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
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