Video vs Audio

April 12, 2012   
There is often a chill that runs up your spine when something is really well done. That happened for me the first time I heard the “THX chord” in a theater. It reinforced that audio gives us the emotion and

Focus on Technology: AV & IT Convergence

December 1, 2008   
Convergence seizes two different technologies that originated with different purposes, and integrates them to have a common function in a common environment. In the current evolution of the Audiovisual industry, there is a convergence with the Information Technology Industry, so

Focus on Technology: Analog-to-Digital: The New Y2K? Part II

April 1, 2008   
As you may know, February 17, 2009 is the date on which, in the US, any TV stations still operating analog (NTSC) transmitters must shut them down. Without a converter box or a television, DVD/VCR, DVD Recorder with a digital

High Definition Video-conferencing Provides Effective Real Communication

October 1, 2007   
High Definition (HD) video communications are redefining what people expect from video-conferencing. With higher definition quality, the image is much clearer—enabling meetings to be natural and productive. The image resolution is over nine times better than traditional video-conferencing. To help

Technology in Universities

July 1, 2005   
The use of audiovisual technology within the university setting is finally catching up with the corporate world. As new buildings are funded and older buildings renovated, the learning environment is being enhanced though the use of technology. Technology is no

Video Conferencing Over the Public Internet

May 1, 2005   
We have been told that you can video conference over the public internet for a few years now. TA has been skeptical about the quality of these types of calls. Historically, the internet did not support a continuous presence. By

Video Conferencing – What Does It Mean For You?

October 1, 1995   
Canon saved about $200,000 during 1993-94…the US Navy’s distance learning network saved over $4 million over a four-year period…and Norfolk Southern Railroad saved $1,080,000 over an 18-month period. How? By video conferencing! A number of our clients are upgrading their

Audio Considerations in Teleconferencing – “Can You Hear Me?”

June 1, 1995   
Teleconferencing, holding meetings by an electronic means, is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The word “teleconferencing” means different things to different people. Teleconferencing can range from a conference call with speaker phones to a system with