Mixing for Streaming: Account for Differences Between Room, Stream Sound
By Todd Heft · May 3, 2018 • Many components go into a successful livestream: lighting, camera work, lower-thirds, graphics, transitions and audio mixing. The last of these is often overlooked, though, when churches put together a streaming production.
TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
By Frederick J. Ampel · January 15, 2014 • This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.
9 Emergency Preparedness, Alert and Recovery Apps for iOS and Android
By TD Staff · January 14, 2014 • This collection of emergency apps highlights the true capability of technology in the face of nature's toughest scenes. From first aid apps to radar scanners and disaster-specific apps, this collection provides some of the best resources for disaster preparedness and monitoring from trusted emergency organizations. Check out apps from The American Red Cross, FEMA, Base Velocity LLC. and ME911 for your Android or iOS smart device.
8 Audio Modulation and Music Creation Apps for Android and iOS
By TD Staff · December 31, 2013 • Audio modulation apps can be considered the next tier of music creation apps. From programable sequencers to vocoder apps, the world of audio modulation is the base from which effect presets and pre-made loops is built. Having control of sound in a creatively focused way is essential for getting the most out of your mobile device as an instrument. Check out apps from developers like Jonathan Mackenzie, Skrivarna Software, Square B, LLC, Alexander Zolotov, VirSyn, Niko Twenty, Alexandernaut and Holderness Media Inc for Android and iOS.
Smart Mobile: 6 Network Monitoring and Access Apps for Android and iOS
By TD Staff · December 17, 2013 • The best network monitoring and access apps. These iOS and Android mobile apps cover a range of functions: monitoring and testing networks, file access and management throughout a network and Wi-Fi connection and congestion troubleshooting. Bolster your mobile IT toolbelt with these professional and secure network monitoring and access apps for your smart device. Check out apps from developers like Lysesoft, Metago, Kenny Root and Jeffrey Sharkey, Farpoc, Techet and Comcsoft for Android and iOS.
GammaTech U12Ci Durabook Review - A Little Heft to Your Convertible
By Chris Eaves · December 2, 2013 • Designed for professionals working in unforgiving, on-location environments, GammaTech’s U12Ci Durabook provides a great deal of protection and versatility to mobile and tablet computing. Pretty and light, it is not.
ASUS Announces MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 Tablets
By TechDecisions · November 13, 2013 • The Android tablets feature IPS displays with 1280 x 800 resolution, quad-core processors, and microSD card slots.
Using Tablets in Digital Signage
By Daniel P. Dern · October 17, 2013 • The tablet is gaining ground in digital signage. First came the iPad and not to long after came Android-based devices. The push, aside from convenience and flexibility, cost. A $500 tablet is far more attractive than a $3,000 display. Plus these tablets are technology that users can interact with immediately, because they are familiar. Whether the tablet use is for digital menus, point of sale, wayfinding or more customized use, the ground gained by these products is growing.
Smarter Technology Creates Smarter Workspaces
By Steve Castle · October 10, 2013 • A combination of daylighting and control and automation technologies will change the way we work. Today there are steps you can take to create a smarter and better workplace. Designing buildings with a great deal of window and open indoor space will help employees reach their goals and save you money.
Unified Communications Products Continue to Gain Popularity
By Sharon Fisher · September 30, 2013 • Unified Communications is gaining momentum as users look to it to streamline the way people work together. Relying on IP technologies, the versatility of UC means everyone can, from one platform, shape the way communication happens, be it phone, chat, email, or videoconference.
4 Apps for Streaming Your Live Video Content
By TD Staff · August 5, 2013 • Recording a live event is a great way to make sure your audience can stay up to date with your content even if they couldn't make the presentation. Unfortunately, actually viewing an event after it has happened can sometimes be easier said than done, especially for viewers with busy schedules, and watching a pre-recorded event does not carry the same immediacy as if it was seen live. However, app developers have come up with convenient alternatives for save-for-later content with live streaming applications for Android and iOS devices.
USAV Members Look At Future Trends
By D. Craig MacCormack · July 26, 2013 • Leaders in the A/V industry met recently to discuss what is hot, what issues they are facing and how best solve their customer's worries.
7 Pro Audio Apps for Creating Backtracks and Soundscapes
By TD Staff · July 16, 2013 • Generative audio is marked by the revisitation of a tone, or series of tones, to create a constant strain of sound. This stream of sound is usually characterized by reverb or heightened feedback control, which adds ambient sound and tone refraction into the mix. By itself, generative audio is typically termed as drone--a title that comments on the droning sound, which describes the looping effect as it builds under the pressure of ambient sounds and feedback.
HTML5 Helps Bring BYOD into the Fold
By Sharon Fisher · July 2, 2013 • HTML5 is the latest version of HTML and it is a game changer. Once a technology supports HTML5, data and features can be exchanged with other HTML-supported devices easily and without much additional programming.
27 Music Creation Apps for Android and iOS
By TD Staff · June 28, 2013 • While nothing will actually compare to playing physical instruments or gear, there are some great alternatives developed specifically for on-the-go musicians who need to demo a riff, master some tracks or just have fun with some very high-quality digital synths. If we are talking prices, the best audio apps will run you around fifty dollars (or more), but you can expect professional titles to follow such steep price points. I am talking about Cubasis, Cubase's mobile counterpart, and different Korg analog and digital synth apps that are designed to emulate their predecessors with precision.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.