Sheridan College Looks to the Future with Its Innovative Flex Classrooms
Sheridan College created innovative “flex classrooms” that can be used in a variety of ways and host a number of A/V systems. These rooms include NEC commercial-grade projectors, Dell computers, AverVision SPB350+ document cameras, movable teaching podiums, Extron DMP 44 LC digital matrix processors, Extron power amplifiers and Shure wireless gooseneck microphones. The network switches are Cisco.
The Weird and the Wonderful World of AV
2013 has been an interesting year so far in the world of AV/IT. I thought I’d take some time to round up the wonderful, amazing and downright weird. From the trade shows of Digital Signage Expo, NAMM, InfoComm and more to the pages of TechDecisions and Commercial Integrator.
Welcome to MindBending AV
Technology continues to bridge the gap between dream and reality, science fiction and the future of the human experience and the A/V sector is actively pursuing this mission. Whether it is a revolutionary application of multi-touch technology or a re-imagination of what an audio device is, perhaps even something we have never heard of before, it is time to reconsider what you thought you knew about the A/V market because someone else already has.
A/V News from the InfoComm 2013 Show Floor
Frederick J. Ampel, TechDecisions chief A/V advisor, took to the show floor with one goal: to find the best products of InfoComm 2013. His route took him to vendors that showed projectors, speakers, system optimization software and more. Check out the products that caught his attention. Manufacturers include Digital Projection, K-array, Renkus Heinz, Martin Audio, Vue Audiotechnik, and QSC.
InfoComm Roundup — Five Audio Product Trends To Watch
Dan Daley takes us through the aisles of InfoComm and identifies the latest audio trends. These trends include touch screens, portable sound, wireless and more. Products that caught his eye includes those made by Alto Professional, Avid, DiGiCo, K-array, Martin Audio, Peavey, Presonus and Sennheiser.
One CTS’s Perspective: InfoComm 2013
Christopher Neto, CTS traveled the show floor on his first visit to see this years exhibitors. He saw quite the cross-section of products, snapped some photos and sent them to us. Whether it is an 84-inch touch screen from Planar or a Crestron room system that uses Microsoft Lync's unified communications capabilities, he pinpointed the vendors to keep an eye on. Vendors include Vaddio, Stewart Filmscreen, Planar, Listen Technologies, Mersive Solstice, Panasonic, Delta, Crestron, ClearOne and Barco.