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Emergencies in businesses take many forms, and emergency alert readiness is a fundamental component of the planning process.
Video is beyond entertainment; video has emerged as a leading way to influence and engage audiences. The use of video is so abundant in our lives, that it has become part of our subconscious, we don’t even realize how much we absorb and learn from video. For that reason, video distribution systems are becoming a greater necessity to venues serving large groups of people with differing needs.
Every week, millions of fans experience their favorite sport’s greatest moments at major sports venues. Though the live action on the field is why fans attend; high-performance sound, direct-view LED walls, digital signage, and high-end video production all contribute to producing a memorable experience for die-hard sports enthusiasts. But AV technology is more than electronics and software—it’s a powerful, engaging medium that seamlessly transports fans to the middle of the action.
Modern entertainment venues boast a mix of elements to heighten the senses and to keep crowds engaged. However, the modern entertainment venue has more competition than ever before with so many options for consumers, from competitive venues and even the entertainment options available at home. So, how can entertainment venues compete? How can they be leaner yet more exciting?
When facilities want to inspire and engage audiences, they often turn to video with LED screens and interactive displays. However, this can be complex with many moving parts. Finding the right products and equipment that work together is quite the undertaking. The Epic––a 120,000-square-foot recreation center in Grand Prairie, TX––was facing such challenges.
Technology is making a massive impact on the ways organizations communicate with audiences. Whether it’s in a retail store, stadium, restaurant, church, or office building, advances in interactive marketing provide infinite options to customize messages and tailor them to fit the unique needs of your customers or patrons. Increasingly, marketers are choosing video when looking for a powerful means of communication.
Houses of worship are always looking for ways to strengthen the engagement with their congregation and enhance the worship experience. Active worship venues offer a plethora of events weekly. Digital signage informs, connects and communicates common messages that build engagement and unify the church through dynamic, eye-catching content. Simply put, using digital displays is a simple and cost-effective way to improve congregational involvement, foster a stronger sense of community, and bring a facility into the modern age.
IT and AV are collaborating, moving toward a more advanced, faster, and less expensive way to deliver video content. AV over IP offers significant benefits for AV system integrators and end users. Compared to traditional systems for video distribution, AV over IP systems are more cost effective, offering increased functionality and improved signal quality.
With over 20 years of AV experience, Craig Brown of Shoreline Communications discusses the benefits of video distribution and control solutions, outlines the difference between RF, IP and hybrid solutions, and shares important factors and discusses challenges when choosing between RF and IP systems.
Numerous college and university campuses are utilizing digital signage to communicate and educate students. With advances in technology, universities are adding more televisions and displays throughout their campus to communicate with students on current and upcoming events and to enhance their classroom engagement. What are some of the benefits of using digital signage throughout a campus and what additional features can it offer that will save time and money?
The once clearly delineated worlds of AV and IT are quickly unifying as more and more clients are interested in distributing AV content over their IP networks. What are the advantages of AV over IP? And what products are needed to create a complete solution? Concluding a three-part series on encoders, decoders, and IP display control, this blog will reveal what AV Integrators need to know about IP display control, how it works, and the benefits it provides.
Today, digital media consumers across the U.S. and the world are choosing to distribute video content over IP networks. Receiving video across an IP network is made possible by a device known as a decoder.