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IT/AV FALL 2013

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IT/AV Spring 2013
  • ITopia: What’s The New Normal?
    Increased use of mobile devices, media-rich content and cloud-based solutions are making system design and integration ever more challenging; however, the future is filled with opportunities for those who are prepared.
    By Shonan Noronha, EdD

  • InfoComm: Convergence Continued: InfoComm's Board of Directors responds to AV-IT trends.
    The AV world has changed and if you’re not up to speed on IT networks, you are at a growing disadvantage.
    By David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD
  • Industry Watch: Technology Convergence Creates Strange Bedfellows: Evaluating the potential for partnerships.
    One of the IT industry’s favorite buzzwords, convergence, also embodies the overlap happening across various technology solutions providers.
    By Todd Thibodeaux

  • Corporate: Making Believers In Video Collaboration: Avaya builds Video Exchange demo facility.
    Avaya recognized the value of dedicating space and resources to selling communications technology by demonstrating its reliability and ease of use at its Research Triangle Park.
    By Richard Clark, General Manager, AVI-SPL.

  • Education: Pervasive Projection At SMU’s Meadows School: Achieving uniformity in a university-level projection-based AV System.
    The proliferation of analog and digital media formats, as well as visual content, presented a challenge for SMU and integrator AV Dallas.
    By David Sedman, PhD, & Dave Pollock

  • Healthcare: Video Display Wall System At Texas Children’s Hospital: SRC’s central information hub supports key hospital priorities.
    This award winner in patient care delivers the same level of attention to its technology and “behind the scenes” systems.
    By Thaddeus Leopoulos

  • Worship: Audio Vision For Crossroads Nazarene Church: A system designed for clarity, coverage and connectivity.
    AVDB Group helped retrofit the church’s outdated audio system by focusing on goals and setting realistic expectations.
    By Marty Waverly, CTS, & Nathaniel Hall, CTS, CTS-I, CTS-D

  • Viewpoint: Will Videoconferencing Software Replace VC Hardware?
    Will hardware-based videoconferencing systems survive, or will videoconferencing now just be another app next to Angry Birds or Google Maps?
    By David Danto



Beginning in 2003, the staff of Sound & Communications developed IT/AV Report to address the emerging requirement for the industry integrator/contractor/consultant to be “in the know” about important IT topics and issues that are becoming increasingly vital to the Sound & Communications industry. IT/AV Report also reaches out to the IT professionals who are becoming increasingly involved in the AV world as more AV content and control runs through their infrastructure.

Partnered With

In 2006, InfoComm became an official partner and sponsor of IT/AV Report. InfoComm sees IT as an area of future growth for commercial AV applications. InfoComm contributes editorially to each edition of IT/AV Report and promotes it through its enewsletters and on the web, as well as assisting with distribution.

Interactive Digital Edition
IT/AV Report digital edition includes all the features of Sound & Communications digital edition.

More Circulation
In addition to reaching all of Sound & Communications’ readership, IT/AV Report reaches further with additional distribution throughout the year:

BICSI (www.bicsi.org)

  • The Building Industry Consulting Service International, Inc., began as an industry association to service the needs of telecommunications consultants. BICSI now services the needs of all professionals who work in the information transport systems industry. That is, all of those who are involved with communications and all associated infrastructure. IT/AV Report is distributed at all 2010 conferences.

Digital Signage Expo (www.digitalsignageexpo.net)

  • This event that caters to the emerging digital signage market will be hosting its big exhibition this year in Las Vegas NV, February 12-15. It also holds other regional events during the year, all featuring IT/AV Report for its attendees.

InfoComm AV/IT Networking Courses

  • Held in locations throughout the country, InfoComm has stressed the importance and taken the initiative to address this important area since it themed its 2005 trade show on IT/AV convergence.

Throughout the course of the year, IT/AV convergence events are announced for additional distribution of IT/AV Report.

Take a look at previously released editions of IT/AV Report.


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IT/AV Fall 2011
Fall 2011
IT/AV Spring 2011
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IT/AV Fall 2008
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IT/AV Spring 2008
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IT/AV Fall 2007
Fall 2009
IT/AV Spring 2007
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IT/AV Fall 2008
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IT/AV Spring 2008
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IT/AV Fall 2007
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IT/AV Spring 2007
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IT/AV Spring 2006
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