350: Shared Augmented Reality

With VR and AR coming more and more into play in many different applications, the devices used to view these virtual and augmented worlds are becoming more advanced and more in demand. The Epson Moverio BT-350 augmented reality smart glasses are targeting a new niche providing durable and flexible construction to allow them to be […]

Active Learning Classrooms Top the List for Strategic Technologies in Higher Education

According to the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research report, Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2017, active learning classrooms (ALCs) were the overall top technology for 2017. The report identifies the new technological investments that institutions of higher learning are currently planning and implementing. While still in experimental phases in many institutions, the […]

Digital Signage and Facial Recognition: Not Just a Face in the Crowd

As digital signage has become much more common and technology has become more advanced, facial recognition combined with digital signage is now being utilized to target the message to those actually viewing the signage at a particular time and place. The technology is also used to assess the audience and their interests. Combined with digital […]

Vaddio’s ConferenceSHOT AV is ideal for Huddle Rooms

For smaller meeting spaces or huddle rooms, the infrastructure for larger AV systems may not be in place or there just may not be space to incorporate a full collaboration system into the room. Vaddio’s ConferenceSHOT AV camera provides a compact and powerful solution that not only fits in any space, but also offers quality […]

The Age of Networked Projectors and Digital Signage

It used to be that a projector would be wheeled in on a cart and you had to have a USB cable to connect your laptop and display your PowerPoint or video. Nowadays, you are far more likely to find an RJ45 networking port allowing, through an Ethernet connection, the ability to control, monitor and […]

Smart Buildings: The Future of AV

AV’s role in the conference room and classroom has long been to automate the sights and sounds of the venue, and overall, to enhance the user experience. In recent years, this role is expanding to include every aspect of a building or facility. What is now referred to as a smart building is the new […]