Are audio and visual experts really necessary for my A/V project?
The quick answer to this is: “in all likelihood, yes.” Sure, there are companies and venues out there that have already invested heavily into their A/V infrastructures and have experts on staff ready to go. Fiscal realities being what they are, though, this isn’t something that most businesses can afford to do. For those companies, it is highly recommended that they work with experienced A/V integrators before moving forward on a project. Continue reading “Are Audio Visual Experts Really Needed For An A/V Project?”
How important is it to secure long term audio/visual support for my A/V system?
Modern A/V technology is changing the way we communicate and collaborate, but it’s not immune to the occasional glitch or quirk, making audio visual support invaluable. No technology is infallible, so companies that rely on their A/V systems should also have an A/V expert they can rely on as well. Continue reading “The Importance Of Having Audio Visual Support And What’s Commonly Included”
Three essential considerations for rack rooms
Rack rooms are the nerve center of any business, building or venue, and they must be protected as such. This is especially true if the rack room is housing or supporting A/V technology, as some of this equipment is capable of generating a lot of heat. Continue reading “How To Plan Effective Rack Rooms For Businesses”
A/V technologies and solutions for the courtroom
The courtroom has changed very little over time, and many still operate with technology designed decades ago. These courtrooms are compromising cost and security by relying on this obsolete technology, and some aren’t even ADA compliant. This is changing quickly, though, and courtrooms are modernizing at rapid rates. There are several reasons for this shift, but cost is likely the greatest reason. Continue reading “What Audio Visual Technologies Should A Courtroom Have?”
What is the impact of A/V technology on architectural designs?
In many circumstances, sound can be difficult to manage, especially with certain architectural designs. It’s not easy to diagram where sound is going when it leaves the source, and how it will be perceived in the space. But this is exactly what A/V integrators are tasked with doing. Controlling sound in a meeting room or collaboration space is paramount, as even slight imperfections in the room’s acoustics will result in noticeable, and distracting, audio artifacts. Continue reading “What Is The Impact Of A/V Technology On Architectural Design”
Can modern technology improve relationships between coworkers or students?
Technology is often seen as this unwieldy, esoteric thing that just complicates relationships, but when properly implemented, modern technology is a great communication facilitator. It’s this quality that AV integrators strive to bring out in every technology they work with, to make every A/V solution a bridge between people. Continue reading “How Can Technology Improve Our Business And School Relationships”
Can technology improve school or office building security?
The intelligent use of technology can help solve a lot of problems, including major concerns like keeping educational or commercial buildings safe. When families send their children to school, or when someone leaves for work, the expectation is that they will be safe at all times. The truth is, most educational and commercial buildings are not prepared for some emergencies. Continue reading “Increasing Security For Schools And Businesses Through Technology”
Audio and visual installations are much more than just component installations. They are about smart integration as well, which is why reputable A/V firms don’t refer to themselves as installers, but as A/V integrators. That’s not to say that the installation process is unimportant, but it’s the easy part of the job. The tough part, and one that only some integrators are capable of, is ensuring that every piece of the installation works together. Continue reading “What Is The Process For Audio And Visual Installation”
The most talented and experienced audio visual suppliers are better known as integrators, because their job is to integrate new technology into an existing framework. Proper integration takes a great deal more finesse and precision, which is why it’s not enough to just find an A/V supplier. It takes an A/V integrator to make it all work. But what are the notable traits in a talented integrator, and how can a business go about recognizing them? Continue reading “What To Expect From Audio Visual Suppliers”
Training room technology is upending the way companies are delivering important concepts to their professionals. It’s now clear that people need more than just a lecture if they are to commit anything to memory. And it’s now clear that if trainers are going to get the most out of their students, they better come armed with an engaging presentation. Continue reading “How Training Room Technology Makes A Difference For Businesses”