Knowledge Center

Iowa Speedway Ups the AV Ante

Get Your Motor Runnin'

“Rusty had very high standards going in,” said Josh Thompson, senior consultant at Atlanta-based Polysonics, the company behind the Speedway’s audio, video, and data infrastructures. “He wanted to offer the best racing surface, the best fan experience, and the most technically advanced racing facility in America.”


Cables and Conduits for Audiovisual Systems

The one thing that ALL technical systems have in common is wire. The rules governing the use of flexible cords and cables for temporary AV production are largely limited to feeder cabling and speaker wire, where the power levels are most likely to cause fire or physical harm.


MPSTOC, Fairfax, Virginia, US

A state-of-the-art facility that bundles multiple public safety, transportation and emergency management partners under one roof, that was the dream of Elaine McConnell, an ambitious Springfield District Supervisor (US) who fought to enhance security in her region since the 2001 terrorist attacks. In October 2008, McConnell saw that dream come true, with the inauguration of the 114,000 square foot McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center (MPSTOC). MPSTOC, which is rightly called one of the most technologically advanced facilities of its kind, boasts a unique audio/visual infrastructure, with six large-format video walls at its very heart.

Digital Audio Networks

Consultant’s Forum:

Five leading audio consultants share their experiences using digital audio networking, and predict the future of this technology.


Console Showdown: Analog vs Digital

Digital – just a fad or here to stay? Is a Digital console right for my ministry? There are a number of reasons why selecting a digital console might be the right choice for your ministry. Here are four things to consider when comparing digital consoles to analog consoles.



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