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November 2009

November 2009 Features Conference Microphones By Bennett Liles Conferencing is a very demanding environment for microphones, especially those held in large meeting spaces with high-level sound-reinforcement systems…. Technology Showcase:...

2009

July 2009

July 2009 Features Technology Showcase: Flatpanel Mounts By Jay Ankeney The mounts for flatpanel displays have become indispensable assets in maximizing the return on investment of LCD or plasma...

2009

June 2009

June 2009 Features Audio Technology Transforms Museums By Dan Daley The word “museum” still tends to conjure up images of dusty books and statues connected by the occasional spider...

2009

May 2009

May 2009 Features Technology Showcase: Power Conditioners By Kent Morris Power, especially in sound and video systems, must be controlled. From the access point in the building and on,...

2008

December 2008

December 2008 Features Projection Roundtable By Jay Ankeney For this year’s Projection Roundtable survey of industry opinion, the editors of Sound & Video Contractor turned to experts from 12...

2008

November 1, 2008

November 1, 2008 Features Live Sound Shines at AES 2008 By George Petersen The annual convention of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) returned to San Francisco Oct. 2-5, 2008,...

2008

July 2008

July 2008 Features Expert Roundtable: Church Sound Trends By Dan Daley Technology continues to go to church; this edition of the expert roundtable finds that even the recession isn’t...

2008

June 2008

June 2008 Features Expert Roundtable: The Future of Digital Signage By Bennett Liles The digital-signage industry is gaining steam at a phenomenal rate… Technology Showcase: Turnkey Digital Signage By...

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May 2008

May 2008 Features InfoComm 08 Video Preview By Trevor Boyer It’s 2008, and HD is everywhere — especially in Las Vegas at InfoComm 08… Technology Showcase: Line-array Loudspeakers By...

2007

December 2007

December 2007 Features Top Tech of 2007 By Jack Kontney 2007 marked another banner year in the evolution of the technology that drives the AV industry. As always, new...

2007

November 2007

November 2007 Features Government Installation Issues By Dan Daley Installing AV and other media systems for government clients is a multidimensional proposition. The bureaucracy and procedural process can often...

2007

July 2007

July 2007 Features Manufacturers on the HOW Paradigm By Dan Daley Earlier this year, Sound & Video Contactor examined the houses of worship (HOW) market from the point of...

2007

June 2007

June 2007 Features Digital Signage Roundtable By Dan Daley Like cell phones, digital signage has taken a routine concept that’s been around for ages and essentially put it on...

2007

May 2007

May 2007 Features Sports Audio Adventures Survey by Travis McGee Harman Pro Audio officials recently surveyed some of their leading system integration partners to discuss some of the issues...

2006

December 2006

December 2006 Features Top Tech of 2006 By Jack Kontney New product introductions continue at a breakneck pace in virtually all categories impacting the installation industry. The seemingly endless...

2006

November 2006

November 2006 Features Technology Showcase: Portable Webcasting Systems By Bennett Liles When Tim Berners-Lee first envisioned the World Wide Web, he probably didn’t realize he was conceiving a new...

2006

July 2006

July 2006 Features Feedback and Suppressors By Dana Troxel Acoustic feedback (also known as the Larsen Effect) has been roaming around sound reinforcement systems for a very long time,...

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June 2006

June 2006 Features Digital Video Compression Basics By Jeff Sauer By now most AV contractors are well acquainted with the trend toward moving command and control information over IP...

2006

May 2006

May 2006 Features AV Industry Icons By Jack Kontney Anyone who’s attended the major AV industry trade shows over the past couple of decades can’t help but be wowed...

2005

December 2005

December 2005 Features Top Technology Products of 2005 By Jack Kontney What’s the next big thing? New products are brought to market at an ever-increasing pace. We see them...

2005

November 2005

November 2005 Features Listening Evaluation By Rick Kamlet You walk into a semi-darkened room about the size of a small living room. The selective lighting reveals six comfortable chairs....

2005

July 2005

July 2005 Features The Next Killer App By Brad Gleeson New industries evolve; they don’t emerge overnight. The digital signage industry has reached the stage in its evolution. People...

2005

June 2005

June 2005 Features Beyond House Calls By Rosanne Soifer Lights, camera, scalpel! Telemedicine is making its mark on the medical world. This article provides an overview of telemedicine and...

2005

May 2005

May 2005 Features NSCA 2005 Wrapup By Mark Johnson and Trevor Boyer Sprinkler system malfunction and misdirected emergency evacuation announcement notwithstanding, the 2005 NSCA Systems Integration Expo in Orlando,...

2004

December 2004

December 2004 Features Working at Working Together By Richard Schrag Consultants and architects make strange bedfellows sometimes. Outwardly, they acknowledge that if you’re going to build something, it will...

2004

November 2004

November 2004 Features Exercising Technology By Rosanne Soifer Grunt. Sweat. Stretch. Kvetch. Most contemporary fitness venues are light-years away from the no-frills gyms that trained the Rocky Balboas of...

2004

July 2004

July 2004 Features InfoComm 2004: It’s a Wrap! By Mark Johnson InfoComm 2004 in Atlanta was hot, and it wasn’t just because of the humidity. More than 22,000 people...

2004

June 2004

June 2004 Features Power Up By Mike Klasco Power protection and regulation devices have become common for computer gear. Yet these are also necessary components for both AV permanent...

2004

May 2004

May 2004 Features Rigging the Right Way By Andrew Martin Make no mistake: the A/V industry is lucky to have such a terrific rigging safety record. Much of this...

2003

December 2003

December 2003 Features Merrily Down the Stream By Stephen Porter Three years ago, video streaming was all the rage. The most enthusiastic supporters of the technology predicted that video...

2003

November 2003

November 2003 Features Compact Line Arrays Mark Frink The list of large-format line array speakers introduced during the past decade is well known and well used. But a new...

2003

July 2003

July 2003 Features Loudspeaker Processors Chris Michie Loudspeaker processors have been part of the audio system designer’s vocabulary for more than two decades, and many modern sound systems from...

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June 2003

June 2003 Features Paging Mixers Randy Alberts Not every contracting job is an interactive, high-tech museum or a state-of-the-art house-of-worship or music-performance venue. Most people have done… Video Distribution...

2003

May 2003

May 2003 Features Automatic Mic Mixers Allan Soifer Microphone mixing circuits are by no means new to the audio industry. The basic resistor-coupled mixer is as old as radio...

2002

December 2002

December 2002 Columns The Wacky World of DTTV NATHANIEL HECHT DEADLINES. WE KNOW ABOUT THOSE IN THE PUBLISHING WORLD, and they are fast approaching for the TV broadcast community...

2002

November 2002

November 2002 Columns The Content Wars NATHANIEL HECHT AS MENTIONED IN PREVIOUS EDITORIALS IN S&VC, I HESITATE TO make predictions. However, with the indicators as strong as they seem...

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July 2002

July 2002 Columns Gearheads and Gizmos NATHANIEL HECHT MY FIRST EXPOSURE TO A BUSINESS-RELATED WIRELESS DEVICE WAS WHEN my dad brought home a first-generation pager one day. Being a...

2002

June 2002

June 2002 Columns First Person Contractor NATHANIEL HECHT IN THE FIVE YEARS SINCE I’VE BEEN THE EDITOR OF S&VC, I HAVE TRIED TO USE my editorials to identify new...

2002

May 2002

May 2002 Features Transmitting Video Via Fiber Optics Alvin G. Sydnor Communicating with light has been a dream at least since Alexander Graham Bell conceived the idea in the...

2001

December 2001

December 2001 Features Resisting Change By Alvin G. Sydnor A technical and historical look at why constant-voltage systems have become the norm…. Regionals Triple in Size CEDIA is tripling...

2001

November 2001

November 2001 Features Sound Power By Peter Mapp Sound power is one of the most useful–and overlooked–of all loudspeaker measurements…. CEDIA Manufacturer Excellence Awards Honor the Industry’s Finest Work...

2001

July 2001

July 2001 Columns The State of Broadband Entertainment NATHANIEL HECHT We just don’t have the bandwidth available to see full-length movies in the way we are used to. WHILE...

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