The History Behind the Microprocessor

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 by

Jack S. Kilby created the first Integrated Circuit (IC) back in 1958 while working for Texas Instruments. This company developed transistors, and Kilby’s first task was to design micro modules for the military in which he connected various wafers of discrete components by stacking them on top of each another. Seeing the process as far

It would be pretty frustrating and nerve-wracking to discover that one of your speakers or projector breaks down at the last minute, as you’re nervously trying to get the venue set up for a presentation or concert. The last thing you want is for guests to start arriving as some of the AV equipment is

Were you aware that most people have some level of fear of speaking in public? Some even fear it more than death itself! If that sounds like you, you’re in good company. The good news is, there are steps you can take to get over this fear and get through your speech without a hitch.

How Do Teleprompters Work?

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 by

How Do Teleprompters Work?   Teleprompters display text that a person in front of a camera can read off of. The individual can look directly into the camera and still able to read the script. They’re typically used in newsrooms and other settings where people are speaking for long periods of without looking away from

Women In Computer Science

Friday, 24 June 2016 by

Why Have Women Been Receding the Computer Science Realm? Many of the pioneers of computer science were women. They were a large part of the programmers for the world’s first digital computers, and have had a large presence in computer science programs in universities for decades. But by the mid 1980’s, things started to change.

The very first CCTV system was not developed in one component, but rather is two distinct parts. The first component that was developed was the technology of the CCTV, which incorporated the attachment of cameras to live TVs. The other component involved the actual application of the CCTV, making use of the systems’ technology for

Invention of First Laptop Computer

Thursday, 09 June 2016 by

Who Invented the First Laptop? Among the most innovative pieces of technology ever invented for both commercial and personal use is the laptop. Highly versatile and compact, the laptop has made computer use as easy and convenient as possible. With such a state-of-the-art piece of technology, you may be wondering about its history, and what

Understanding Line Arrays

Saturday, 28 May 2016 by

Have you ever been to a large event or festival in the recent past? If so, you’ve likely heard of line arrays of loudspeakers. Right now, they’re a must-have when it comes to big-time PA systems, but how did they transform to what they are today? The key function of a PA system is to

Renting Vs. Buying Video Equipment

Thursday, 04 June 2015 by

Here are some scenarios where renting just makes more economical sense compared to buying your video equipment.   You Don’t Have the Cash Obviously one of the main contributing factors to opt for a rental rather than a purchase is the money. When you’re on your own, you’ll have to supply yourself with your video