Jon Chuchla

Jon Chuchla

Jon is a member of the rAVe BlogSquad. You can reach him directly at jonc@audiovisualsystems.com.

Documentation! …And I Don’t Mean System Documentation

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We’ve all read about how important it is for us as integrators to provide good thorough documentation packages for clients on our integration projects. After all, we’re creating something custom and unique for them, and they need to know how it works. I’ve seen various document packages from several integrators, and they’re getting better and […]

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Why the HDBaseT Mystery?

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So I saw at InfoComm that some manufacturers are openly saying their extender products areHDBaseT, while others don’t mention it at all. These latter companies typically mask the technology under their own brand names. Why? I can’t figure it out. I’m an engineer, not a marketing guru, so I speculate that there’s a marketing motive of keeping […]

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The most exciting iOS 6 feature.

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Like many geeks around the world, this afternoon I watched the live feeds coming from Apple’s WWDC keynote.  I always like to be among the first to know about Apple’s latest and greatest official news.  There were a lot of topics discussed ranging from the updated line of MacBooks, to the new Mountain Lion OS, to the new iOS 6.  […]

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Distilling a Proposal

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I’ve written thousands of proposals over the years for projects ranging from $1,000 to $1,000,000.  Of course there are strict bid situations where the job will be awarded on the basis of lowest price bid that meets the criteria.  But that rigid structure is typically limited to public sector contracts.  The bid selection process for […]

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