Almo Pro AV’s top product picks from the increasingly manufacturer-centric E4 AV Tour, a mini-trade show which tours the country.
With its placement right between InfoComm in June and Integrated Systems Europe in February, the Almo Pro AV E4 AV Tour is increasingly a place for manufacturers to reveal and display their wares.
Named the CI BEST in Training, Consulting/Business Service for the fourth year in a row, the E4 AV Tour offers AV professionals a full day of educational sessions worth AVIXA (formerly InfoComm) CTS Renewal Units (RUs) as well as access to the newest AV products and services.
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The product show floor at Almo E4 AV Tour gives manufacturers that have announced products since InfoComm 2017 a chance to debut them to integrator attendees.
“It started a few years ago when Samsung introduced some pro displays at one of our E4s and has continued on,” recalls Almo Pro A/V executive VP Sam Taylor.
LG made a big splash at InfoComm 2017 with its OLED wallpaper, but not everybody made it to Orlando, Fla., for the trade show. It’s showing dual-sided, super-thin display technology at E4 AV Tour.
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Samsung is using Almo E4 AV Tour to make a commercial case for its residential market targeted “The Frame,” which is designed to be the focus of the room when the video display is on and to switch to artwork when it’s off. Taylor sees commercial applications for The Frame.
Same with Barco, which showed its ClickShare CSE-800 at InfoComm 2017, but is taking the conversations with dealers to the next level at E4 AV Tour.
The following 12 products were chosen by Almo Pro AV as the hottest at the show.
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Learn more about the Almo Pro AV E4 AV Tour here.