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AVWeek 594: Three T’s

Criticality & Security

You know what they say, new year, new us. What used to be AVWeek might now be known as the Triple-T Podcast. Or maybe we just stick to what suits us best, and that is bringing you the latest news and information on the commercial side of the AV industry. Tim is back in the pilot seat, and joining him this week is another Tim, Legrand Vice President of Technology & Product Strategy Tim Troast and Vice President of Business Development for CTI Tobi Tungl.

L-Acoustics and Chinese authorities have tracked down a production of counterfeit speakers. Counterfeit signs, molds and more were seized in Guangzhou, and the perpetrators have been sentenced to up to three years of prison time. What can manufacturers do to ensure that these products are not making it to dealers and consumers? Discussing the dangers of counterfeit AV and what that could do to our industry.

Utelogy has completed their SOC 2 Type II Standards for data security. This doesn’t actually concern socks, rather Service Organization Control, which means that Utelogy’s practices meet the security standards. We discuss the importance of security protocols for AV systems, and the risks the could entail if one doesn’t have their system on lock.

Draper has announced several new screen sizes in the 21:9 aspect ratio. Usually in the 21:9 conversation we are discussing displays, but now Draper has thrown their proverbial hat in the ring when it comes to projectors and screens for this burgeoning aspect. Simply put, do we need this much space for commercial spaces? Looking at the recent push for 21:9 and what it means for the AV industry.

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