Archive for the ‘Audio/Video Terminology’ Category

Cost Vs. Quality in Audio Video Technology

When it comes to audio and video equipment, businesses often face the temptation to look for the cheapest option available. However, investing in quality audio equipment has several benefits that can make it well worth the extra investment. Each month, one of our team gives a presentation on a topic related to AVG and how we can best serve our clients. This article is based on a recent presentation by Austin Woodall, AVG Sales Engineer. This version of his talk will explain how to find the balance between price and quality and why trying to save every penny is not…

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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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What Does Unified Communications Mean and Why Does it Matter to my Organization?

If you’ve worked with us before, you’ve probably heard us talk about “unified communications.” To those outside the audio-video industry, the term might be unfamiliar. Unified communications (UC) means integrating communication services like instant messenger, phone, video conferencing, data sharing, and more. It’s not a single product, but a set of products that provide a streamlined interface between several modes of communication at once and allows for real-time and non-real-time delivery of information. In today’s post, we’ll walk through some of the basics of how it works and break down the potential applications for various organizations. Essentially, UC allows someone…

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Live Streaming and Virtual Meetings: What’s the Difference?

Are you confused about the differences between live streaming and virtual meetings? As teleworking becomes increasingly common, people have to learn to work with technologies that are new to them. That can be a struggle, mainly because these teleworking solutions come with new technologies. One frequently asked question involves the differences between live streaming and virtual meetings. Or as industry professionals call it, unified communication. Without an understanding of the distinctions, people might become concerned that their virtual meetings are being live-streamed. Not to worry–these are different functions, and we’re here to explain how each works. Live Streaming Live streaming…

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The Benefits of Video Conferencing Technology

Video conferencing capabilities are growing rapidly, and not just in the C-suites. Companies and organizations–including educational institutions and houses of worship–are turning to video capabilities to increase employee morale, productivity, accessibility, and environmental welfare. From live streams to screen sharing to video meetings, video conferencing is ensuring that you and your colleagues are doing your best work. Employee and Student Morale Employees who can work from home, whether entirely remote or just when their child is sick, appreciate the flexibility to balance the many demands on their lives. This improves work/life balance and can help with employee retention. Parents and…

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What is an Audio/Video Integrator?

If you run a business, university, house of worship, or nonprofit, you’ll likely be faced with the need to incorporate audio/video elements into your organization’s functions. When faced with a complex or unreliable system, this can be a frustrating element of the job for many people. The good news is, audio/video integrators exist to take that stress away.  What you do is important: you have a message to spread, people to connect with each other, and communities to engage. High quality and reliable audio/video system is key to your success. We work with you to ensure that we understand how…

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