Archive for June, 2014

  • Great first day at InfoComm! Solstice was named as the best collaboration product by Commercial Integrator in its 49 BEST Products of 2014 award AND Solstice received the 2014 SCN InfoComm Installation Product Award for the Most Innovative Software Collaboration Product. We still have two more days to go... Read More »

  • I’m boarding a plane to Las Vegas for my eighth InfoComm show and I couldn’t be more ready for it to get underway. New shoe inserts, a haircut, and a new version of Solstice that was months in the making.  Mersive's first InfoComm was in 2007 as a true outsider - “What do Computer Scientists have to do with the AV Industry??”  Since then, we have been a witness and a catalyst to the growing adoption of software in the AV business. Now I get to hear things like, “I need an IT management ...Read More »

  • Software always eats hardware.  What do I mean by that?  Just that expensive and proprietary hardware evolves into software running on commodity platforms.  This phenomenon is now happening with increasing speed in AV – and it’s a great opportunity for AV resellers. It’s a chance to leverage software for ease of use, deeper integration of AV systems throughout an enterprise, and reduced cost and support.  Clearly, customers want these things and are seeking out AV integrators who can provide them. This new world of software driven AV is a wireless, flexible, and connected world. When it comes to wireless, 90 percent ...Read More »