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July 2011

Sound & Video Contractor July 2011

Sound & Video Contractor July 2011

Technology Showcases

Ceiling Speakers

By Bob McCarthy

Here we are again with more reflection on ceiling speaker plans. Our journey will begin with the familiar shapes and styles of typical ceiling speaker types and progress to the more exotic and unusual. …

Technology Furniture

by Bennett Liles

A wide array of furniture options to accommodate technical AV gear….


Soundcraft MFXi8/2 Mixer

by John McJunkin

A sophisticated mixer for a variety of simple applications….


Pro AV and MNEC

by Edouard G. Charland

In this article we’ll look at acoustical considerations for intelligibility in airports….

The AV/IT Blitz

by Dan Daley

The St. Louis Rams are at the leading edge of IT technology, with a new training facility and office complex that’s taking the ongoing convergence of IT and AV even further….

Home Health

By Christopher Wells

“Home health technology” is a general phrase covering an array of hardware and software products integrated into a system whose job it is to monitor the living habits and patterns of one or more persons, generally elderly, and share that information with the relevant parties. …

Distance Learning in the University of Maine System, Part 1

With Bennett Liles

The University of Maine System has been televising distance learning classes for 20 years, and recently it upgraded to a statewide Haivision IP network to carry signals to students. Senior systems and design engineer John Tiner is here to tell us how the system was set up and how it all works….


Digital Signage and Emergency Notification

by Cynthia Wisehart

In some cases, digital signage systems replace the servicesof something that was never a sign or piece of media at all, forexample, the fire alarm bell….

Selling Digital Signage

by Andrew Starks

Digital signage is an increasingly popular
method for getting crucial information to the
public. Every client has a use for a digital signage system, but it’s up to you to
make sure your team is ready to sell it….

InfoComm Best Practices Compliance Project

By Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International

We must transform our industry to one that is quality-focused and works from standards and best practices….

New Products-Digital Signage at InfoComm

Extron Electronics XTP CrossPoint

A switcher from Extron Electronics….

Marshall Electronics and X2O Media Digital Signage Scheduling System

A digital signage scheduling system from Marshall Electronics and X2O Media….

Black Box iCOMPEL Enterprise Digital Signage System

A digital signage system from Black Box….

Christie i-Kit

An interactive display kit from Christie….

Southern Vision Systems voLANte JPEG2000 Encoder

An encoder from Southern Vision Systems….

Aurora Multimedia Digital Xtreme series

A card cage from Aurora Multimedia….

Haivision Viper

A streaming appliance from Haivision….

BurstPoint Video Communication Platform

A cloud storage device from BurstPoint….

Kramer Electronics TP-581T, TP-582T, and TP-582R

Transmitters and receivers from Kramer Electronics….

Planar Systems d82L LCD Display

A LCD display from Planar Systems….

Utah Scientific GS-4000

A graphics station from Utah Scientific….

Chief Fusion Mounts

Display Mounts from Chief Manufacturing….

The Buzz

Mobile App: NWare Mobile

The new Peavey NWare Mobile application is a customizable user interface for controlling MediaMatrix Nion digital audio systems….

Mobile App: TiMax SoundHub with iPad

1602Group’s TiMax iPad and iPhone
apps control the TiMax2 SoundHub mix matrix, playback server, and
audio show control system….

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

More than 33,000 Visit the Center of IT All

News and information from InfoComm for July 2011….

Join CEDIA for a Free Webinar on Home Health Technology on July 26

News and information from CEDIA for July 2011….

NSCA Recognizes Industry Movers & Shakers

News and information from NSCA for July 2011….

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