“Texas Big” Technology Guides the Patient Experience at Parkland Hospital

The patient experience at a large hospital is often defined by stress and anxiety. Patients are vulnerable, and healthcare facilities impersonal. Trigger points are basic but overwhelming, and can include worries such as, “Why doesn’t the nurse remember my name?” “How do I know where to go next?” “How will I know what to expect?”

Is Pokémon Go the Tipping Point for Augmented Reality?

At this point, you have probably encountered someone in your home, office, or just on the street playing Pokémon Go. The game is dominating social media and blogs, even earning a “mania” rating and its own section on the front page of a major metropolitan news site. What can the speed and scale of this sensation teach us about adoption of new … Read more

How AV as a Service (AVaaS) Can Save Your Firm Time and Money

Today’s audiovisual systems go beyond a connection in the wall or table, a projector and screen (or large TV), and microphones and speakers in a room. Product offerings have expanded greatly, and many are network integrated. This shift to network-based audiovisual systems has allowed the AV industry to follow suit with IT in exploring the capabilities of … Read more

Higher Education: Determining the Best Camera Control Set-Up for Lecture Capture

The Challenge Lecture capture, the recording of lectures and other classroom presentations, is becoming more popular. Schools provide recorded lectures to help students prepare for classes, view lectures remotely, and catch up on classes they may have missed. The AV components comprising a lecture capture system usually include a microphone, a lecture capture recorder, a mixer, … Read more

InfoComm 2016: Trends in System Designs

The heat of the June Las Vegas sun beat down on the 38,833 attendees of InfoComm, the largest trade show in North America for the professional audiovisual and telecommunications industry. TEECOM was glad to send seven members of our audiovisual group to guide clients around the show floor featuring 1,000 exhibitors, see what new products industry-leading … Read more