Continuing Education Essentials: Supporting Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Certification

For over thirty years, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) has trained and certified audio visual professionals with their Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) program. With more than 11,000 professionals certified with CTS around the globe and more entering the program with each passing year, Contemporary Research recognizes the value of CTS…

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Contemporary Research HDTV Modulator-IPTV Encoders now feature 8VSB air modulation.

Contemporary Research is excited to announce all QMOD HDTV Modulator-IPTV Encoders offer 8VSB air modulation output. This new feature is available through CR Toolbox, a new firmware update software available to all customers at no cost. QMOD HDTV Modulator-IPTV Encoders create MPEG-2 and/or H.264 streams up to 1080i and output fully agile QAM 64/256 digital cable…

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CR Toolbox, A Universal Application Designed to Connect and Update CR Products

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to simplify the firmware process and allow the user to determine which products they want to update? Now there is! CR Toolbox is a universal application designed for compatible Contemporary Research (CR) products. CR Toolbox enables users to ensure all products are on the network and working properly, easily perform maintenance,…

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Choosing the Right Modulator for AV Integration

It’s important to have all your questions answered when deciding on a modulator for your AV integration. Modulation in its most basic definition is the mixing of two sinusoidal signals. The RF modulator takes an input signal and outputs a modulated signal. Which RF modulator supports all your needs? What functionality do you require? What’s your intended use for the…

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Contemporary Research adds Universal Rack Mount Kits to products in 2018!

Contemporary Research engineers put a lot of thought into how our customers would initially install and set up our products. There is nothing worse than purchasing AV products and realizing you don’t have all the accessories needed for the installation. Contemporary Research recognizes this challenge and is excited to announce all ATSC series HDTV Tuners, QMOD HDTV…

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Thorvin Electronics: Our Trusted Partner in Canada

For over 20 years, Contemporary Research (CR) has set the standard for simple, yet intelligent professional AV television tuners. Our solutions for system integration are proven in countless installations, with customers turning to us for HDTV tuners that are reliable, easy-to-use, and affordable. We dedicate our efforts to ensure that all our integrators and end users…

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Striking the Right Balance: The Cloverleaf family Bowl blends timeless fun with next-gen AV Technology

CLoverleaf family bowl CR1

Located in Fremont, CA, the Cloverleaf Family Bowl has something for everyone. In addition to 44 lanes of bowling action, Cloverleaf hosts local bowling leagues, birthday parties, special events, and even community fundraisers for worthy causes. Add Cloverleaf’s accessibility for physically disabled bowlers, and this is a recreational facility on top of its…

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The AV in FSU’s Doak Campbell Stadium Champion’s Club Is Worth the Drive to Tallahassee

Champions Club at FSU

Florida State University (FSU) Seminoles go all out with Contemporary Research video distribution installation for Doak Campbell Stadium’s Champion’s Club and VIP areas. Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee is known as one of the nation’s elite research universities and, while superior academics is a priority and guiding philosophy, athletics also take a…

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