Ford AV Blog

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. Let’s explore some of the AV solutions that help create a unique and welcoming space.... 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 »

Organization & Concealment: ConocoPhillips

Along Interstate 10 in Houston on Energy Corridor sits the sprawling ConocoPhillips campus comprised of two twenty-two story buildings known as Energy Center Three and Energy Center Four. Each building in this central hub of... Read More »

AV Technology that Hides in Plain Sight

New interior design trends seek a simple, minimalistic environment to create a calming experience for staff and visitors. In contrast, the workflow of most organizations increasingly relies on technology to improve collaboration and productivity and... Read More »

Solutions in Camouflage: Gathering Place in Tulsa

Along the banks of the Arkansas River, nearly 100 acres of Tulsa’s waterfront have been transformed into A Gathering Place, a park where the community can congregate and enjoy a plethora of activities. The park,... Read More »

AV in India: Building Partnerships Abroad

Cloudera and Wes Akin of Ford AV began their AV partnership back in 2015 when they worked together on an expansion of Cloudera’s office in Austin, Texas. Since then, Akin has helped design and implement... Read More »