Industry News

Voice, the next frontier

Jun 28, 2018 Audio & Broadcast

Smart objects are becoming more intelligent by the day, integrating into lives like new members of families, and even new colleagues. With costs coming down, we can expect to see more technology that recognises faces, images, gestures, speech, even emotions, all the while picking up on natural language processing too.

How retailers can harness the power of next gen AV

Retailers are always looking for ways to make their high street stores stand out from the competition. One way to do this is to use the latest, most interesting ways to present products, which is why many are opting for digital signage.

Ready, set, swing! ULA Group Scores High at Topgolf

Australia’s first Topgolf attraction has just opened its brand new premier entertainment facility on the Gold Coast! All of Queensland’s serious swingers are set to join the fun and first-class golf experience at this premium $35 million entertainment venue.

How secure is your conference call?

Conferencing and collaboration platforms can create an open channel to users’ conferencing systems and users’ computers, often bypassing security within an organization. But are these cloud based services putting your business at risk? And how can you protect your company from unwanted malware in the age of cloud collaboration?

Get interactive with Hitachi

Imagine a virtually maintenance-free laser projector with approximately 20,000 hours of operation time. With no lamp to replace, Hitachi’s new Ultra Short Throw LASER Projector range provides a dramatic reduction in total cost of ownership.

Step back to see the big picture

Nothing is safe from the digital revolution, even a good old fashioned brainstorm. ELB is helping you to move beyond the familiar process of collaborating with sticky notes and flip charts with new interactive technologies that allow you to engage with your audience in ways that are truly intuitive and collaborative. 

Smarter lighting, smarter working. The importance of LED luminaires and their IoT capabilities

May 24, 2018 AV Systems

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.

Welcome to the home of the future

Between the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Amazon Echo, the smart home is already upon us. Objects as diverse as forks and toothbrushes are already networked and communicating with our phones.

Last-generation NBN may soon be overtaken by 5G

May 14, 2018 Networks

Australia’s $50 billion National Broadband Network is due for completion by 2020, but it may already be on the road to obsolescence.

In the spotlight: Tabatha O’Connor

Since joining the CEDIA team in 2002, Tabatha O’Connor has led many different departments including membership, finance, human resources, operations, and volunteer development. In January 2018, the CEDIA Board of Directors announced her promotion from acting to permanent CEDIA Global President and CEO.