Articles by author: Kristen Marrs

Miami Unveils the “American Dream” Plan

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Soon, Miami, Florida will have a new tourist attraction, “The American Dream”. A 6 million square foot mall and entertainment hub to be exact. The plan includes dozens of restaurants, 1,200 retail stores, an indoor ice rink, an artificial ski slope, “submarine” rides, and a water park with a giant indoor pool. The $4 billion…

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Watch the FIFA World Cup in 3D: How a Group of Four People Made it Happen

Architects are increasingly turning toward virtual reality (VR) to help them with their designs. No matter how good a blueprint or sketch may be, there is nothing like seeing your design or the property in 3D. A space can look bigger or smaller in 2D than it really is, while a 3D rendering will provide…

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AIA To Bring World’s Leading Architects Together

Soon, New York City will be buzzing with architects from around the globe for the AIA Conference in the Javits Center from June 21-23, a 3-day expo featuring some of the top Architectural talent in the industry. Included in the assortment of keynote speakers, the Expo will feature over 800 vendors of the industry’s best…

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InfoComm Speaker Dr. Ann Earon Reflects on Yearly Changes at Conference

Dr. S. Ann Earon, President, Telemanagement Resources Int’l Inc. and founding Chairperson of IMCCA, stopped to talk with us at about some emerging trends and her role in this year’s InfoComm. She gave us some great insights into what’s emerging in the AV Market, and some surprises she’s found throughout the show. “I think the…

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HDBaseT Grows Its Alliance With InfoComm Exhibit

We’re continuing our InfoComm Series with Daniel Shwartzburg, Director of Customer Experience from the HDBaseT Alliance. HDBaseT enables AV professionals to converge multiple formats of data, AV, ethernet controls, USB, and power over a single category cable, up to 100 meters. The alliance is an important force in the industry. “The HDBaseT Alliance is responsible…

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What to Look for at InfoComm 2018 This Week

The Pro AV industry, along with MarketScale, are gearing up for the biggest immersive AV experience in the US, Infocomm. This year, the show in Las Vegas will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and a host of new products and is partnered with big name tech companies like Samsung, LG, and Crestron. One of the highlights…

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NYCxDesign Boasts Another Successful Year

NYCxDesign, New York City’s annual celebration of design, recently wrapped up a multiple weeklong event that showcased a host of products, designers, and pop-ups throughout the five boroughs of the city. The event is a massive collaboration between the New York City Economic Development Corporation, city agencies, city council, and a committee that includes of…

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Blink Charging Showcases Innovative EV Charging Solutions at NAFA 2024
June 13, 2024

The Blink team joined thousands of professionals from across North America to explore the newest advancements in EVs and showcase their EV charging solutions at the North American Fleet Association’s (NAFA) 2024 conference, held from April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was a hub of activity for fleet professionals across various sectors….

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Global Blink Team Takes #BlinkPledge to Reduce Environmental Impact
June 13, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, members of the Blink team worldwide have taken the #BlinkPledge, committing to habits and efforts that contribute to a better, more sustainable world. In this video,  Blink team members from Colombia, the US, India, and Belgium, share their personal pledges to reduce environmental impact. These commitments include using reusable…

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Blink and Clean Miami Beach Team Up for Earth Day Environment Cleanup
June 13, 2024

In celebration of Earth Day, Blink partnered with the non-profit organization Clean Miami Beach to make a tangible impact on their local environment. The video showcases the collaborative effort, with the Blink team working alongside Clean Beach Miami volunteers to clean up Albert Pallot Park in Miami, Florida. Together, they successfully removed 179 pounds of…

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High-Impact Gear Delivery by Rentex for DC Convention
June 13, 2024

Rentex is preparing for a significant event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Two tractor trailers loaded with top-of-the-line gear are set to be delivered for a morning setup. This logistical effort ensures that all necessary equipment arrives on time for a seamless event execution. Rentex’s commitment to reliability and efficiency…

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Watch: Hackers Uncover 14 Flaws in BMW Vehicles
May 24, 2018

Keen Lab in China has uncovered 14 flaws in the BMW Series X, 3, 5 and 7 The flaws could allow hackers to partially control affected vehicles while in use. BMW has advised customers that there will soon be software updates, verified all of the reported vulnerabilities. Keen Lab also identified how to compromise the…

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Watch: Can A.I. Improve Bag Handling At Airports?
May 24, 2018

IATA’s Resolution 753, which encourages airlines to reduce bag mishandling by implementing cross-industry tracking for every baggage journey, will be effective in June. Member airlines will be tracking and sharing information for every piece of luggage that filters through the system. In preparation for the resolution, airlines have already seen improvement in their baggage handling…

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Watch: Six Flags Enters Purchase Agreement With Affiliates of Premier Parks
May 24, 2018

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation entered into a purchase agreement with affiliates of Premier Parks, LLC to acquire the lease rights to operate five parks.. The parks had been previously operated by Premier Parks, LLC of Oklahoma City. The company’s portfolio of North American parks is now up to twenty-five. Parks include Wet n’ Wild Splashtown,…

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A Conversation at LFI 2018 with Josh Kurtz of Orion
May 17, 2018

We’re catching up with SVP Sales Rep Josh Kurtz of Orion Energy Systems at LIGHTFAIR! Josh tells us why the Conference is important to their company, what they gain from attending a trade show of this caliber, and what kinds of products Orion takes pride in manufacturing. “The reason for coming to LIGHTFAIR for Orion,…

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MarketScale Talks to Matthew Smith of LSI at LIGHTFAIR 2018
May 15, 2018

Recently, MarketScale attended the LightFair International Convention in Chicago and connected with Matthew Smith, the Inside Sales Specialist for LSI. We got some great insight as to why these professionals do what they do, what makes trade shows like LFI so important to the lighting design industry, and learned about their featured product, a digital…

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Watch: HSBC and ING Complete Blockchain Trade Finance with Cargill
May 15, 2018

Banking and financial services HSBC and ING have completed a trade finance transaction for agri-food trading company Cargill. The transaction was completed using a single blockchain system. It was a push to boost efficiency in the multi-trillion-dollar funding of international trade. The Cargill transaction marked the first use of a single, shared digital application rather…

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