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As we bid farewell to 2023, it's time to reflect on the incredible projects that defined our journey at Code3AV. Nestled in the heart of Richmond, VA, we take immense pride in transforming audio-visual experiences for our clients. Let's delve into the highlights of our year and the remarkable projects that shaped it.

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'Tis the season to be jolly, and at Code3AV, we're spreading holiday cheer through the power of seamless audio-visual integration! As the year comes to a close, we want to express our gratitude to all our clients, partners, and tech enthusiasts who have made 2023 an exceptional year for us. From conference rooms to sports bars, our commitment to elevating your audio-visual experience remains unwavering.

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At Code3AV, we understand the importance of capturing the dynamic essence of any environment. That's why we offer advanced automatic tracking cameras as part of our AV services in Richmond, VA. These state-of-the-art devices are expertly installed and programmed by our team, transforming the way presentations are conducted in corporate settings, classrooms, places of worship, and more. Discover how our professional AV solutions can revolutionize your next project, and then get in touch with us today!

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Video conferencing has become an integral part of our professional and personal lives. Whether it's Zoom or Microsoft Teams, seamless communication is essential for successful collaborations. However, a subpar setup can hinder productivity and dampen the overall experience. This is where our company comes in, offering cutting-edge display carts that redefine the way you conduct virtual meetings.

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In this fast-paced digital era, effective communication and seamless collaboration have become essential for businesses and organizations across all industries. As remote work and virtual meetings become the new norm, the demand for reliable and user-friendly audio-visual integration solutions has skyrocketed.

At Code3AV Inc, we are proud to have emerged as a pioneering force in this realm, offering cutting-edge audio-visual solutions that transform any room into a Zoom Room, providing unparalleled conferencing experiences. Learn more, and contact us today for audio-visual solutions.

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At Code 3 AV, we build world class audiovisual systems, but first we build leaders. One of the core values of Code 3 AV is Education. As Harry Truman once said – Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. Discover the power of these books then contact Code3AV for your AV needs.

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High-quality audio-visual (AV) equipment is an essential investment for any establishment in Virginia. Whether it's a conference room, sports bar, or performance center, having top-of-the-line AV equipment installed can enhance the experience for your customers or guests and provide numerous benefits for your facility. Discover these four benefits of investing in quality AV equipment, then contact Code3AV for your AV needs.

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At Code3AV in Richmond, VA, we understand the importance of reliable and efficient audiovisual systems. That's why we offer two service contracts to provide our clients with peace of mind and ensure their systems are running smoothly. In this blog, we'll take a closer look at what you need to know about our Economy and Standard Service Contracts.

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In an increasingly digital and remote working landscape, making your business meetings efficient, productive, and engaging is crucial. That’s where Code3AV, the premier provider of AV services in Richmond, VA, shines. With our cutting-edge audio and visual solutions, you can elevate your business meetings to unprecedented heights.

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Ballrooms are key spaces for hosting corporate parties, business meetings, conventions, and other special events. However, in today's world, attendees expect more than just a simple room with tables and chairs — they expect a high-tech and flexible meeting space that is fully equipped to meet their needs. This is where Code3AV Inc. in Richmond, VA, and our audio visual experts come into play.

Our AV technology solutions can help transform your hotel ballrooms, or any other​​​​​​​ space, into a meeting space that will impress your guests and help you form long-standing business partnerships. Learn...

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The installation process can be complex and time-consuming, and employing a full-time staff of expert installation technicians isn’t always an option. If your company has an audiovisual project or service call, and you need boots on the ground, control system programming assistance, or field engineers / commissioning assistance, Code3AV can help! Our team is CTS certified. Code3AV Inc. will act as your company on site. Our trusted partners have relied on us for years, and now we invite you to do the same. We will work under NDA and Non-Compete agreements, so you can confidently trust us with your customers.

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Audio-visual solutions have transformed how higher education institutions approach the design of their learning spaces. Through the use of modern technology, universities are providing students with an immersive and interactive learning environment that enhances their educational experience.

Code3AV Inc. and our team of AV technicians can help Virginia higher education establishments enhance student learning through our custom AV installations. Learn more about how these audio-visual solutions can help benefit your students and contact us today to start the consultation process!

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Audio-visual systems are essential for group meeting spaces, whether they’re used for corporate or hospitality purposes. Businesses across Virginia need high-tech AV installations to upgrade their environments and create a space where clients and employees can thrive. Code3AV Inc. and our team of AV technicians are here to curate unique audio and visual technology solutions for meeting spaces of all types.

Learn more about this area of our professional AV solutions and contact us to get started on your next project!

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The HyFlex classroom solutions from Code3AV in Richmond provide a unique blend of hardware and software solutions for automating classroom recording and creating a more interactive learning environment. With automatic camera switching and automatic camera tracking capabilities, it is easy to capture and store lecture material for live streaming, and for review at a later time. Read on to learn more about the HyFlex classroom solutions from Code3AV.

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If you are the owner or operator of a business, you know how important it is to have productive meetings. You want to make sure that everyone present is engaged, that important decisions can be made, and that communication is clear and efficient. Code 3 AV understands that meeting technology needs to be simple, intuitive and reliable. Introducing the QuickHuddle System: The Perfect Audiovisual Solution for Small Meeting Rooms. The Quick Huddle is a conference room configuration from our team at Code3AV. It provides an unprecedented level of convenience for offices looking for a flexible but reliable conference system. Read on to learn more about what this configuration can do for your business!

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Are you looking for a way to take your sports bar to the next level? If so, you should consider investing in some audio/visual solutions. Audio and visual technology can enhance the experience for your customers, and it can also help improve your bottom line.

At Code3AV Inc., we specialize in audio/visual installation and support. We offer a variety of solutions that are perfect for sports bars, including conference rooms, media rooms, and more. Contact us today to learn more about our products and services, and in the meantime, here are four ways to upgrade your sports bar!

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Code3AV and our strategic partner IRC have completed a new audio system for the Ny State Assembly chamber. Code3AV worked with Audix to design a custom microphone solution just for this project, and now it’s available for everyone. Check out this article about the mics Audix designed for our project at the NY State Assembly.

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Code3AV is working with the Virginia House of Delegates to refresh the technology in the chamber and committee rooms. Code3AV, has developed a solution using Ross, Taiden and Crestron to allow the Virginia House of Delegates to host remote and hybrid chamber sessions and committee meetings through zoom and teams.

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Code 3 AV and strategic partner IRC completed two new camera systems for the Iowa State Legislature. These fully automatic systems switch to members automatically based upon who is recognized to speak by the IRC voting system. Click to see them in action!

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Congratulations Steve Payne! Steve has been with Code3AV since we started. He manages our service department and is responsible for quality assurance and integration standards. We are excited to announce that he recently upgraded his CTS certification and passed the CTS-D exam!

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3 techniques for keeping things simple:

At Code 3 AV, our focus is always on keeping things simple and easy to use. Many of the conference rooms we have built recently have had no need for a user interface of any kind. By installing occupancy sensors and detecting video sync from a laptop input, we have been able to make some of our more basic systems operate intuitively without any user interface at all. Devices power up, route signals and power down as they detect the user’s presence or actions. But, If your organization has a conference room with more than a couple of inputs, it probably has some type of interface for choosing which input to view or what level the volume should be. One of the most popular choices for conference room control is the touch panel....

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It’s been over a year since I shut down our office for a “few weeks” last march. I had no idea at the time how long this would last, or what it meant for our small business. We had a lot of questions at that time. We have a lot of questions now, but we’ve also got some answers. Here’s what we’ve done so far, and here’s what’s been working and not working for us and the clients we serve.

Down time:

We had some serious down time in the beginning of the pandemic. The first issue we had to solve was how to keep the team busy when everyone shut their doors. No one was letting us on site. All work was stalled or cancelled. We needed a way to make some kind of progress and be accountable for hours. We offered hours for specific certifications, and let the team pick what they...

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Code3AV has been working with Michael and Carrie Sands on the new Sandman Comedy Club. For this installation, we integrated state of the art lighting, audio and video systems for this brand new performance space. The club opens 4/29, and tickets are available now! come check out this fun new entertainment venue in Richmond, VA! Who’s ready to get out there and have fun again?

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Check out this article about one of our latest projects! – https://www.livedesignonline.com/news/versatile-elation-rig-covers-acts-and-more-at-sandman-comedy-club

Virginia’s newest entertainment venue, Sandman Comedy Club. Located in a roomy 1940’s bank building complete with bank vault, the new venue houses an Elation lighting system of WW Profile HP™, Fuze Spot™, Colour Pendant™ and...

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When should your organization engage a streaming service provider?

So you want to stream on Facebook or YouTube –

Can Code3AV help with that? We sure can. We have helped many organizations get started with streaming. As integrators, we install and configure your hardware and software production systems (cameras, microphones, graphics creation, etc), and usually we also integrate them with your new or existing conference systems, legislative systems, presentation systems, classrooms or houses of worship. We provide training and make sure that the audio and video leaving your site looks great. Our expertise and focus is on making sure that the equipment you have on site is easy to use and allows you to produce the content you want to share.

How does that content get...

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Code3AV just spent over a year working with our clients to make sure they could all meet remotely, but now many of our clients are vaccinated and coming back to the office, and so are we.

Code 3 AV has made the shift back to the office, and many of our customers are doing the same thing. I think that some of the shine of working from home has worn off for a lot of folks. Obviously, there are a lot of benefits to working from home, but I think we have also found that there are a few downsides as well. Google “Zoom fatigue”. I am surprised by how much I want to get back to the office.

Google “Zoom fatigue”. I am surprised by how much I want to get back to the office.

I really thought that the hybrid model might be here to stay, and in some ways, I think it is,...

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We are currently working with a client to integrate some SIP phones with their new VOIP system. It’s surprising how complicated this can be. Many VOIP services have a short list of supported devices. The process got me thinking – I don’t even remember the last time I got an invite to a regular conference call. I get invites to Teams calls, Zoom calls and Webex meetings, but I never get invites to conference calls anymore. Even if no one on the call is using video, every call I join lately is still technically a “video call.” Along these same lines, my wife asked me yesterday – Are there still phone companies? I really had to think for a minute because there aren’t. Not like there was. A phone is generally an add-on to your internet service now.

I don’t even remember the...

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Videoconferences used to be held in very expensive rooms dedicated to making video calls. These rooms required hardware known as a CODEC in order to join or make video calls. CODEC is shorthand for Code/Decode. This big, expensive piece of hardware would encode your audio and video and send it over a network to someone else with a similar piece of hardware, which would then decode your audio and video. The ability to do this quickly in both directions gave us the ability to make video conference calls.

One of our most common projects lately is removing old videoconference codec hardware and replacing it with BYOD (Bring your own device) connectivity or even dedicated Zoom or Teams hardware.

Now that this functionality is built into everyone’s phones, the need for such...

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Well.. What is a system?

Generally – a system is “a set of things working together, dedicated to a task – an organized framework or method.” In audiovisual terms, a system is some combination of equipment integrated together to allow for a space to be used for communication purposes. That purpose might be meeting, teaching, training, entertaining, informing, warning, performing or any number of other purposes.

This “combination of equipment” that is supposed to work together is usually made by several different companies and manufactured in several different countries. As integrators, we choose the best or most cost-effective devices and integrate them into a cohesive, reliable and easy to use system for the customer....

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