Commercial Integration Blog

Baton Rouge Commercial AV Integration News: Infocomm is Now AVIXA

Posted by Brad Rojas on Sep 25, 2017 1:41:17 PM

The trade association the represents the professional audiovisual and information communications industries, Infocomm International, is now known as AVIXA.  Established in 1939, Infocomm’s membership has exceeded 5,000 members, ranging from manufacturers, dealers, integrators, consultants, programmers, and more.  Infocomm International is also the founder of the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers, Infocomm. 

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Topics: Brands

Is Your Baton Rouge AV System An  Emergency Lifesaver?

Posted by Ron Smith on Sep 13, 2017 9:03:00 AM

Picture the following scenario.  

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Topics: Emergency Response

Why Baton Rouge Corporate AV Should Be Exceptional

Posted by Ron Smith on Sep 11, 2017 11:20:55 AM

Businesses work and communicate more effectively, both internally and with clients, when they use expertly designed and integrated audiovisual systems.  The use of correctly designed and installed systems generally produces an exceptional experience in corporate AV.

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Topics: Corporate AV

What Planar Video Walls Do for Your Baton Rouge Business?

Posted by Brad Rojas on Jul 19, 2017 8:56:29 AM

Video walls are changing the way that that businesses communicate, collaborate, and engage with their market.  These bright, crisp, colorful displays present video, animation, branding, and so much more.  This audio-visual solution has been spurred on by drastic technology improvements that now offer higher than ever video resolution, HD components, and larger than ever format displays.  All of these elements combined have made video walls more powerful than ever.  Let’s take a closer look at what video walls can do for your business and how Planar’s video wall solutions offer the most comprehensive benefits.

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Topics: Video

Creston Mercury: The Ultimate Meeting Collaboration Tool for Your Baton Rouge Business

Posted by Brad Rojas on Jun 29, 2017 2:02:41 PM

Have you ever been on vacation and when you get to your hotel room the only thing you want to do is turn on SportsCenter before you head out for dinner?  Your muscle memory is locked in on what buttons to push, where to find it, and what to expect.  Well, it is at your house any way.  Now you’re in a new city, with a different TV, and a lot of different variables are making this more difficult than it should be.  Between room service options, pay-per-view menus, and a completely foreign channel lineup, you may never stumble across what you’re looking for.  Collaboration during meetings is very similar.

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Topics: Brands

AV Service Agreements: Why Do State Government Agencies Need Them?

Posted by Brad Rojas on May 24, 2017 9:13:00 AM

Preventative maintenance is critical to protecting any investment.  To protect your health you visit the doctor, take vitamins, exercise.  To protect your car you change the oil, rotate the tires, have it inspected.  To protect your house you paint it, clean the gutters, pressure wash.  These fairly simple routines help to ensure that you won’t have an expensive repair or replacement to make down the road.  The AV equipment that your state agency uses is no different. 

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Topics: Maintenance

Commercial Integrators: How Can an Extron Media Processor Help Your Baton Rouge Business?

Posted by Scott Perrilloux on Apr 26, 2017 9:19:00 AM

The ability to stream and display a wide variety of different media is changing the way businesses and other organizations operate.  Using video, displays, and other platforms to communicate and collaborate is providing an entirely new way to share, promote, and operate.  However this new technology is only as good as the delivery method used to distribute it. 

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Topics: Video

Digital Media Streaming Technology for Your Baton Rouge Business

Posted by Brad Rojas on Mar 23, 2017 10:59:46 AM

Digital media streaming has taken over for the long forgotten VCR, quickly fading DVD player, and in many homes cable television.  While the magic of a Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, and Apple TV can put a world of entertainment at your fingertips; digital media streaming has much more potential for your business’ AV assets.  However, just as residential solutions are ineffective for commercial applications, the above mentioned devices won’t cut it for your boardroom and workspace needs.  This is where Crestron’s NVX Series of digital media streaming platforms come in.

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Topics: Brands

What Should Louisiana State Agencies Know About AV?

Posted by Brad Rojas on Mar 7, 2017 1:08:22 PM

Government agencies on the local, state, and federal level are just as dependent on technology as businesses and other organizations.  Having the ability to work effectively, efficiently, and securely has never been more important in both the public and private sectors.  It is for this very reason why AV integration has become a necessity for operational efficacy in terms of collaboration and communication.  However, the complexity of commercial AV implementation has its fair share of challenges. 

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Topics: Government

Baton Rouge AV Design: Why It Should Come Before Construction

Posted by Brad Rojas on Mar 3, 2017 12:21:22 PM

Have you ever packed your car for a trip?  Meticulously choosing the space and orientation for each item, ensuring that everything fits and nothing gets damaged becomes a real-life game of Tetris.  However, it rarely fails; with everything perfectly in its place you close the trunk only to realize you forgot your suitcase.  So much time and effort were spent organizing, but you forgot the most important item, now what?  Building or remodeling a new facility can be the same way.  The plans are drawn up, contractors are hired, ground is broken, but what about the AV needs of the space?  Is this going to be the crammed in suitcase, now full of wrinkled clothes? 

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Topics: AV Design