Upgrade your meeting space

Are You Due for a Meeting Space Upgrade?

Your business meeting space should hold a special place in your office. It’s where C-level management defines the business’ future, where big ideas are born, and where execution develops. Creating a collaborative and productive environment in these areas is essential. Do not settle for email chains or disengaging meetings. Instead, create an interactive working environment where everyone engages and contributes …

AV and IT Convergence

AV and IT Convergence: Top Trends in 2018

The big conversation around the audiovisual world is the concept of integrating AV into the IT environment.  IT has become exponentially more scalable, flexible and connected due in large part of software defined networking and the cloud.  In addition to technological advancements in IT, there have been many advancements in audiovisual technologies in terms of flexibility, scalability and connectivity.  Let’s …

Broadcast Cameras

New Broadcast Camera Technologies in 2018

It is no secret that our TV watching habits have significantly evolved over the past several decades.  TV screens have gotten larger (and thinner), picture resolution has become clearer and streaming content has become instantaneous.   Broadcast camera technologies evolve to meet the criteria of the newest TV watching and audiovisual trends.  People want to see more dynamic angles, sharper color …

Laser Projectors

Laser Projectors: The new standard in projection display

I still remember some of my old high school days.  I’ll often talk with old friends about some of the memories from class.  One memory seared into my brain is when the teachers did a presentation using AV projection technology.  To present notes to the class, the teacher would lug out a cumbersome overhead projector.  They would spend several minutes …

Healthcare cyber security assessments

Cyber Security Assessments: Impact on Healthcare Facilities

The amount of cyber-related attacks continues to significantly increase year after year.  This is especially true in the healthcare field.  One patient record goes for $50 on the black market.  To put into perspective, social security numbers or credit card numbers go for $1 per account.  The sheer value of patient records create tremendous incentive for cyber criminals to target …

Cloud migration

Cloud Migration: Best Practices

Organizations recognize the need to be adaptable, flexible and efficient in every part of the business process.  This is especially true for IT departments.  IT enables all departments to streamline processes, record and analyze critical data, and become more efficient.  Cloud migration offers IT departments an avenue to achieve the adaptability and the flexibility to take their organizations to the …

AV over IP

AV over IP: What is it?

Enterprise organizations look at ways to increase efficiencies and cut overhead costs the larger they grow.  One of the strategies implemented is providing a secure platform to create a scalable AV environment.  In short, a scalable AV environment results in significant cost savings when future-proofing conference rooms, board rooms, huddle spaces, etc.  AV over IP is the transmission of audio/video …

Decommissioning IT Equipment

Decommissioning IT Equipment: 5 Considerations

The speed of technology continues to increase at an unprecedented rate.  Product lifecycles grow shorter and the need for innovation is now a necessity.  Organizations upgrading their IT equipment must also consider how to decommission their outdated equipment.  Before the era of cyber theft, intellectual property rights, and data storage compliance regulations, IT departments regularly just tossed hardware into the …

Collaborative Learning

What’s New in Classroom Collaborative Learning

The world we live in continues to change at the speed of technology.  Innovations in technology shape our interactions with one another, our gathering of information, and our decision making.  Educational institutions are integrating more technology in classrooms to increase collaboration and engagement among students.  Solving real-world problems using groups of students interacting with one another is referred to as …

Telemedicine: Enhancing Patient Care

Telemedicine: Enhancing Patient Care

The level of patient care has drastically evolved throughout the last decade.  The rise of the internet age brought with it profound changes for the practice of telemedicine. The proliferation of smart devices, capable of high-quality video transmission, opened up the possibility of delivering remote healthcare to patients in their homes, workplaces or assisted living facilities as an alternative to …