Industry News

Cognitive Rooms: Connecting People and Technology with Speech

Jun 14, 2017

The idea is simple: a person walks into a hotel room and says “Turn the temperature to 26 degrees” or “Book a table for two at the hotel restaurant” and the room’s voice responds, either by complying or asking for additional information. This latest developments in cognitive rooms just got a whole lot smarter.

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InfoComm and Diversified Launch AV User Forum

Jun 5, 2017

InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, and Diversified Communications Australia, producers of the Integrate Expo, have announced the launch of the AV User Forums across Australasia. The forums aim to inform and educate on the important role of AV in increasing business revenue for organisations of vertical markets.

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Goodbye, old friend. You will be missed.

May 24, 2017

Developers of the MP3 have officially killed it. MP3, the digital audio coding format, changed the way we listen to music and drove the adoption of countless new devices over the last couple of decades. And now, it’s dead. The developer of the format announced this week that it has officially terminated its licensing program.

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It’s Voice-Activated and it’s about to add a Touchscreen

May 23, 2017

Amazon isn’t aiming its Echo at the high-end residential or commercial AV markets, but we’re obviously seeing it added everywhere.

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Vin Bruno Steps Down as CEO of CEDIA

May 22, 2017

In a major development out of the custom installation industry, CEDIA announced on Monday afternoon that it has accepted the resignation of President and CEO Vin Bruno, effective immediately.

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Australis Music Group

May 16, 2017

Australis Music Group has been leading the way in the music and audio distribution industry for over 44 years.

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE: ListenTALK

May 16, 2017

ListenTALK is a smart two-way tour guide and wireless communication system that extends beyond traditional tour applications.

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Doss Speaker Cable Range

May 16, 2017

The all-new 16, 14 and 12 gauge Doss speaker cable range features Reelex technology for tangle-free twist-free pulling, Reverse metre marking, Rip cord for easy stripping and Oxygen Free Copper for better low-level signal transmission and great sound.

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Mobile Acoustic Wall by Mega Vision

May 16, 2017

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.

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The state of the UCC industry

Apr 19, 2017

Despite being dismissed as a “marketing buzzword” the unified communication and collaboration (UCC) industry is the fastest growing sector in IT today that will hit $25b in value this year.

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