InfoComm 2013 Orlando: An Overview

by Dave Averdick

This was my first time attending InfoComm and while I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, I knew I was in for a great experience. If you’re unfamiliar with the InfoComm conference, it showcases the latest audio and video retail technologies in one massive tradeshow.

The expo floor is overwhelming at first– gigantic booths and incredible electronics from corner to corner, featuring some of the biggest players in the tech world. As I began to explore and speak to the many different vendors, a few technology trends began to emerge. The most obvious trends for digital signage were 4k screens, glass projection displays, and interactive video walls. There also seemed to be two distinct categories of technology that I saw: innovative products that clearly have a future in retail space, and then emerging technologies that are still finding their purpose.

For this initial post, let’s take a look at that second category of products, emerging technology that were so mind blowing that I thought I had stepped into a parallel universe. Watch the videos, read our reviews and let us know what you think in the comments!

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