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.
From operating theatres to recovery wards, Crestron works behind the scenes in hospitals, controlling AV, lighting, BMS and HVAC. Take a look into how AV technology is shaping the a healthier future for our hospitals and medical practices, in this case study with Crestron’s National Sales Manager, Brendan Doyle.
Attracting interest in the hospitality industry this year was the voice-enabled cognitive rooms concept launched in April, powered by IBM Watson. Hotel rooms are fitted with Watson-enabled voice recognition or panel controllers – or both – in an attempt to deliver a better experience for guests. Watson’s voice recognition capabilities are linked to room functionality – ask Watson to turn up the heat and he will… as long as he understands your accent!
Having worked with Milestone AV in various capacities over the past 10 years, Gary Kayye from Rave Publications offers his opinion on the merger of these two giant companies and can see nothing but fantastic things about this acquisition
A leader in audio visual signal distribution, Gefen, has introduced two new 4K ultra HD video over IP products to the Australian AV market.
Noise management is a continual problem for those in the events/AV industry. Mega Vision Sound and Lighting provides a solution for this issue through portable sound proofing panels for permanent and/or temporary sound isolation in almost any space such as theatres, studios, expos, festivals, tradeshows & more.
Any Format. Any Wire. Any AV Application.