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Diversity in AV: Perspectives of a Sole BIPOC Woman on an AV Team

Charting the Journey of Diversity in AV as the Sole BIPOC Woman in an Audiovisual Information Technology Team In the ever-evolving landscape of Audiovisual Information Technology (AVIT), diversity in AV remains a complex and ongoing challenge. This blog offers a...

Hot Mic: Microphone Sensitivity Measurements

A Hot Mic can disrupt your whole day For most people, microphones are mystical black boxes, really cylinders, that magically capture sound. But every mic has a key stat that defines how well it converts acoustic vibrations into electrical signals:...

Student Worker Best Practices for Higher ED       

Success with your Student Worker Student workers within higher education are a great source of labor in maintaining your campus AV systems. It’s not just about getting as many hands in the mix to support faculty. Student workers gain skills...

Loneliness and WFH

Recently, the Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy declared an “epidemic of loneliness and isolation” affecting the U.S., outlining a framework to address the issue. I found this timely and appropriate because I’ve talked to so many people recently who’ve expressed growing anxiety, despair and a general feeling of doom and gloom.

New AVNation Almanac

One stop for Higher Ed and K-12 AV Professionals What happens when you do research, ask what people need, and go about creating that thing? For us, you get the AVNation Almanac. When we created the first AVNation publication of industry...

Seeing AV Through an AR Lens

What do you see through AR in AV? The idea of augmented reality (AR) glasses has been around for years, but so far, they haven’t been designed in a way that makes them usable for consistent use, especially on the...

Programming Trade Show for Programmers

Get more programmers to AV trade shows Trade shows are a key part of the AV industry, but often, companies only send their marketing, sales, and engineering departments. This can be a missed opportunity, as programmers can learn a lot...

The Future of AV and Virtual Production

Virtual Production and the AV Industry Virtual production is changing the game in the film industry, and the future has never looked brighter. In the latest episode of the XR Star podcast, host Amelia Kallman sits down with Sony's Sebastian...

Cutting Into Higher Ed AV Budgets

Smaller Budgets, Same Professor Demands As universities and schools around the world prepare for a new academic year, educators are bracing themselves for tough times ahead. In this era of tight higher ed budgets and supply chain disruptions, the future...

Expanding ESports in Higher ED

Get your ESports game on In the latest podcast episode of EDTech, host Erin Maher-Moran spoke with experts Scott Tiner, Rob Rasberry, Ernie Bailey, and Johanna Pierson about the increased interest in and positive impacts of eSports in higher education....

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AVNation Icons: Chris Ruckle

Britt Yenser, Director of Event Technology at Moravian University, manages over 450 events annually, perfecting hybrid AV due to COVID. She's HETMA Communications Chair and AV Professional of the Year.