BIM CUBE Uses Scalable Display Technologies for Distanced Collaboration During Pandemic

May 27, 2021

Technological capabilities are ever-increasing in the architectural, engineering and construction industry. Collaborative Ultimate Building Environment (CUBE) is known for pioneering a mobile stand-alone room that creates an immersive experience of the built environment before construction commences. In 2018, CUBE created the BIM CUBE (or Building Information Modeling CUBE) so users could seamlessly collaborate between the […]

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LG Business Solutions Releases BIM Drawings

July 27, 2020

LG Business Solutions USA has launched a library of Building Information Modeling (BIM) online resources to help architects, systems designers and AV contractors spec LG gear into building projects. The library was developed through a new partnership with BIMsmith, a product research platform for building professionals. According to Dan Smith, LG’s vice president of business […]

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Peerless-AV Adds BIM Library

September 19, 2019

Peerless-AV has now made its product line drawings Building Information Modeling (BIM) compatible. With BIM data now easily accessible, architects and other building professionals can integrate highly realistic models of Peerless-AV products directly into their digital designs, rather than drafting them independently or using generic placeholders. Each digital model includes all the necessary data, specifications […]

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AtlasIED ARCAT BIM Content Libraries Debut for AV Designers and Integrators

March 28, 2019

AtlasIED announces that Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects, families and system files for AtlasIED products are now available through ARCAT, an online resource of free building product information. Making it easier for members of the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) community to more accurately specify AtlasIED solutions into projects of any size and scope, the new BIM library can also […]

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My Smart Building BIM Keynote for the 2015 Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour Is a Must Attend

March 19, 2015

The concept of Smart Buildings is not new. For over two dozen years, the construction design and management industries have been implementing the standards of Building Information Modeling and making each building “smarter” than the next. Gone are the days with manual security systems, manual fire control systems, camera-less buildings or floors and nowadays everything […]

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COBie: The New Face of Building Information Exchange

September 4, 2014

The construction industry has fully adopted virtual design. Driven by a combination of government policy and strategies for more efficient, cost effective design practice, building information modeling (BIM) has become widely accepted as a transformation of analog text and 2D graphics, to 3D, digital electronic imagery and information. BIM as a design software tool is […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014

We’ve rounded up the stories you can’t miss from this week. There’s some InfoComm news with the introduction of it’s InfoComm Connections, Yamaha Corporation Acquired Revolabs, we reported about Sony’s new VPL-FHZ55 – the industry’s first (and still only) 100% Laser-based light sourced projector and LCD has won the DLP vs. LCD projection technology question. […]

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Barco Becomes First Projector Manufacturer to Issue All ProAV Projectors as BIM Objects

March 21, 2014

Barco told rAVe today that all its corporate AV projector line will be available as BIM objects starting immediately. Now consultants, architects and designers will have quick access to complete and detailed product information to easily integrate the Barco projectors from the very start of their design phase. The Barco Present projectors for corporate AV […]

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Building Information Modeling for A/V Folks, Listen up

February 27, 2014

By Melody Craigmyle Vice President of Marketing, Almo Pro A/V Before I started in the A/V industry, I was vice president of marketing for the largest AutoCAD reseller and integrator in the country. Our world was architects, engineers of all disciplines, interior designers and facilities managers. I remember the first time I heard the phrase […]

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Smart Building Conference, London, Reveals a Market Opportunity for AV

October 22, 2013

I’ve just returned from the second installment of the Smart Building Conference, which took place in London on October 15th. Organized by Integrated Systems Europe, the event covered an emerging market for smart building initiatives, with various building systems such security, audiovisual, IT, HVAC, lighting, business systems, control systems, emergency paging, energy efficiency management, and […]

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Building Information Modeling: No Longer A “Nice To Have,” Now a “Must Have”

June 28, 2013

Construction budgets are tighter than ever these days, so architects and engineers rely on Building Information Modeling (BIM) to help the project team work together to detect design conflicts, to utilize systems space more efficiently and to create data-bases of system components and placed material. Detecting and correcting design flaws reduces the need for change […]

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June 20, 2013

As I travel around the country, visiting architects and meeting engineers and other designers, I often ask them if they use Building Information Modeling.  Most of them do. This 3D design, simulation and modeling technology has changed the way that architecture is practiced.  By using this tool, designers can create a 3D replica of what […]

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Building Information Technology in AV

September 28, 2012

Building Information Modeling is a 3D design, modeling and simulation technology for the architectural, engineering and construction industries.  While not new — elements have been around for several years — it is an important initiative that is changing standard practice in architecture today.  So what does it do?  Primarily, BIM is a shared knowledge resource […]

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