When it comes to outfitting your business or school with technology, it’s easy to get led astray. Endless technological jargon can lead to confusion, and that’s especially the case in the projector market. From aspect ratios to resolution, wireless support and lens type, there are hundreds of variations in projector design and technology which make … Continue reading Short Throw Projectors: Everything You Need to Know
For educators, the battle to stay at the forefront of the technological landscape is a tough one. On the one hand, access to the latest technologies has always helped advance student learning, cutting wasted time and boosting interactivity. On the other hand, it’s always important to consider expense, with those technologies often commanding a significant … Continue reading Is it Worth Upgrading to a Smart Board MX?
Ever since business began taking place on our laptops first and our notepads second, the role of the projector has been utterly essential. It’s simply the fastest way to share information with colleagues and they’re just as essential in the education sector too, with teachers sharing web-pages, videos and bespoke presentations with their class with … Continue reading Common Projector Screen Terms Explained
Let’s face it, when it comes to presenting to crowds there are very few of us who feel truly comfortable. Like being the centre of attention at a massive party, every word you say, every move you make is scrutinised, examined and noticed. Needless to say, it’s not something many of us look forward to. … Continue reading Presenting to Crowds: The Essential Tools
Technology has made truly unprecedented strides since the 1990s, and, alongside it, so has the classroom. We moved from whiteboards and overhead projectors to interactive whiteboards and, now, we’re making the move towards interactive touchscreens. That’s just the technology though, with entire swathes of the teaching environment getting changed and updated to better align with … Continue reading Interactive Touchscreen FAQs for Educational Establishments
When you’re investing in any piece of technology, it’s vital that you take the time to make sure that you’re buying the right product. It’s a large part of what we do as suppliers and fitters of AV equipment for schools and businesses, but there are some questions which crop up so often that it’s … Continue reading Should You Invest in a Lamp or Laser Projector?
Like soup without a spoon, there isn’t much use in a projector if you don’t have a projector screen. Providing a smooth, non-reflective surface for projectors to create images upon, projector screens vastly enhance the aesthetic appeal of your projections and transform any space into one where a projector can thrive. It’s for that reason … Continue reading Pull Down or Portable – Your Guide to Projector Screen Types
At their core, every piece of technology is designed to extend the limits of human ability. Just as binoculars allow us to see further and phones allow us to talk over vast distances, microphones allow us to address large numbers of people without shouting at the top of our lungs. Invented by Emile Berliner in … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know about Wireless Microphones
For offices and educational establishments, there’s no shortage of difficult decisions to make when it comes to your AV. Whether it’s the placement of your speaker set up or whether to opt for a short-throw or traditional data projector, there are lots of decisions to be made – many of which have much larger consequences … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Large Projector Screens
The job of teaching is one which requires plenty of plates to be spun simultaneously. From the unique challenges of managing a classroom full of kids to administrative duties, it can be difficult to keep on top of everything – especially when you include lesson planning in the workload. Any teacher will tell you that … Continue reading Why Visualisers Trump PowerPoint in Schools
In business, there are few constants. Such is the nature of the free market and the march of technology that business has transformed almost beyond recognition in the last 30 years and, today, few businesses can operate effectively without technology. It’d led to innovation at a truly impressive rate, including a revolution in collaborative working … Continue reading The Three Pieces of Technology Every Conference and Board Room Needs
After generations of stagnant, old-hat teaching techniques, education is changing at a rapid rate. Since the late 90s, classrooms have been in an almost constant state of evolution, incorporating exciting new teaching methods and technologies from across the world in a bid to improve engagement for happier, more successful students. On the technology side of … Continue reading The Benefits of Smart Boards in the Classroom