October 18, 2021
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InfoComm 21 Inspo: Sennheiser
Sennheiser's David Missall discusses InfoComm 2021 trends and what attendees can expect to see in the Sennheiser booth.
Full Story: AV Network (10/18) 
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Technology & Trends
AJA Takes Equity Stake in Data Analytics Developer
Diskover Media Edition (AJA)
AJA Video Systems has taken a "proactive equity stake" in data analytics software developer Diskover Data, while it also announces the launch of AJA Diskover Media Edition. The company said that the open source software allows users to search, find, and analyze media asset data originating from on-premises, remote, and cloud storage.
Full Story: TVBEurope (10/12) 
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The MV41+ 4K HDMI switcher joins TEKVOX's family of PRO AV switching products. The new switcher's flexible multiview enables users to view multiple sources simultaneously and tailor layouts to meet the needs of different applications.
Full Story: Sound & Video Contractor (10/12) 
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Review team finds OWC's dual-drive professional hardware RAID simple and essential for creative workflows, project archives, and system backups.
Full Story: Mix (10/13) 
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Industry News
Hall Technologies Relocates HQ to Dallas
New Dallas headquarters (Hall Technologies)
Hall Technologies is moving its headquarters to Dallas and hopes to have the new facility up and running by Dec. 1. This move comes on the heels of Hall's large-scale expansion over the last year.
Full Story: AV Network (10/15) 
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A partnership between the World Literacy Foundation and NewTek keeps a mission-critical awards show live and engaging across the globe.
Full Story: AV Network (10/15) 
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WorldStage has opened an LED Smart Studio location in Times Square at New 42 Studios, a facility with 14 column-free rehearsal studios operated by performing arts nonprofit New 42. xRStage Times Square offers a production facility with a dynamic LED stage and fully immersive xR (extended reality) production capabilities. xR production technology combines live-action camera tracking and real-time rendering to create immersive and interactive virtual environments.
Full Story: AV Network (10/13) 
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Capture your products in the best light
Learn about the customizable ecommerce/retail photography packages offered by Adorama to promote your products in the most compelling way. Also included is a case study on the importance of content creation for ecommerce, a showcase of how brands are leveraging content for their retail strategy and some of the latest digital signage displays on the market. Read the guide.
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dvLED Video Wall Brings Nature to Boise Lobby
Lobby of 11th & Idaho (Sharp NEC Display Solutions)
The 5,000-square-foot lobby of the new commercial office building at 11th & Idaho in downtown Boise, ID, distinguishes itself with a video wall that serves as a revolving art installation celebrating majestic nature scenes by local video artists. AV integrator Neurilink installed the 8- x 15-foot dvLED wall from Sharp NEC Display Solutions (NEC LED-FE015i2 1.5mm) for building owner Rafanelli and Nahas.
Full Story: Sound & Video Contractor (10/13) 
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The International Society for Technology in Education is working to build a database of education-technology products to help school leaders make more informed technology purchasing decisions. Mindy Frisbee, senior director of learning partnerships at ISTE, says the goal is to bring consistency to what can be a confusing marketplace.
Full Story: Education Week (10/11) 
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Avocor's Till Gotterbarm discusses the impact of technology on our future workplace. He notes that creating business solutions that are adaptable, designed to enhance collaboration, and deliver business benefits is certainly possible, as long as several trends and overarching themes are considered to best suit new workplace needs.
Full Story: Installation (10/14) 
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Projecting Immersive and Engaging Environments
With recent reports predicting an increase in the global projection mapping market, partly fueled by a desire to get back to the in-person world, Panasonic's Themed Entertainment Group is ready. Read this eBook to learn how Panasonic guides the entire process from design to on-site execution. Download now.
Current Issue of SCN
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Our latest issue focuses on digital signage and InfoComm 2021 in Orlando. In addition to hearing what manufacturers are most looking forward to seeing at InfoComm, we survey recent trends in LED video walls and enterprise streaming, and talk to Black Box's Bridget Hayes about AV over IP and Panasonic's Jason Shelton about creating interactive experiences with digital signage.
Full Story: Systems Contractor News (10/1) 
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Webinar: The Evolved Hybrid Meeting Space
The hybrid meeting space is not only a necessity for today, but is the way of the future. This panel of meeting space designers, productivity experts and solutions providers discuss best practices to encourage collaboration for presenters and participants of hybrid meetings to be more efficient and effective. Register now.
Integration Guides
Integration Guide to Digital Signage
The global digital signage industry is poised to continue posting growth over the next five years, despite threats in the near term from COVID-related shutdowns, worldwide computer chip shortages, and competition from adjacent industries. Analysts predict the global digital signage market will reach a valuation of $27.8 billion by 2026, driven by increasing adoption in a range of commercial applications.
Full Story: Systems Contractor News (10/7) 
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Integration Guide to Dante-Enabled AV
Audinate's Dante is the most widely deployed professional-grade audio networking technology on the market. What did the pandemic -- with its quick pivots and emphasis on remote collaboration -- reveal about the enduring value of Dante? How can we measure the utility of the AVIO adapters? SCN speaks to integrators and engineers to identify the challenges that remain with Dante adoption.
Full Story: Systems Contractor News (9/16) 
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Top InfoComm News
InfoComm Show Daily 2021 - VIP Edition
Start your InfoComm 2021 experience now by reading preview coverage of this jam-packed event with the official InfoComm 2021 Show Daily VIP Issue.
Full Story: Systems Contractor News (10/5) 
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