AV Lockdown Kalamazoo MI

As growing sales in the commercial and consumer market in Kalamazoo can attest, AV gear is fast becoming a 'must-have' for many end-users. For some, that means sawing through cables, picking locks, dodging security cameras, or just yanking things off of a wall.

Buday's
(269) 492-1008
303 N. Rose St. Suite 360
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Buday's Sound Advice - South
(269) 492-1008
303 N. Rose Street, Suite 360
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Hd Audio Video
(269) 353-9640
6281 Stadium Drive Hd Audio Video
Kalamazoo, MI
 
The Dashworks
(616) 344-4312
6125 S. Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI
 
Best Buy
(269) 327-2008
6900 S WESTNEDGE AVE
Portage, MI
 
Budays South
(269) 492-1008
303 N Rose Street Suite 360
Kalamazoo, MI
 
JBM Audio
(269) 217-4473
2677 Hickory Nut Lane
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Automation Design & Entertainment
(269) 324-6072
865 Lenox AveSte. A
Portage, MI
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Lighting Control, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access
Brands
Marantz, Niles, Sunfire, Triad, NHT, HAI, Hitachi, Control4, Crestron, Lutron, Stewart Filmscreen, OnQ, Panasonic, Monster Cable, Escient, Russound, Da-Lite, Toshiba, and more...
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Bob Bush, CEDIA Certified Professional Installer I, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Peter Cook, CEDIA Certified Instructor, CEDIA Certified Professional Designer, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Automation Design & Entertainment
(269) 324-6072
865 Lenox, Suite A
Portage, MI
 
Classic Stereo and Video
(269) 324-0665
6800 South Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI
 

AV Lockdown

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Source: PRO AV Magazine
Publication date: September 1, 2007

By Tom Zind

As growing sales in the commercial and consumer market can attest, AV gear is fast becoming a “must-have” for many end-users. For some, that means sawing through cables, picking locks, dodging security cameras, or just yanking things off of a wall. Theft of AV gear — and the related damage, user inconvenience, and rising costs of preventing it — is a problem that is increasing.

As more projectors, displays, cameras, audio gear, and computers fill public and private spaces, thieves may be taking note. Considered easy targets in many venues, the gear can be enticing to those who spot a chance to make off with snazzy technology they can turn for a quick buck or keep for personal use.

The growth of digital signage, more collaborative technology in education, and the use of displays and audio gear in venues such as museums, dining and drinking establishments, casinos, and houses of worship, means more AV gear in plainer sight than ever. Making AV equipment more impervious to theft is well within the reach of integrators and their customers, and increasingly in demand. It comes down to deciding which remedy or combination of remedies are best, given the vulnerability level and what's appropriate and affordable for the particular environment. They fall into a few classes, spanning different types of AV assets.

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