2018 was an eventful year in the AV and collaboration industries. We saw a number of mergers and acquisitions, rebrands, new players and an avalanche of new products. So what does 2019 have in store for us? We may not have a crystal ball, but below are a handful of predictions for the AV industry in 2019.
Founded in 2011 as an R&D centre, Magewell now have a wide range of products deployed around the world in everything from broadcast to medical imaging. And with the introduction of their new 4K capture devices, it’s never been easier to capture the perfect video.
Automation in residential homes is set to rise over the next five years with AV installers advised to be ready for an automation boom.
New from Bose, PowerSpace is a line of amplifiers designed to run seamlessly alongside the expanding line of Bose Professional products. These five new cost-effective amplifiers are right-sized with power levels and DSP options ideal for premium commercial applications.
In a time when technology is advancing at an alarming rate and becoming more and more advanced, it may seem counter-intuitive to tell companies that they should hire less technically minded people, but that is exactly what rAVe’s Mark Coxon argues they should be doing in Part 2 of his investigation into AV’s future professionals.
TDC was engaged to undertake the visual spectacular of the opening and closing of the Invictus Games in Sydney in October. Working with the creative teams and an iconic backdrop, read how they used AV to create a sharper more immersive experience.
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).