AudioVisual Engineering

​Bill's AV technology design & operations:

live Events + entertainment + facility design

Examples below of his live production / entertainment works. Further, he's designed and installed millions of dollars worth of audiovisual systems first as a private Systems Integrator, than while at QVC overseeing designs & installation by other SI's for several complex, automated, experiential AV systems used QVC's public tours and flagship Mall of America store (including an automated cross-country video file automated playout schema - before Cloud production was even a term).

In Detail: He's designed and installed many live sound PA and reinforcement systems for auditoriums, houses of worship, restaurants, banquet facilities and offices. From baseband to AES3 and ST-2110 / AES-67 and Dante.

As an executive at QVC, Inc., he directed the design, integration and content development for ~ $3 Million facilities projects for experiential branding, productivity and themed tours including Automated audio / video / lighting and exhibits, international videoconferencing, and national remote media management architecture (with great brands like Pioneer, Sony, Doremi, AMX & Crestron, and so much more).

Throughout 2022 (in production now):
Bill designed and built home studios for a physics lecturer

  • 4x 4K Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera with Panasonic & Olympus lenses

  • 2x Black Magic ATEM ISO production switchers (record all stems & stream live)

  • 3x Sennheiser lapel mics

  • Vibe 65" smartboard for live telestration (presentation and record)

  • 8x networked & programmable LED studio lights with wireless sync control

  • Major Requirement: Bill can remotely control all production switchers & cameras

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Shooting Pretty Lights at Red Rocks in Colorado

Shooting Pretty Lights at Red Rocks in Colorado while the also laser production technician (23 lasers!)

Live S.R. and tracking for a 35 channel musical

Boar's Head Christmas Festival
Engineering 38 channels of live S.R. audio + tracking all for later mix-down (25 piece orchestra + 15 soloists on belt-packs); He also setup and manages a live YouTube private URL webcast to several smart TV's placed in various talent staging areas

For fun, check out the Pittsburgh Penguins NHL hockey team story on Bill's HelmetCam used on the ice here (video here).

You can see some of his other broadcast and live sound roles here

WESA LIVE ON-AIR LAWO DEMO

Up in a lift shooting an outdoor event

SMPTE @ NEP Event

Shooting SMPTE Pittsburgh's monthly meeting, this at NEP Supershooters HQ for a presentation on ST-2110