News and Views
AV for Gyms, Fitness Facilities and Spin Studios
Top tips for dynamic, robust audiovisual systems for gyms, studios and workout spaces
Crossover have a breadth of expertise providing first-class audiovisual systems for gyms, fitness facilities and spin studios. Our expert advice could help you avoid some common pitfalls in setting up the AV in your gym or fitness space.
New to Zoom Video Conferencing?
Getting your meeting rooms ready for Zoom? Check out our latest FAQ on everything related to Zoom Rooms.
With remote working here to stay, Zoom has gained even further popularity in videoconferencing and business communications. We go deep dive into the details and key pointers.
Wireless videoconferencing and presentation for the meeting room
Want to connect wirelessly to your meeting room AV and videoconferencing system? ClickShare Conference may be the tool for the job. Find out more here.
Videoconferencing and intuitive team collaboration
Microsoft Teams is a major platform in the team collaboration and conferencing market. Learn how Crossover can help you incorporate Microsoft Teams into meeting spaces of all sizes and improve teamworking in your business.
SDVoE - An introduction
A rising standard for high-quality AV over network
SDVoE (Software Defined Video over Ethernet) is an up-and-coming protocol for high-quality AV over network. We take a look at what advantages SDVoE-based AV systems offer.
AV for All Hands / Town Hall Meetings / Event Spaces
How to equip your group presentation and meeting space with the right audiovisual systems to host great All Hands / Town Hall meetings
Crossover have a breadth of expertise providing first-class audiovisual systems for All Hands / Town Hall meetings and event spaces. Our expert advice could help you avoid some common pitfalls in setting up the AV in your presentation and meeting area.
AV for User Testing (UX) and Research Labs
High quality audiovisual systems to support user experience testing and research environments.
Crossover has a wealth of experience designing, supplying and installing bespoke AV systems for UX research environments - helping our clients to observe, record and stream a range of research and testing activities with full confidence in their AV.
Martin Audio CDD Series - Multipurpose Loudspeakers
A wide range of wide-range speakers
A closer look at the award-winning Martin Audio CDD range, and the patented technology which makes it a great choice for a wide range of sound system requirements.
Evoko Liso Room Management System
Meetings Made Magnificent
Industry leader in room management solutions Evoko released their next generation system. This is why you want it.
Microsoft Teams: Live Events and Event Spaces
Teams for Webinars, Streaming and 'All Hands' / 'Town Hall' Meetings
Want to use Microsoft Teams as part of a company-wide meeting or large live event? Crossover can guide you on the right choice of hardware and Teams functionality for your needs.
AV for Museums
Inject imagination into your museum or exhibition space with innovative AV technology.
Immersive, interactive audiovisual installations can create memorable exhibits and displays.
4K and Ultra HD Premium. Are you ready?
Let's take a look at the latest 'best in class' standard for display technology - Ultra HD Premium
4K has been talked about for some time as the new 'Ultra-HD' display resolution. Ultra-HD Premium is a new industry standard adding further requirements for the 'best in class' displays in 2016.
Collaboration Devices - Microsoft Surface Hub
Unlock the power of the group
With its expansive multi-touch screen, responsive inking experience and on-board Office apps, Microsoft Surface Hub advances the way people work together.
Innovative Display Solutions
Exciting new display and projection technologies: a sign of the times
A look at exciting new ways to display and project in a thoroughly modern fashion.
Zoom for All Hands / Town Hall Meetings
Equipping presentation and event spaces for videoconferencing with Zoom
Want to use Zoom as part of a company-wide meeting or large live event? Crossover can guide you on the right choice of Zoom Rooms hardware and functionality for your needs.
Samsung Interactive Whiteboard
Ready-to-use, all-in-one E-board display for corporate and educational organizations
The Samsung interactive whiteboard provides a more engaging, interactive content management experience.
Acoustics in open plan offices
Useful reading material on an important topic for open-plan office managers
The motto: bad acoustics are bad for staff productivity and bad for business!
Better Meeting Spaces, Better Meetings
Learn more about the advantages offered by Zoom room solutions for videoconferencing and collaboration for mobile devices and meeting spaces.
Videoconferencing: Best Practices
Short guide from Lifesize
Best practices for videoconferencing: how to make the most of your VC calls
BIFM launch Operational Readiness Guide
A guide to ensuring long term effectiveness in the design and construction process, plus three free webinars
Facilities Managers - get more for your money!
Evolution of office spaces reflects changing attitudes toward work
Cliff Kuang examines changes in workplace layouts.
Learn how, since the dawn of the white-collar age, office designs have cycled through competing demands: openness versus privacy, interaction versus autonomy.
Technology in the hybrid workplace – making the return to offices productive and meaningful
Generally, changes in working practices tend to start with innovative organisations doing something new, driven by attempts to make marginal gains. These gains can help businesses operate more efficiently, save costs, collaborate better, or fitness space.
World's most advanced virtual reality experience brings full body VR to London
July 2022 - Sandbox VR's first 'holodeck' in Europe incorporates motion capture cameras, 3D precision body trackers, custom hardware and haptic suits, creating a whole new level of immersive VR.
AV EVENTS AND MORE 2023
Major AV trade events
We highlight some of the key audio and audiovisual industry trade events, exhibitions and seminars scheduled for 2023.
The Roundhouse - Creative Studios
A ground-breaking new creative centre for young people
April 2022: Three purpose-built multi-functional studios, equipped with flexible AV systems suited for a range of activities, such as music rehearsals, filming, circus activities, presentations, community groups and hybrid videoconference events.
art'otel Hoxton set to open in early 2024
'Be bold, be creative, be original' - Crossover to deliver all audio and AV
June 2022: art’otel Hoxton will feature a 346-room boutique hotel, gym and spa, art gallery, art cinema, creative commercial space, retail space, a private members club and publicly accessible restaurant with a bar.
ISE 2022 - Display innovations review
Stand out display technology at ISE 2022, Barcelona
May 2022: From cutting-edge display technology, to incredible sound systems and all kinds of AV wizardry.
UK Government Subsidises the Cost for AV Projects
A UK Government scheme can help significantly reduce the cost of your AV project.
Read about how the Government is offering to support investments in new audiovisual solutions, and how this can benefit your business today.
'Super' Mario wins Rising Star of the Year - AV Awards
AV industry recognition for a standout employee.
Read about Mario's rapid progress from Van Driver to AV installer extraordinaire.
AV Awards 2021 - Public Sector Project of the Year - Finalist
AV industry award recognition for the Smart Mobility Living Lab London project.
July 2021: Pioneering AV project for driverless vehicle testbed environments nominated amongst the leading AV projects worldwide over the last year.
Inavation Awards 2021 – Control Room Project of the Year finalist
Crossover’s project for Smart Mobility Living Lab London nominated amongst the world’s leading AV projects in 2021.
April 2021: Crossover are delighted to be a finalist in the project of the year: control room category, with the winners announced in June at ISE in Barcelona.
Crossover shortlisted for Breakthrough Company of the Year - AV Awards
AV industry recognition after a standout year
This has been a fantastic year for Crossover in many respects, featuring a host of exciting project wins, including multiple repeat project orders with several key clients, alongside projects incorporating very innovative applications of AV technology.
Digme At Home: Online fitness platform
Streaming and recording the boutique fitness experience with solutions from Crossover
January 2021: Digme At Home celebrate the start of 2021 by offering a free 21 day trial of their exciting online fitness platform.
BXR City Launch
London's highest gym to open in 22 Bishopsgate 'vertical village'
February 2022: Launching on 22/2/22, BXR City will be London's highest gym, featuring state of the art audio and lighting systems delivered by Crossover.
Audio systems design and consultancy services for boutique fitness spin studio in Munich, Germany
March 2020: The blackBIKE team enlist Crossover's help to ensure their second spin studio has a world-class audio system rivalling the sound of the very best boutique fitness venues.
Skinners' Hall: AV Consultancy & Design for Grade 1 Listed Building
Overhauling the audiovisual systems at a scheduled ancient monument in the City of London
October 2020: Leading hospitality venue enlist Crossover's design experts to enhance AV throughout the venue.
Here East: AV Service and Maintenance
Audiovisual support for the former London Olympics Media Centre
July 2020: Here East begin AV Service and Maintenance agreement with Crossover, to look after the key audiovisual assets across the 1.2m sq ft campus of the former London Olympics Media Centre.
Crestron Experience Space by TIG
We visited TIG's Central London facility to trial the latest in videoconferencing, collaboration and communication technology from Crestron.
June 2021: An excellent opportunity to get hands on and stay abreast of new product developments at Crestron.
Covid-19: An unprecedented time for Crossover and the AV industry
Crossover's response to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) crisis
As the world adapts to the impact of the pandemic, Crossover and the way the AV industry supports businesses is changing too.
10 years of Crossover
Crossover celebrates a decade of delivering outstanding AV projects and services
April 2018 marks 10 years in business for Crossover. To celebrate the milestone achievement, we take a look at some highlights of the Crossover story so far.
ClickShare Desktop App
An exciting new development for Barco’s ClickShare wireless presentation system
July 2019: Chris Ault, Barco’s Business Development Manager for the UK and Ireland visited Crossover HQ to update the team on the new developments with the ClickShare range of wireless presentation systems.
Digme Fitness - Oxford site named among best gyms in the UK
Crossover complete the AV and lighting systems installation for Digme's second high-end fitness studio, based in Oxford
Offering amazing facilities for a modern fitness experience including a top quality audio system and spectacular lighting display.
Digme Fitness launch in City of London
Crossover provide AV and lighting for Digme's third high-end fitness venue
Digme Fitness team up with Barrecore to offer a unique boutique fitness collaboration in the heart of the City of London.
Hotel Tech Live 2019
The event for innovations transforming the hospitality industry
The event hosted over two days at the ExCel London, will play host to over 200 industry exhibitors, 150 expert seminars, and 3,000 industry professionals. An ideal opportunity for networking and discovering new trends.
ITelligence - Microsoft Surface Hub
Multi-touch interactive collaboration and videoconferencing
ITelligence enlist Crossover to ensure their new interactive 84" Microsoft Surface Hub is meticulously installed and commissioned.
Grey London - World Cup 2018
Putting their 4K videowall to great use!
Grey London celebrate the Russia World Cup 2018 in style in their revamped events space with all the matches shown live on the videowall installed by Crossover.
Lush wins the ISG UK Retail Interior of the Year 2015
Crossover AV project success at flagship Oxford Street store
Crossover were delighted to be a part of an award-winning fit out for Lush's flagship Oxford Street store. The fit out won two top prizes at the prestigious ISG UK Retail Week Interiors Awards 2015.
IPTV: The changing face of video distribution
Exciting IPTV related technological advances bring a host of exciting new possibilities to the table………
IPTV (Internet protocol television) is not a new concept to the AV world, but recent advances in technology bring exciting new possibilities
Crossover launch brand new website
Refreshed, rebooted, relaunched
Crossover launches brand new web site, with a revamped News and Views section to report on the latest key developments in and around the AV world.
In memory of Mike Crampton
'All round a thoroughly awesome chap'
It is with profound sadness for all the Crossover team to be writing in memory of a great friend and colleague Mike Crampton.
Restaurant Design Show 2016
The UK's largest event for restaurant, bar and hotel design
27th and 28th September. Expert speakers on a range of design and business topics and free to visit!
We’ve been Shortlisted for the Mondo DR Awards 2023
Our work with Twist Museum London has been shortlisted in the Museum category!
We highlight some of the key audio and audiovisual industry trade events, exhibitions and seminars scheduled for 2023.