After reviewing the data from the weekly AV Industry COVID-19 Impact Surveys, conducted by our colleagues in the AVIXA® Market Intelligence Team, we learn that, in all regions of the world, most companies in the AV industry have lived through the current crisis with similar effects and actions.
Now that distance will be one of the key virtues in venue and event design, large-scale storytelling will take on even more relevance, and that will mean lots of AV.
Now that we’re moving beyond short-term technological fixes for a socially distanced reality and making plans for a longer-term hybrid of remote and in-person communications, how can we design AV communications systems that will foster better connections between people?
Airports are overhauling their health and safety measures in order to responsibly resume travel, and professional audiovisual (pro AV) technology will have a vital role to play.
Three seasoned live event professionals came together for a conversation with AV expert Tom Stimson to share how they are adapting their businesses to the current environment, what’s next for their organizations, and how they see the live events industry playing out in the long run.
We write this letter to share difficult news with all of you. Due to the pandemic and the dramatic impacts to our industry, AVIXA has completed a strategic realignment of the organization. Throughout this time, we have chosen to focus on the three priorities we face: balancing the needs of our members, the needs of our business, and the needs of our team. Unfortunately, this focus has resulted in a number of job positions being eliminated; and while we respect the privacy of our employees and the sensitivity of this matter, we also felt it important to share with our member community the impact of these changes.
Are you and your company looking for ways to give back and be that community for others? Here are some tips and recommendations for how you, as an AV professional, can pay it forward.
The constantly innovating world of audiovisual technologies offers architects new tools for creating immersive spaces and achieving their clients’ goals.
With the ever-changing climate of COVID-19, The Ohio State University has adapted by utilizing remote and social distancing strategies.
As many AV integration firms across the country continue to work in some capacity as essential-service businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become critical to address the serious health and safety concerns raised while working in the field.
Losses this year are especially jarring for the digital signage industry because it has seen uninterrupted growth since its inception.
The virtual show presented sessions on how to integrate content, space and audiovisual technology to enrich experiences. Now these sessions are available on demand!
We asked eight talented experience designers to weigh in on the question, “How do AV integrators fit into the experience design process?”
Creating a museum of the future requires a great deal of imaginative thinking at any time. But imagine building a museum that’s all about the future when that prospect seems even more challenging to p ...
What does the AV industry and Ferrari have in common? Quite a lot according to Claus Raasted, Director at the College of Extraordinary Experiences.
How much of a sculpture is defined by what it depicts, whether it is marble or jade, or even where it stands? When it comes to creativity, form, content, and context jointly determine the viewer’s experience.
Melissa Deslauriers, Professor, Production & Staging, School of Hospitality, Conestoga College, Ontario, Canada, provided us with her thoughts on the changing role of live events based on her more than 25 years of experience.
Advertisements used to spread the word about products and services have been impacted tremendously by technological advances in recent years. A simple culmination of well-chosen words on a page or actors on a TV screen is no longer enough.
Examining a real-life project deployment reveals the most important considerations for building a unified visualization solution in a control room to facilitate mission critical decision-making.
For more than 20 years Anthony Vade, Experience Architect at Mississauga, Ontario-based FMAV, has helped event stakeholders use technology to create tangible connections with event attendees.