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Episode 24: The AVIXA Women’s Council and Breakfast at InfoComm 2019

This episode is sponsored by TierPM

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guests:

Christy Ricketts – VP of Operations & Marketing at Contemporary Research

Alexis La Broi – Systems Consultant at Avitecture

In this post-InfoComm discussion, Christy and Alexis talk with Corey about:

  • Their own InfoComm 2019 overviews
  • The AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast
  • Christy and Alexis talk about their initial involvement with the 2019 Breakfast, along with the Council
  • Feedback from the 2018 event
  • Preparation for the 2019 event, goals and the desire for a keynote speaker
  • The pink sashes
  • Brandy Alvarado (Chairperson of the AVIXA Women’s Council) and her involvement with the Council and groups
  • Christy and Alexis’ involvement with their own groups
  • The keynote speaker at the Breakfast – Christine Schyvinck, CEO at Shure Incorporated
  • The Rose Shure story
  • Plans for next year?
  • Christy’s assessment of a turning point with this year’s Breakfast
  • Alexis’ closing statement, women & diversity

Episode 22: InfoComm 2019 Discussion with Jacob Marash, Stem Audio

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Jacob Marash – CEO and Founder at Stem Audio

In this pre-InfoComm discussion Jacob talks about:

  • Stem Audio – company beginnings, and ecosystem solution specifics
  • Creating a certain buzz in the industry
  • What people will see at the InfoComm booth
  • Walkthrough of the platform, products
  • Stations – discussion about room design, customization, management and more
  • Some socializing with ice cream (and fun)

Episode 17: InfoComm 2019 Discussion with Martin Barbour, QSC

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Martin Barbour – Product Manager – Q-SYS Cloud Software at QSC

In this pre-InfoComm discussion Martin talks about:

  • QSC the company at present
  • What the company is bringing to InfoComm
  • the Q-SYS ecosystem
  • Enterprise Manager software suite
  • A first time product showing in North America
  • Use fewer hardware pieces to build certain scenarios
  • Conference room experience
  • Demo room – the latest QSC amplifiers and loudspeakers

Episode 14: Poly – The Power of Many, a Discussion with Amy Barzdukas

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Amy Barzdukas – CMO & EVP at Poly

Corey and Amy discuss the following:

  • Poly launch day – March 18th, Day 1 at Enterprise Connect
  • Development of the re-brand, the power of many
  • The Poly logo, Plantronics and Polycom history
  • A statement by Poly President and CEO Joe Burton
  • Technology, IT, insights

Announcements from Enterprise Connect:

  • Poly Doubles Down on Native Microsoft Teams Experience With New CCX Business Media Phones
  • Poly Announces Integration of Amazon Chime and Alexa for Business With Polycom Trio and Amazon Alexa With Plantronics Voyager 4200 UC Headsets
  • Poly Announces Polycom VVX x50 OBi Edition as First Launch Partner Desktop Phones Certified for Google Voice for G Suite
  • Up to date happenings at Poly, partnerships
  • “Perils of the Open Office” video campaign
  • How the re-brand has set in with the company

Episode 10: A Visit and Tour at Shure Headquarters

Join Corey Moss (on location at Shure headquarters) as he welcomes his guest:

Chris Lyons – Sr. Manager, Integrated Systems Marketing at Shure, Inc.

Corey took a Convergent AV Road Trip to Shure headquarters in Niles, IL on Monday March 11th, and was taken on a tour of the facility by Chris.

They discussed:

  • Some of Shure’s history, including discussion about founder Sidney N. Shure (there is a history exhibit there)
  • Shure’s most historic and famous microphone – the Unidyne
  • The well-known SM58, and significance concerning where headquarters is located
  • A visit inside Shure’s anechoic chamber for analysis and testing, used for testing microphones under development along with ongoing verification testing
  • Quality and assurance testing rooms – including microphone drop testing, testing for UV and electromagnetic exposure, temperatures, humidity and more
  • Wireless microphone and device testing for standards compliance and performance
  • Wireless microphone usage and demand
  • Axient Digital
  • The S.N. Shure Theater
  • The Performance Listening Center/Studio (where this podcast was recorded)
  • The people at Shure and their ongoing commitment to audio quality and excellence
  • The influence of the marketplace for ongoing development, quality testing and assurance

Episode 9: A Discussion with Melody Craigmyle, Vice President, Marketing & Communication at Almo Corporation about the Almo E4 Experience

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Melody Craigmyle – Vice President, Marketing & Communication at Almo Corporation

Almo Professional A/V, the Pro AV industry’s Favorite Distributor, has introduced the 2019 E4 Experience, a rebranded, expanded version of the award-winning E4 AV Tour. Almo is continuing its education partnership with AVIXA by offering high quality courses worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs), while bringing new certification opportunities with the SDVoE Alliance and the Digital Signage Federation to E4 Experience attendees. Other highlights include an All-Star lineup of the industry’s most sought-after speakers teaching on the topics that are critical to AV professionals, along with a new E4 Concierge service to plan a customized experience based on attendee needs and interests.

Listen to Melody talk with Corey about the Almo E4 Experience which travels the U.S. to four locations during 2019: Chicago, IL and Costa Mesa, CA (in the Spring)/ Teaneck, NJ and Alpharetta, GA (in the Fall).

A reference news story for Chicago:

Almo Professional A/V’s E4 Experience Features All-Star Industry Educators Teaching Thought-Provoking Sessions *

Also hear Melody talk about how integration companies can make the E4 Experience a showroom for their customers.

Registration is open for Chicago (March 12th).

Registration is open for Southern California (April 5th).

*Most of the educators will be at the Southern California E4 Experience, there will be some others there.


Episode 2: Nureva – Span™ Workspace integration with single sign-on, Showcasing at ISE 2019, and HDL300 system integration with Intel Unite® platform

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Rob Abbott – VP Products at Nureva Inc.

On this second episode of The AV Tech Trade, Corey discusses the following with Rob:

Nureva announces Span™ Workspace integration with single sign-on

Nureva Inc. announced the integration of Span Workspace with single sign-on (SSO), an authentication process that allows users to access multiple applications with a single set of login credentials. With the integration of SSO later this month, Span Workspace administrators can conveniently control user authentication, implement multifactor authentication and enforce password complexity parameters through their cloud SSO service providers. Users will enjoy easier access to their Span canvases and improved security.You can read more here.

Nureva to showcase expanded solutions and new functionality at ISE 2019

Nureva Inc. announced its participation in Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) at the RAI Amsterdam from 5 to 8 February 2019. The company will showcase new features and security enhancements in Span™ Workspace that are designed to support organization-wide transformation of collaborative processes. Nureva will also offer live demonstrations of its HDL300 audio conferencing systems running on multiple platforms. This is Nureva’s fourth consecutive year as an exhibitor at ISE, and its new exhibit space in the UCC Hall (stand 11-B180) is its largest ever. You can read more here.

Nureva announces HDL300 system integration with Intel Unite® platform

Nureva Inc. announced the integration of its HDL300 audio conferencing system with the Intel Unite solution for content sharing and collaboration. The new V4 plugin for the HDL300 system gives Intel Unite users easy access to the audio system controls, allowing them to quickly change volume or mute a call directly from their laptop. Intel Unite has added the Nureva™ HDL300 system plugin to its App Showcase, which highlights a collection of plugins that deliver digital transformation to any collaboration space. You can read more here.

Episode 1: Almo Pro A/V Hospitality and their Exclusive Distribution Partnership with Nonstop

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guests:

Apryl Lamberti – Director of Business Development – Hospitality at Almo Professional A/V

John Ropp – Director Of Marketing And Business Development at Nonstop Products

On this first episode of The AV Tech Trade, Corey discusses the following with Apryl and John: 

Almo Professional A/V Enters Exclusive Distribution Partnership with Nonstop

Nonstop Wireless Charging Alarm Clocks/Pads Available for Hospitality Environments Only Through Almo; New Products were on Display at the BDNY Show in New York

Almo Professional A/V, North America’s largest professional audio visual distributor, has announced that its dedicated Hospitality Division has entered an exclusive distribution partnership with Nonstop™, manufacturer of modern, décor-driven and customizable wireless charging products for hotel properties. As a result of the partnership, Nonstop’s designer-like Station W and Station C alarm clock/wireless charging solutions are now available through Almo.

The Almo/Nonstop team was present in the Nonstop booth during the Boutique Design Trade Fair (BDNY) at the Jacob Javits Center (November 11-12) where these charging solutions were showcased to hotel designers, end user properties, management companies, ownership groups and more.

You can read more about this news here

Products discussed – Nonstop Station W (top) and Station C.

A statement from Apryl Lamberti (included in this news) gives an excellent overview to this podcast conversation:

“Wireless charging is one of the hottest tech trends in hospitality, and it’s really taken off since last year’s announcement by Apple that new iPhones would adopt Qi, the open interface platform for wireless charging supported by Android and others.” 

“Nonstop’s CEO, Neil Betterton, a seasoned hospitality industry business leader, and Matt Paprocki, an award-winning consumer electronics designer both bring extensive knowledge of the latest technology trends combined with decades of experience in the hospitality space.”

Listen to this conversation, and learn more about this exclusive partnership between Almo Hospitality and Nonstop.