Restaurants & Sports Bars

Buffalo Wings and Rings Restaurants and sports bars present an interesting mix of sports content, food, and entertainment. Typically, such as in the Bufflalo Wigns and Rings venue in Indianapolis, about 8-14 QMOD-HD HDTV modulators broadcast HD channels from DirecTV receivers, with a few HD cable boxes thrown in to cover college sports. One or more QMOD-HDSC Scaler…

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Louisiana Superdome

“Contemporary Research display technology, reliability, and support has reduced the cost and complexity of operating our system.” – Brodie Cannon, Louisiana Superdome AV Technician When the Louisiana Superdome opened in 1975, the site featured 500 TVs, manually operated by site staff. Superdome technology manager Brodie Cannon states, “The task of turning those…

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Willow Creek Community Church

“Not only can we broadcast many SD and HD channels, Contemporary Research’s display system controls the displays over the same RF network, dramatically reducing integration costs.” – David Cooke, Video System Director The media staff at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, were charged with the task of designing media, sound and lighting…

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Success Story – Home Depot HQ

“Broadcasting signage as an HDTV channel and using Contemporary Research over-the-RF integration, we saved thousands of dollars over the cost of distributing signage over Ethernet.” – Bruce Covey, The Home Depot Television Manager The Home Depot’s Atlanta Store Support Center knew its 5,000 employees were getting the word on human resource events and resources.…

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Houses of Worship

Worship Centers have taking the lead in innovating new uses for video and signage within their facility. And not just mega-churches  – as the cost of HD technology has dropped significantly, everyone can take advantage of new solutions in audio, video and HD media creation and distribution. HD-SDI Video Distribution The most popular application in worship centers is…

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Corporate Applications

The New Basic Cable As cable companies scramble their channels, companies have adapted and refined their choices for content costs and distribution. Rather than paying for the entire list of programs, they subscribe to the few they really watch. Then, using QMOD-HD HDTV Modulators, they rent one HD cable box per channel and rebroadcast as unscrambled HD channels that…

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Education Applications

There are a number of solutions employed in education, with differences in key grade levels. K-12 Schools The 232-Amp Mixer/Amplifier stands at the head of the class for ADA amplified audio. Able to drive up to 4 speakers with 40W at 4 ohms, the class D amp is energy-efficient, drawing almost no power when not in use. The stereo and two Mono line inputs are programmable…

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How to Apply HDTV Solutions in Houses of Worship

In the January, 2012 Technology for Worship magazine article, “The Proper Solution, New Applications in HOW HDTV Video Distribution,” Doug Engstrom explains the ins and outs for HD video distribution over RF coax. The article explains how the technology works, tradeoffs, and how to integrate HDTV for digital signage, live HD-SDI video, and cable, satellite, and off-air…

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Get Ready for RF 2.0 – Sound and Communications

October, 2011 – In his article “Get Ready for RF 2.0,” in the October Sound & Communications magazine, our own Doug Engstrom writes that, while the advent of new RF HDTV solutions may have been somewhat of a surprise to traditional AV integrators, the near instant growth over the past three years indicates that HDTV is now a key element in the AV design and…

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QMOD-HD Modulators and Display Express at Work in Russell Investments – ProAV

June, 2011 – “The Money Channel” in the May/June ProAV issue highlight’s Russell Investment’s integration of in-house TV and signage, HDTV channels for up-to-the-minute information on stock market updates and world news to keep abreast of the global market. The solution includes in-house HDTV channels via QMOD-HD HDTV modulators and Display Express site-wide TV…

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