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Episode 105: NYDSW, Coffee and Controversy, the DSF and more – Good Times with Brian McClimans, Rich Ventura and Frank Pisano



This episode is sponsored by: Peerless-AV (www.peerless-av.com)

Join the Crew host Corey Moss, Kaleo Lee and new member Kasie Grant as they welcome:

Brian McClimans – VP Sales, North America and APAC at Peerless-AV
Rich Ventura – Vice President of Strategic Management at NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.
Frank Pisano – VP of Sales, Americas at BrightSign LLC

The show begins with the introduction of new Crew member Kasie Grant (she works for Baker AV in Georgia), who joins Corey and Kaleo on this one. Corey begins talking with Brian about Peerless-AV and New York Digital Signage Week as the company is a sponsor of NYDSW. The conversation then focuses on Coffee and Controversy, taking place on October 30th – an event in its 4th year.

Brian continues discussion with more of a deep dive about NYDSW, and talks about partnerships as well. Frank talks about the digital signage industry ecosystem and the community – along with why people need to be doing more in digital signage. Kasie adds to this discussion too. Frank also discusses this being his first year at BrightSign. Rich and Brian next talk about the long-time NEC Display Solutions and Peerless-AV relationship. 

All talk about the Almo E4 AV Tour coming up in Nashville which the three companies are a part of. Rich also talks about the “easy button” relationship concerning devices designed to work well together, here referring to BrightSign and Peerless-AV. 

Frank talks about BrightSign and NYDSW, along with a special event the company is having Halloween night (listen for the “dress code”). He and Corey talk about the trips they’ll be taking to the NEC Showcase in New York, the Almo E4 AV Tour in Nashville and back to NY for NYDSW. And there’s a discussion of an AV first aid recovery kit. 

Rich talks about the Digital Signage Federation, the digital signage industry, NYDSW and other shows from the perspective of his being the Chairman of the DSF. Frank talks about a recent trip to Barcelona, where digital signage was recognized by AVIXA as one of two growth categories. 

All end the show with final thoughts. 

More information here about NYDSW. To find out more about the DSF see here. 

Sit back, plug in and listen to these well-known industry executives discuss the upcoming New York Digital Signage Week as we live…

The AV Life. 


Episode 90: IoT, AI, OOH, Data and the Marketplace



Join the Crew Corey Moss, JoAnn Arcenal and guest host/moderator Richard Ventura as they welcome their guests:

John DuBois – CEO at Oculus360
Kym Frank – President at Geopath
Steven Keith Platt – Director and Research Fellow at Platt Retail Institute and Research Director at Retail Analytics Council, Northwestern University

After Corey talks with Rich about his recent trip to Croatia (and we find out that one of the guests is a huge soccer fan), along with Integrated Systems Europe and the move to Barcelona in 2021 he turns this episode over to Rich and the three topic expert guests – their companies and organizations:

Oculus360 – AI-powered Insights Platform: in a digital world where you may never meet your customers and competitive barriers to entry are evaporating, the brands that best understand their marketplace and consumer landscape will win.

Geopath is an agile, integrated, passionate, forward-looking organization. They are the OOH industry standard that is powering a smarter OOH marketplace through state-of-the-art audience location measurement, insights and market research innovation.

Platt Retail Institute – Focused on improving the customer experience, PRI helps retailers understand how to use technology to influence customer shopping behavior.

An engaging conversation that involves IoT, AI, robotics, Out-of-Home (OOH), data, analytics and much more – topics of great interest to AV and tech, along with markets served. Rich ends with some future outcome predictions from each of the guests.

Sit back, plug in and listen in to this enlightening (and different) discussion as we live…

The AV Life.