Automating AV systems is a great way to increase efficiency by saving time and lowering costs. Your technically challenged staff will love you for it.
Automation, by definition, is how devices, systems, sensors and users interact to perform scripted procedures resulting in an ease of operation and smarter performance for users.
Picture a meeting in a conference room. Automation turns on the lights, triggers a connected laptop and begins the presentation. Afterwards, when people leave, the laptop powers down, the lights dim and turn off once everyone has left the room.
You can override the system so manual use can take over in special situations.
As you can imagine, the number of functions that can be automated seems infinite and varies with the setting and desired needs. That makes the preparations for an RFP even more critical. The key, according to “The Technology Manager’s Guide: Tips for Buying Control and Automation Technology,” is to balance
- Ease of use
Find out the best way to specify automation and what to include in “Tips for Buying Control and Automation Technology.”