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Products We Love: LED Wall Panels

We’re sure you’ve seen them. Hanging in retail stores displaying the latest sales and deals, on stage at a concert behind Lady Gaga or Luke Bryan, or even at church on Sunday morning. We’re talking about LED wall panels—the ultra thin, ultra light solution to video reproduction. AVG recently installed 50 LED panels in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Rockville (FBCR) to make up two large video walls, and they’re already seeing the benefits. The project started when the church wanted to update their old 4:3 rear projection screens. AVG could have just installed a new projection…

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Products We Love: QSC Q-SYS™ Digital Software Platform

QSC, LLC, has been in the A/V design and manufacture business for nearly five decades. Their long list of expertise and wide range of available services has made them AVG’s trusted partner for many years. We also appreciate the company’s values, which mirror some of our own, like integrity and commitment. While we use many of their products, we think the Q-SYS Digital Software Platform is a unique solution to incorporate into your new or current audio system. This product provides an easy solution for routing and controlling audio and is ideal for facilities with many separate buildings. A processor…

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Product Overview: ClearOne® Teleconferencing Systems

In today’s business age of reduced travel budgets and green practices, fewer companies are relying on travel and more are incorporating teleconferencing to meet their goals. The problem lies in the equipment used for these teleconferences. Most companies are using outdated equipment that’s hard to use, unsightly, and most importantly, doesn’t completely meet all of their needs. Have you ever misheard a client because of bad audio or were interrupted by background noise or feedback? Those days are over. When looking into updating our own teleconferencing equipment, we immediately looked at ClearOne®’s INTERACT Pro® and CONVERGE® Pro series’, along with…

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Featured Vendor: Vaddio’s RoboSHOT HD-SDI Series Camera

Vaddio offers some pretty great products. Check out this article from Vaddio featuring their new RoboSHOT HD-SDI series cameras. These are cool products because there is no additional output card, which is usually needed for a camera with HDSDI.  That gives them sleeker and smaller profiles. ***

VIA Connect PRO Proves Flexible for University | Featured Vendor

At Audio-Video Group, we’re proud to offer great Kramer products. Check out this article from Kramer that showcases how the VIA Connect Pro was used at a major southeastern university to address the school’s AV needs. *** When the technology director at the graduate school of Health Sciences at a major southeastern University heard about the Kramer Electronics VIA Connect PRO, he immediately wanted a demonstration.  The sales team at local audio video installer CI Audio Video obliged, showing him the wireless collaboration solution that has become a popular alternative to fully wired, more involved presentation systems. The VIA Connect…

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Hottest Trends In School AV

Every educator can agree that getting students engaged in learning is essential, but doing so can often present quite the challenge. Implementing interactive technology and utilizing the newest audio-visual tools can boost student engagement inside and outside of the classroom, but can sometimes seem overwhelming for the IT department. Check out these three game-changing trends that should be a part of every academic institution’s AV set-up and won’t be burdensome for your IT department. Lecture Capture Not every teacher is technologically savvy. Many of them don’t truly understand how to navigate through the software to record, edit, title and post…

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School AV Product Overview: FrontRow

As you walk through school buildings and pass several classrooms, making work more manageable is continually at the forefront of your mind.  You can’t help but think about how teachers can be more efficient as you witness many teachers struggling to turn on the projector and connect it to the computer, which seems to not have any sound. Aside from the teachers, we know your tech department is constantly spending time trouble-shooting, managing and maintaining your AV systems.  As you witness these situations on a more frequent basis and get many help calls related to them, you’ve realized exactly how…

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3 Hot AV Products from 2014 Infocomm Show

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s hot this month. At Audio-Video Group, we’ve identified the three hottest products that can fill your AV needs for this summer and beyond. Each of these products were featured during this year’s InfoComm conference in Las Vegas, a well-known hotspot for the latest and greatest in AV technology.  Whether you are looking for a stunning video system or a comprehensive way to mix your audio, you won’t want to miss these three items.     1. Crestron Digital Media Switcher What’s so special about a Crestron Digital Media Switcher?  It’s simple: 4K capabilities. …

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In Your Inner Ear! A Personal Monitoring Systems Primer

Personal monitoring preference is well, a personal issue. When you ask artists or performers you might get one answer, and sound technicians might give you a very different one. So what is the right way? Let’s break down personal monitoring so you can form your own opinion. The biggest problem with personal monitoring is allowing the artist to hear what they need to hear, while preventing the monitors from interfering with the sounds going into the space. It takes a good engineer to pull this off correctly. In many cases, the sound is muddy, unbalanced, and distracting.  So the only…

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2 Systems for Managing Your Campus AV

Looking for the all-in-one solution for your campus AV needs? You are in luck! There are two big players in the networked AV space that can make campus AV support a breeze. Extron’s Global Viewer, and Crestron’s Fusion Room View are both great solutions for this. So lets take a deeper look into the details to see which one is better fit for you. Before we get too far into the differences, lets talk about how they are the same. Generally the costs of the two systems are about the same. You get no advantage price hunting on these pieces…

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