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
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but in education, it’s often true that a picture can be worth much, much more. Effectively communicating ideas is the bedrock of great teaching and, in the modern classroom, we employ dozens of tools to do just that. From innovative technologies like smart boards to … Continue reading Four Situations Where Visualisers Can Improve the Learning Experience
Purchasing anything for a business or educational environment can be a real struggle. More often than not, you’re attempting to solve a problem within a strict budget, so getting your purchase right is of critical importance. It’s no different when it comes to buying AV equipment. Touchscreens, projectors, speakers, wireless microphones and visualisers are all … Continue reading Stand or Trolley for your AV Equipment?
There’s a revolution happening within business, and it’s to do with the way office spaces are organised. No longer the preserve of paper thin floor tiles and dim, grey cubicles, offices are becoming more open and expressive. The modern office is built around collaboration, innovation and most of all, audio-visual technology. The ability to share … Continue reading The Benefits of Professional AV Installation
It wasn’t so long ago now that the idea of collaborative working was wheeling an A1 pad of paper into a room and breaking out the marker pens. Needless to say, the modern business environment has changed pretty dramatically since then. Telecommuting, teleconferencing and a new era of digital collaboration have meant that audio-visual technology … Continue reading Why No Serious Business Can Go Without Audio-Visual Installation
Good design, in almost any aspect of life, is one of those unusual things which is both hard to quantify and easy to spot when we see it. A well-designed room just feels right when you enter it and a well-designed car makes the process of driving a joy. But what does a well-designed audio-visual … Continue reading What Makes Amazing Audio-Visual Design?
Business has changed, and with it, so has the way that we display information to clients and customers. Gone are posters, billboards and signs, replaced with sleek, modern, high-resolution displays capable of displaying more than mere images or text, but video, slideshows and, well, just about anything you can imagine. They’re utilised in shop windows, … Continue reading Why a Sony Bravia LED Screen is Right for your Business
In any piece of electronic equipment, durability is a key concern. It informs how often we need to replace items and dictates how careful we are in handing them out to people. In a school where kids are regularly careless with things which don’t belong to them, the issue is compounded. It leads buyers to … Continue reading Why Use Heavy Duty Headphones?
When you’re kitting out a school, there’s no shortage of technology vying for a share of your budget. From heavy duty headphones to interactive smart boards, there are countless ways for you to invest your AV fund. However, there are some technologies which are more established than others. The modern classroom is rarely without a … Continue reading The Value of Visualisers to Schools
Bad audio is something that nobody wants to have to deal with. Quiet, muddy, lacking in clarity and indistinguishable from background hum – well, that’s a recipe for audio unpleasantness. The situation is worse still in professional or educational environments, where bad audio can destroy an otherwise effective pitch or prevent students from learning successfully. … Continue reading Why Choose a Bluetooth Soundbar
Education is, on the face of it, quite simple indeed. It’s the art of transferring knowledge, via teachers. We’ve all been educated in our lives and, throughout the course of our lives, we’ll all educate – even we’re just teaching the kids how to ride their bikes. In professional education, however, things get more complicated. … Continue reading Microphones and Headphones in Higher Education
Today, projectors are a vital piece of equipment for educational establishments and businesses alike. They enable effortless presentations, collaborative working and superior pitches, but buying the right one? Well, that’s not quite as simple as you might hope. Like any piece of modern technology, projectors come with a spec list as long as your arm … Continue reading Projector Resolution and Aspect Ratio – Do They Even Matter?