A K-12 IT pro and a social media expert shares tips on how to use distance technologies like Web videos, videoconferencing, lecture capture and learning management systems to create alternative learning environments.
Intelligent use of lighting control, occupancy and vacancy sensors are making energy management a feasible and even necessary aspect of your building. Hardware and software from companies such as Lutron, AMX, Crestron, Johnson Controls and others make this possible.
Designed to increase guest comfort and increase energy efficiency the $30 million renovation of the 154-room West Tower of One UN New York (formerly the UN Millennium Plaza Hotel) implemented touch screen-operated control of various systems in each room. Using Vantage Control’s InFusion control system combined with the company’s ScenePoint Relays and sensors for lighting, thermostat and in-room temperature sensors to coordinate climate control. The touchscreen panels offer five languages through which the hotel’s diverse clientele can operate the interface. The system is fully hardwired for security reasons.
Don’t just rely on your ear, use these smartphone apps to check audio levels for audio analysis.
Chad Halvorson of thisCLICKS, a company that develops web, mobile and touchscreen technologies for companies, shares his thoughts on the mobile market and gives insight on four mobile apps that he depends on for managing his business on the go.
Pansonic announces the new Panaboard UB-T880 Series of Interactive whiteboards with an embedded PC. Models are either 87 inches or 77 inches and include HD audio capabilities, HDMI and Ethernet outputs, Wi-Fi and Microsoft Windows 7.
New and new products from Winter NAMM 2013 for pro audio, entertainment technology, music production and music operations, sound recording, live sound, DJ, house of worship, commercial systems, stage and lighting professionals. Including NAMM Best in Show from Yamaha, Taylor Grand Orchestra, Kala, Evans, PreSonus, Peavey and more.
Every A/V system is on an upgrade path from the moment it is installed. While it is impossible to be ready for everything in terms of control and automation, the trick to future-proofing is to be prepared to integrate new technologies down the line while not going overboard investing in one flavor as opposed to another.
The buzz at CES 2013 is ultra high-definition, 4K (UHD) all the way from tablets, digital signage, projectors and flat panel displays! LG is showing the World’s Largest 3D Video Wall. We highlight some of the new products and technology announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show that will have an impact on corporate, hospitality, K-12, higher education, health care and houses of worship facilities. From tablets to displays, switchers and automation systems.
Vendors are now offering less expensive displays that work together to form a video wall. Vendors such as NEC Displays, Planar, Sony, Christie, LG Electronics, NanoLumens, Mitsubishi and Intermedia Touch are all developing the latest products.