If mechanical designers ruled the world, all rack-mounted equipment would be passively cooled. Why? There are five primary reasons: Eliminate moving parts that fail Decrease the cost of the equipment Eliminate rack room noise Decrease system downtime for maintenance Ensure warranty and longer product life These are the promises of passive cooling systems in rack-mounted [...]

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Networked audio can be successfully implemented in any commercial, professional, or consumer environment. Networked audio solutions can take the form of any of the following system configurations: Combined Audio Integrated Multi-System Multi-Purpose Paging, Public Address, and Sound Reinforcement Room combining Here are samples of Biamp networked audio installations across multiple environments: Secondary benefits of networked [...]

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With the launch of Tesira 2.0 on Monday, a number of software updates were included. To set you up to succeed in your design of Tesira systems, we’ve put together a series of three videos showing you some of the new things you can do in the software. In this video, I’ll be walking you [...]

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Last week we discussed the anatomy of a network–what it’s made of, but what exactly is networked audio? Simply stated, networked audio is the transporting of audio from one endpoint to another over an Ethernet network. The major benefits include: High quality, low latency, multiple channel count. Time syncing and data transfer management. Dynamic control [...]

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With this second AVB FAQ post, we conclude our 5-part AVB Demystified series of blog posts. To access all this information about AVB in once place, download our AVB Resource Guide. As AVB takes a greater hold in the professional installed audio industry, there will continue to be more questions about it. Let us know [...]

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As consumer demands for digital communication technology continue to shift and evolve, it can be challenging for some manufacturers and software vendors to keep up: from desktop to mobile, analog to digital, and faster this to more portable that. Networked audio is among those forms of digital communication technology that is being adopted more and [...]

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As our family of audio products and solutions grows, we’ve found it useful to our customers to organize our products into two categorizes: Everyday and Enterprise. Everyday audio is easy in and easy out. It’s audio that meets the simple, everyday needs of end users by providing professional audio at an affordable price. Enterprise audio [...]

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While hospital budgets and funding are being cut, the cost, value, and scrutiny of quality patient care is increasing. To promote quality patient care and privacy, the Department of Health and Human Services is providing financial rewards to medical facilities based on the quality of care provided, not the quantity of patients treated. This increased [...]

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The ability to have all the relevant talent to design and manufacture a product in-house really is amazing, not to mention unusual. Most large product manufacturers outsource the bulk of their manufacturing overseas. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with this approach, but there are three inherent benefits of in-house manufacturing that are lost when the work [...]

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As AVB becomes a household name in the professional installed audio industry, there are always lingering questions and confusions that go along with that newness. Here’s 12 of 24 questions and answers about AVB. Look forward to the remaining 12 next month. Let’s dig in: 1) How does AVB fit with other technology like CobraNet® [...]

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