Outdoor advertising used to be the domain of traditional advertising, with static images and no interaction. That has all changed, with digital outdoor displays opening new worlds for businesses to advertise – and new avenues for AV installers to provide their services to make it happen.
With traditional bricks and mortar retail suffering like never before, AV is in the frontline of the battle against online, austerity and political uncertainty like Brexit. AV Magazine UK’s Rob Lane investigates.
Digital assistants are all the rage these days and they seem to live in so many places like your car radio, watches, smart phones, tablet, computers and the very popular “smart speaker” category. And now smart displays are getting in on the action, particularly in the home.
The Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) programme, administered by AVIXA and accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has extended its global reach with the acceptance of the certification by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).
Technology is an ever-changing environment, and the world of AV technology is no different. Change allows technology industries to thrive, but it’s a given that the people working in the industry see it for the opportunity it represents. The question is, are today’s techies equipped with the soft skills they need to communicate these opportunities of change to those outside the industry – and potentially key decision makers?
NW Group’s Dan Evans recently took the ACME XA-1000 BSWF on the road across the country. Distributed by ULA, these lights do more than just illuminate the stage, they’re brighter, greener and with a CRI over 90, they are perfect for TV, theatre, and film.
NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched the MultiSync EA271U display, designed for highly detailed applications such as content creation, CAD/CAM design, control rooms and trading floors.
As humans, we are inclined to be creative in nature and progressive in thought, and let’s be honest, we’ve done a pretty good job at it over the millennia. But voice technology is only just beginning to scratch the surface. So what can we expect the future to look like when it’s an everyday feature
Technology is causing a shift in work practices and operations throughout the lighting sector. Luckily, there are resources at hands to help practitioners adapt. Here’s how.
Last month, Integrate released its inaugural industry report and the outlook is looking good for the AV industry in the Asia Pacific region. Using information sourced from an industry-wide research survey, the Integrate Audio Visual Industry Report 2018 presents insights into a localised AV market, as well as predictions for the next five years and beyond.