The AV and IT Conversion Conversation
By George Tucker, CTS · May 13, 2013 • AV on the IT network is commonplace in facilities. In some colleges and universities this conversion is old hat, in other organizations the departments are still in a turf battle over an inevitable union.
TechDecisions Guide to Digital Signage Content Management Systems
By TD Staff · May 6, 2013 • Download this free TD Guide to Digital Signage Content Management Systems. 18 CMS's listed. How to plan and what you need to know before you start. From the content creation planning stages to making a purchasing decision. Solutions range from simple media player, software and display all-in-ones to “bolt-on” software management solutions that tie directly to existing deployed media players and display signage on up to large enterprise, cloud based software, SaaS, (software as a service) that offers the ability to scale as your digital signage network grows. Products included AMX Inspired Composer, BrightSign, Cisco, Digital Media Suite and Manager, Cisco Digital Signs, Cisco Cast, Dynasign, Fourwinds Interactive, Gefen, Industry Weapon, LG Electronics, NEC Display Solutions, Planar, Rise Display, Samsung, Scala 5, Sony's Prodokol Snap, Kollage and Enterprise, Symon Communications, RMG Enterprise Solutions, Tightrope Media Systems, Visix, X2O Media
Including Streaming Media in Digital Signage Content
By Daniel P. Dern · March 1, 2013 • Using video in your digital signage is something many content management systems will support. Video can be used by any market segment and is something that not only are viewers used to, but they’re beginning to expect it. The key is to make the video useful and something viewers will value.
Honeywell MAXPRO Cloud Service Puts Video Over the Web
By TD Staff · February 22, 2013 • The cloud-hosted video service streams both live and recorded video.
How to Prepare Your Network for Post-Holiday BYOD and the Top 25 Wi-Fi Devices This Season
By Chrissy Winske · December 20, 2012 • Tips from an IT pro on how to prepare your wireless network for post-holiday BYOD, including planning for density on the network, managing applications and access to resources on your network, and creating a BYOD and user policy for employees.
Streaming Video Lets an Ambitious Church Scale into the Cloud
By Dan Daley · December 6, 2012 • Church of Champions has a new method of reaching parishioners. Streaming video to other locations, including potential future satellite locations for this church or to other churches that want to use Champions’ worship content to support their own pastors’ sermons, are some of the long-term goals for the technology.
TechDecisions Guide to 40 Document Cameras
By Chrissy Winske · November 26, 2012 • A comprehensive buying guide to 38 desktop, portable and ceiling mounted document cameras. These cameras display high quality images on a projector screen, flat panel monitor, or TV. They can even serve your videoconferencing and web camera needs. Check out products from Elmo, Wolfvision, Samsung, Epson, Avervision, iPevo, Lumens, Ken-a-vision, HoverCam, Vaddio, Qomo Hite Vision, Recordex
Hillcrest Covenant Church’s Streaming Goes Mobile
By Dan Daley · November 7, 2012 • Hillcrest Covenant Church bring it satellite extension church into the fold with streaming that supports mobile devices.
iStreamPlanet to Show Aventus Cloud-Based Video Streaming
By TD Staff · October 25, 2012 • The new streaming solution will be available in 2013.
JVC Debuts Next-Gen Handheld Camera
By TD Staff · September 25, 2012 • The GY-HM650 WiFi-based mobile camcorder will be available this winter.
Two Approaches to Network Performance Management at Your Church
By Leslie T. O'Neill · June 21, 2012 • Two solutions, Cisco Medianet and AppNeta take different approaches to managing video traffic on the network.
Low-cost Streaming Video Technology Available to Churches
By TechDecisions · April 18, 2012 • A new way to reach parishioners who can’t attend services.
Streaming Media Encoders Make Videos Internet Friendly
By Leslie O'Neill · April 18, 2012 • People like watching video over the Internet, and that preference is driving videos beyond social media sites like YouTube into the professional realm.
Streaming Media Encoders Make Videos Internet Friendly for HoW
By Leslie O'Neill · April 12, 2012 • People like watching video over the Internet, and that preference is driving videos beyond social media sites like YouTube into the professional realm.
Streaming Media Encoder Tips: A Q&A
By Leslie O'Neill · April 12, 2012 • Network engineer and live sound engineer Ron Guensche specializes in audio and video technology in the studio and on location. He works with ednet (Entertainment Digital Network).
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.