Audio Visual Bend Blog

Best Uses for AV Equipment During a Trial if on a Shoestring Budget

November 16th, 2016

By Guest Writer:  Tim Williams of Dwyer, Williams, Potter Attorneys, LLP

Edited by:  Lauren Breslin, AV Bend Social Media Coordinator

This past week, Tony had the pleasure of connecting with Tim Williams who shared some of his writings regarding the use of technology in the courtroom. The following highlights areas he addressed that specifically refer to the use of audio visual technology and equipment.  We hope you find this as informative as we do! Read more »

Audio Visual Bend – A Story of Spousal Success in Business

November 11th, 2016

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Marriage is hard work.  Business ownership is hard work.  Owning a business with your spouse is really, really, really hard work.  I (Lauren Breslin) began this blog post with an idea to feature Christine (Chrys) Sprando’s female role as a business owner in a male dominated AV industry.  However, after just a short time into our interview, my focus clearly shifted to the ways in which Tony and Chrys partner together, personally and professionally.  Read more »

The Similarities of Sound and Light

November 1st, 2016

 

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Written by Guest Blogger: Isaac Imig, Owner of Integrated Audio/Video

 

Light and sound are both waves. The propagation, or distribution of sound, is actually very similar to light, just a whole lot slower. The waves of sound or light both reflect, refract, and attenuate depending on their environment. Read more »

Sell and Stay within Your Scope of Expertise

October 12th, 2016

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An article by guest blogger, Erik Beyer – Regional VP of Sales – CLAIR Solutions

How do we, as professionals in the AV industry, help small businesses recognize the opportunities that are better serving of their needs? Systems that will better serve them in the long run and, in some cases, improve the environment altogether? Read more »

Holding 10,000 Lumens in Your Hands

October 5th, 2016
Movie Night at Lave Ridge Elementary School

Movie Night at Lave Ridge Elementary School

A Mix-up for Movie Night

This past Friday, the PTO of Lava Ridge Elementary decided to host an End-of-Summer Movie Night in the playground.  What a good idea to bring parents together with the kids to enjoy one more good community event before the cold sets in. Read more »

Sightlines – Part 3 – How Visual Cues Affect Learning Rooms

September 13th, 2016

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Describe Your Favorite Grade School Classroom

If I asked you to describe your favorite classroom as a child, I believe most of you would easily be able to bring an image of that space, and teacher, to the forefront of your memory.  Most likely, visual cues such as window placement, wall decorations, your assigned seating arrangement, etc., would help your recall and even remind you of the positive emotions and experiences you had in that classroom.    Read more »

Breaking Down Sightlines in Worship Centers

September 6th, 2016

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In a recent article in Church Designer Magazine, author and design leader Chuck Hultstrand, provides an excellent overview of the key elements required to create visual experiences through the use of integrated sightlines.  As a review… Read more »

Creating Visual Experiences Through Sightlines – Part 1 – The Need for Collaboration

August 31st, 2016

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In a recent article in Church Designer Magazine, author and design leader Chuck Hultstrand, provides an excellent overview of the key elements required to create visual experiences through the use of integrated sightlines.  With this article as our inspiration, we will use his writings as a launch pad for a series of upcoming blogs. Read more »

Project Highlight – Worthy Brewing’s Hopservatory

August 18th, 2016

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Look up there!   In the air! Do you see it?  It looks like a brewery.  No, wait.  It looks like an observatory?

What is it?!?!  It’s a Hopservatory!

Did you read about it in our local Bend Bulletin? Check it out. Read more »

Image Colors Matter – Choose an Inorganic LCD Projector

August 5th, 2016
Image by Hydroflask Today

Image by Hydroflask Today

In a side by side comparison of color display, the Inorganic LCD Projector was far superior to a single chip DLP projector.  This is most noticeable for customers who are creating marketing materials for display use.  Just imagine spending hours on creating a new brand with a variety of colors, handpicked by you and your boss.  Read more »