Addressing this burgeoning need with its state-of-the-art AV solutions capable of seamlessly integrating with theatrical and production systems is Texas-based Ridge AV. Having been in the industry for seven years, Ridge AV is a commercial systems integrator offering audio, video, and lighting systems to the education sector, businesses, and churches. The company’s solutions create environments that help clients communicate and collaborate more effectively.
Ridge AV is a multidisciplinary company capable of integrating audio, video, lighting and control systems, from design to installation and after-sales support. “We are a vetted systems solution provider with in-depth knowledge about the industry that helps eliminate the technical challenges for customers,” explains Mark Tarbet, president, Ridge AV.
While many competitors offer rental equipment, producing events, or rigging concert venues, Ridge AV is solely focused on its objective of implementing AV systems to meet the clients’ demands. This is accomplished by a highly diverse team that uses engineering and designing skills to develop the most suitable solution. The expert team then proceeds to install the solution and system integration tools, along with providing after-sales support and troubleshooting.
Ridge AV’s multidisciplinary approach makes it a one-stop solution for the customer base and propels it as one of the distinguished solution providers in the market.
Representing over 150 manufacturers, the company has a wide variety of products and solutions to work with. Some of these include video walls, video-conferencing codecs, speakers, amps, architectural and theatrical lighting, digital signage, and cameras for churches, businesses, and higher education.
In addition, Ridge AV is also adept at designing and developing AV systems from the ground up and customizing it based on client needs. It also offers a single point of accountability for owners, which many find attractive. While other players in the market tend to lowball a bid in order to win it and then hit the customer with change orders to reach the objectives, Ridge AV is dedicated to achieving project milestones and sticking to the proposed budget, outranking their counterparts in the market.
Tarbet recounts one of the success stories wherein Ridge AV designed a world-class audiovisual system for a church. As an effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the church wanted to conduct an online event with high-quality content and reach out to a bigger audience, they approached Ridge AV. Tarbet’s team then designed and installed a broadcast-grade production system that the church used to stay connected to its members during the lock-down. Evidently enough, the online audience grew by 350 percent, thus retaining old viewers and attracting new ones in the process.
We are a vetted systems solution provider with in-depth knowledge about the industry that helps eliminate the technical challenges for customers
Looking toward the future, Ridge AV plans to tap into the evolving technology and innovations to empower users with more tools at lower costs. The company also wants to leverage the ever-expanding opportunities in the church and education sector and grow the business by acquiring more clients. With vast experience in the industry and a proven track record, Ridge AV is all set to maximize the benefits of its offerings and extend the client footprint.