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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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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Display Express TV Guide

This blog is dedicated to all those who use Display Express systems to control TVs. Here, we’ll summarize the “controllability” status of popular makes of TVs, and we will update new facts and gotchas as we discover them. For example, a few sets need to be set in in a special mode, or an energy-saving mode needs to be turned off for RS-232 commands to operate. You’ll…

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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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Why do I need an HDTV Tuner and Which One is Right?

Projectors and professional displays do not have built-in TV tuners, in-order to receive modulated signals, there must be a tuner for those devices. Tuners can also be used to monitor live camera feeds or over the air broadcasts. Presentation room switchers often need a dedicated tuner that can be routed to displays on demand. Tuner/Controllers provide all the features of…

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Excelling in Innovation, Quality and Customer Service since 1994

Since the day of its founding in 1994, Contemporary Research has strived to provide innovative products with the highest level of quality and customer service. For more than 23 years, Contemporary Research has designed and manufactured simple and innovative solutions for professional audio video system integration out of Addison, Texas. As the industry’s needs changed,…

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