Moving Forward It's Time for Content, Communication and Course Correction
The Financial industry got caught with its pants down. The automotive industry got caught with its arrogance up. The PC, CE, communications industry simply got caught between the two. We feel then angst but the busines is still fundamentally sound. With the right course adjustments the industry will be in a better position to deliver solutions and satisfaction to global business and local consumers. Author:THE Insider
Whole House Distributed HDTV
The solution I chose involved using a VideoStorm CRM88 8x8 Matrix Switch at the center of the system. This could take HD component video and digital optical or coax audio inputs from each device and output any of these inputs to any of up to eight TVs. To distribute the audio and video signals to each outlet I opted to use one of the unused Cat5 cables and a pair of Muxlab 500050 component video and digital audio baluns. Author: Steven R.Gould
Cable Labeling TIPS
Every cable that you install on a job MUST be labeled. No excuses. Labeling will not only save you lots of time on the job site, but will greatly reduce frustrations of troubleshooting and service. Professional labeling will also separate you from the non-professional competition. Author: Grayson Evans
Media Center, Music Server, Video Server? What do I need?
What has been confusing as the convergence products emerge is the different terms used to describe them. We hear terms like Media Center, Video Server, Music Server, Home Theater PC, Media Server, whole house audio, video distribution as well as product names like ReQuest, Escient, Kaleidescape. It leaves most consumers dazed and confused. Author: Gregg Cannon