Clemson Turns to Control System to Run Social Media Command Center
Clemson University finished construction on a social media listening center that includes Salesforce Radian6 Software, six LCD flat-panel displays, two Panasonic projectors, a Crestron control system and a Crestron DigitalMedia switcher. Students and faculty use the center to monitor and analyze social media conversations surrounding things like politics or brands.
Winter NAMM 2013 New Product Highlights and News in Audio and Lighting
New and new products from Winter NAMM 2013 for pro audio, entertainment technology, music production and music operations, sound recording, live sound, DJ, house of worship, commercial systems, stage and lighting professionals. Including NAMM Best in Show from Yamaha, Taylor Grand Orchestra, Kala, Evans, PreSonus, Peavey and more.
Technology Trends and Buzz Worthy New Products from 2013 NAMM
Frederick Ampel identified four key trends that emerged from Winter NAMM 2013: The explosive growth of digital signal processing power, a powerful technology expansion in the loudspeaker world, an enhanced focus on quality audio in the wireless world and the arrival of the mobile app explosion into the music world. He also shares his new product pics from PreSonus, GeerFab, Yamaha, Vue Audiotechnik, Sennheiser, Soundcraft, Audio-Technica and Waves Audio.
Panasonic Announces New Interactive Whiteboard Series
Pansonic announces the new Panaboard UB-T880 Series of Interactive whiteboards with an embedded PC. Models are either 87 inches or 77 inches and include HD audio capabilities, HDMI and Ethernet outputs, Wi-Fi and Microsoft Windows 7.
Mitsubishi’s “Cloud” Projector Puts an End to the Most Common AV/IT Help Desk Call
Announced at FETC 2013. For corporate conference rooms, K-12 classrooms, campuses and universities, Mitsubishi's WD390U-EST Extreme Short Throw, DLP Projector promises to end the age-old, "The projector isn't connecting to my computer," AV/IT help desk call. This projector has a thin client built-in that connects to servers or computers via a LAN or the Internet for presenters to access their content in the cloud. This is being call a Cloud Projector.
Preparing Your Network for BYOD: Tips from Two IT Pros
Two IT pros share tips on how to prepare your organization’s network for BYOD as mobile device use continues to gain popularity in the workplace. To prevent your network speed from slowing down, IT should plans for density, manage mobile applications on the network and create a clear BYOD policy for employees.
Best Time Saving A/V and Lighting Apps
Time saving apps for smartphones and tablets that run on Apple iOS and Android for A/V, IT and lighting techs. There's a cool app in this group with an interface that serves as record keeper or I/O control panel so you can recall your settings from project to project and even allows you to build graphical representations to give visual descriptions of equipment layouts.