The Cutting Through Podcast

Powering Growth with Strong Partnerships: Aurora & AV Consultants
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In this episode of “Cutting Through,” host Bobby Brill engages in a dynamic conversation with Charles Duncan, National Consultant Resource Manager at Aurora Multimedia. Together, they delve into the transformative trends of 2023 and unveil Aurora Multimedia’s strategies for harnessing innovation in 2024. Key Points of Discussion: The Evolution of AV Control Systems: Charles highlights […]

Aurora Makes a Large Investment in HETMA
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In a landmark move, Aurora Multimedia recently announced a groundbreaking $6.6 million donation of IP control system products to the Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance (HETMA). This significant contribution is set to revolutionize the education technology sector, potentially altering the educational landscape for years to come. But beyond the impressive figure, what does this […]

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Paul Harris, the CEO of Aurora Multimedia, joins the latest episode of Cutting Through to tease what listeners can expect from InfoComm 2023. In this episode, we will be delving into two major upcoming events, InfoComm and the 25th Anniversary of Aurora as a company. Join us as we explore these topics and gain insights […]

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At some point, you have likely tried to “do it yourself” without an expert, whether building furniture from instructions, installing equipment in your house, or fixing your car. But wouldn’t it have been nice to speak to an expert ahead of time so they could guide you through the processes and use of the tools […]

The Plan Behind the RXT Interface
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Just a decade ago, the first customizable eight-button controller was introduced to the market with interactive technology. Flash-forward to today, controllers are becoming more accessible within corporate and educational settings, and more.   “You either see either of the two extremes. You’ll either see your standard button panel or a seven-inch touch screen on the wall […]

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The Pro AV world is shaking it up. Speaking on the importance of AV from a manufacturer, factory, and distribution level, host Bobby Brill chatted with Production Manager of Aurora Multimedia Nick Reiser about the importance of AV implementing PoE capabilities.   AV work is about more than just setting up a screen – almost everything […]

The Road Map for the Future
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With the return to in-person trade shows comes the excitement of witnessing technological advances firsthand. Aurora Multimedia, a company dedicated to changing the topology of AV, participates in many of these events, like the Integrated Systems Europe show in Spain on May 10–13. In this episode of Cutting Through, host Tyler Kern spoke with Aurora’s […]

Preparing for ISE and InfoComm
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Tyler Kern interviewed Paul Harris, CEO at Aurora Multimedia, ahead of the 2022 ISE and InfoComm tradeshows to explore current AV industry trends and upcoming product announcements. Aurora Multimedia is an AV industry leader providing products for all industries, “our main focus market is commercial AV… we do a lot of digital signage, hospitality, medical, […]

Will Educational Institutions Invest in Entryway Devices as a Risk Mitigation Tool?
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Since the beginning of the pandemic, every industry has had conversations about how to use technology to mitigate risk and return to full capacity. Those discussions remain imperative, as it appears that COVID-19 is likely to become an endemic. Should that track to be accurate, the virus will be something that stays around indefinitely. […]

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In this episode of Cutting Through, the no B.S. Pro AV podcast from Aurora Multimedia, Host Tyler Kern joined CEO and CTO of Aurora Multimedia, Paul Harris, at InfoComm 2021. This is the largest, most exciting Pro AV industry event in North America. The two discussed the three key products Aurora Multimedia is showcasing at […]

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On this episode of Cutting Through – An Aurora Multimedia Podcast, host Shelby Skrhak talked with Paul Harris, CEO of Aurora Multimedia, John Henkel, Product Marketing Manager, NETGEAR, Laurent Masia, Director of Product Line Management, NETGEAR. The group talked about the advantages of AV over IP. Aurora has a history of innovation. From the introduction […]

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Temperature tablets are a critical tool in ensuring businesses and venues operate during the pandemic and beyond in a safe way. But not all temperature tablets are alike. Quality matters, and the solutions a tablet offers do too. Paul Harris, CEO of Aurora Multimedia, knows the difference between a reliable temperature tablet and one that […]

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A challenge for businesses today is how to open up safely amid a pandemic so employees and customers can once again enter the premises. Paul Harris, CEO/CTO of Aurora Multimedia Corp, and Jay Leedy, Director of Business Development at Diversified, understand this challenge. They discussed how Diversified’s VitalSign public safety-enhancing digital signage solution provides that first […]

Cutting Through Soundbites

Aurora Multimedia Silver Anniversary Soundbite
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In the dynamic landscape of technology and innovation, reaching a silver anniversary is a remarkable achievement. Aurora Multimedia, a leading player in the industry, has recently celebrated its 25th year in business. But what has been the secret to their enduring success? Paul Harris, the CEO of Aurora Multimedia, joins us on this episode of […]

What Makes the Ultimate AV Over IP Standard?
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On this Cutting Through soundbite, Paul Harris discusses the world of AV over IP standards. Discover what defines the ultimate standard as Paul discusses its key attributes, spanning from 10-100 all the way to over 100 gig. The standard must not only address single streams but also accommodate multi-streams for low and high bandwidth […]

How Aurora Has Been Insulated from the Worst of the Chip Shortage
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In this “Cutting Through” soundbite, Paul Harris explores the strategic choices made by Aurora to address the ongoing chip shortage. With a commitment to collaboration and a willingness to beta and even alpha test semiconductor manufacturers’ products, Aurora gains a unique advantage by being involved from the very beginning. This approach allows them to develop […]

Lessons from an Audio Guy

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This week on Lessons From an Audio Guy, host Chuck Espinoza walks through how audio engineers need to start thinking like system admins to consider network challenges. The audio industry has undergone tremendous change in recent years, and this shift has presented challenges to audio engineers. One of the biggest challenges faced by audio […]

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On this installment of “Lessons from an Audio Guy“, Chuck Espinoza goes over how Core Studio and Dash are designed to be easy to use. What everyone should keep in mind about Core Studio and Dash is the ease of use. It really is. I know we always say that it’s easy to use, […]

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As the audio industry continues to evolve, it is essential that companies remain adaptive and creative, particularly in light of the current supply chain issues that many producers face. Aurora Multimedia’s response to this challenge with their new VPX series and Dante software-based solution is highly encouraging. Dante is a widely-used audio networking technology that […]

Wrapping Up ISE
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This week Aurora’s Chuck Espinoza sits down with Marcus Yarborough to chat through their experience at ISE 2023. Returning to ISE was an incredible feeling, reconnecting with familiar faces and engaging with new attendees at our booth. We introduced exciting technologies to our distributors, fostering valuable partnerships. As a manufacturer with international distribution, ISE […]

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Aurora Multimedia is bringing essential knowledge about AV network engineering to audio professionals. Aurora engineers have been exploring the implications of using a network switch to transport audio/visual content and what this means for broadcast quality and latency. They have been uncovering details about IGMP snooping, flooding, jumbo packets, and frame rates that can […]