Audiovisual Resources

Technology Trends

New communication and AV technologies are fundamentally changing the way business gets done. The pace of change is relentless and staying current of the trends is imperative for organizations that want to compete effectively. To learn about some of the latest applications and advancements in the field check out these links and publications.



Essays, research, studies, white papers and more from industry leaders, manufacturers, scholars, best-selling authors and others who offer their unique take on a wide range of workplace issues.

  • HDMI Cable Quality Matters in Pro AV

    There’s a popular belief, widely tossed around on the Internet, that all HDMI cables are the same. If it is a residential solution, that might be true. But in a commercial environment, (corporations, classrooms, health systems), signal integrity and system reliability go hand-in-hand. Learn more about professional grade quality in this insightful article.

  • Polycom – Collaborative Workplace

    In a world where business takes place as much off company premises as it does on, supporting work across a network of dispersed locations is crucial—and can be complex. Polycom’s vision is to enable face to face communication throughout the organization through its market-leading video collaboration solutions. The delivery of personal and powerful experiences across immersive environments, meeting rooms, desktops, tablets, and smartphones, allows companies to maintain or even raise productivity and attract and retain top talent through a truly innovative work culture.

  • Parsing Wireless Presentation Systems

    With so many teachers, executives and others using iPads and iPhones, it was just a matter of time before they began requesting a capability they already enjoyed at home, namely the ability to wirelessly stream content from their devices to screens at work. Now there are multiple solutions to choose from. But which one is right? Can it scale? Support multiple presenters and devices? Be managed centrally? Find the answers to these and other questions here.

  • Steelcase 360 Article: Making Distance Disappear

    In today’s economic landscape organizations can’t allow distance to be a barrier to effective teams. As distributed teams become pervasive, the challenges they face become more evident.



News and thought-provoking views from notable industry publications and observers. Often inspiring, sometimes entertaining, and certainly helpful for following trends in the industry.

  • rAVe Publications

    rAVe Publications is an opinionated AV news organization that reports on the HomeAV, ProAV, Rental and Staging, Education and Digital Signage Industries.

  • Sound & Video Contractor

    Sound & Video Contractor provides solutions to real-life systems contracting and installation challenges. Founded in 1983, S&VC is the only magazine in the sound and video contracting industry that provides in-depth applications and business-related information covering the spectrum of the contracting industry: commercial sound, security, home theater, automation, control systems and video presentation.

  • is the definitive publication for decision makers of A/V, IT, energy and security integration within corporate facilities.



Intriguing stories and ideas presented in visually compelling ways. You’ll find both quick insights as well as longer discussion about trending design issues, furnishings and more.



Hands-on tools for architects, designers and anyone involved in workspace planning to help with developing or conveying design intent, space allocation and layout, and more.