Editor’s note: AVI’s Chief Technology Officer, Brad Sousa, recently appeared on the Modern CTO podcast hosted by Joel Beasley. Following is
For years, organizations had one thing on their mind in terms of digital experience, and that was customers. Anything that made it easier
When Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook was changing its name, many of us added a new word to our vocabulary. Metaverse. But what exactly
Smart buildings in science fiction are so smart they can predict your every need. They develop personalities of their own; they can turn
You’ve likely seen digital signage in places like Times Square or the Vegas Strip, but you don’t have to be the Rockettes to take advantage
Lately it seems every business story is about returning to work. It’s important to remember that during the pandemic, most essential
IT departments work diligently to research, vet and roll out video conferencing software that meets their high standards of security and
Editor’s Note: Special thanks to Bose Professional for its sponsorship of this five-part blog series on audiovisual trends in the higher
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a five-part blog series sponsored by Bose Professional.
In our second installment of AV Trends and Insights, we addressed the popularity of public-private partnerships in the higher education
Throughout his career, Brad Sousa, CTO at AVI Systems, has been finding the best ways to implement new AV technologies to enhance how
As a CTO, the result I see too often is a system that meets the specifications but does nothing to create pervasive change in the
The University of Kansas Hospital built its Cambridge Tower A in order to handle the expected 30 percent increase of overall inpatient
People out and about during their day may drive or walk by many digital signs. If they pass by the same image week after week and the
Everyone probably has a memory of being dragged to a museum as a kid. Walking around in silence, staring at static displays and cardboard
Americans used to dress up—not just to attend job interviews, jury duty, and the opera—but to go places like the airport and the department
The average knowledge worker consumes hours of digital media a day in the form of blogs, television broadcasts, Internet videos and more.
There’s no place like home to get work done when you can’t or don’t need to make it into the office. Unless it’s a hotel, the beach, or
Soon, an artificially intelligent (AI) assistant may also be our instructor, friendly server, sales “person,” our support technician, and
You may have heard a while ago that virtual reality (VR) is the next big thing. Wondering when you’re going to be assigned a bulky headset
Unfortunately, the Vikings just weren’t able to #BringItHome.
Audiovisual (AV) technologies always have a bright and shiny appeal, but the newest displays and digital signage are literally as bright as
Video is rapidly becoming the communication medium of choice in many organizations because of its effectiveness in informing and engaging
As we become immersed in 2018, your visions of crushing New Year's Resolutions may be quickly replaced by the reality of buffering, low
Walking on DSU’s campus on Thursday, Aug. 24, you’d see the type of energy from fans that only comes with the first game of the season.
There’s a comfort in the familiar – we know what to expect, what is expected of us and how it works. Comfort reduces stress, and there are
Education, and the world for that matter, has seen significant change in the way students and teachers interact with one another to further
Undergraduate university students who are after a degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are more successful in
Why do some companies grow for decades or more, while others phase out slowly as fast-moving startups take the reins? It may be a matter of
Profanities, wardrobe malfunctions, and announcing the wrong name as an award winner are only a few of the slip-ups that can occur during a
When considering a major technology investment, the critical question is always: How will this improve my bottom line? When it comes to
When it comes to allocating money in the IT budget, cybersecurity often gets the short end of the spreadsheet. As security and data
Surely, you've heard it before: Print is dead.
There are many factors that impact how productive employees are, but recent research shows that user-friendly office design has one of the
Countries and companies have been experimenting with the idea of shortening their workweeks recently. They want to improve the quality of
If spending more than a year and a half of your life on Facebook -- as estimated in this Mediakix infographic -- isn’t enough, the company
One of the pros of a mobile workforce is that employees want to use their own devices. One of the cons of a mobile workforce is that
Workers used to leave work at the office, or at least, they’d be limited to what they could fit in their briefcases. Now your employees,
When you go to a hospital, the waiting room can be boring, but it’s often more than that. Patients may be uncomfortable or in pain, and
Hospitals and other health care facilities are busy building video consulting rooms so they can expand their services to more patients,
Video conferencing has long been an effective and convenient way for families and friends to stay connected, for business professionals to
When you’re the first one on a conference call because other meeting participants are struggling to connect, what do you do?
Variety is the spice of life, and it takes all kinds of collaboration styles to make a company successful. When your work meetings are set
With Snapchat or Facebook Messenger, you can apply bunny teeth, superhero masks, or any number of filters to give yourself a new look --
The debate over tablets in schools has taken many twists and turns over time. It’s always hard to predict what will happen with new and
Creating departmental budgets might land somewhere between visiting the dentist and the department of motor vehicles on the list of things
There’s an often-cited statistic that 30 percent of first-time visitors get lost in the hospital.
We know the importance of video conferencing in this new age of global, digital, mobile, and flexible working in environments that are of