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Iowa Casino and Racetrack Prairie Meadows Enforces Budget on Its A/V Upgrade


InfoComm Roundup — Five Audio Product Trends To Watch
Dan Daley takes us through the aisles of InfoComm and identifies the latest audio trends. These trends include touch screens, portable sound, wireless and more. Products that caught his eye includes those made by Alto Professional, Avid, DiGiCo, K-array, Martin Audio, Peavey, Presonus and Sennheiser.

Extron Ships Fiber-Optic RS-232 Inserter
The FOX RS 104 is designed for long-haul transmission of control signals.

Power Over HDBaseT: What Is It, Why Use It?
Simplify A/V installations with Power Over HDBaseT. Two obvious benefits of providing power via network cabling are convenience and cost. Like PoE, POH means that the location doesn't need to have a power outlet nearby, or go to the cost and effort of bringing in a union electrician in order to do AC wiring. It's also much easier to centrally control devices and you can remotely power down devices to save energy or to blank the display during system maintenance. Learn more about this standard.

Essentials of A/V Design
The Essentials of A/V Design are more than just a schedule on a piece of paper. That is important, but planning the room, planning the products, planning the installation and planning the maintenance are all part of a successful A/V system installation.

Explaining A/V and IT Convergence Today
How AV and IT convergence takes A/V to the network.

TechDecisions Guide to 36 Digital Matrix Switchers
Digital matrix switchers are the latest technology for routing HDMI, DVI and other video signals to a wide variety of devices. This guide discusses what you need to know about them and present 36 models for your evaluation.

For Digital Signage, the Open Pluggable Specification Simplifies Installation
The Open Pluggable Specification is the technology used to make digital signage displays compatible with supporting equipment such as media players. This specification was invented by Intel and is now widely available. Companies such as NEC, Samsung and many more are shipping compatible products.

Understanding the Basics — Surveillance and Surveillance Cameras
Simple surveillance isn’t enough to help law enforcement. You need to have powerful enough equipment to gather surveillance data that is useful to them. However, today’s products are very capable and priced within reach.

Coping with A/V Installation Project Management
Managing your A/V project, whether an upgrade or a new installation, means you have to know exactly who is performing what task and when. A clear schedule and knowledge of what people will do during the project is key to a smooth installation.

Sony Brings a Digital Signage Hardware/Software Package to Small to Medium Sized Organizations
Sony’s Simple Signage Solutions offers users a choice of seven displays of various sizes, a Hyper Media Player containing user-friendly templates and management software and the required connecting cable.

A Fall Harvest of Standards and Protocols
Light, sound, heat, video and other systems all speak their own language. Here’s a guide to help your own communication with your systems integrator.

projectiondesign Gets Connected: HDBaseT Digital Interfacing at InfoComm 2012
At InfoComm 2012, Norway's projectiondesign will offer its take on the future impact of reducing costs, cabling and infrastructure requirements in complex A/V installations.

All About Audio Video Bridging
Audio Video Bridging is a new standard for transporting audio and video data on the network. Ethernet-based, the technology standard will significantly lower latencies and provide a larger channel capacity.

Power Over Ethernet: What Is It, What’s New?
Power over Ethernet is a way to send data and power over the same cable. It provides greater efficiency and more flexibility of use.




Open office space is an increasing trend. Find out how to integrate tech into your space.