Trend Report: Smart Devices and Big Data at Integrated Systems Europe 2017

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is the largest audiovisual systems integration conference in the world. This year’s show took place in Amsterdam in early February. More than 73,000 people attended, and there were more than a thousand exhibitors. This year’s ISE theme revolved around “Smart Buildings.” Although this term can mean many things, the two main questions put forward … Read more

Audiovisual Design Tips for a Corporate Presentation Space Worthy of a TED Talk

With all-hands meetings, knowledge shares, events, and exhibitor demos becoming more common, organizations expect more from their internal presentation spaces. These areas have to be dynamic, flexible, and easy to use. In addition, presenters often want to reach colleagues beyond the office walls, in remote locations, and even at different times, so recording these events has … Read more

TEECOM Marks the First Anniversary of its Dedicated Team in Europe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Leading integrated technology consulting firm TEECOM has seen recent growth and expansion of its UK-based operations covering Europe, Middle East, and Africa, in the year that also marks the 20th anniversary of the company. Led by TEECOM Principal Blair Parkin since launching in April 2016, the highly skilled team has enjoyed industry recognition … Read more

TEECOM Expands Service Reach with New Portland, Oregon Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oakland, California, USA — A virtual reality research environment. The world’s largest digital planetarium. Elegant single-card security access for a technology campus. TEECOM’s design engineering talent has brought all of these immersive experiences to life — and now the fast-growing firm brings its talent to Portland, Oregon. TEECOM’s new Portland office answers a … Read more

What Is the Internet of Things and How Will it Change the Way We Work?

Between email, phone calls, video conferencing, and that quaint “in-person” method, people continually expand on how to keep in touch with one another. The most inefficient part of the communication chain is the human element. So what happens when the human element is removed from the communication practice? Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT)! It’s hard … Read more

New Parkland Hospital Case Study

Healthcare facilities are complex, high-risk environments, increasingly reliant on a technology infrastructure that facilitates patient care but can frustrate if delivered poorly. In this case study, TEECOM shares valuable lessons learned during our design of the integrated telecommunications, security, audiovisual, network, wireless, and voice over IP systems for the new 2,800,000 sf Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. The … Read more

Solving Conference Room Acoustics Problems: Three Often-Overlooked Strategies

No matter how much money you invest in a videoconferencing system, you’ll inevitably be disappointed in the experience if your conference room acoustics are bad. Conference room acoustics are frequently a challenge because these environments tend to be full of hard surfaces: gypsum board walls, glass, tables, screens. All of these elements create what is referred to … Read more

Blair Parkin Joins International Technology Consultancy TEECOM as EMEA Principal

  Blair Parkin, who has achieved renown for more than 30 years of innovative work as a technologist in many sectors, has joined integrated technology consulting firm TEECOM as principal, based in Brighton, UK. Blair will lead TEECOM’s technology services for the EMEA region, continuing the firm’s highly active and expanding business in Munich, Berlin, Dublin, … Read more