The latest episode of AVWeek features guests George Tucker
of WorldStage, Joel Bilheimer
of Pershing Technologies, Brock McGinnis
from Westbury National, and Dr. Yoram Solomon
Host Tim Albright
and the panel talk about the demise of rear-projection TVs, as Mitsibishi has ended its consumer DLP TV line. The group discusses CEDIA's move to offer THX training at ISE, and also why interactive displays have taken off in the UK. There is a debate on whether 20% of independent reps should be gotten rid of. The gang debates which is the best streaming video service
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