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4/15/2021

Members of AVIXA's Diversity Task Force -- Rochelle Richardson, Narin Nara, and April Peay -- sat down virtually with AVNetwork to share in their own words why their initiatives will lead the pro AV industry down a brighter path.

4/15/2021

The 2,000-seat Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Alberta, recently installed a flexible "hybrid" Meyer Sound reinforcement system to replace its aging loudspeaker setup.

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AV Network
4/15/2021

The Crystal LED Lab on the Netflix campus in Los Angeles, which quietly debuted six months ago, is a perfect example of what can be accomplished when smart people at leading technology companies -- Netflix, Sony and Meyer Sound, with Visioneering Design bringing it all together -- unite for a common purpose: to deliver the best possible experience in picture and sound, and to show creatives what's possible. The facility features Sony's Crystal LED direct view display and Meyer Sound's Ultra Reflex screen channel sound solution for direct view displays.

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Mix
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Sony
4/15/2021

By Carolyn Heinze
In addition to keeping your systems locked down, a solid foundation in IT security concepts can help you gain access to higher-level business discussions, too. We explore what it takes to earn the gold standard of security certifications: the CISSP.

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AV Technology
4/15/2021

With the onset of the pandemic, Santa Clara University bolstered its deployment of Matrox Maevex and Panopto appliances to bring remote learning capabilities to its entire campus and provide streamed classes and lecture capture recordings for its nearly 10,000 students.

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AV Network
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Santa Clara University
4/15/2021

The National Theatre of Iceland recently upgraded its digital signage with a Peerless-AV solution that works in harmony with the building's unique Art Deco design.

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AV Network
4/15/2021

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is trying to add as much production capacity as it can under the circumstances, yet the world's largest foundry predicts microchip shortages will go on into next year. Meanwhile, TSMC reports a prolonged power outage at Tainan Science Park disrupted production of microchips with 40-nanometer features on Wednesday.

4/15/2021

Google Chrome 90, available now for Android desktop users, defaults to HTTPS endpoint connections, improving browser security and page loading times. This version also comes with an AV1 encoder for better video conferencing and a toggle for Google's Privacy Sandbox.

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ZDNet, Android Police
4/15/2021

Dell Technologies has unveiled its plan to spin off its 81% stake in VMware to "drive additional growth opportunities" for the two firms as separate companies. The move will also help Dell pay off debts.

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SiliconAngle, ZDNet
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VMware
4/15/2021

Risk assessments should be framed as support for the three pillars of decision-making—choice, preference and information—writes Tony Martin-Vegue, a Society of Information Risk Analysts board member and co-chair of the San Francisco chapter of the FAIR Institute. "Having clear, complete information and understanding the motivations and options behind a decision help frame the assessment in a meaningful manner," Martin-Vegue writes.

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ISACA
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Tony Martin