How your restaurant or bar can take advantage football season

Football is officially back, and America’s favorite sport is more popular than ever. Not only are more people watching football than ever before (64% of U.S. adults) — people are watching much more of it. In fact, 27% of U.S. adults admit to watching football between 6-10 hours a week. With fans this dedicated and […]


Does your brand stand out to millennials?

With recent studies proving that our attention spans are now shorter than a goldfish’s, it’s getting harder and harder to get noticed in the vast ocean of competing brands. And if you do get noticed, it’s even harder to be remembered. Where do you start? With your toughest critics: millennials. They’re the generation that sets […]


Cheating in the casino industry

The casino industry has one cardinal rule: cheating will not be tolerated in any way, shape or form. Nothing is taken more seriously by the gambling industry than accusations of someone cheating in their establishments. While most outsiders believe that it is only the customers that need to be monitored, the employees of casinos must […]


How companies use background music to increase sales

For large retailers like Walmart and Target, very few elements of the customers’ experiences happen by accident. The locations of products on the shelves, the temperature of the building, even the smell of the building — all are finely calibrated to stimulate customer behavior and encourage sales. Perhaps the most basic of these techniques is […]


The science of drive-thrus

There’s only one thing Americans value more than our food — our time. We’re constantly looking for cheap, quick options for our meals, and for this reason millions of us resort to drive-thrus every single day. In fact, the fast food industry (the major players of which enjoy a combined net worth of almost $300 […]


Technology That Manufacturers Must Embrace

  Manufacturing is one of America’s most important industries, accounting for over 12% of the country’s GDP. It’s also a particularly good investment: for every $1 spent, another $1.40 is added to the economy — the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector. Part of the struggle for American manufacturers over the past few decades […]


Adapting your office to the modern workforce

The workplace has changed dramatically in the last decade. As employees increasingly prefer to work from home (80-90% of the US workforce), the role of the office has shifted accordingly. Because most concentrative work can now be done at home, offices must focus more on collaboration and interactivity. Several Fortune 1000 companies are remodeling their […]


InfoComm 2016 – SCAV’s Top Picks

InfoComm 2016 – Another Year of Innovation? Patrick Britton Director of Operations The results are in and InfoComm 2016 was another successful year of education and information for the audiovisual industry.  Corporate Tech Decisions reports that just under 39,000 industry professionals attended the show and a record 1000 companies exhibited products and services.  More than […]


Double down on A\V solutions for your casino

With just over 1500 casinos in the United States, casino gambling revenue totaled a whopping $182.77 billion last year. It’s no surprise an industry of this size employs a complex science of technology, design, and engineering to make sure that number keeps growing. Here are a few areas in which SCAV can help your casino: […]


Pre InfoComm

Every June, tens of thousands of Audio Visual and Communications Technology professionals gather at InfoComm; the AV industry’s largest trade show. This year the show will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada with hundreds of manufacturers demonstrating new and exciting technologies. In addition, industry leading professionals will be teaching workshops and seminars, not simply on […]


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