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partnerships and acquisitions

The landscape of the professional audiovisual (Pro AV) sector is dynamically evolving, driven by a notable increase in strategic partnerships and acquisitions. This development goes beyond mere business expansion; it’s about fundamentally altering how companies compete and collaborate in the digital age. At the forefront, companies like AtlasIED are leveraging these alliances to bolster…

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Perimeter Data is Transforming Security Operations from Reactive to Proactive

Recent technological advancements and strategic implementations have significantly bolstered the security of critical infrastructures. At a U.S. Army base, the trial of AI-powered facial recognition for perimeter monitoring illustrates how cutting-edge technology is being deployed to enhance threat detection and response. Concurrently, the critical role of physical defenses, such as perimeter fencing, is still…

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Podcasts
Tough Tech: Exploring the World of Rugged and Reliable Technology

Demand for rugged and reliable technology surges as industries confront the need for devices that can endure extreme environments without failure. From utilities to construction, the marketplace increasingly seeks innovations that ensure devices are durable and exceptionally functional under stress. Why is this technology crucial, and how is it evolving to meet the rigorous…

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Modern Cloud Environments Demand a Fusion of New Security Architectures, Continuous Education and Educated Partnerships

As businesses increasingly transition to cloud environments, the conversation around cybersecurity has become more crucial. The shift from on-premise to cloud-based infrastructures offers notable benefits like scalability and cost savings, yet it introduces unique challenges and complexities in security management. The stakes are high, with a significant rise in cyber threats exploiting the vulnerabilities…

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Insights From ISC West 2024: Embracing IT as the New Decision-Maker in Banking & Security Integration

At ISC West, banking & security integration was a hot topic. With cloud and AI advancements bringing forth new solutions, IT is fast becoming the new decision-maker. How can institutions leverage these technologies to comply with regulations and enhance market-specific functionalities? Jim Moran, the VP of PMG & PH at Verint Systems, posits the…

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Integrating Technology in The Modern Locker Room: Transforming Athletic Training Facilities to Boost Recruitment and Retention

In this Pro AV Today episode, host Ben Thomas discusses the role of technology in athletic training facilities, emphasizing the importance of digital signage, audio, and video distribution in improving these spaces. Guest JJ Parker, CEO of Tightrope Media Systems and Carousel Digital Signage, shares insights on the evolution of athletic training facilities…

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Bridging the Gap Between Security Technology and Emergency Response

Technology continuously reshapes our daily lives, and its intersection with public safety and emergency response has become a focal point of discussion within both the public and private sector. With a surge in the implementation of sophisticated security technologies, from intelligent safety platforms to IoT devices, the question arises: How effectively are these advancements bridging…

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Crystal Springs Resort
Crystal Springs Resort Re-engages Maestro PMS’ All-In-One Multi-Property Solution to Boost Hotel and Spa Operations
May 21, 2024

After a brief hiatus, the premier golf and spa destination returns to Maestro PMS to improve on-property communications and unify operations; Visit Maestro in Booth #1844 at HITEC Charlotte. MARKHAM, Ontario — May 21, 2024 — Nestled in the Appalachian Valley is the Crystal Springs Resort featuring two hotels – Minerals Hotel and Grand Cascades…

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innovative data center practices
Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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data center operators
From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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water conservation and sustainability
Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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Other Pro AV Today
Sky-High Innovation: How Drone Shows are Revolutionizing Entertainment and Beyond
March 20, 2024

As the tech world increasingly seeks innovative and sustainable alternatives to traditional entertainment, drone shows have soared into the spotlight, marking a new era in event technology. With their versatility and capacity to mesmerize audiences without the environmental footprint of fireworks, drone displays represent the cutting edge of engaging and eco-friendly entertainment. In this…

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Breaking Barriers: Raegan Thompson Talks Diversity and Inclusion in the Pro AV Industry
March 14, 2024

The Pro AV industry is known for its constant evolution, with fresh talent continually reshaping market trends, buying patterns, and marketing strategies. As new generations enter the workforce, their unique perspectives and backgrounds play a pivotal role in driving innovation and inclusivity. On Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas sits down with Raegan Thompson of…

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Previewing Each Stop at the 2024 E4 Experience with Rob Voorhees of Exertis Almo
March 12, 2024

As the Pro AV industry continues to evolve, with new technologies shaping the way we interact with audiovisual experiences, there’s a heightened interest in platforms that offer hands-on exposure and in-depth discussions about these advancements. The E4 Experience, hosted by Exertis Almo, stands out as a unique opportunity for professionals at all levels—from newcomers…

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Streaming the Game: Transforming Sports Broadcasting in the Digital Era
February 20, 2024

The recent rise of streaming services over traditional terrestrial television has marked a significant shift in how audiences consume sports content. This evolution is propelled by advancements in digital technology and changing viewer preferences, emphasizing the need for a more immediate and interactive broadcast experience. The stakes are high, with platforms like Peacock streaming record-breaking…

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How Mission Critical Technology Helps Keep Utilities Secured
February 15, 2024

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Tyler Bonner (SVP of Mission Critical Environments at Diversified) to explore the intersection of technology and mission critical technologies. Especially in the world of utilities. They discuss the transition from traditional AV applications to more specialized, mission-critical integrations. Bonner also highlights the…

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Why Reliable Communication Systems are Critical in Event Production
February 9, 2024

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas continues his series on live event production and venue technology, focusing on an often overlooked but essential component: intercom and communication systems. Guest Brian Grahn from Clear-Com shares his insights on the critical role these systems play beyond traditional production environments, highlighting their application in…

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The Importance of Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship in Pro AV
January 22, 2024

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas talks with Daniel Anderson, founder of Stratum, about the importance of small and regional businesses in the Pro AV industry. Summary: Anderson’s journey into the industry is a complicated, yet familiar one. His interest in AV began in his youth, fostered by a youth pastor…

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What Commercial Businesses and Venues Need to Know About Music Licensing
January 16, 2024

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Ola Sars, the Founder and CEO of Soundtrack Your Brand, and a key figure in the evolution of modern music streaming. This episode offers a deep dive into the critical, yet often overlooked, aspect of music licensing in commercial environments. Highlights…

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The Influence of Modern Entertainment on Commercial Installations
January 8, 2024

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas explores the intersection of modern entertainment and commercial installations with John Steinhauer from Solotech, a company at the forefront of live events and commercial AV integrations. John shares his insights into Solotech’s journey, emphasizing their role in high-profile worldwide projects. The discussion reveals that beyond…

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