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Smart Cities Connect: Insights from the Floor

The digital era transformed healthcare solutions. Some of this innovation has come from people who might not otherwise have joined the healthcare industry had it not been for its embrace of these digital technologies. One company making an impact on the tech side of medicine is Sonavi Labs, a Baltimore, Maryland-based firm that has been […]

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The Pitch: Connecting America Through Baseball and Pro AV

The National Pastime Baseball has been part of American society for generations. The national pastime is a staple in the country’s history, but its future may depend on its ability to change. As a rare sport without a clock, baseball’s leisurely pace of play seems to be in direct contrast with consumer preferences for immediacy […]

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How North Texas is Bursting on to the National Scene

Division I college athletics is incredibly competitive, but success today is not just measured by an end zone scoreboard. The Business of College Sports The business side of college sports has exploded in the 21st century, and a financial arms race has led athletic departments to be assessed by new criteria. Athletic directors […]

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After 1,000 Races What Does China Mean to F1?

Formula One swung through Shanghai, China for the circuit’s 1,000th ever race last weekend. The Chinese Grand Prix, held annually since 2004, attracts more than 100,000 fans to the track each year and showcases how far China has come in the last quarter century. Carving a New History of Racing The country has opened up […]

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Industrial IoT
DSE 2019: The Vital Signs Behind the Digital Signs

If DSE 2019 proved one thing last week it is that there is far more to digital signage than physical screens. The displays continue to get bigger, brighter and better, but there is far more to them than their pixel pitch nowadays. IoT As IoT continues to get more refined, digital signage technology will […]

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Professional AV
DSE 2019: Analytics Driving Customization

In everything people do today they expect personalization. In the retail world, giving customers an experience beyond just the product is essential to the survival of the brick-and-mortar environment. Driving the industry towards better customization for shoppers today is data. E-commerce has enjoyed an innate advantage over physical spaces because of the ease of […]

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Transforming the Experience: The Expert Take

No two businesses are the same. The same can be said of business locations. Each physical space has its own unique design, needs, and customer profile. Still, digital signage has found a way to penetrate industry after industry because of the diversity the technology can now offer. From banks to bakeries, there is a […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: Method Behind the Madness
April 1, 2019

Spontaneity and a feel for the moment has been a significant part of how the Dallas Stars entertainment team has made its name around the National Hockey League. While this reputation is well earned, there is a formulaic method to their strategy that begins far before puck drop. Twenty-four hours ahead of game time, […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: The Psychology Behind Fan Participation
March 29, 2019

First-time attendees are common at hockey games in Dallas. Therefore, the Stars’ entertainment team realizes that it has just the duration of one game to make an impression on as many people as possible. “Dallas, being a non-traditional hockey market there’s a lot of room, presentation and production-wise, for deviation from whatever the norm […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: How Content Creates A Rivalry
March 26, 2019

Although it is being phased out of the game as the years go on, fighting is still something hockey is known for. A well-timed bout can change the trajectory of a game, and it is a major moment for fans in the stands. When fisticuffs are exchanged, the Dallas Stars entertainment team jumps at […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: The Star Away From the Ice
March 25, 2019

It takes an entire team of people to create the atmosphere that the Dallas Stars produce each night. Still, there is a face of the operation, and that is Celena Rae. The anthem singer and in-game host appears frequently during each event and is perhaps the busiest person in the organization on game day. […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: MVP (Most Valuable Puck)
March 22, 2019

It is hockey tradition that the three stars of each evening’s match are recognized by the fans. One at a time, each star takes a step back onto the ice and raises his stick to salute the fans who remain in attendance after the final buzzer. In the Dallas Stars’ control room, the entertainment […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: Calling the Shots
March 21, 2019

Some of the most important members in the Dallas Stars organization do not see a game in-person the entire season. Such is the case with Video Director Terri McCormack. Her chair is just around the corner from the ice, but since 2006 she has been executing each home game’s content plan from the control […]

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: Changing the Atmosphere on the Fly
March 19, 2019

The Stars may not have turned Dallas into a pure ‘hockey town’ but they have endeared themselves to the people of their city because of pure entertainment. Win or lose, the expectation is to give the fans a positive memory. This becomes more difficult when the team trails 3-0, but the entertainment must stick […]

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Vines, Camera, Action: Fess Parker Celebrates 30 Years
March 7, 2019

Wine and a movie may sound like an ideal date night, but for the family of Fess Parker it has been a livelihood for two generations. The late actor, who founded Fess Parker Winery, purchased the land that became the vineyard in 1988 after a long career in show business that peaked with lead […]

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Throwing Retail A Curveball
March 6, 2019

In recent years, analytics has changed the way Major League Baseball teams approach the sport. In the world of baseball retail, one company is using a similar approach to carve out a new direction of its own. The teammates-turned-business-partners at Baseballism, a Portland, Oregon-based retailer founded in 2013, have defied conventional wisdom by creating […]

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