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ISE 2024 Recap: The Higher Education Perspective

Higher ED take on ISE 2024 To open this 20th ISE, Mike Blackman, Managing Director of Integrated Systems Europe, spoke at a press briefing, recapping how far they have come in the last 20 years.  The first show was in...

Super-sized Screens

TV manufacturers are expanding screen sizes, with some super-sized screens reaching affordability for consumers. LCD TVs like Hisense's 100U8K 4K and Samsung's Q80C QLED 4K TVs offer 98-100-inch screens, but weigh 150 lbs. LG and Samsung's premium OLED offerings offer 77-inch screens, with competitors sacrificing viewing angles and brightness.

State of Audio: The Sadness of Sound

A meditation on the state of sound in our lives and ruminations on fixing it. Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends, unless some dull and favorable hand will whisper music to my weary spirit. - Henry V,...

Producing a Podcast: Behind the Gear

How AVNation goes about producing a podcast When people find out what I do for a living, a common question is, how do you do it? Producing a podcast has a few common components which I’ll go into below. Really,...

AI in AV (and Art)

How AI in AV impacts the art world A recent social media post has ignited debate surrounding the ethical use of artificial intelligence in art. Twitter user @DonnelVillager shared an image of late artist Keith Haring's iconic "Unfinished Painting" (1989),...

ISE 2024 A Success (Sort of)

Was ISE 2024 a success? After being home for 24 hours, a look back at the week in Barcelona was warranted. Not only for me and the AVNation team but for all involved in the 20th-anniversary edition of ISE. Tradeshows...

2024 Display Tech Expectations

Where 2024 Display Tech is headed By Robert Heron robert@heronfidelity.com The new year brings another CES (Consumer Electronics Show) and a grand preview of what we can expect from display manufacturers in 2024. The primary display trend I witnessed at the show...

Top 5 LLM You’ve Never Heard Of

Learning from the Top LLMs The pursuit of cutting-edge large language models (LLMs) is intensifying, with tech giants and startups releasing advanced systems at a breakneck pace. These intelligent tools are revolutionizing how we interact with technology. We are also...

How High to Mount a TV for Home, Office

Reader’s Question: How High to Mount a TV When it comes to mounting a flat-screen TV on your wall, one of the first questions that comes up is how high to mount a TV. This is important whether you’re talking...

Derek Graham of ClearOne Delivers Predictions for the AV in 2024

AI, Hybrid, Spacial Audio keys for Derek Graham As hybrid work arrangements cause shifts in office attendance, AV solutions will need to accommodate both remote and in-person collaboration, says Derek Graham, CEO of ClearOne. In an interview with AVNation, Graham predicted...

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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.