The Mad team really is Mad about AV.
We do some innovative work, and we work with some amazing companies and individuals. These podcasts are all about industry related subjects. Guests and Mad team members talk about innovation and the state of the industry, and sometimes about our projects and developments. Further down on this page you'll find additional video short stories, too.
Episode 6 of Mad About AV features an all-star panel of female leaders in the AV industry, featuring: Cybelle Jones of SEGD, Lisa Jey Schanley of Technomedia, Jenni Ogden of 4D Fun Inc & Eye Q Productions, as well as Mad Systems’ own Tricia Rodriguez and Toni Losier.
Enjoy this lively and topical discussion of the AV virtual footprint and the industry’s innovations that have allowed worldwide access to virtual experiences. They also touch on their unique positions of being women in a male-dominated industry and how there’s a need to get more women involved in AV and technical positions.
This episode was released in celebration of International Women’s Day, a movement to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about equality and push for gender parity.
Episode 5 of Mad About AV features Steve Bressler, founder and Executive Director of Monadnock Media and Maris Ensing, founder of Mad Systems. Steve and Maris have partnered on several projects over the years and provide great insight as they chat about how they bring museums to life.
In this episode, Steve and Maris discuss the role of technology in museum spaces. They talk about how technology should always driven by the story of the exhibits with the end goal being to to create an experience that visitors can’t get at home, to provide a lasting impression. They also talk about the evolution of supporting technology over the past few years.
Our 4th podcast features Tricia Rodriguez and Serguei Kozlovski, one of the developers of the QuickSilver® solution, Mad's Next Gen audio visual system.
Tricia and Serguei talk about the development process, the team that put together the latest Mad Systems AV++™ concept and system elements. A great chat about technology that is changing the future of the audio-visual industry. Enjoy this podcast for some insights into the magic behind the curtains!
A podcast featuring Mad Systems' founder, Maris Ensing, who talks about our new patented technology: Recognition based media delivery.
One size does not fit all, and in a world where there is a new audience for which the previous 'magical' technology is just something they accept as the norm, it becomes essential to create something that goes well beyond that which was acceptable 10+ years ago in a pre-iPhone and pre-iPad era.
No longer are museums about gawking at static displays of what life used to be or reading one person’s interpretation of a work of art. The museum experience is changing thanks to technology. Convincing curators or foundations backing museums to install advanced devices, on the other hand, can still take time, said David Whitemyer, Director of Business Development for Luci Creative in a conversation on the subject with Tricia Rodriguez, our Director of Marketing.
"It will be wonderful if we could get every family member interested in museums, because they have so much to offer; however, we also need to give them a personal experience, because they’re expecting that today,” Rodriguez said. “Especially our young museum-goers – they want to be enlightened. They want new technologies. They want to be able to understand the technology at their level – the graphic panel is something they don’t take time to read any more. They need to be engaged.”
Of course, we're also talking about David's photography, his book and a limoncello recipe.
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