Ford AV Blog

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, online meetings, chat and mobile collaboration. In other words, if you are finished being frustrated... 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 »

Coming to a Theater Near You

At any moment, your local theater or house of worship may go radio silent. We all knew this was coming when the FCC announced their intent to sell the radio spectrum used by most wireless... Read More »

From Imagination to Integration: RealPage AV Design

In 2015, RealPage announced their intent to consolidate their North Texas operations into a massive 400,000 SF complex within the Richardson Telecom Corridor. Working with the customer, Ford submitted a preliminary design for a dozen... Read More »

The Digital Campus

Today's AV technology not only brings the student and instructor together to improve the overall classroom experience, but also provides many solutions that can be centrally managed from an IT or administrative office. Life Safety... Read More »