TEECOM’s Oakland headquarters office redesign, courtesy of Forge Architects, was inspired in part by our love for hosting collaborative events. The audiovisual system in our all-hands space includes a 13.5-foot by 6.2-foot video wall, a prompting screen, and integrated speakers and microphones. We invite you to take a virtual tour of our new space via 360 video. … Read more
On April 21, 85 volunteers planted 23 trees in downtown Oakland. When mature, these trees will provide oxygen for 46 people a year. According to some studies, one tree produces an average of 260 pounds of oxygen each year. That’s enough to support two human beings. Trees = life. They also help create a connection to … Read more
It’s a common workplace problem: the person who mans the reception desk is away, busy with other tasks. Or maybe the office doesn’t have a dedicated receptionist. Either way, visitors can find themselves lost in the lobby with no one to greet them, and that makes for a less-than-optimal client experience. TEECOM wanted to find a solution to … Read more
What do you need to know about the Internet of Things? Watch our one-minute animated infographic to get the essentials. Sources: “Connecting to the Internet of Things: A Road to Success,” IDC “The IOT Ecosystem from Edge to Core,” 451 Research
Virtual Reality is quickly evolving from toy to tool in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. As designers find ways for the technology to make tasks easier, TEECOM senior design engineer Luke Goodloomis discusses three key areas where VR can benefit workflow. His conclusions are based on research he conducted as part of TEECOM’s in-house “VR … Read more
At the end of 2015, TEECOM’s president and CEO David Marks issued a company-wide challenge for staff members to come up with an application for virtual reality that would improve our workflow. Luke Goodloomis, Audiovisual Design Engineer and Project Manager, won the $10,000 prize (which he shared with others in the company who helped with research) … Read more
Every year, TEECOM looks for ways to make a difference in the community of Oakland, where our headquarters is located. For the past two Earth Days, TEECOM brought the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry together to clean up and revive Lafayette Square Park in downtown Oakland. This year, we switched gears to support Earth Day Network’s goal of … Read more
On April 22, 2015, TEECOM organized an Earth Day event that brought together over twenty firms (150 volunteers!) from the Architecture Engineering Construction industry across the Bay Area to clean and enhance Lafayette Square Park in Oakland, CA.
This year, the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal received a total of 500 nominations for the 2015 Best Places to Work awards. In an area that is comprised of such innovative and forward thinking businesses, TEECOM is honored to be recognized as one of the top 25 smallest companies to work for in the Greater Bay Area.
In June, TEECOM’s Director of Research, Alex Serriere, had the pleasure of presenting ‘Buildings: The Ultimate Smartphone Accessory’ at KA Connect 2014, where he introduced TEECOM’s vision for the ideal role of building’s in the future.