Collaboration can make a difference to organisational productivity, improving decision-making and motivating staff. This is understood. But there are no standard formats yet, as Peter Lloyd discovers.
Long before her current role as Associate Director, Learning Environment, Information Technology Services, at the University of Hong Kong, Kelly started out in 1992 as an estate planner at the University of Birmingham.
In the first instalment of our forum we ask industry figures why furniture and accessory design should be a key consideration for those working within AV.
AV companies are aware that skills shortages could curb future growth, but training is still being done piecemeal, says Peter Lloyd.
Increased senior management involvement, acceptance of meeting participants’ desire to use their own equipment and readiness to roll out more meeting rooms are all part of the collaborative communications phenomenon, as AV’s latest research discovered. Peter Lloyd reports.
The move to collaborative communications may be about changing corporate working practices, but it has to be enabled by usable products. With ISE coming up, Peter Lloyd asked the AV cognoscenti to define their favourites.
Paul Bray reviews the technology and functionality of the Vidyo/Concern Worldwide project which was named ‘Collaborative Communications Project of the Year’ at the AV Awards 2013.
Once malaise-ridden, Barco has become one of the most successful and relentlessly changing AV manufacturers. Peter Lloyd asked corporate AV director Peter Pauwels what’s changed, and where it’s going.
After two decades in the economic doldrums and following the catastophe of the 2011 tsunami, Japan is focusing its energy on the 2020 Olympics, says Adrian Pennington.
What’s hot? What’s not? We invited a selection of our AV100 experts to give us their prospects for 2014. Brian Davis reports.
In a new series of articles, Roland Hemming looks at a project completed in a particular sector and casts a critical eye on its audio elements. This month he examines houses of worship.
When plans were being made for a dedicated exhibit to commemorate the much-loved National Geographic Society, an AV installation that did justice to its vibrant coverage was essential. Zoe Mutter reports on how the project’s creative use of technology was used to engage visitors.
The completion of The Co-operative Group’s headquarters at One Angel Square, Manchester, marked one of the most significant UK construction projects in recent years. Zoe Mutter looks at the technological and environmental achievements of what has been crowned the world’s most sustainable building.
Formula One inspires with its mix of cutting-edge technology and high drama. Clive Couldwell discovers the role AV plays at Red Bull Racing.
With occupied floor space increasing by up to 10% this year and a selection of new exhibitors appearing, ISE continues to evolve. Zoe Mutter rounds up some of the product and seminar highlights attendees can expect to see and talks to Mike Blackman, the event’s managing director, about ISE’s future plans and the technologies making an impact at this year’s show.
There are many factors to take into account when specifying AV for the retail sector. But some are more important than others given the demands of a rapidly changing industry, reports Brian Davis.
Vincent Rice’s look at JCB’s Presentation Theatre. This award-winning development marks the first of a regular series looking at how technology is used within a specific project.
Broadcast Video Expo has become a highlight of the exhibition calendar for anyone with an interest in creating and delivering compelling content on any medium. Zoe Mutter looks at what this year’s show has to offer visitors.
AV is a key tool for pulling customers in store for a special experience, boosting retail sales in the face of fierce online competition. Brian Davis reports
Essentially, a control system is a technology that takes a mass of third-party components and turns them into a single system that can be controlled via one easily understood interface, reports Paul Bray.
Steve Montgomery visits the RAF’s Cosford museum to inspect the AV project underpinning the restoration of Germany’s last surviving bomber which took part in the Battle of Britain.