Video Vices with Contemporary Research

Contemporary Research: The META for AV in E-Sports

The esports industry has experienced tremendous growth over the years and, according to Statista, it’s anticipated that there will be 286M esports enthusiasts in 2024. That’s up from the 197M accounted for in 2019. Contemporary Research’s podcast host Gabrielle Bejarano spoke with Mike Rufail, Founder and CGO at Envy Gaming about how the Pro AV…

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Video Vices with Contemporary Research
Video Vices: Understanding AV Over IP Security Issues

In this episode of Video Vices, Tyler Kern speaks with two global experts in the AV industry regarding security issues when utilizing AV over IP. Combined Mohamed Malis, Senior AV Project Manager of TAD (Technology, Architecture, Design) Associates, and Matt Boyer, CTO of Vistacom have over 48 years of experience in the audiovisual industry. Malis…

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Video Vices: The Importance of Video Alert Messaging Systems

Sara Krybus, Sales Operations Manager, Contemporary Research, and Paul Briggs, AV Product Support Manager, Contemporary Research joined host Tyler Kern on this episode of the Video Vices podcast to remind businesses of the importance of their system’s emergency alert capabilities. “Whether a venue has two or 200,000 people, it is important that venues are…

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Video Vices: The Growth of Esports in the Stadium Environment

On this podcast episode of Video Vices with Contemporary Research, Corey Dunn, Chief Creative Officer of Esports Stadium in Arlington, spoke with Tyler Kern about his personal journey from gaming fan, to eSports announcer, to Chief Creative Officer. Esports Stadium Arlington opened in November of 2018 and is the largest dedicated esports facility in…

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This Nanocoating Might Be the Waterproofing Solution You’ve Been Seeking

We’ve all had that panic moment when an expensive electronic device such as our phone, AirPods, or wireless speaker goes tumbling into the water, and we realize it’s probably ruined forever. Salt Lake City-based HZO hopes to cure that panic, not just for consumers but commercial technology users, with its solution for water-vulnerable devices:…

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Video Vices: How Consumers’ High Demand for Engaging Content is Impacting Video Distribution

Content is king, and that’s no more apparent than in today’s media-driven economy. Businesses across all kinds of industries are looking for reliable ways to circulate media across multiple visual displays, be it while you’re pumping gas, watching a sports event at a bar, or attending a live concert at an arena. This kind…

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Video Vices: How Did InfoComm 2019 Set New Directions for AV?

A week out from InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, we decided to focus this episode of Video Vices on thoughts, trends and predictions around the biggest Pro AV show of the year. We sat down with Christy Ricketts, vice president of operations and marketing at Contemporary Research, who attended the event for her seventh year. Looking…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing Smart Cities Experts Talk
Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Other Video Vices with Contemporary Research
Identifying and Addressing Bandwidth Needs for Businesses
March 28, 2019

Any thriving business must rely heavily on fast internet speeds and sufficient bandwidth. Without these critical resources, your business may be bogged down, costing you time and productivity. So, how can you determine the right amount of bandwidth for your business? It’s a tricky balance ensuring you have adequate supply without paying for too much….

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Video Vices: Why We Need to Ignite the Next Generation of AV, with Visitec and NSCA
March 15, 2019

The Pro AV industry has reached a critical point. The core professionals running the industry are aging out. Many are retired or close to retiring. So how does the industry attract more early professionals to join the ranks? John Thomas, the Regional Manager for Visitec Marketing Associates, and Kelly Perkins, Program Director for NSCA Education Foundation, join…

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Video Vices: Women Can Change AV, Just Ask Shure’s CEO
March 8, 2019

Like many industries, Pro AV revolves around some of the biggest trade shows the world has to offer. CES rocked Las Vegas in January, ISE showcased international advances in February, and in June, InfoComm returns stronger than ever. Per usual, AVIXA will host its Women’s Networking Breakfast during the show, an event centered around…

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Video Vices: Taking Control of Your Video Distribution Systems with Craig Brown
February 15, 2019

With the emergence and pervasiveness of video content being key to AV industry, it’s no surprise businesses know that in order to meet this demand, they need to find the right distribution system to meet their needs. As Director of Sales at Shoreline Communications, Craig Brown is deeply familiar with these video delivery systems, as…

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