7 Tips for Planning Your Multisite Church
The megachurch trend has revealed a new direction: the multi-site worship facility concept. The idea of building several smaller satellite campuses that still have the technological and other resources of a large church but that help project the church on a local and even regional basis has been found to increase membership and attendance and foster a greater sense of community. It also represents another corner that houses of worship AV and IT managers have to employ as they adapt AV technology for their needs.
TechDecisions Guide to 32 Self-Powered Speakers and Subs for Houses of Worship
New loudspeakers and subwoofers with self-contained, on-board amplification and DSP-based crossovers lead the pack for some Houses of Worship applications. Use this TechDecision Guide to robust line up of loudspeaker systems with self-contained/on-board amplification and DSP-based crossovers, correction tools such as Eq, delay and filtering with vendors such as Peavey, StageSource, Yamaha and many more to help narrow your purchasing decision making process.
13 AV and IT Pain Points from Your Peers
We decided we would ask end users, consultants, integrators, product managers and other industry experts we were interviewing for articles for TechDecisions to share some of the pain points they experience during the day. We've gotten a lot of interesting perspectives from people such as Casey Foulds from Texas Woman's University, a few execs from AVI-SPL and AT&T.
3 Hands-down, Must Have, Great Lighting iPhone Apps
Professional lighting designer, Oaks said that the Whitegoods iPhone App is as accurate as the expensive device he had been using for many years. And it’s free. Two other must-have lighting apps: For $29.99 the Light Source iPhone and iPad app is a fully functional photometric calculator for industry professionals. Spending $99.99 on an App might sound crazy, but the Luminair DMX Lighting Control iPhone App might be in that special category, “You get what you pay for.” The DMX lighting control software allows users to wirelessly control lighting fixtures, dimmers, consoles, and media servers all via a Wi-Fi connection — and much more.