Ford AV Blog

Fairmont Hotel: Balancing Quality & Quantity

The world’s second largest Fairmont Hotel opened its doors in downtown Austin on March 5, 2018. Towering over the city at a whopping 37 stories, the resort also features five restaurants and bars, a huge... Read More »

Technology for the New Welcome Experience

Yesterday’s lobby is now a Welcome Center that treats its visitor to an experience. Today, businesses use AV technology to inform, inspire and entertain their guests starting from the entryway and continuing throughout their facility.... Read More »

Attract Today’s Talent with Tomorrow’s AV

Oracle, one of the world’s largest software companies, recently completed the initial phase of a 565,000 SF campus outside of downtown Austin. As part of their plan to capture Austin’s growing pool of young professionals,... Read More »

Aloha: Say More Than Hello to Visitors

At the flagship branch of the Bank of Hawaii, dynamic images feature the local sights and culture of the eight Hawaiian islands. Images such as tropical fish swimming along a vibrant coral reed, a breathtaking... Read More »

Trump Technology Tariffs: The AV Industry Responds

Products affected by 25 percent technology tariffs include components AV integrators use every day. How will they cope with rising costs—& who will pay? We’re closing in on the start of a 25 percent technology... Read More »

Zoom Rooms: The Future of Video Conferencing

If you haven’t heard of “Zoom Rooms,” you will soon. Created by its title company Zoom, Zoom Rooms provide remote conferencing services using cloud computing. Zoom Rooms also offer communication software that combines video conferencing,... Read More »

Active Learning: AV in Education

Beyond the glow of the large-format digital displays that replaced whiteboards and projectors in many learning environments, something even bigger is brewing. AV has had a positive impact on the education market, but in terms... Read More »