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NanoLumens Applies Old Fashioned American Ingenuity To Create a Stunning New Campus Theater for Acuity Insurance


American ingenuity, the unique ability to apply creative thinking to overcome the most challenging hurdles to success, is something that NanoLumens applies to every one of its installation projects. Recently, this ability was put to a major test when the company was tasked with designing a visually powerful display solution for Acuity Insurance’s new campus […]

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The Integrators’ Role in Accelerated Environmental Life Testing for Digital Kiosks and Displays


By William D. Bear Regional Sales Manager, Crimson AV The placement of digital kiosks and displays in outdoor environments presents numerous challenges to hardware designers and manufacturers, which are not always readily apparent to the end-user who is trying to bring her vision for a project to life. That is why it is the responsibility […]

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Just Another Week in the Life of an Audiovisual Technician


By Nick Voss Owner, Treffen Saint John It occurred to me this week that AV technicians experience the most fascinating lives. This is the best career choice anyone could make and if I had to go back I’d pursue a life in audiovisual and staging all over again. *** This past Sunday, I staged an […]

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Why & When to Hire a Third-Party AV Consultant


By Victoria Ferrari Account Executive at Synergy CT Sometimes, choosing a technology partner feels like going on a blind date. You may have some idea of what they’re all about, you might even meet once or twice and get to know them a little more, but in the end, it’s scary. How do you really […]

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Daktronics Reimagines Fashion Show’s Plaza in Las Vegas


The outdoor plaza of Fashion Show Las Vegas – the front door of the Strip’s largest retail destination at two million square feet, recently got a lot brighter and more entertaining with the completion of new and dynamic LED video displays created and developed by Daktronics, the industry leader in LED technology based on number […]

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Forget Home PCs And Bring A Business-Grade Digital Signage PC To Work


By Jami McGraw Does the blender at your local smoothie place look anything like the one you’ve got at home? Do your auto mechanic’s power tools seem a little more “robust” than the ones gathering dust on your workbench at home? Of course. High-demand, business-grade jobs require heavy-duty products that just work, and work. And […]

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Integrate Provides Future Forecast for Work and Play


From virtual reality huddle spaces to the growing success of multi-media festivals such as Vivid, integrated technologies are undoubtedly on the cutting edge of making our vision of the future a reality. Australia’s largest event for leaders and professionals in the AV industry, Integrate, is set return to Sydney this 23-25 August to offer a […]

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Digital Menus Boost Burger Chain Store Sales by 50 Percent


Eclipse Digital Media provides cloud based Digital Menu Board solution to premium burger chain, Prime Burger resulting in an increase in like-for-like sales of 50 percent. The solution provided includes a variety of Samsung Smart Signage Platform displays together with the cloud based digital signage software, embed signage. Prime Burger, which has outlets in St. […]

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Building, Design for Sound and Acoustics, Part 3: Understanding Sound Transmission (STC) Ratings


By John J. Lupo Division Manager, North Florida, Dynamark Systems This is part 3 of a multi-part series of articles that will provide a solid understanding of the principles of sound and acoustics as it relates to design and construction of both public and private spaces. Part 1 covered the basics of Sound, Part 2 […]

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Building, Design for Sound and Acoustics, Part 1: Understanding the Basics of Sound


By John J. Lupo Division Manager, North Florida, Dynamark Systems This is part one of a multi-part series of articles that will provide a solid understanding of the principles of sound and acoustics as it relates to design and construction of both public and private spaces. Parts 2-5 will cover decibels, STC ratings, soundproofing and […]

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Power and Grounding – Best Practices


Power and Grounding – Best Practices Recognize the best practices for power and grounding systems for AV systems and be able to discuss why these are the best systems. Presented by Tom Kehr, InfoComm International To view or download the presentation click here.  Power and Grounding – Best Practices from rAVe [Publications]

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World’s First 4K Presentation, Presented by Gary Kayye, Available on Video


Last week, rAVe Founder Gary Kayye delivered his keynote for the Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour in 4K (3840×2160) resolution — the first-ever 4K keynote. And, best of all, it was all about how to use 4K in ProAV installs. In the keynote, Gary discusses the misinformation about 4K, such as exaggerated specs, compatibility and […]

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“Experience Your Future Now” On the Almo Professional A/V 2016 E4 AV Tour


Almo Professional A/V today announced its E4 AV Tour is back on the road this spring, featuring an entirely new theme focused around experiencing the business information, tools and equipment resellers and integrators need to succeed in the future. The tour, which includes the first 4K keynote, and new hands-on workshops, educational sessions and exhibitors, […]

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye Partners with Almo Pro A/V Launches Informational Webinar Series Focused on Profit and Growth


Almo Professional A/V today announced a new educational webinar series for resellers focused on providing tools, tips and specific information necessary to achieve maximum growth and profitability. The year-long series — which begins on March 9 — is being led by Gary Kayye, industry guru and founder of rAVe Publications with participation from guest sponsors. […]

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Digital Signage Expo 2016 To Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage Technology


Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, will present the newest, most cutting-edge technology in the industry on March 16-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSE’s New Product Showcase will feature dozens of new and innovative products […]

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Barco’s Dirk Hendrickx Gives Gary a Booth Tour at ISE 2016


Gary stopped by the Barco stand at ISE 2016 and got his annual booth/stand tour from VP and GM, Dirk Hendrickx. What’s interesting about Barco’s stand this year is that projection only comprises about 25 percent of it. Of course, Dirk demos their new 4K resolution, 40,000 hour F90 projector, but they’re focus in the […]

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