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Pushpay Equips Renewed Vision Churches to Accept Mobile and Online Giving
Pushpay is designed to simplify and to increase giving and empower modern church-goers familiar with digital transactions.

KidCheck Introduces Mobile Check-In App
KidCheck, providers of secure children’s check-in software, announced its new mobile check-in app, which provides the ability for churches and organizations caring for children to complete check-in using an iPad or tablet device for Android.

Inside InfoComm’s Solutions Summits for Tech Managers
At InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas the deep-dive primers are designed to help tech managers make better decisions when it comes to procuring digital signage or unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solutions for their organizations.

Digital Signage and Mobile Wayfinding — 4 Solutions for House of Worship
Digital signage is always evolving and so is wayfinding technology. One of these developments is mobile wayfinding — where mobile integration lets visitors take digital signage with them. Smartphone or tablet, iPhone or Andriod these platforms take digital signage to the next level of communication. We profile four companies that offer mobile wayfinding for digital signage: Four Winds Interactive, 22MILES, Jibestream Interactive Media, and Here2There Software. Check out the videos of how these work.

3 Pro Audio Apps for Measuring Impulse Response
Impulse response refers to the way a dynamic system reacts to an external change. In the context of sound, this refers to how the system reacts to any signal input. Just as white and pink noise test the range and sound of your sound system, impulse response physically maps how the signal being sent through the system exists as a function of time. With mobile apps, finding the right impulse response app can be tasking. Specifically, the convenience of all-in-one audio toolboxes from developers like Studio Six Digital, offer comparable features and tools to measure impulse response, but often require in-app purchases or force customers to dig through features and settings to find the most efficient way to display the data.

New for 2014: Pro Audio Mobile Interfaces from NAMM and Beyond
With new opportunities to opt for mobile devices over desktop consoles, pro sound manufacturers are also focusing on bringing their live sound products up to grade with complete USB functionality. Featuring gain control and phantom power, the newest USB compatible mics are developed to perform at the same level as normal live sound or studio mics. With this in mind, owning and using a completely mobile live sound set-up is no longer irrational, but a viable option for controlled, efficient and quick live sound set up and management.

5 Professional Podcast Production Apps for Live Audio Content
Podcast production apps are a great way to stay on top of your regular content. Functioning as live production apps, these mobile utilities give you to tools you need to define the quality of your content and add the effects that color your content in the way that is suitable to your needs. Podcasts, like live video streaming, are regular audio commentary on any issue that is relevant to you. These apps are ideal for capturing lectures, sermons, niche-criticisms as well as event centered coverage and reflection, to name just a few, on your Android or iOS device. Podcasts are great options for sharing content regardless of your market. Specifically, since streaming content from mobile devices or specified apps is rapidly a new way to consume content, providing podcasts over regular written blurbs or short video content is a competitive option for the important things you publish.

6 Pro MIDI Sequencer Apps for Android and iOS
Professional audio creation apps like digital audio workstations, virtual synths and sequencers are becoming more robust as new updates and products continue to hit the marketplace. Mimicking conventional hardware, rack mounted devices and computer software, these apps are designed to bring the functionality of more expensive products to your smart device--offering you access to comprehensive music technology on the go. Great MIDI sequencer apps not only function alongside your devices MIDI capability, but also function as MIDI sources and destinations themselves. Working in cooperation with other synth and music creation apps on your device, these sequencers can bring in MIDI voices from a variety of applications or from within the sequencing app itself. While the more simple, straightforward sequencing apps might not function as MIDI routes for your device as a whole, the more robust and intricate apps can take on more professional tasks.

10 Pro Video Editing Apps for Android and iOS for Church Productions
Ideal for editing worship sermons. From transitions to frame-to-frame control, professional video apps provide a large variety of options that give you the tools you need to make sure your video content works for you.

5 Apps for iOS and Android to Help You Be More Energy Efficient this Winter
From a vampire power calculator to knowing how much energy your A/V devices consume. These iOS and Android apps will help you save money.

9 Emergency Preparedness, Alert and Recovery Apps for iOS and Android
This collection of emergency apps highlights the true capability of technology in the face of nature's toughest scenes. From first aid apps to radar scanners and disaster-specific apps, this collection provides some of the best resources for disaster preparedness and monitoring from trusted emergency organizations. Check out apps from The American Red Cross, FEMA, Base Velocity LLC. and ME911 for your Android or iOS smart device.

8 Audio Modulation and Music Creation Apps for Android and iOS
Audio modulation apps can be considered the next tier of music creation apps. From programable sequencers to vocoder apps, the world of audio modulation is the base from which effect presets and pre-made loops is built. Having control of sound in a creatively focused way is essential for getting the most out of your mobile device as an instrument. Check out apps from developers like Jonathan Mackenzie, Skrivarna Software, Square B, LLC, Alexander Zolotov, VirSyn, Niko Twenty, Alexandernaut and Holderness Media Inc for Android and iOS.

Smart Mobile: 6 Network Monitoring and Access Apps for Android and iOS
The best network monitoring and access apps. These iOS and Android mobile apps cover a range of functions: monitoring and testing networks, file access and management throughout a network and Wi-Fi connection and congestion troubleshooting. Bolster your mobile IT toolbelt with these professional and secure network monitoring and access apps for your smart device. Check out apps from developers like Lysesoft, Metago, Kenny Root and Jeffrey Sharkey, Farpoc, Techet and Comcsoft for Android and iOS.

5 Pro Router Control Apps for Protecting Your Network During the Holidays
Hosting the relatives or friends for a Holiday get together can be a trying experience, worrying whether your home network is secure and able to handle increased mobile activity should not get in the way of your plans. Router management and WiFi access apps offer you the tools you need to manage your network anywhere in your house. Router management apps let you control essential router settings like guest access, parental controls and VPN labels, making sure your network is accessible as you see fit. These apps detail your router to help you see hosts, devices on network, VPN range as well as manage how your device connects to the network.

20 Electronic Holiday Gifts for Tech-Lovers
See 20 Holiday gifts perfect for the tech fan on your shopping list. We’ve included brand new tablets like the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and favorites like the Nexus 7. This list also includes smartphones, an HD TV, a touch screen laptop and more.




Many churches face acoustical challenges in both their worship spaces and office environments. Learn about what you should consider when audio and voice projection mingle with privacy and productive communication in your house of worship.