Black River Barn tasked D16 with providing upscale, state-of-the-art technical amenities and an easy-to-use Audio/Video/Lighting (AVL) system to smoothly integrate with their spaces. Their space needed a robust network, a new speaker system, projectors, a security system with cameras, secure Wi-Fi, and connected video throughout – all with easy-to-use controls to provide their guests with modern amenities in a stunning rustic venue.
The importance of IT and network infrastructure exploded in the past few years, but the last several months have taken technological challenges to the next level. More employees are working remotely. Society continues moving towards a “contactless everything” approach. Now more than ever, IT is the backbone that businesses…
The Solution: To provide an outstanding entertainment experience, D16 Technologies was contracted to provide audio and video design/build services. To help mitigate the acoustics problem, over 1800 sq/ft of acoustical treatment was applied throughout the space. This augmented the acoustical spray that was added to ceiling areas in the space.
As we currently sit in what is referred to as a “shelter in place” posture, the restaurant industry has taken the brunt of the ramifications of these recommendations, mandates and government enforced policies. Just over a month ago, I enjoyed an evening out where I waited 20 minutes for a table at my favorite restaurant. The place like it always seemed to be was packed out with patrons sitting elbow to elbow as noise and laughter filled the place.
On the experience side, patrons will want and expect a great atmosphere. A big part of this atmosphere is provided by the Audio/Visual experience. From menu boards to showcasing sporting events and news TV-style displays have become a staple in the restaurant and entertainment landscape. Additionally, background sound sets the tone for the patrons’ experience. Now is the time to test and upgrade all of the Audio Visual equipment to make sure it will deliver on a “re-opening” day.
Pay At The Table and Contactless Payment are becoming a reality thanks to much-improved technology and changes in how credit cards are processed. Thanks to tablets where you can sign your name on the screen, chip-based credit cards, and the use of PIN’s it is now easy, affordable, and efficient to use a Pay At The Table system.