Drive Sales and Grow Your Business with Today’s Audio Video Technology

Even with signs of economic recovery, there’s no doubt today’s hospitality arenas are competitive. How do you set yourself apart? For many New York hotels, sports bars or restaurants, the answer lies in audio video solutions. But investing in the right audiovisual equipment to create a “Wow” experience for your guests can be expensive; how…

AV Industry Adopts “Techorating;” e4 Seminar Spotlights the Design Concept

LG Electronics coined the term “techorating” in 2008, when they launched a program with interior designer Doug Wilson sharing ways to incorporate today’s technology seamlessly into venues. Wilson is often credited with coining the word and the concept. LG–with their tagline Life’s Good — is all about making technology work for us. It’s not about…

Staten Island’s Z2 Gets Crestron Upgrades and More

It’s been a busy season for us here at JD Systems, with new clients, upgrades to current projects, and constantly staying on top of the latest technology at events like the Almo e4 show. One of the highlights of the fall was our return trip to Z2. When we installed the audio and video systems…

New Technology, Learning Opps at Almo e4 in New York City

JD Systems owners Jonathan Joyce and Jak Daragjati recently attended the Almo e4 AV Tour in New York City. The afternoon was a day filled with learning, networking, and an in-depth look at some of the newest audio visual technology from top manufacturers like Samsung, Christie, and Universal Remote. More than 30 manufacturers attended the…

Tightrope Media Stands Out with Broadcast and Digital Signage Technology

JD Systems would like to congratulate our distribution partners Tightrope Media Systems for their 2011 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient Award, an honor given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine at the 2011 IBC convention. Tightrope’s ZEPLAY, an instant replays platform, took home the award as an example of technology designed to…

Christie Micro HD Tiles Add Flexibility to Video Projection

We recently attended the ALmo e4 exhibit in New York City, and got a sneak peek and some of the latest technology we can use in New York hospitality venues, restaurants, sports bars and more to continue raising the bar on the audio video experience across Staten Island and the New York tri-state area. One…

3 Must-Haves for Effective Digital Signage Content

Wondering if it’s time to deploy digital signage in your venue? More and more hotels, restaurants, and ultra-lounges are using digital signage to engage their visitors. But, as with any technology, content is king. It doesn’t matter how good the sound system is if the DJ doesn’t have a feel for the crowd. And your…

What Happens When You Lose the Manual for Your Home Theater Gear?

Gadget shopping website Retrevo often releases interesting surveys related to consumer buying habits and technology. In conjunction with their free manual download service, they released some interesting facts about HDTVs, Blu-Ray players, DVDs and other consumer technology and the manuals that go with them. We couldn’t resist adding our observations (in parentheses). The first work…