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Event Lingo: What is a Confidence Monitor?

The term confidence monitor refers to a television monitor placed downstage of a speaker used to display speaker notes, powerpoint presentations, or speaker timers. They are a useful tool for corporate events, and allow speakers to stay on track with their presentations and see what content is being displayed in the venue without turning their back to the audience. A confidence monitor can also be used as a teleprompter, and allow Audio Visual staff to [...]

November 29th, 2021|Categories: Audio Visual Equipment|

Live Events: Types of Event Lighting

Lighting is a crucial part of live events. It adds mood, depth and intensity to your production, and most importantly, it allows your talent to be seen! However, the technology and terminology surrounding the world of event lighting can make choosing the right equipment a difficult task. Here is a brief overview of the key terminology you’ll need to choose the best lighting system for your event.   Conventional Lighting Fixtures Conventional lighting fixtures are [...]

May 24th, 2021|Categories: Live Events|

How to Format a Thumb Drive to exFAT

Mac Connect the thumb drive  Open “Applications” then “Utilities”. Open “Disk Utilities” Click on your device from the list on the left. Click on the “Erase” tab. When the confirmation window appears use the drop down menu to choose the “EXFat” file format. Click “Erase”   PC Connect the thumb drive. Open “Computer”  or “This PC” (This will depend on your operating system). Right click on your device. Click “Format” Under “Format Device Name” window [...]

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Tips and Tricks|

How to Format your Presentation with a 16×9 Aspect Ratio

What is an Aspect Ratio? Aspect Ratio is the ratio of an image’s width to its height. The most common aspect ratio currently is 16:9. It is also referred to as “widescreen”. This is seen in most new TVs and projection screens. 4:3 is an older aspect ratio that was commonly used in CRT televisions. Most AV Companies and Event Planners will request that all presenters format their presentation in 16:9. Format your Presentation in [...]

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Tips and Tricks|

Live Events: Presenter Tips & Tricks

If you’re a seasoned professional or a first-time speaker presenting in front of a live audience can be a daunting task. In addition to building a presentation, communicating with event staff, and understanding the Audio Visual technical jargon you have to be sure you’re clearly articulating your content to the attendees. It can be OVERWHELMING!  But worry not! We put together a list of some Tips & Tricks to help ease some of the stress [...]

March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Live Events, Tips and Tricks|
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