Cutting Through

Welcome to Cutting Through, the no B.S Pro AV podcast. Tune in as we unpack and discover the truths and lies surrounding Pro AV.


Fostering Innovation and Interoperability: Aurora Multimedia & SDVoE's Vision for AV

Fostering Innovation and Interoperability: Aurora Multimedia & SDVoE’s Vision for AV

In a recent episode of “Cutting Through,” host Ben Thomas dove deep into the evolving world of AV over IP with industry leaders Paul Harris, President & CEO of Aurora Multimedia, and Stephane Tremblay, CEO of the SDVoE Alliance. As Infocomm looms and the industry buzzes with anticipation, they explored what’s new and what’s next. […]

Powering Growth with Strong Partnerships: Aurora & AV Consultants

Powering Growth with Strong Partnerships: Aurora & AV Consultants

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

Aurora Makes a Large Investment in HETMA

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 […]

Aurora Multimedia’s Silver Anniversary: Embracing 25 Years of Success at InfoComm

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 […]

Aurora Hires the “Dream Team” of Education

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

The Plan Behind the RXT Interface

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 […]

Designing Aurora’s Newest Products with PoE in Mind

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

The Road Map for the Future

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

Preparing for ISE and InfoComm

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?

Will Higher Education Invest in Entryway Devices as a Risk Mitigation Tool?

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. […]

Cutting Through: Checking In with Aurora Multimedia at InfoComm 2021

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 […]

AV-over-IP Solutions Bring a New Era of Performance and Flexibility

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 […]

Cutting Through: Full Solution Temperature Tablets

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 […]

Temperature Check Kiosks Provide a Business’s First Line of Defense

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 […]