Why Is Event Lighting Important?

Sep 25, 2015 by Steve Rick in  Live Events

You’ve spent hours on end preparing for your upcoming event, don’t ruin it with poor lighting. Now that you have your speech memorized and the screens and speakers set up, allow your presentation to be seen as well as it is heard. Find out why proper event lighting is important below:

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If you’re lighting an event space for filming, turning an office into an intimate reception hall, or creating distinct ambiences for separate displays in a single room, you’ll need to consider having control over lighting. Especially when the venue is unfamiliar, having the proper lighting tools on hand is the best way to make sure you’re message is seen.

Whether the lights are too bright, not bright enough, or not focused in on the right area it can make it very difficult for your audience to see what’s going on behind you. Event lighting is one of the most important aspects of an event, it can change the entire feel of your space and should be carefully thought out and executed as the powerful tool it is.

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The Power of the Remote

Sep 21, 2015

Alone on stage, all eyes are on you. You’ve got a packed house, hanging on your every word. Don’t be the person who constantly retreats to the podium to advance through the presentation. With a small hand-held remote, you can power through the slides with no interruption. Find out why a slide advancer is a must below:

There’s nothing worse than a boring presentation, especially when the presenter has to go back to the computer to move on to the next slide. Thanks to the invention of a tiny remote, or a slide advancer, you will bore no more! Now you can own the stage, or the room, while moving around to captivate the audience.

Keep in mind that tempo is key when running a meeting or delivering a message to an audience and with a slide advancer, you can quickly and seamlessly click through the presentation from anywhere in the room.

Take your presentations to new heights and keep the audience engaged! At CitiView Audio Visual, we can help. Give us a call today at 212-632-5196 to learn more.

Benefits of Live Streaming Events

Aug 24, 2015

Looking to reach a larger audience while reducing costs and increasing revenue? Then you need to be live streaming your business meetings and events. With advancements in technology on the rise, live streaming is bringing a multitude of benefits to companies across the globe. See below to learn more:

Reach Wider Audiences: When you have an important message to deliver, you want to reach the widest audience possible, right? Live streaming allows you to reach practically anyone at any time as long as they have access to the internet. Want to train new employees? Have a new product to launch? You now have the ability to get everybody involved at the same time.

Reduce Costs and Increase Revenue: Think about how much money your company has to spend to fly employees or clients in for a meeting. Not only do they have to deal with transportation costs – lodging, venues and meals all add up. You can cut out costs and increase revenue with live streaming while achieving quicker results and driving action.

Quality Content: With our webcasting and live streaming services, you have access to a wide variety of high quality audio and video broadcasts and various presentation methodologies.

Ready to live stream your next event? Contact the experts at CitiView Audio Visual today!

What is a Matrix Switch?

Jul 09, 2015

Is your next event going to consist of multiple screens with a number of video components? If you want your content to be shared everywhere at once or only on certain screens at a time, you’re going to need a matrix switch.

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Matrix Switch Options

Depending on the number of inputs and outputs you need, there’s a matrix switch for that. They range from 2 inputs and 2 outputs (2×2) all the way up to 32 inputs and 32 outputs. They aren’t usually meant to be installed by your average-joe, so make sure to hire a professional or at least consult with one before using.

Why Do You Need One?

If you had a standard home theater system, the HDMI ports on the back of your system support the role of a matrix switch. However, if you want your video sources to be seen on multiple displays or even in separate rooms at the same time, then you need a separate matrix switch.

Why do all the hard work yourself? The next time you are hosting a live event, contact the experts at CitiView Audio Visual to take care of it for you!

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