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Future of the Digital Workplace

The digital economy is here and with it comes a new way of conducting business. Technology is at the core of almost every job. Smart offices have become the norm with an influx of highly interactive.

Spotlight on Excellence - Electrosonic Makes the Shortlist

Much like the Oscars for the motion picture industry, the annual AV Awards is in place to recognize the most phenomenal audiovisual (AV) deployments around the world as well as the organizations.

Collaboration and Communication

When properly leveraged, audiovisual (AV) technology is at the core of most highly effective collaboration and communications efforts in today’s digital world. After all, AV technology has the.

Unpacking the XR Revolution (New Podcast)

We are in the beginning stages of a true revolution – the extended reality revolution. Although some components have been around for a handful of years, the current level of maturity, understanding.

The Technologies Providing Opportunities for Huddle Rooms

  The ultimate goal in creating huddle rooms is to build small spaces that encourage and empower multidisciplined teams to meet. By design these spaces are intended to facilitate productivity –.

Is Your Team Failing to Communicate? What You Need to Know About Unified Communications.

The ability to effectively communicate is a key component to having productive teams who get their work done. Whether communication is between colleagues, with suppliers and strategic partners or.

Impact of Audiovisual Innovations to the Education Sector

As digitalization has become the new reality, the impact of user facing innovations has been phenomenal. Regardless of industry or user environment, the boost (and acceptance) of new innovations has.

Why Businesses Favor a Huddle Room

The global market is rapidly evolving, and if organizations hope to compete – or better yet thrive – they need to rethink their physical environments. Gone are the work weeks where workers file into.

Combining Innovative Design and Modern Technology to Create Inspirational Spaces

Architecture has a way of evoking awe unlike any other art form. Perhaps it’s because buildings allow us to immerse ourselves into a space for a uniquely holistic experience. Whether classic or.

Reinventing Spaces: Retailtainment

Modern retail venues are constantly evolving – merging entertainment with shopping to create lifestyle destinations for people to shop, eat, drink, socialize and work. They are ultimately redefining.

Why Audiovisual Solutions Matter

In today’s digital economy, how businesses leverage technology is often a key differentiator. While various technologies play a role in fueling this evolving environment properly deploy audiovisual.

3 Steps to Educating with Immersive Technology

We live in an environment where technology has placed access to information at our fingertips. Wherever we are our mobile devices and search tools like Google can provide us answers to just about any.

The Changing Expectations of Today's Learners

Education at every age level has always had one common thread – the need to convey content in a manner that the learner engages with the lesson and ultimately internalizes the information. The.

4 Things You Need to Know About the Changing Face of the Traditional Workplace

It’s time to accept that the digital economy is here to stay. And as organizations embrace this new reality there is an increased focus on offering products and services that ultimately deliver the.

What is a Huddle Room?

As Millennials started replacing Boomers, they brought with them the idea of open office environments. And, while these open spaces created an aesthetic the new professionals desired, it also shined.

It’s Not The Technology That is Exciting. It’s The Potential to Create Experiences (New Podcast)

With all of the exciting audiovisual (AV) technology on display at InfoComm 2019, the potential to creatively address new applications is exhilarating. Each year top vendors and a few up-and-coming.

3 Ways AV Brings Your Zoo or Aquarium into the Digital Age

Zoos and aquariums have an intriguing capability to attract guests of all ages. One of the reasons for the lasting appeal is their unique ability to offer guests the opportunity to at least.

Electrosonic at InfoComm 2019: Showstopping Exhibits and an Illuminating Session

Touted as the largest, most exciting pro-AV event in North America, InfoComm boasts thousands of audiovisual products from over a thousand exhibitors, and 44,000 attendees from 110 countries.

Optimizing Design with AV in Mind

When creating a distinctive structure for a client, it is easy to get caught up in the aesthetics of delivering a truly unique design capable of setting a facility apart from the pack. However, doing.

Reinventing the Corporate Enterprise Space to Captivate Visitors & Employees

Corporate lobbies and office reception areas have the potential to become incredible spaces – delivering brand messages, capturing the attention of visitors, and engaging employees.

What are You Offering Beyond the Main Attraction?

Destination locations are often known for providing excitement and hitting the extremes. Think about destinations like Las Vegas, Dubai, Atlantic City or Macau. The opportunities to have fun are.

Electrosonic Comes Out on Top with the 2019 Best Museum Project Award

Electrosonic was recently awarded the Commercial Integrator 2019 Best Museum Project for its extensive work on the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (SAASCC). Electrosonic received the.

Putting an End to Terminal Boredom

Airport terminals can be busy and heavily congested environments, especially during peak travel times. However, even though terminals are often filled with people rapidly moving from point A to point.

One of the Reasons Theme Parks Are So Appealing? They Deliver Immersive Experiences (New Podcast)

Expectations are high when visiting theme parks. So much so that guests demand an immersive experience when making the investment to take the family on a truly magical vacation.

You Want to Capitalize on What Technology Offers? Build A Modern Control Room!

Revitalizing the control room environment is a great way for oil and gas businesses with a host of remote offshore operations to truly capitalize on improved communications and networking.

5 Trends Impacting the Need to Revitalize Control Rooms

Control rooms have long been mission-critical environments, especially within the oil and gas industries. These systems play an essential role in maximizing operational efficiency, reducing risk,.

Upcoming Event Focuses on Technology's Role in the Future of Oil & Gas

Technology touches all industries. And when organizations embrace what technology has to offer, the opportunity exists to excel. This is exactly what is happening at the Future Oil & Gas conference.

6 Examples of Cool Things Electrosonic Has Accomplished at Museums

Museums are a key part of our culture. Since Electrosonic’s inception, over 55 years ago, we have worked with a wide array of museums. Whether it’s a local museum aiming to improve the visitor.

If You Are Not Designing With Your Ears, You Are Doing it Wrong [Webinar]

Effective design cannot take place in a vacuum. The need for a comprehensive approach is growing as more organizations strategically shift focus away from building purely trendy spaces towards.

The Importance of Audiovisual Design in Multi-Use and Open Spaces

An organisation’s spaces represent, after its people, its biggest investment. This, along with cultural, economic and demographic drivers, means we are beginning to see the proliferation of multi-use.

Planning to Hire an AV Company?

Exceptional projects demand an exceptional team. When engaging an audio visual (AV) solutions provider with so many companies out there… how do you choose? From design, to procurement, commissioning.

3 Things You Need to Know About the AAM Museum Expo (Event Preview)

Looking for interesting ways to improve your museum’s ability to attract and engage patrons? Interested in learning (and seeing) how your peers are running their operations? If so, the 2019 AAM.

How Theme Parks Create Great Customer Experiences

The relationship between technological innovation, audiovisual technology, and the theme park is nothing new.

You Are Wrong if You Think Your Museum is Too Small to Wow

It’s easy to get drawn in by all the elaborate exhibits that the largest museums (admitted blessed with deep pocket donors) unveil. After all, they embrace the challenge of creating immersive.

Audiovisual Best Practices Architects and Designers Need to Know

Today, architects, designers, main contractors and other key stakeholders are being asked to integrate thoughtful audiovisual(AV) designs into their project designs in order to create better.

The Future of Technology In Design is Here. We Call it Technology Master Planning (New Podcast)

The digital economy has arrived.  As a result, technology is no longer simply nice to have – its an expectation. However, how specifically organizations utilize technology can differ considerably.

Ignoring Millennials is Killing Your Museum

Simply put, it’s a monumental mistake to overlook the power of the millennial generation. A recent Brookings Institute Study shows that at over 75 million strong, the millennials are America’s.

3 Ways to Tell Your Brand’s Story With Technology

We all have a story to tell. It’s what helps separate us from our competition.

3 Ways Technology Master Planning Can Help Your Bottom Line

When organizations embrace new technology, the potential exists to introduce significant new benefits to the company’s existing environment. So much so that technology can significantly differentiate.

Bringing History to Life with Technology – The National World War I Museum [New Video]

The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, tells the story of The Great War and related global events from 1914 through the 1918 Armistice and 1919 Paris Peace Conference..

16 Facts You May Not Know About Electrosonic

For the past 55 years, Electrosonic has operated behind the scenes, with a proven record of helping our clients realize truly immersive experiences. Electrosonic creates innovative experiences by.

What You Need to Know About Electrosonic's Technology Master Planning

In today’s digital economy, technology is a necessity in order to effectively compete in an increasingly global environment. After all, the digital economy is all about delivering immersive.

What You Need to Know About Control Rooms [New Podcast]

When most people hear the words control room, it instantly incites a vision of a space filled with gages, levers, flashing lights and a lot of tension. This is because control rooms often play a.

Experience Redefined: ISE2019 Emerging Technologies for Attractions

Successful attractions always start with a compelling story, told in an engaging and memorable way. Technology enables the communication of that story to audiences in the most compelling way possible.

Are You Betting on the Right Technology [Event Recap]

While much of the magic in Vegas has a lot to do with smoke, mirrors and illusion, the technology that was on display Electrosonic’s first Fusion Lite event was all about possibilities.

Is Your Home Smarter Than Your Office?

A smart workplace can boost productivity and delight employees and customers.

The Future of Wayfinding is More About Engagement Than You Might Think

From first appearances, wayfinding may seem quite self-explanatory. And, unfortunately as a result, wayfinding often ends up becoming an afterthought as a building projects come to completion and.

What You Need to Know About the ABPM Conference.

The Association of Briefing Program Managers (ABPM) Spring Conference taking place from April 15-17 in Washington D.C. is almost here. And, we are excited about the wide array of breakout sessions..

What Does a Productive Huddle Space Look Like?

Collaboration is often the key to converting innovations into realities. Unfortunately collaboration is not always as easy in practice as it seems in theory.

Is Your EBC Best-in-Class? Here are the 3 Key Differentiators

There is great value in differentiation. When first engaging with prospective customers and partners, they understandably want to know what makes your organization and its offering truly different.

What You Need to Know About Purpose Built Technology

The digital realm has arrived. And in today’s new digital economy, technology can play a host of interesting roles. How specifically we use technology can differ considerably depending on the.

Fast Growing Esports Market a Perfect Fit for the Immersive Experience

Imagine traveling to a stadium to participate in a sporting event. There is the excitement of the crowd around you, two teams locked in a struggle and the thrill of competition. But instead of a.

The 3 Phases Where Technology Can Attract (and Maintain) Guest Attention

Guests have high expectations when visiting a theme park. Being able to ultimately deliver the wow factor is a pivotal component to theme park success. Of course, maintaining the momentum over time.

EBCs Boost Sales and the Brand Experience [Survey Data]

More and more top brands are moving towards offering an Executive Briefing Center (EBC). An EBC is an innovative center powered by technology, which allows a company to demonstrate its products and.

4 Keys to Innovation Center Success

For organizations to thrive within the new digital economy, innovation needs to be at the core. The better an organization is at fostering a truly collaborative environment, the higher the likelihood.

Why Smart Design Matters in a Converged Environment [New Podcast]

We have spent a fair amount of time so far this year talking about the 5 trends driving the audiovisual industry in 2019. When you bring all the trends together it paints a clear picture about the.

AV Deployments That Will Transform Stadium Environments

Building or renovating a modern stadium requires a significant investment. As a result, most stadiums today are multi-use spaces often serving as the home for a specific sports team as well as.

What You Need to Know About the 4 Most Popular AV Display Technologies

As we discussed in last week’s post, every successful audiovisual deployment starts with gaining a clear understanding of the application. After all, understanding the application helps build the.

Immersive Experiences Fit for Museums of All Sizes

Depending on how one looks at it, it is both the best of times and the worst of times for museums. That’s the interesting message from a recent article in the Observer.

5 Aspects to Consider About Your Application Before Buying AV Equipment

We get it! Audiovisual deployments, by nature, can be flashy. And, because of the potential outcomes associated with a successful AV deployment, it’s easy to let excitement get in the way of.

AV Trends 2019: Recognizing Platform Evolutions

As audiovisual (AV) capabilities continue to advance, the platforms they use are evolving as well -- another of the five most impactful trends we recently identified. For example, cloud computing has.

Display Takeaways from ISE 2019

Last week the eyes of much of the audiovisual industry were on the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2019) show held in Amsterdam.  The ISE show has become an event during which vendors announce new.

AV Trends 2019: Understanding the Smart Environment

Another trend we recently discussed – and perhaps the most significant outcome of the ongoing tech convergence – is the rapid rise of the smart environment. How fast the smart environment becomes.

AV Trends 2019: Two Ways Security and AV go Hand-in-Hand

Simply put, security plays an instrumental – and multifaceted – role in the audiovisual industry.

The Immersive Retail Experience

Digital displays can bridge the gap between the offline and online retail customer experience. That’s the lead of an interesting article recently published by Installation/AV Technology magazine.

Smart AV Systems Require Better Cybersecurity – Here’s What You Can Do

Audio-visual (AV) technology has become integrated with overall IT infrastructure in recent years. Gordon Moore’s famous observation (known as Moore’s Law) has been proven in the AV industry –.

AV Trends 2019: Constant Convergence is Here to Stay. And Why it Matters

In a world where technology serves as the organizational backbone, it is time for a convergence. Fortunately, the rapid growth of the digital economy is finally bringing about an end to the many.

Video Walls – Powering More Secure Decision-Making

Public facing organizations have come under almost constant attack in recent years. According to the Data Breach Investigations Report, published annually by Verizon, there were 22,788 security.

AV Trends 2019: The Future of AV Starts with Self-Generating Content

We recently discussed five of the most influential trends impacting the AV industry. Perhaps the most intriguing is the concept of AV deployments fueled by self-generating content. For.

Top 5 Trends Driving AV in 2019

Considering the heavy ties to technology, it’s understandable that continuous evolution is the one true constant trend within the AV industry. Let’s take a look at the 5 most noticeable trends that.

Attract Attention Using Audio and Video Technology

There is a reason why a visit to certain businesses or attractions can stand out. In many instances, it’s because of a strategic decision to utilize audio and video technologies to attract attention.

Security = Opportunity. With Proper Utilization

Whenever building an immersive destination, the goal is to create an environment where people feel secure with the freedom to fully enjoy the experience. How specifically you leverage security tools.

Choosing a Technical Services Provider with a Robust Partner Ecosystem

A variety of expertise is required when constructing a new building that incorporates an immersive experience. Technical design services may not be the first need that comes to mind. However,.

Immersive Stadiums: Outdoing Living Rooms Everywhere

Sports stadiums have a formidable rival: high-def, flat-panel TVs. After all, why pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars for a stadium seat—where you can easily miss a play or a call—when you can.

Seeking an Immersive Experience? Sound Matters.

Whether it's an entertainment, hospitality or corporate environment, the ultimate goal of any AV deployment is to provide a truly immersive experience. The type of experience that transports or wows.

Design or Modernize the Control Room Around the Operator Experience

There’s a lot of talk these days about the progressive corporation’s efforts to make the office space more employee-friendly, more home-like. The goal is to help employees not only be more efficient.

Examples of an Immersive Experience

It can be difficult to explain what an immersive experience is without also describing the impact. Often, participants sum up their experience with seven little words: “It felt like I was really.

The Smart Future is Closer Than You Think

There’s a specific quality that has the ability to differentiate entertainment venues – something we call the immersive experience. It’s the immersive experience that makes a person feel like they.

Control Rooms vs. Experiential Environments: One Service Provider to Rule Them All

At first glance, an operational control room appears very different from an experiential environment like you’d see in a museum or theme park. You may be inclined to choose an AV design engineering.

Technology Magic in Themed Entertainment

There is a reason why the leading themed entertainment continues to draw large crowds and enjoy healthy growth numbers. Theme parks understand – and ultimately deliver – on the consumer’s growing.

The National Comedy Center – Making the Visitor the Center of the Experience

A different kind of museum opened this past August to rave reviews and record crowds. The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York uses the latest in immersive technology to make each individual.

Impacting AVC with AI and ML

As the digital world becomes the new reality, the growing emphasis on the collection, analysis and manipulation of data are transforming consumer interactions.  However, the real difference will.

How to Avoid the Six Common Mistakes that Could Shorten the Life of Your Video Wall

A video wall provides a powerful opportunity to attract attention. While the price point for direct-view LED walls is decreasing, they still represent a significant investment of time and money..

Fusing Technology With The Art of Storytelling

We talk a lot about the importance of delivering an immersive experience with every AV deployment. Whether we are working with an entertainment destination or a corporation, we are always looking for.

Six Tips for Creating an Immersive Experience

Technology has changed the way we live, work, and interact with the world around us. It has even allowed us to create wholly new worlds and experiences.

What You Need to Know When Planning Your First Video Wall

You’ve seen them in hotel lobbies, at the mall, in theme parks, and at sporting venues. Video walls are almost everywhere. Thanks to a decreasing price point, companies are recognizing more.

Addressing Video Conferencing Concerns

Choosing the correct video conferencing solution goes well beyond negotiating a good deal. Successfully deploying a video conferencing solution means assessing equipment capabilities, addressing.

Onsite vs. Remote Support - What’s the Best Option?

A big part of Electrosonic’s success is its dedication to listening to the customer and then devising the right AV solution for the company. However, a comprehensive AV deployment rarely ends after.

How to Select the Right Security Consulting Firm

Companies are increasingly realizing the benefits of modernizing their security systems. They can do this by upgrading to an IP-based system, or by integrating access controls, CCTVs and alarms under.

Understanding the Value of an Integrated Experience

There is a big difference between AV technology and a truly integrated experience. To understand the difference, we spoke to industry insider Chris Conte, Electrosonic’s Vice President of New.

The Educated Customer and the AV Integrator

I attended the recent InfoComm show in June, meeting with many of our customers, partners, and prospects. A theme I heard from some in the industry was concern that the show had become a magnet for.

Three Keys to Selecting a Winning Technology Design Team

As organizations embark on technology projects, the overarching goal of realizing a compelling and genuinely immersive experience is quite common. However, the ability to take a project from.

Seven Factors to Consider When Designing an Executive Briefing Center

As companies face growing competition in increasingly noisy markets, catching and holding a customers’ attention becomes more challenging. One way companies are looking to differentiate themselves is.

Taking Corporate Collaboration to the Next Level with the Right Interactive Display

Companies are continually adopting new technologies to improve communication and foster collaboration amongst employees. One of those technologies is the interactive display. Originally used in.

Building Interactive Immersion through Technology

The concept that technology is disruptive is yielding to a new interpretation. Technology is transformative--it has become so integrated into the consumer’s daily life that it now plays a pivotal.

Making the Bible Come Alive

The Museum of the Bible opened late last year in Washington, D.C., just blocks from the National Mall and Congress. The museum has been a smash hit with the public, attracting approximately 565,000.

Realizing the Roller Coaster Wow in the Business Environment

The digital economy has undeniably put a new emphasis on the importance of the customer experience. As such, expectations have never been higher. But at the same time, the ability to dazzle has never.

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