TEECOMlabs: Exploring Near Future Technology

“Where is technology headed?” TEECOM’s Research & Development group arose out of conversations with our clients who seek to identify the impact of emerging technology on building design and occupants. Faced with the disparity between the longevity of buildings and the rapid advancement of technology, we’ve focused our leadership on anticipating potentially disruptive new processes, understanding … Read more

TEECOM Together: Celebrating our Culture

What an amazing year! 2017 saw TEECOM reach the Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area, open a new office in Portland, and complete incredible projects for clients such as Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, the Aruba Customer Experience Center, and the audiovisual upgrades to the California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium and coral … Read more

One Minute Data Download: What are Immersive Environments?

Immersive environments blur the boundaries between physical and digital space. How do we define immersive environments, and what are they used for? Our Data Download video gives you a definition, market outlook, and business case in one minute:   Sources: Forecast augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) market size worldwide from 2016 to 2021 (in billion … Read more

A 360 Virtual Reality Tour of TEECOM’s Oakland Office

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

Three Ways VR Adds Value to the AEC Workflow

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

How Virtual Reality is Saving Our Clients Time and Money

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

Earth Day 2016: Plant Trees for Life

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