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New show features, confer- ences and professional devel- opment programmes – plus a serious look at emerging XR technologies. collaboration, dvED and trends in projec- tion. Should be a good one!
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ISE 2020 to feature 200 thought leaders
Integrated Systems Europe 2020’s
professional develop- ment programme will feature over 200 leading experts from a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas across five days of keynotes, conferences, masterclasses, workshops and presentations.
Presented under the umbrel- la
title ‘Learn. Discover. Be Inspired’, the programme has been produced by Integrated Systems Events working in close co-operation with AV in- dustry bodies – in particular, its co-owning associations AVIXA
The Opening Address on Mon- day 10th February will be given by Duncan Wardle, a consultant to Disney who was previously Head of Innovation and Creativity at the entertain- ment giant. His presentation, ‘Think Different’, will look at how companies can re-awaken traits in their employees such as imagination, intuition and curiosity to create an environ- ment that fosters creativity and innovation. On Monday 10th February,
speaking on Tuesday 11th Feb- ruary at an AVIXA FlashTrack session (on Stand 13-N110) entitled ‘AV Wellness Trends – Must Know Applications and their Impacts create Real World Opportunity for Integra- tors and End Users’. The next day he will chair an AVIXA pan- el discussion, ‘The Experience Revolution – How Content and Experience Change Everything in a Brand Activated World!’, on the Main Stage.
Alexandra Hussenot is the founder and CEO of Immer- sionn, the world’s first VR Dis- covery Engine. She is also the UK lead for Women in Immer- sive Technologies, a communi- ty of 1,000 members that aims to empower European women working in XR. She will give a Main Stage talk, presented by ISE, on Wednesday 12th February, entitled ‘Surround- ed! How Immersive Technolo- gy Dominates the Experiential Market’
and CEDIA – media partners and other independent organ- isations.
The programme includes an Opening Address; 13 confer- ences across five days in the Hotel Okura and RAI Amster- dam, organised by ISE, AVIXA, CEDIA and media partners – a record number for ISE; a four- day training programme from CEDIA; AVIXA FlashTracks (on Stand 13-N110) and CEDIA Talks (on Stand 1-E20), and a full programme of free thought leadership sessions on the Main Stage in Hall 14 (spon- sored by Shure).
CEDIA’s Cybersecurity Work- shop will be led by Jeff Sonn- leitner, a professional network and
security instructor with
over 35 years’ experience. He is a Network Specialist and In- formation Security Instructor at Moraine Park Technical Col- lege, Wisconsin. The workshop will cover all aspects of network security and privacy for profes- sionals working in either the residential or the commercial space.
Business advisor, President
of North of 10 Advisors and Chairman of the AVIXA Board of Directors, Jeff Day will be
Glenn Kelly is Head of Pro- duction at The Imaginarium Studios,
the UK’s leading
performance capture studio – founded by actor and director Andy Serkis, where he is ex- ploring how motion capture de- velopments will affect various media. In a Main Stage session on Thursday 13th February pre- sented by AV Magazine, he will be talking about ‘Mixed Reality in Theatre Productions’.
New show features
Two more show features have recently been added to the ISE 2020 content programme. In Hall 14, the VR at ISE feature
will contain two very different interactive virtual reality ex- hibits. Two Digital Projection Multiview VR systems will be demonstrated, each of which allows up to three people to view and interact with a stereo- scopic 3D virtual model. Each person sees the object from their own viewpoint.
The other part of the VR at
ISE feature will be an immer- sive VR theme park ride. De- signed and run by Lightspeed Design, this DepthQ VR attrac- tion will take attendees on an interactive fantasy ride through aquatic environments.
A spectacular projection mapping on the RAI’s Elicium building will delight ISE 2020 attendees and Amsterdam lo- cals each evening of the show. The upper floors of the futuris- tic nine-storey building at the front of the exhibition centre will be transformed by the pro- jection, specially created for this location. The projection will be produced by ISE and the RAI, supported by seven technology partners.
Mike Blackman, Managing Director of Integrated Systems Events, said: “I’m very pleased to acknowledge the role of AVIXA, CEDIA and our many content partners in producing such a compelling line-up for ISE 2020. Added to this, the Elicium projection mapping and the VR at ISE feature are two more opportunities for our attendees to ‘Learn. Discover. Be Inspired’.”
Crestron adopts HTML 5.0 for
Home applications idential integrators the complete package for any sized smart home project.
At its joint pre-ISE Press Con- ference with TIG, Crestron announced that the company planned to supplement its re- liance on proprietary software which requires specialist pro- gramming skills, to HTML 5.0 code for its residential solutions on show at ISE 2020, with commercial solutions to follow suit later. The company is keen to emphasise that both solu- tions will continue to coexist for the foreseeable future to repay the investment of programmers and systems integrators in train- ing for legacy systems. Other residential announce- ments included the release of Crestron Home OS 3- the highly anticipated update to its ad- vanced operating system for the
For the commercial market, Crestron will take advantage of the upsurge in collaboration solu- tions with Flex for Zoom Rooms, the company’s new line of intel- ligent Unified Communications solutions. Now shipping, Crestron Flex delivers native Zoom Rooms software functionality and a sim- plified, consistent user experience, including one-touch join, in all the places people work, from desks to boardrooms.
“The Crestron and Zoom collab- oration continues to deliver new and exciting products that revolu- tionize the UC and collaboration experience for the enterprise,” said Joseph Sarrasin, Director, Unified
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Crestron smart home. Crestron Home OS 3 unlocks the full potential of the Crestron smart home. It delivers the best user experience on the market by far, including hundreds of powerful new features and an interface that’s both beautiful and easy to navigate on mobile devices and Crestron TSW touch screens. Combined with remarkably fast deployment for integrators and the confidence that comes with renowned Crestron hardware, Crestron Home OS 3 offers res-
Communications Strategy at Cre- stron. In addition to native support for Zoom Rooms, Crestron has partnered with leading manufac- turers to create the ultimate voice and video experience, so people can see and be seen, and hear and be heard like never before. These technologies have been embedded in the different Crestron Flex form factors: front of room wall-mount smart soundbar; tabletop meeting and collaboration system; desktop phone; and customizable integra- tor kit for large spaces.
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