The Difference Between an Audio Visual Installer and an AV Design Consultant

What’s in a name? Members of the audio visual industry have a number of names for ourselves, from audio visual dealers to systems integrators. In Sound & Communications’ Annual Audio Visual Integrators survey, published this summer, one survey question asked respondents what they call their business. While it’s true that different names reflect, to a…

How to Turn Your Restaurant Audio System in to the Ultimate Marketing Tool

New York restaurant owners know having audio visual systems that provide an experience the same, or better, than what guests can get at home is critical to success in our highly competitive city. But it’s sometimes hard to justify the ROI on installing dozens of ceiling speakers for perfectly distributed sound or mounting plasma or…

Commercial Control Systems: 6 Must-Haves for Your New York Venue

Control systems often represent the most significant budget item in a professional audio visual integration project. While dozens of HDTV screens can add up to thousands of dollars, the control system may be the largest single investment in a commercial audio visual systems installation. It’s important to make the right choice in control systems, selecting…