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There Is No How-To Book for AV Services, But There Is AVaStar

Eric Bracht | February 28, 2019

Your hotel's AV Operations Manual isn't missing – it doesn't exist. A new 'AV as a Service' platform makes managing all AV technology — built-in, portable, background music, digital signage and even outside service vendors — a breeze By Eric Bracht You're getting ready to open your hotel (or are just taking over at a property) and see that there are installed AV systems in your event spaces; there are projectors and screens and flat panel displays in various rooms and public areas. There are different sizes and types of speakers installed throughout the property, indoors and outside. There are control panels and conne...

Built-In or Portable: What’s Your AV Strategy?

Jeff Loether | August 8, 2018

Six factors to consider when balancing decisions between built-in and portable AV equipment By Jeff Loether To say that AV services are "out of balance" in some operations is an understatement. When properly managed, AV can produce the second highest profit margin in a hotel – behind rooms. However, as my good friend John Burns, president of Hospitality Technology Consulting, recently said, "No one understands [AV], and no one really wants to." If a hotel does not have enough AV rental revenue to share with an outside audiovisual company to manage these in-house services, trying to self-manage AV services can be a nightmare. With...

Electro-Media Design and The HIDI Group Announce Strategic Hospitality Alliance

Electro-Media Design Ltd. | March 15, 2016

Consulting powerhouses align to deliver the best in AV + IT for the lodging environment [Gaithersburg, Md. and Toronto—March 15, 2016]— Electro-Media Design Ltd. (EMD) and The HIDI Group (HIDI) announce a strategic alliance designed to deliver more comprehensive AV + IT and Engineering services for today's competitive lodging environment. By combining EMD's 25 years of consultative expertise in hotel AV operations, audio, video, control, and related presentation, entertainment and communications technologies with HIDI's 40 years of multidisciplinary engineering knowledge, the global hospitality industry will now have a s...

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