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Cynthia Wisehart

On the Circuit: Sony Pictures

As we go to press, the strange saga of the Sony hack is still unfolding in a surreal blending of the real and digital worlds. On the most basic level, this cyber attack has caused and will cause a lot of suffering for a lot of regular Sony employees who don’t deserve it. I’m not talking about Seth Rogan and his mid-level movie or Scott Rudin and his glib emails. Yes there has been an intense......

Inside Look: Altinex Muse

When Altinex describes their Muse product as ACBaseT, it’s a catchy way of saying AC display power (with HDMI) over CAT6. It’s 120V AC voltage for a display located many feet away from a power source. Obviously I don’t need to tell you the significance of being able to remote the power from the display, or send display power and HDMI (plus RS-232 and IR control) over a single category cable.......

DSP & Dante

DSP and DanteNetworking for Worship Supports Practical and Spiritual Goals It’s easy to think that audio and video networks are about signal—moving, processing, controlling, and programming signal. But a good network is about much more than that. In the case of Cornerstone Church in Long Beach, CA, the network allowed the church to avoid a costly physical expansion by maximizing their existing......

On Site: Oakley Flagship Store

Nearly 10 years ago, Oakley founder Jim Jannard told me he thought it would be interesting to put video hangtags on his products and video art on the walls. The expression “digital signage” had not been coined yet, but Jannard was already talking about how video should be experienced interactively, that it should be part of an environment, not confined to a television screen.At the time,......

On the Circuit

On The Circuit, December 2014Dec 2, 2014 4:49 PM, By Cynthia Wisehart  I started using Crestron gear over 20 years ago. It has been a constant, evolving presence in my own career and through my husband’s work. I have decades-long friendships with Crestron programmers from the all-nighters on site. I’ve been in countless Crestron-driven rack rooms literally all over the world in Japan, Korea,......

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