There’s no denying the impact virtual reality technology is having on the games world, but what effect will it have on the wider AV industry?
The company’s rebranding of its technologies has sparked some user concerns. But despite some confusion and potential deployment challenges it looks like being good news for the AV community.
With this year marking the 20th anniversary of the Prolight+Sound trade show, we asked four production professionals what they believe has had the most significant impact on event production since the show was launched.
We ask three experts to explain the particular challenges they’re facing and how their specialist areas are responding to the use of AV technology.
Change has been underway in just about every area of AV this year.
We ask three experts in their field whether they believe lighting and video are merging and if so, how they see the crossover for future products.
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With frequent spectrum changes and reallocations, this month we ask two experts for their thoughts on what this means for the future of the AV industry.
The debate continues as we ask this month’s forum participants what are the real issues that are encountered when working with either type of cable.
With a full calendar of industry events on offer, we ask exhibitors and attendees what they take into account when choosing which shows to visit.
Clive Couldwell talks to John Meyer about the future of sound and how it will affect AV.
Service, global capability and scale are the watchwords for AVM Impact, which is now the largest AV integrator in the UK. Peter Lloyd met CEO Ed Cook to find out how the firm’s going to get even bigger.
InfoComm’s new ceo, David Labuskes, has only been in his job since 1 January. But Peter Lloyd wanted to find out where he’s coming from and what this tells us about the trade body’s future movements.
The incredible growth of the ISE exhibition shows no signs of abating. The 2013 edition was no exception. Paul Milligan reports on the biggest show to date.
Steve Barrett-White first worked for worked for Acorn Computers, working on the BBC Micro, then Commodore Computers, to introduce the Amiga. After a spell at Philips and SPC, he entered the AV market, working for distributors and dealers. He joined the Royal Institute of British Architects as the only AV technician 10 years ago.
Thank you 2012. It was a great year for AV – the magazine’s 40th, as all of you will have by now realised. My team and I have been humbled by all the accolades the magazine has received, for which, many thanks.
They are a rare breed. In the UK there are perhaps 200 or so true audio consultants. But what does the job title mean, what do they do and why might you need to employ one? Roland Hemming explains.
Cloud-based video conferencing services could allow any laptop, tablet or smartphone to be used for collaborative meetings, vastly extending conferencing’s reach and usage. Peter Lloyd met with one of the first providers, VideoMeet.
Paul Milligan reports on the 2012 InfoComm exhibition in Las Vegas, and highlights some of the new products coming your way over the next year.
Higson is the head of Olympic delivery for the Japanese manufacturer, which is the official AV supplier to the Games. Higson has been with Panasonic UK for 30 years and held a number of senior roles, including European business development director and general manager for Panasonic Computer Products Europe.
Corporate communications has used every moving image system available, but the nature of the medium has shaped the message over the last 40 years. Peter Lloyd reminisces.