LCBC Church Shoots for the Moon
With the multi-site church growing rapidly from 1,200 parishioners in 2000 with two Gatherings on a Sunday to its current 14,000 attendees on six sites with 17 Gatherings, organizers have realized that if this growth is to continue, they needed to rethink how they passed on sermons and services among the sites. Currently, they are driving a copy of the service to each church. While Web streaming is useful, organizers wanted to think larger and they are looking at satellite communication.
Trinity Assembly of God’s Triage Process for an A/V Systems Upgrade
The Trinity Assembly of God was founded in 1979 and its A/V department is struggling with very old legacy equipment that was installed in 1992. Learn how the church is moving forward incrementally. New products from Sanyo, QSC, DiGiCo and Community are slowly taking the stage.
TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.
The Cowboy Fellowship in Texas Knows How to Corral Its Sound
Cowboy Fellowship church is bringing the Word to the rodeo. With its location near a rodeo arena, people can have fun and worship at the same place. The church has many challenges with sound for the sanctuary and for the rodeo arena. Learn how this church solved these problems by using products from Presonus, Crown amplifiers, SP3, Mitsubishi, Yamaha, Oslo subwoofers and Berlin loudspeakers.
WebRTC enables quick and easy Web browser-to-Web browser Videoconferencing
WebRTC is a videoconferencing standard for use with supporting Web browsers. Freely available, the standard will make waves In the industry; however, many vendors see this technology as an enhancement to their own products. Google and Mozilla are supporting this standard as a way to gain market share, while Microsoft is developing its own version of this technology.
TechDecisions Guide to 37 Large-venue High-brightness Projection Systems
Frederick J. Ampel discusses how best to choose large-venue high-brightness projectors. He also illuminates on the history of the projector. The evolution of large image projection has now reached an unprecedented level of capability, image quality and brightness. Lumen levels near and above 30-40K are now feasible and you can pretty much find a product to meet any size screen and brightness level you could possibly imagine.
Best Music Creation Apps for iOS or Android: Analog Synths to Digital Recording Suites
From analog synths to digital recording suites, the luxury of mobile music creation apps lets you create music no matter where you are. These apps are designed for the avid musician and the musical novice alike. Easy to use, robust and just plain cool, these mobile music creation apps are must for anyone who is looking for a little more engagement in their free time.
InfoComm Today Podcasts with AV Nation
The InfoComm Today Podcast is produced in association with AVNation. podcasts provides insight from the InfoComm 2013 executive team and other AV industry leaders. Guests include: InfoComm Executive Director and CEO David Labuskes, Allen Weidman, InfoComm Sustainability Officer and Executive Director of the STEP Foundation, Raymond Kent of Westlake Reed Leskosky, Brad Grimes, InfoComm Senior Writer/Editor, Duffy Wilbert, CTS, InfoComm Senior VP of Member Services; Betsy Jaffe, InfoComm Director of Public Relations; and Kevin Goodrich, Chief Operating Officer of Drape Kings, Jason McGraw, VP of Education and Certification Melissa Taggart
All About Managed Services
AVI-SPL has two managing services products, Video Network Operations Center (VNOC) and the Symphony Management Platform, which is designed to work with clients and make sure their needs are met quickly or prevent problems that could appear.