Ford AV Blog

Tech Talk: The Shell Oil Story

Start with a 40-story building with almost a million square feet of space in downtown Houston—that’s a big makeover! Shell Oil, located in the Central Business District of Houston, set out to do that, and... Read More »

Design to Training

Accomplishing a great project starts with early planning and collaboration. Whether it’s design, project management, deployment, service or training, Ford AV has the staff and experience to bring all the pieces together and achieve a... Read More »

Digital Signage: Your Questions Answered

Ford AV resident video expert, Mike Jarnagin, sat down to answer some common digital signage questions. Digital Signage Control – Once a Digital Signage system is installed, how is it maintained, controlled and operated? The system... Read More »

The Many Uses of Digital Signage

From retail to corporate, campus to municipalities–the use of Digital Signage is now the standard for organizations to capture the attention of their clients, co-workers, students and patrons for both internal and external messaging. Digital... Read More »

Changing the Way We Meet

On a typical day, there are over 17 million meetings in the U.S. In fact, according to a Verizon Communications study, the average business professional attends over 60 meetings each month. However, collaboration is essential... Read More »

8 Tips for Getting the Most From Your Video Wall

Here are some tips for getting the most from your video wall deployments: Determine Your Digital Signage Needs and Goals It’s important to give strong consideration to the video wall’s purpose, size considerations, and client... Read More »

Trends in AV Communications

Houses of Worship Growing churches know that today’s congregations are media savvy and accustom to engaging video, graphics, and sound, leaving the church scrambling for creative media solutions to keep their congregants connected. Some common... Read More »

Transporting the Signal: Digital vs. Analog

In the past, audio signals were analog one-way, single-purpose and point-to-point, requiring single wires for each, commonly resulting in large confusing masses of cables. Today, digital technology transports the audio on standard data networks. Some... Read More »