Video | September 8, 2010

Abbott Presents Keynote At BlueStar's VARTECH

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Jim Abbott, who pitched in the Olympics and the Major Leagues despite being born without a right hand, was the keynote speaker at BlueStar's 2010 VARTECH event. Abbott, who talked about the importance of adjustability, shows the crowd how he could quickly throw and catch with the same hand. Helping him demonstrate is BlueStar President/CEO Steve Cuntz.

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VARTECH USA 2010, hosted by distributor BlueStar, was held Aug. 29-31 at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati. The event is a combination educational conference and trade show that brings together vendors and VARs who specialize in POS, AIDC, mobility, digital signage, security, and RFID solutions. Workshops at VARTECH focused on those technologies plus the healthcare and government vertical markets.