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The Schools for Haiti Gala 2019

Doug Fearing Employee, General, Making a Difference

It might be an understatement to say that the Schools for Haiti Gala fundraiser was a success. This was the sixth annual gala put on in the Madison area by Doug and Lois Fearing of Fearing’s Audio Video Security. Throughout the night, you could feel a sense of hope in the room, a sense that this event truly was making …

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The Design Team at Fearing’s Audio Video Security

Doug Fearing Audio/Video Design Build, Digital Signage, Employee, General, Home or Residential, Making a Difference, Security, Video

Staying on top of new product offerings as well as current offerings and what works well/what doesn’t. Being front end technical support for the sales team with initial customer visits, site walks and surveys for larger or complex projects. Staying on top of a large number of tasks for requested system designs, which includes: filtering sales requests and asking for …

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Fearing’s Employee Spotlight: Joe Storkson

Doug Fearing Employee, General, Home or Residential, Video

Get to know the faces behind the hardworking team at Fearing’s Audio Video Security Fearing’s Audio Video Security is full of talented experts who work to make your audio, video, and security dreams a reality. In the ‘Employee Spotlight,’ we are giving you a chance to get to know the team better. This month the spotlight is on Joe Storkson. …

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Leak Detection and Automatic Water Shut-off: Watercop

Doug Fearing Audio/Video Design Build, General, Home or Residential, Video

The snow is finally melting and spring has arrived. Spring means sunny days, but it also means rain. Wisconsin saw torrential rain in 2018. If your home or business didn’t flood, we can safely guess you at least know someone’s whose did. At one point, Dane County officials estimated around $154 million in flood damage. Dane County has tasked a …

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Don’t Be Disrupted: Why Fiber Optic Cabling is a Must

Doug Fearing Audio/Video Design Build, General, Home or Residential, Video

There is a disruptor in the technology marketplace and the change will affect everyone. In corporate buildings and homes, copper-based wire has been the cabling of choice for decades. But, copper cabling is finally being bypassed by a better technology that has been in use for a while but is now coming into prominence for very good reason. Fiber optic …

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Audio and Video Trends You Should Be Paying Attention to in 2019

Doug Fearing Uncategorized

Once again we find ourselves at the start of a new year. With a new year come new AV technology trends. Here’s what we expect out of 2019: 1) Meeting Rooms and Spaces are Changing Take a good hard look at your meeting room. How much has it changed? If you answered “not much” you will want to read on… …

4 Things to Consider With a Commercial Security System

Doug Fearing Audio/Video Design Build, General, Security

Active Shooter:  Are you ready? Active shooter incidents are on the rise. According to FBI data, the U.S. saw nearly six times as many active shooter incidents between 2014 and 2015 as there were between 2000 and 2001. From schools, to churches and businesses, no environment is completely safe. There are, however, things you can do to protect yourself and …

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New Security Technologies: Audio Detection, Face Detection, IVA, & Image Stabilization

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, General, Security, Video

Camera Technology to Track Terror Situations, Shooting Situations, Car Wrecks and More It seems every time we turn on the television there is a new story of a mass shooting or terror attack. Not all incidents make headlines, and some can happen in places you feel safe like parking garages or stores. Aside from shootings, car wrecks or other attacks …