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A podcast show about technology, news, trends and more. It’s not just AV or IT, it’s techX covering numerous technologies, discussions – and exchanges with a measure of opinion inserted as well. Join host Jane Johnson and regulars Corey Moss (AV Power Up), Christa Bender (AV Power Up, Tech Chaos).
Our guest for this show is Simon Dudley, the CEO and Chief Contrarian of Excession Events, and very well-known prior to this as Lifesize’s Video Evangelist.
Our guest for this show is Paul Zielie, CTS-D, CTS-I, an IT and AV Systems Engineer who is Manager, Enterprise Solutions at AMX by Harman and InfoComm Educator of the Year 2015.
Our guests for this show are Ben Hackett, co-founder and COO, and Alan Vezina, co-founder and CTO of Jydo – a software-based control platform provider.
Our guest for this show is Sean Brown, senior vice president at Sonic Foundry. We talk about different categories of video, including organizational video, as well as Big Data.
We continue our discussion with Sean in this part two about mobility/BYOD and its impact on video presentation and streaming, cloud application strategy and a current look at his predictions for 2015.
Our guest for this show is Scott Stollwerk, director of sales at Automated Insights (Ai). We talk with Scott about artificial intelligence and machine writing, structuring data to tell a story (or as Ai says “Let your data tell its story”), and more.
Our guest for this show is Rian Steffens, business development manager – East at Onkyo. We talk with Rian about Dolby Atmos, immersive movie and home theater experiences, developments at Onkyo, CEDIA and the residential market and more.
AV Power Up! - Appearances
Join the "AV Power Crew": Corey (@Cbmoss) Moss, Chuck (@madsoundguy) Espinoza, Hope (@BeerAndPie) Roth, Johnny (@JMOTA3) Mota and your host Christa (@AVChrista) Bender, as they discuss the latest in AV Technology with our own Jane Johnson.
Jane Johnson (@Jane_Pivot) of Pivot Communications joins Cory Schaeffer of Listen Technologies as the guests of the inaugural episode of AV Power Up!
In this episode our intrepid hosts discuss women, AV, and the newly formed Women of Infocomm Network (WIN).
In this extended version of AV Power Up!, Jane Johnson is a guest co-host appearance with Jeremy Caldera, discussing InfoComm.
It's been a whole year since the first AV Power Up! and 51 episodes. The Crew starts 2016 off with a bang, with new team members, and some friendly faces from Episode 1 - Pivot's own Jane Johnson and Christa Bender!
Tech Chaos is a podcast hosted by our very own Christa Bender
During this inaugural episode of Tech Chaos, Jane Johnson (@jane_pivot), managing partner of strategic communications at Pivot Communications, and Katye McGregor Bennett (@katyemcgregor), chief strategist at KMB Communications, join host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) to talk about the surprise trends of 2015 and the potential trends for 2016. They discuss operating their businesses out of their bat caves and whether drones will be visiting Montana in the near future. IoT, wearables and privacy concerns are also discussed.
Christina Engh (@missenghwyoming), Chief Operating Officer at UASolutions Group, speaks with host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) about drones, unmanned aircrafts, and Christina’s military experience. They discuss how meteorology and weather forecasting relates to flying aircrafts, FAA rules and regulations, and Christina’s sweet new headphones. CES 2016 and ISE 2016 are mentioned throughout the show and somehow the movie Spaceballs is simultaneously the best and worst depiction of a military movie.
Eva Cannon, Director of Marketing and Events for US Office, speaks with host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) live from the ISE show floor. They discuss ISE, products, and new releases. All of these topics and more can be heard on this episode of Tech Chaos.
Vanessa Folk, PR Manager at GeekGirlCon, Torrey Stenmark, DIY Science at GeekGirlCon, and Richard Prevete (@RichardPrevete), Audio Visual Technician at Compass Group North America, speak with host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) to discuss ISE, role models, mentorship, certifications, gaming, comic books, science, and math. Christa briefly discusses her use of the Shure MV88 microphone while at ISE. You will learn a secret tip on how playing Goldeneye on the Nintendo64 will make you a better first-person shooter. All of these topics and more can be heard on this episode of Tech Chaos.
Alexis La Broi (@AlexisLaBroi) and Bradford Benn (@BradfordBenn) join host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) to discuss industry and manufacturer certifications.
Alexis discusses how she was inspired at the WIN breakfast at InfoComm15 to pursue her CTS certification. Alexis describes how she started in the rental and staging side of the industry and eventually made her way to the integration side. Christa and Alexis discuss how the InfoComm CTS prep exam helped them both to study for the exam.
Alesia Hendley (@thesmoothfactor) and Joshua Davidson (@dasjoshua) join host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) to discuss technology, wearables, millennials, content marketing, and their favorite social media platforms. Learn what drew Alesia into the AV industry. Learn which social media platform Joshua considers the “driver’s license of the Internet”.
Christa Bender (@AVChrista) is joined by Mike Shinn (@axpmike) and Marika Aquino (@tierpm) to discuss NAB, InfoComm, NSCA, IGNITE, Periscope, Snapchat, and more. A special shout-out to John Greene (@jgreenesix) for his social media presence regarding tradeshows. While Christa may have been the only one to see Batman versus Superman, everyone agrees that Deadpool was the best movie in a long time.
Pivot's own Christa Bender (@AVChrista) is joined by Chris Bach, System Support Engineer with Extron Electronics,to discuss NAB, Vector 4K Scaling Technology, 4:4:4 processing, favorite cars, movies, travel destinations, and more. Christa explains why she loves the Extron website, and Chris explains how Vector 4K Scaling Technology is the result of 20 years of Extron scaling technology evolution.
Brad Grimes (@BGrimesDC), Director of Communications with InfoComm International, joins host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) to discuss all things related to InfoComm and the upcoming show in Las Vegas, NV June 4th to the 10th.
Brad and Christa share their excitement for the area outside of the convention center that holds multiple food trucks and a beer garden., as well as information on the many changes coming to Infocomm 16, including the Seminar and Workshop package
Host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) is joined by Hope Roth (@beerandpie), Crestron Certified Programmer with Riordan Brothers Integration, to discuss volunteering and the upcoming InfoComm show in Las Vegas, NV.
Hope and Christa are joint recipients for the Harald Thiel Volunteers of the Year award. They discuss the importance of volunteering and agree that you should not wait to be asked to volunteer, that you should step forward and express interest in volunteering.
Marika Aquino (@TierPM), Program Manager with TierPM, joins host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) to discuss the 2016 InfoComm show as well as favorite anime shows and Christa's guilty pleasure show.
They also discuss the various events they attended at InfoComm, such as the Opening Keynote Speaker and the WIN breakfast.
Host Christa Bender (@AVChrista) is joined by Bradford Benn (@BradfordBenn), Themed Attractions Solutions Manager with Harman Professional, to discuss the 2016 InfoComm show, Net Neutrality, Rule 41, and how an #AVPuppy makes everything better.
Bradford discusses the numerous new products that Harman displayed at the InfoComm show.
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AVSocial co-hosts Dawn Meade and Kelly Perkins are joined by Chris Neto of AV HelpDesk and Jane Johnson of Pivot Communications to discuss Gamification