Specifying the 25 Best of 2013CI columnist and specifying consultant Chris Neto of AV Helpdesk shares some of what he deems the “most important products” of the year.
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What Makes NSCA’s BLC Different?NSCA leaders and longtime attendees of the annual gathering of top-level executives from the systems integration business talk about what helps the event stand out in an ever-more-crowded field.
Ebenezer United Methodist Church faces some unique challenges in terms of growth and its AV systems are key to managing that. Part of that is a new Yamaha CL5 digital console. The new console expanded the number of inputs on the stage to 32, and in the process allowed the church to go to a networked pair of CAT-5 strands instead of 14 new copper-wire runs. “The console also has a lot of nice features that make it friendlier to our volunteer-operator environment, including channel labeling and plenty of room for custom banks,” says James Mills, Ebenezer UMC’s director of technology.
Big Screen 4K: The Challenge vs. The Reward
A few years ago, it was the shift toward high definition. Now 4K is the big "it" in display technology.