Tim Albright created AVNation for the purpose of bringing high-quality broadcasts (or netcasts) to the AV community. Tim has envisioned building a network of industry professionals who are passionately engaged in furthering the AV industry through education and knowledge. One of the premiere functions of AVNation is to see industry professional provide first-hand knowledge to other professionals across North America and the World. Many of the hosts and people involved with AVNation are industry leaders in various ways.

Systems Contractor News is passionate about the business of AV. As the leading publication serving the systems integration industry for over 25 years, we reach AV decision makers through a suite of productive tools. AV integrators, resellers, and consultants choose SCN as the trusted source for industry news, examples of AV in action, thought leadership, product information and educational events.


Kramer manufactures superior products for video, audio, and signal management; with a commitment to finding better, smarter solutions, not bigger boxes. Kramer’s end-to-end solutions blend cutting-edge cloud technologies, advanced software, and time-tested hardware.


1 Beyond provides automated camera solutions for streaming, recording and video conferencing. Specializing in intelligent tracking cameras and multi-camera automated switching systems, 1 Beyond provides enhanced video communications for leading corporations, universities and government organizations.

Audinate Pty Ltd has a vision to pioneer the future of AV. Audinate’s award winning Dante AV over IP networking solution is the worldwide leader and used extensively in the professional live sound, commercial installation, broadcast, public address, and recording industries

The HDBaseT Alliance advances and promotes HDBaseT technology as the leading global standard for ultra-high-definition, digital connectivity and video distribution, with more than 200 members and thousands of interoperable products.

HDMI technology continues as the leading digital video, audio and data interface that connects ultra high-definition displays to a wide range of consumer electronics, PC, mobile, automotive and commercial AV devices. It also has expanded into enabling solutions for industries such as healthcare, military, aerospace, security and surveillance, and industrial automation.

NETGEAR provides network switches engineered for all types of AV over IP. Our dedicated Engineering Services Team is a free worldwide resource for network design, best practices and support for Pro AV installs.

Planar is a global leader in digital display technology including industry-leading LED and LCD video walls, 4K LCD and interactive displays providing premier solutions for the world’s most demanding environments.

Since 1925, Shure has turned a passion for making great microphones and audio electronics into an obsession. Leveraging unique strengths in acoustics, wireless audio, networking, and signal processing, Shure products provide a seamless, transparent audio experience for AV conferencing applications.


AtlasIED is a global electronics manufacturer providing comprehensive audio solutions for commercial business spaces. Our solutions enable safe, comfortable, efficient and reliable audio and communications throughout all environments.

Our story began with two technology companies and one shared vision: to provide greater access to technology for people around the world. Dell Technologies is instrumental in changing the digital landscape the world over, fuelled by the desire to drive human progress through technology.

Sony Electronics’ Imaging Products and Solution Pro group develops and manufactures technologies to enhance and enrich professional applications.  In the B2B space, the company offers A/V, presentation and display products and solutions.

VisibilityOne is the only platform that provides real-time data to resolve UC and VTC service interruptions across the spectrum of disparate hardware and software vendors, from Zoom to Poly, Cisco, Logitech and more, all on one dashboard. We ensure meeting continuity by reducing MTTR.