Technology is an ever-changing environment, and the world of AV technology is no different. Change allows technology industries to thrive, given that the people working in the industry see it for the opportunity it represents and so are today’s techies equipped with the soft skills they need?
We live in a world where connectivity has replaced hardware at technology’s cutting edge. Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa have displaced Wi- Fi and Bluetooth as the new ‘must-haves’ for the connected human but how is this technological revolution changing our lives outside of our homes and offices – and more importantly is it keeping up?
AV for healthcare is a major vertical for Sony, with the NUCLeUS platform for operating theatres and the Stellar Vision system for hospital wards.
We spend a lot of our lives indoors. It’s a situation serious enough to warrant new design trends, and AV is playing a big role in its development.
An integral part of a smart building is smart lighting, with connected technology that can manage energy consumption and provide lighting at times when it is needed.
From boardroom to war room, AV technology joins the fight against cancer at Sydney Adventist Hospital.
The gentle art of cable management has always been one of the critical skills required by AV integrators. Wired devices have always been favoured over wireless ones, because common complaints are that wireless technology mean a sacrifice in audio and video quality — but is that necessarily true?
“Hey Siri, can you please open the door for my mother and dim the lights a bit? I’m at work, thank you.” It’s likely something from a science fiction film, but according to technology experts at the recent Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam, it’s also becoming a rapidly forming reality.
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has expanded its technology infrastructure with a further investment of A$1million in new industry-leading AV equipment, bolstering its world class event delivery capabilities.
Scott Tiner started his career in the IT field. It was not until fifteen years ago, into his third job before he even realized there was an AV field. Since that time, he has been proud to call himself an AV guy. But with more competition than ever in attracting new talent, he reflects on what AV companies can do to make sure they are making the most of their recruitment opportunities.