During construction of Jersey City’s Cast Iron Lofts, Serious Audio Video was asked to design smart common areas. The Tech Decision When reaching out to Serious, resident safety and peace of mind were paramount, but Cast iron Lofts wanted the “wow” factor too. The company wanted residents to have all the amenities of modern living, […]
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Typically, the marketplace has shied away from color accuracy in favor of brightness. As companies push brightness levels higher and higher, they are also affecting color quality by releasing hints of green onto the screen.
In a world where visual-based information passes fluidly between handsets, monitors, digital signage, and projector installations, the quality and integrity of the colors that channel our information is starting to change the way manufacturers engineer visual display products. Within most screen-based devices, color accuracy is already being observed across different units, meaning users obtain the […]
The "as a service" model is making its way into all kinds of technology areas. Here are some things to think about when considering VCaaS.
Shifting over the past few years, videoconferencing is no longer a nice-to-have option but a necessity. This is all due to the benefits it offers to businesses. The cloud boosts its popularity further, making it affordable for companies of all sizes and budgets. However, before making the switch to cloud-based videoconferencing, there are a few […]
Digital signage can help universities practice inclusion in various ways.
Multiculturalism is a term that is everywhere these days in education. This is a way to promote educational achievement in students by using a set of strategies and materials that promote the contributions of different cultures to society, while encouraging inclusion, democracy, inquiry and critical thinking, skill acquisition and self-reflection. Since our society is becoming […]
How can digital signage be used to prepare this generation for the real-world professional workplace? Mike Kilian explains.
TD: Why is it so important to use technology, like digital signage, to reach today’s students? MK: Today’s students have been plugged into technology and connectivity essentially since they were born. More traditional methodologies of reaching students – printed media, non-digital media, textbooks – those types of mediums are not as well embraced. The attention […]
Students have a choice, and when it comes to their university tuition is not the only deciding factor. For millennial students, those who have grown up with a smart phone in their pocket, digital innovation is a major deciding factor. With the opportunity to upgrade not one, but two buildings, Indiana University had quite a […]
The AV industry can always get better. Tim Albright offers three ways it can improve in 2017.
There was a significant amount of negativity toward 2016. Yes, some great stars passed from our existence, and it lasted up to the last day of the year. The AV industry even got in on the “2016 is the worst year ever” with a New Year’s Eve performance by Mariah Carey that went up in […]
Just this month, the University of Charleston in W. Va. opened its all new Innovation Center, a dedicated space for students to enjoy live sporting events and connect with their peers. The Tech Decision During the building process, the University decided to incorporate innovative technology that would truly establish an engaging environment. To do so, […]
According to data from Commercial Integrator, video will make up a whopping 74 percent of all internet traffic by 2017.
As you no doubt have noticed, video is already becoming a mainstream business practice and we’re seeing savvy brands in both the B2B and the B2C space use video in innovative ways. Why the popularity of video? Low-cost tools and software for deploying video technology have made it easier to effectively integrate these innovative real-time […]
Signage technology is becoming a weapon of choice in the on-going battle to grasp the attention of consumers.
Late in 2014, researchers in Microsoft’s Canadian subsidiary surveyed 2,000 people to see if the internet, mobile devices, and social media services really were shortening attention spans as widely suspected. The results? On average, study participants could concentrate on one thing for just eight seconds. That’s down from 12 seconds as recently as the year […]