Supply Chain Issues
Supply chain issues have been causing problems in just about every industry, the audiovisual industry included. The challenge for the AV industry has been exacerbated by the dependence on specialized and proprietary hardware.
The good news: AV solutions no longer need to be dependent on specialized proprietary hardware. Userful can accelerate your deployments and free you from the supply chain delays that have been hampering your business.
The explanation is simple
Userful provides flexibility, hardware choice, and a variety of procurement options.
Userful uses commercially available off-the-shelf hardware.
Userful supports cloud-based servers making deployments far more streamlined.
In cases when a server is needed on site, it can be purchased from HP, Lenovo, or Dell.
Userful integrates directly with LG webOS displays cutting dependence on supply chain constraints.
Userful Supply Chain News & Social
Disruptive, made-in-Calgary AV technology addresses industry supply chain issues
Supply chain disruptions have caused massive delays in delivering specialized audio-visual (AV) hardware in the first half of 2022, prompting large enterprises to scramble...Read Article
Calling all AV integrators and customers!
Tired of waiting on specialized hardware that is holding up your deployments? Userful’s software-defined AV-over-IP Platform...Read Post
Userful’s software-defined AV-over-IP solution
According to AV Magazine companies are experiencing ridiculously long wait times for specialized AV hardware. We bet that Userful’s software-defined AV-over-IP solution...Read Post
Solution For AV Supply Chain Delays
AV and IT have been massively affected by disruptions in the supply chain leading to major delays in procuring specialized proprietary hardware with estimated wait times as long as 52 weeks...Read Post
AV Supply Chain Delays
We have heard from customers and partners that wait times for specialized AV hardware is extremely delayed and can take 52 weeks or more. We guarantee we can beat any of your supply chain delays including holdups from AV hardware companies such as...Read Post
Filling the gap for specialized AV hardware delays
Userful is filling the gap for specialized AV hardware delays by providing an AV-over-IP solution that can turn a 52-week lead time into 0...Read Post
Improvement in suppy chain challenges
According to a recent article in AV Magazine , the ability to source hard-to-find specialized AV hardware...Read Post
Industry Supply Chain News
Which AV Suppliers ‘Blew Chunks’ During Supply Chain Crisis?
Integrators vent about suppliers who ‘don’t give a rat’s butt,’ pushed delayed orders into new pricing, or offered minimal communication.Read Article
The Supply Chain Gap — Is It Our Own Fault?
I have had people reaching out and asking if I knew where they could find a multitude of products, ranging from DSPs with Dante ports to LCD displays to Level 3 Network switches to Video over IP products...Read Article
A Strained Supply Chain is Affecting the AV Industry
Supply chains into the U.S. have been thrown into chaos, and the AV industry is starting to feel the effects. AV integrators, in response...Read Article
How Software Alternatives Can Address Hardware Supply Chain Issues
Given current AV product shortages, the door is open to explore new solutions and products that may be considered less popular or unconventional.Read Article
Supply chain shortages drive shift to software solutions
The shortage of bespoke chips is accelerating the migration of audio solutions from hardware to software, according to Audinate and QSC.Read Article
How to overcome supply chain shortages in 2022
Roland Hemming identifies the fundamental problems that make AV vulnerable to shortages and outlines strategies for working around them.Read Article
Crestron reveals improvement in suppy chain challenges
Crestron’s ability to source hard-to-find components is beginning to improve but supply chain difficulties will not be eased fully until spring 2023...Read Article
A Solution to the AV Industry's Supply Chain Debacle?
Today’s supply chain issues started around the time that COVID-19 began and were compounded by strong consumer demand in the pandemic’s wake...Read Article