Industry News

The Huddle Room – Finding the right technology solution

Apr 4, 2017

Ask any company about the secret to their success and often the answer will be collaboration; how the staff worked together despite being spread out across various sites around the world to complete a project. It makes sense to create a space in your organisation that makes it even easier for this type of work to take place. It does and it exists. They’re called Huddle Rooms.

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AO – The Story Behind the Logo

Feb 22, 2017

“…The AO installation became a cornerstone of our international brand roll-out and it captivated our audiences with its sheer size and stunning imagery.”  Jo Juler- Head of Marketing-AO   As part of their pitch for the rebranding of the Australian Open, Landor, Tennis Australia’s chosen branding agency, created a video rendering of their proposed logo.  […]

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Coldplay’s A Head Full of Dreams tour

Feb 14, 2017

By Cat Strom / Photos: Troy Constable Dan Green is in charge of all things audio for Coldplay, in fact he’s often referred to as the fifth member of the band. He mixes FOH, engineers their albums, co-produces ….. if Chris Martin happened to want a new sound system in his house, Dan’s the man. […]

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Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, BAR36

Feb 14, 2017

Project:
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Vertigo Bar Location:
Cairns, Australia Manufacturers:
Tannoy, Lab.Gruppen, Lake, Turbosound Distributor:
Australis Music Installer:
Frank Margiotta A complete MUSIC solution has been installed at the five-star Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns, Australia. With 128 rooms, a roof-top swimming pool, gym, four restaurants/bars and a boutique casino, the resort is Cairns most prestigious hotel and […]

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Soundcraft Vi2000

Feb 14, 2017

The latest addition to Soundcraft’s Vi range of digital live consoles, the new Vi2000 brings unparalleled mixing power to the live touring, install and corporate AV markets in a single-box, cost-effective package. The console combines the unique Vistonics-based control surface concepts of the highly successful Vi3000, 5000 and 7000 consoles, with Soundcraft® SpiderCore – a […]

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Workspaces of Tomorrow

Feb 3, 2017

In the 21st century there’s a new saying – work is a thing you do, not a place you go. The days of sitting at a desk from 9am to 5pm are long gone for many employees thanks to the freedom the internet has provided. And add in the fact Australians have gleefully adopted mobile […]

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AptoVision Expands R&D Facility to Accelerate Development of Hardware and Software Platform for Pro AV Applications

Jan 25, 2017

Demand for BlueRiver NT+ 4K AV-over-IP chipsets and comprehensive BlueRiver API application programming interface growing quickly MONTREAL — Dec. 15, 2016 — AptoVision™ announced strategic new hires in R&D, product management and customer support as well as relocation to a new facility that quadruples lab and office space.  More than 25 global manufacturers are now […]

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IMCCA Special Report: Touch and Collaborate! The Interactive Display Comes of Age

Jan 20, 2017

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…  Yes, the story of interactive displays is a tale of two births and two lifecycles.  The first interactive “touch-capable” large displays were born around 1991 when David Martin and Nancy Knowlton released their first interactive product – called a “Smart Board.”  While this […]

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What Will Happen To People In The Post Human Era?

Jan 12, 2017

In the Terminator films, the central theme of the story was that the machines eventually took charge and humans were facing an uncertain future. Today we are on the verge of entering a post-human era of our own, but without the bleak outcome for humanity that was portrayed in those popular movies. In a world […]

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The Democratisation of UCC

Jan 5, 2017

The term Unified Communications was coined in the mid-1990s.  Before that time we were happy calling things what they were – Videoconferencing (newfangled), Telephony (mature), etc. When tools that could detect a user’s presence were inserted into the mix it just made sense to have all the communication methods come together and share common information […]

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