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Communication on campus banner at LSU February 14th, 2019

Communicating on Campus- Why Video is a Necessity

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?

AV over IP Dipslay Control December 4th, 2018

IP Display Control: Solutions for Managing Displays on a Streaming Digital Network

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.

AV over IP Decoders November 8th, 2018

IPTV Decoders: Enabling Digital Video Delivery Without Quality Loss

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.

QMOD Circle Logo.png September 25th, 2018

Choosing the Right Modulator for AV Integration

It’s important to have all your questions answered when deciding on a modulator for your AV integration. Which RF modulator supports all your needs? What functionality do you require? What’s your intended use for the modulator? The questions go on and on. Contemporary Research (CR) has a list of critical questions you should ask before choosing the modulator for your AV integration.

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AV over IP Video Distribution Solution from Contemporary Research

Audio-Visual over Internet Protocol or AV over IP refers to the transmission of audio-visual data over a network such as a LAN, WAN, or the internet. It uses standard network equipment to transmit and switch video and audio. The concept has existed for quite some time now, and most venues are transitioning their older AV infrastructures with IP-based infrastructures. If your business is interested in delivering video over a data network, Contemporary Research offers an AV over IP solution that delivers high quality video over Ethernet.

AV over IP Encoders March 22nd, 2018

Encoders: A Solution for IPTV Video Distribution

AV over IP is a hot topic among AV Integrators when determining how to distribute video throughout a facility. However, there are challenges that must be overcome in order to make digital streaming possible. One of the biggest obstacles is the limited bandwidth available for distributing media. Due to this limitation, video must be compressed, and an encoder must be employed.

Broadcast control room with several video displays and audio-video control terminals. September 11th, 2017

Contemporary Research Delivers Low Cost Distribution Solutions for Broadcasting Stations

Ensuring a consistent and high quality signal distribution is a critical concern for all television broadcast stations.

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ICE-HE-DXL: An Affordable Solution For Television Control

At CR, we’re always searching for ways to give customers the technology solutions they want most. So, when developing a new, streamlined system for television control, we turned to client feedback and suggestions to design a head-end with a built in web page for control.

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Venue Vizion: An Affordable Solution for HDTV Distribution and Control

Nothing engages audiences like video content, so it’s no wonder that bars, convention centers, medical offices, corporations, houses of worship, stadiums, and arenas are investing in high-definition video distribution.

Office space with cubicles July 26th, 2017

The SMG-40 Sound Masking Generator Keeps Office Conversations Private

Acoustic tiles, carpeting, and fabric-covered cubicles have helped to make the modern office a quiet place to work. But the lack of noise has the unintended effect of making even the smallest sound seem loud by comparison, distracting from the task at hand.

Venue Vizion image with easy to use text July 13th, 2017

Venue Vizion: Easy to Use

The bar for entertainment has never been higher. Audiences across the world have nearly unlimited access to movies, music, and other forms of digital content, all directly from their phones. So how can a venue still draw and captivate live audiences night after night?

Venue Vizion image with easy to adapt text June 8th, 2017

Venue Vizion: Easy to Adapt

When customers find themselves at bars, restaurants, stadiums, or other locales, they want an audio-visual experience that is as seamless as it is compelling. This is no small task.

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