Visual options abound at Pig Beach BBQ via Key Digital technology
— Nearly two-dozen AV sources are available to nearly 50 flat-panel displays and a 260-inch outdoor videowall, managed by Key Digital® hardware under control of a single iPad running Key Digital’s Compass Control® Pro software —
InfoComm, Las Vegas, NV, June 3, 2022 – Pig Beach is more than just another barbecue
restaurant. The company’s newest location, in the New York City borough of Queens,
in between the neighborhoods of Long Island City and Astoria, is like the city itself:
it can take you to a lot of culinary places without ever having to hail a cab (or
an Uber). Highlighting Italian, French, Middle Eastern, Asian, and of course American
barbecue’s classic techniques and ingredients, and applying them to NYC-style pastrami,
Italian-style charcuterie, Za’atar rubbed leg of lamb, Yuzu glazed smoked duck or
good old Buffalo chicken wings, the focus is always on the best ingredients and
thoughtful cooking. Not surprisingly, Pig Beach BBQ also chose its AV carefully,
with close to 50 flat-panel displays, ranging in size from 55 and 65 inches to a
260-inch-diagonal Jumbotron in the courtyard to the 3 X 2 video wall behind the
main bar. Throughout the venue’s indoor and outside areas patrons can view upwards
of 20 broadcast, streaming, and cable sources for sports, or look over the restaurant’s
fabulously eclectic and dynamic menus. Video might get much of the attention, but
Pig Beach BBQ also has six discrete zones of audio to keep its four bars singing
– lots of AV, and all of it controlled via an iPad courtesy of encoders,
decoders, switchers and control software from Key Digital®, an award-winning developer
and manufacturer of leading-edge digital video processing and video signal
can control each zone individually, from the outside veranda to the inside bar to
the islands, all from a single iPad running Key Digital’s Compass Control Pro™ software,”
says Ralph Quimby, the Owner and President of TPG-IP Communications, the Belleville,
NJ-based AV systems integrator that designed and installed all of Pig Beach BBQ’s
audio and video, and has completed projects all over the country from Maine to
Hawaii. “DirecTV, streaming devices — everything.” TPG-IP programmed the Compass
Control® Pro software to exactly fit the restaurant’s AV design and to carefully
limit access to that control, using password-protected security. However, once a
manager’s identity is validated, that control is complete, allowing access to video
and audio input sources, display configurations, and audio levels in every zone.
“Come on out and see — and hear — Pig Beach BBQ,” says Quimby. “You’re going to
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Photo Caption 1: The 3 x 2 video wall behind the
courtyard bar at Pig Beach BBQ is the highlight of the venue’s expansive Key
Digital®-enabled AV system
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Photo Caption 2: AV over IP Encoders, decoders, switchers and
software from Key Digital® control the feeds to nearly 50 video displays
throughout Pig Beach BBQ
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Photo Caption 3: Sources for nearly 50 video displays at Pig Beach BBQ can be easily and intuitively fed from 20+ sources via Key Digital® hardware and the unifying Compass Control® Pro iOS app.
About Key Digital®
Led by the “Father of DVD”, Mike Tsinberg, Key Digital® is an InfoComm, CEDIA, CES, and NAHB award winning manufacturer of professional distributed video and control system equipment.
Since 1999, Key Digital has lead the constantly evolving A/V industry by designing products that deliver industry leading quality, performance, and reliability to corporate, bar & restaurant, digital signage, education, government, and house of worship applications.
Key Digital products are designed and engineered in-house in Mount Vernon, NY. Superior quality, ease-of-installation, and versatility are the result of strenuous research, development, and testing. Expertise and unparalleled knowledge have created a unique hardware-software suite solution ideal for the consultants, designers, and installation firms of the A/V industry. Key Digital® is known to deliver best-in-class products based on quality, performance, and reliability.
For more information, visit our webpage at http://www.keydigital.com.