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Greg LaPorte of Sonnet Technologies | Interview snippets from NAB BuZZ 2019 podcasts with Larry Jordan

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Larry Jordan: We start with Greg LaPorte. He’s the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sonnet Technologies. I have been admiring their booth ever since I sat down on the stage. They’re about 50 feet away and I keep wanting to walk over every time between shows just to take a look at their gear.

Hello, Greg. Welcome back.

Greg LaPorte: Hi. How are you doing?

Larry Jordan: How would you describe Sonnet?

Greg LaPorte: Sonnet is a technology hardware product company. We call ourselves these days Thunderbolt technology company just because such a large percentage of our product mix are Thunderbolt connected devices. We started with Thunderbolt at the very beginning eight years ago and we’ve expanded our line. We also do OEM work for other manufacturers who put Thunderbolt on their products.

Larry Jordan: Describe some of the products that you got.

Greg LaPorte: We have Thunderbolt the PCIe card expansion chassis of all sizes — single slot, dual-slot, three -slot, Thunderbolt 2, Thunderbolt 3 models of each. We have Rackmount Thunderbolt expansion. We have docks. We have a new dock that we’re showing at this show. We have adapters. We have PCIe cards. We have specifically expansion chassis for GPU cards. We have…

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About Larry Jordan/Digital Production BuZZ

Larry Jordan is a 50-year veteran of media. Throughout his career, he has edited, produced, and directed at the local and network TV levels, and he’s done extensive work with corporate training videos. He started his namesake website, larryjordan.com, in 2003 and began using his extensive industry knowledge to educate current and aspiring media professionals. He has authored nine books and thousands of how-to articles on both production and post-production.

Digital Production BuZZ is a weekly podcast that focuses on the latest trends and advancements in media technology and also shines a light on the industry’s leading innovators.

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