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NRG Stadium Stay in the Game August 5th, 2019

Stay in the Game with Video

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.

Horse Race with Video for the WIn July 9th, 2019

Entertainment Venues Winning Big with Video

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?

Epic Event Center July 3rd, 2019

An Epic AV Experience

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.

Communication the power of video with tv screens and remote May 1st, 2019

Communication: The Power of Video

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.

Front Panel Control with 232-ATSC 4K.jpg April 19th, 2019

New Front Panel Control Functions for HDTV Tuners

For over 10 years Contemporary Research has manufactured the most reliable HDTV Tuner in the AV Industry. The most recent version of the tuner, the 232-ATSC 4K offers video output scaling up to 4K, the ability to decode channels up to 1080p, and the option for IP streaming via Ethernet output. Now, with firmware version 2.14, users will have the ability to access new front panel control functions previously only available through the use of the HD2-RC IR remote control.

HOW Digital Signage April 18th, 2019

Digital Signage Integration Solutions for Houses of Worship

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.

Benefits of AV over IP Banner April 12th, 2019

Benefits of AV Over IP

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.

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VIDEO VICES: Why We Need to Ignite the Next Generation of AV

The Pro AV industry has reached a critical point. The core professionals running the industry are aging out. Many are retired or close to retiring. So how does the industry attract more early professionals to join the ranks?

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Taking Control of Your Video Distribution Systems: Video Vices Podcast with Craig Brown

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.

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?

232-ATSC 4K now with IPTV steaming January 8th, 2019

The Best Pro AV HDTV Tuner just got better with IP Streaming

For years Contemporary Research has manufactured the most reliable HDTV Tuner in the AV Industry. The most recent version of the Tuner, the 232-ATSC 4K offers video output scaling up to 4K, the ability to decode channels up to 1080p, and now the option for IP streaming via Ethernet output.

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Defining 232-ATSC 4K IPTV Programs for IPTV Decoders

Starting with Version 2.01 firmware, the 232-ATSC 4K HD Tuner can output the tuned MPEG stream as a Unicast or Multicast AV Over IP stream. At present, the full stream will be sent, including all programs and associated streams. The IPTV stream will be in the same format as received, MPEG2 or H.264.

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