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Frederick Health Village Set Up for Success in New Conference Center

When healthcare is more important than ever, Audio-Video Group is proud to work with Frederick Health. Audio-Video Group set up their new administrative center, the Frederick Health Village, for long-term success with top of the line technology. In the fall of 2019, Frederick Health acquired the old State Farm Insurance campus in North Frederick. Since then, they have turned it into the new location for its home health care services, hospice, a COVID testing site, and administrative offices.  “We were brought in and outfitted eight conference rooms in the Frederick Health Village for various functions for continuing education training for…

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Helping Churches in the Pandemic

There are many variations of how we helped churches in the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit just about every sector of society in one way or another and at Audio-Video Group, we have been happy to help a broad range of clients cope with the changes they’ve faced. In doing so, we have learned quite a bit about doing our work better and helping our community. In particular, houses of worship have faced interesting challenges that have pushed us to find new solutions and think of things in different ways. Our Director of Sales, John Pierce, CTS put together…

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A/V System Upgrade for Calvary United Methodist Church

An A/V System Upgrade for Calvary UMC Calvary United Methodist Church is a warm and welcoming congregation serving Arlington, Virginia, for nearly a century. While the church community has always been strong, they found they desperately needed to upgrade their sound system just before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. “Our sound system was almost 30-years old,” explained Connor Williams, Assistant Minister of Connections. “We figured it was time for an upgrade and thought it would be a good time to not only change our audio equipment but look into other ways to improve our worship experience, both in-person and online….

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With Gratitude: A Reflection On Audio-Video Group’s 20th Year

With gratitude and sincere appreciation, we reflect on Audio-Video Group’s 20th year in business and we wish you a Happy New Year! It’s not news that 2020 was a strange year for everyone. It was also productive and innovative for many people and organizations. Audio-Video Group is proud to be part of the adaptations and growth that many of our clients made last year.  Houses of Worship We worked hard with houses of worship to ensure that they had what they needed to safely and effectively reach their parishioners, including new sound systems, new or upgraded video streaming services, and…

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How to Keep Social Distancing Without Losing Communication on the Job

We at Audio-Video Group have been impressed with how many tech options have become useful for social distancing and COVID-19 safety precautions. And equally delighted to see how many of our clients have been using these measures to keep themselves, their employees, and their own customers safe. We’re pleased to let you know about a new option on the market for all sorts of job and education sites to help people communicate clearly without sacrificing social distancing or masks. The ListenTalk is a mobile two-way communication system that lets teams keep the communication going while maintaining a safe distance from…

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Frederick Rescue Mission Call for Donations

Donation Drive to Support Frederick Rescue Mission: Help Us Keep Our Community Warm As the holiday season approaches and temperatures drop, we need to make sure everyone in our community is warm and well-fed. Audio-Video Group is founded in service, philanthropy, and giving back to the community that has been so supportive to us over the years. We quietly celebrated our 20th anniversary in March of this year and took the occasion to look back over two decades of our evolution in service to our clients, our team, and our community. Everything we do as a company stems from our…

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Temperature Scanners & Your COVID A/V Technology Tool Kit

Developing an audio-video technology tool kit can help you now and far into the future. Institutions of all kinds are trying to safely remain open during this marked spike in COVID-19 cases, especially considering the upcoming holidays. At Audio-Video Group, we have several ways we can help, including temperature scanners. No-contact infrared temperature scanners are popping up all over the place this year, everywhere from airports to restaurants.  What are Temperature Scanners? They are a first layer of screening safer to use than methods requiring contact with another person or with a device that needs to be sanitized between every…

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Safely Bring Joy and Holiday Spirit with Audio-Video Technology

Set Up the Perfect Holiday Light Show with the Help of Audio-Video Group It’s no secret that this holiday season is going to be different than what we’re all used to, and there’s no reason to sacrifice the spirit of the season. Immersive holiday drive-through light shows can get everyone feeling festive while staying safe–and bring them to your business or church. Audio-Video Group is ready to help our clients set up an incredible display with the help of our manufacturing partner, Sharp NEC. More than creative stringing of lights–this can be a fully captivating experience for your community, allowing…

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MEEC Approved Vendor & What It Means For You

Audio-Video Group is a proud MEEC approved vendor. The educational sector is an important part of the work we do here at Audio-Video Group. We love being part of making the classroom experience exceptional for both teachers and students, and helping administrators do their jobs efficiently. As part of our work in improving the quality of education in Maryland, we proudly work with the Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC). Any educational organization in Maryland, K-12, and higher education, public or private, along with libraries can join MEEC as a procurement vehicle for a wide variety of needs, including audio-video. MEEC…

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Should Your Next Virtual Event be Pre-Recorded or Live?

If you’re considering if you want your virtual event to be Pre-Recorded or Live, check out the pros and cons for each. Virtual events have become the norm in 2020. They will likely continue to be popular in the coming years as organizations realize their benefits, including reaching a wider audience, increasing accessibility, reducing cost, and preventing COVID spread. Pre-recorded and live events each have their pros and cons. We can help you decide which model will work better for you, or if you should combine elements of both, and work with you every step of the way to ensure…

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