This year’s InfoComm showcased the gradual evolution that always follows step-changes in innovation. This is perhaps not as interesting, for the industry watcher, but from a channel perspective a maturing product line is a good thing, increasing reliability and reducing the support overhead.
Digital Signage Expo 2016 claims to be the world’s largest trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks.
Legacy collaborative systems are often just that: discrete ‘systems’ that offer communications and sharing capabilities, but not usually integrated into the usual office workflow.
As part of the AV News Awards Presentation, Edward Cooke, CEO of AVMI, was invited to present his vision of “The emergence of a new AV industry”, with emphasis on the changing role of the systems integrator.
On the evidence of the first day, this year’s BETT show had a buzz that hasn’t been present for the last several years.
Even some exhibitors staying for the four full days of the show don’t always get to see what’s on show in their hall – never mind on the other side of the site.
Technology projects – particularly IT - are notorious for their high failure rates which, most of the literature reports, can apprroach70%.
Where are we with transporting 4K content over IP networks? We look at some of the issues associated with 4K and the network, and some of the potential solutions.
In today’s European AV market, the large format display is fast moving to a dominant position in the key growth niches of digital signage, education and collaboration. Flatscreen TVs won the battle with projectors in the residential market years ago. But the flatscreen market will soon no longer be a homogenous space, based on a limited range of technologies.
When you think of potential markets for digital signage, retail is one of the first if not the first vertical that comes to mind for many.