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David Danto Director of UC Strategy and Research Poly

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY

From The Desk Of The Director Of Emerging Technology: An overview of what this issue has in store. By David Danto

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contributors

Brynn Beal Solutions Architect Dimension Data North America

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6 IMCCA

Understanding AV-Over-IP: A primer on integrating IP-based products into systems and how AV-over-IP differs from traditional AV. By S. Ann Earon, PhD

12 BIG DATA

Data Lake: An AV tech’s guide to swimming in a deluge of data. By Case Murphy

16 OPINION

All Voices: A marketplace of ideas is always superior to a monopoly on them. By David Danto

S. Ann Earon, PhD Founding Chairperson IMCCA

Christopher Maione, CTS-D, DSCE, DMC-D President Christopher Maione Associates

18 EDUCATION

Video First In Education: Emerging collaboration technology is expanding possibilities inside and outside the classroom. By Brynn Beal

20 CONNECT

Designing Bluetooth Into AV Systems: How to use consumer-friendly wireless tech in commercial-grade meeting spaces. By Rob Sheeley

24 TECHNOLOGY David Maldow Founder and CEO Let’s Do Video

Case Murphy 20-year UC veteran

8K Displays: Awesome Potential, But…: Advances in display tech mean better picture quality, but there are still some tradeoffs. By Joel Silver and David Danto

26 CORPORATE

The Changing Face Of The Office Floor Plan: This ain’t your daddy’s (or your) workplace. By Christopher Maione, CTS-D, DSCE, DMC-D

28 ANALYSIS Rob Sheeley CEO and President Williams AV

Joel Silver President and Founder Imaging Science Foundation, Inc.

Enterprise Team-Chat Solutions: This is the do-or-die year. By David Maldow

30 OPINION

From The Eye Of The Law: The possible challenges and risks for early adopters of emerging technology. By Josh Srago

33 VIEWPOINT

Software vs. Appliance?: A range of voices weigh in on the continuing debate. By Marc Cooper

Josh Srago Award-winning AV professional

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Ira Weinstein Founder and Managing Partner Recon Research

42 OPINION

The Last Word: The yin and yang of emerging technology. By Ira M. Weinstein Spring 2019

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Profile for Sound & Communications

IT/AV Report Spring 2019  

Topics featured in this issue include Understanding AV Over IP, 2019: The Do or Die Year for Enterprise Team Chat Solutions, The Changing Fa...

IT/AV Report Spring 2019  

Topics featured in this issue include Understanding AV Over IP, 2019: The Do or Die Year for Enterprise Team Chat Solutions, The Changing Fa...