TAGS: background music | commercial audio | Control4 | integration | music | music experience | music programming | music subscription | Napster | SoundMachine
Take a moment to think about the last few times you went into a business. Be it a grocery store, your favorite place to grab dinner or your go-to clothing store, you were without a doubt accompanied by the store’s soundtrack – and that’s not on accident. It’s been proven for decades that music has a tremendous effect on sales.
TAGS: FIFA World Cup | Grand Rapids | Holland MI | Home Theater | Kalamazoo | LCD | LED | Media Room | OLED | Outdoor AV | Watching Sports | Weatherproof TV | West Michigan
Throughout the year, sports fans huddle in living rooms around their televisions, cheering on their favorite team. This summer is no exception. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the US Open and the College World Series all taking place, a prime audio-video setup is key for the most immersive, bright and connected viewing experience.
The use and goals drive the technology
TAGS: 4K | Board Room Michigan | Collaboration | Conference Room Kalamazoo | Grand Rapids | Holland | Laser Projector | LED | MI | OLED | Projection Systems | QLED | Video Conferencing
“Which screen type is best for my conference room, an LED display or a projection system?” It’s one of the first questions we’re asked when starting a conference room project however, to achieve the best outcome it’s important to understand that technology does not drive the best application but instead, the use and goals will drive the technology. While price, ease of installation and total cost of ownership (TCO) need to be considered, the answer depends on the project’s goals and on the calculated proper screen size which factors in viewing angles, distance, room size and more. Once the size is determined and the client and AV Designer have a clear understanding of the goals to be achieved, the type of display best suited for the application can be revealed. Let’s explore what each has to offer.
TAGS: Collaborative Space | conference Room | display size | flatpanel | Grand Rapids | Holland | Huddle Space | Kalamazoo | Meeting Room | MI | projection system | Screen Size | video wall
Who doesn’t want to make their meetings as effective and productive as possible? Aside from the physical attributes of the space, the key to effective communication and collaboration is the participants’ ability to actively engage with the content being shared. Content needs to be clearly visible from every angle with displayed text legible from every seat in the room so determining the proper display size, type and placement is essential in creating an engaging, collaborative environment.