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5 Things to Consider When Building a Video Wall

5 Things to Consider When Building a Video Wall

Are you looking for a way to deliver your message with impact? There may be no better way than to create a large audio video experience. Traditionally, the only way to do this was with a projector and a very large screen, but in today’s world, there are a few more options. One of those options is to use multiple flat panel displays to build a video wall. It’s actually a very popular way to accomplish this goal now that flat panels are more affordable than ever.


Commercial or Consumer Grade Displays?

Commercial or Consumer Grade Displays?

What should be utilized for your workspace? This week on the Western Audio Visual Blog, we will discuss the type of displays that can be utilized for your office, and the benefits associated. In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded by advertisements for the bigger and better TV. Every big box retail store, from Costco…


Digital Signage: What It Is

Digital Signage: What It Is

In today’s world the chances are quite high that you have seen some example of digital signage. Perhaps at a Quick Service Restaurant where Digital Signage is being used to display the menu, or at the airport where Digital Signage is used to display flight arrivals and departure or for wayfinding purposes. The definition of…


Necessities For An AV System In A Conference Room

Necessities For An AV System In A Conference Room

This week on the Western Audio Visual blog, we will be discussing the Audio Visual technology that can be utilized in a conference room to enhance the usability of the room. 1.) Display System – When choosing a display system for your conference room, it is very important to choose a system that accomplishes all…


Video Conferencing and Your Business

Video Conferencing and Your Business

Video Conferencing has been around for quite some time, and there are many uses for it that can benefit your business immensely. Whether it is saving money due to airfare and travel expenses, or communicating with every branch of your company, it is a technology that will only serve to benefit your business. Improve Communication…


In-Ceiling Microphones

In-Ceiling Microphones

When discussing microphone types in a conference room, there has been some heated debate in the past about the use of In-Ceiling Microphones. There are those that feel that the quality of sound capture is not as good as pendant or table-mounted microphones. On the other side, there are those that feel the quality is…


Wireless Presentation Systems and Why Your Conference Rooms Need Them

Wireless Presentation Systems and Why Your Conference Rooms Need Them

In the IT Realm of today’s companies, one of the biggest areas of discussion is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policies. The main cause for this is the increased presentation capabilities of the mobile devices of todays market. Much, much more can be done with a mobile device of today than one of 4-5 years…


The Huddle Room and The Evolution of It

The Huddle Room and The Evolution of It

Over the last five to 10 years, the traditional office has given way to a more transient work environment. The growing popularity of flexible working coupled with a mobile, dispersed workforce has decreased the need for separate offices and desk spaces, with businesses now considering alternatives, including hot-desks in open-office environments. With many offices transitioning…


LED Displays – The Game Changer

LED Displays – The Game Changer

The last 12 months have been an incredibly exciting time in the Display segment of the Audio Visual industry. LED has taken over, in both the commercial and consumer markets. With the product offerings ever increasing, more excitement is ahead in the future. The influx of Narrow Pixel Pitches (NPP) this year was impressive, and…


4K: What is Next?

4K: What is Next?

As the Audio Visual Industry has been continually working on keeping up with the emergence of 4K and Ultra HD displays, it is not ready, or even aware of the trend that is rapidly approaching. This week on the Western Audio Visual blog, we will be discussing what is to come. The rapid expansion of…


Bringing AV Standardization to IT Departments

Bringing AV Standardization to IT Departments

The challenges of meeting room and videoconferencing technology are increasingly falling into the laps of IT departments. This can be quite exhausting for the IT Department, as the majority of IT teams do not have someone that is specialized in AV work. When someone makes the decision to invest in meeting room technology, the fear is…