Can I Use Consumer Displays in My Commercial Venue?

If you’re looking at a line-item estimate of an upcoming audiovisual project for your New York area retail establishment or corporate boardroom (really, any commercial establishment that relies on cutting edge audio video systems), you may notice the HDTV monitors your AV contractor recommended are a bit pricier than the ones you purchased for your…

What’s an OLED… And Do You Want One?

LED. LCD. Plasma screen. Just when you thought you had it all sorted out, there’s a new player in the flat panel game and it’s gaining momentum fast: the OLED. First our fruits and vegetables were organic. Then we wanted organic beef, free of pink slime. Organic milk with no growth hormones. Organic eggs from…

Hey, Why Do These HDTV Displays Cost More?

“But my wife saw a 42-inch HDTV monitor for less than $500 at Wal-mart yesterday. Why can’t I just buy a bunch of those for my restaurant?” We can’t tell you how many times we hear this, especially during the months of November through January, and again in March and April, when home electronics are…

Drive Sales and Grow Your Business with Today’s Audio Video Technology

Even with signs of economic recovery, there’s no doubt today’s hospitality arenas are competitive. How do you set yourself apart? For many New York hotels, sports bars or restaurants, the answer lies in audio video solutions. But investing in the right audiovisual equipment to create a “Wow” experience for your guests can be expensive; how…

AV Industry Adopts “Techorating;” e4 Seminar Spotlights the Design Concept

LG Electronics coined the term “techorating” in 2008, when they launched a program with interior designer Doug Wilson sharing ways to incorporate today’s technology seamlessly into venues. Wilson is often credited with coining the word and the concept. LG–with their tagline Life’s Good — is all about making technology work for us. It’s not about…