What Went Wrong with the Interactive Whiteboard—and How Can You Make It Work for Your Business?
When smart technology first entered our collaboration spaces, the interactive whiteboard was heralded as a meeting game-changer. With e-whiteboards, we would brainstorm digitally and save and share our scribblings company-wide.
But since the e-whiteboard's inception in the 1990s, the technology has often missed the mark and proven less useful than we previously anticipated. But why? The idea is there. Who wouldn't like to take notes, draw ideas, and brainstorm, only to save the sketchings for later reference?
In this article, we’ll dive into why e-whiteboards have historically failed in conference rooms and how new cloud-based virtual solutions let whiteboards perform the way we always wanted.
on Friday, 20 January 2023.
Posted in Collaboration Space Tempe, AZ, Collaboration Space
Why AV Analytics and Metrics Will Be Critical in 2023
It's 2023 – do you know where your workforce is? We joke, of course, but companies here in Phoenix and across the country are grappling with the challenges of a workforce spread across offices, homes, and time zones. While many pundits prognosticate on the future of hybrid work, and the press loves to report on how employees don’t want to return to the office, the reality is a little more nuanced.
According to some predictions from Density, a company whose mission is to help measure workplace performance, we’ll see some interesting transitions in 2023. At Level 3 Audiovisual, we want to enable companies everywhere with conference room automation, systems, and flexible deployment to handle whatever happens in 2023. Because despite the best predictions, sometimes success comes to those who are better able to adapt. Let's examine some of the predictions for 2023 below and discuss how your organization – armed with the right data – can be ready.
on Friday, 13 January 2023.
Posted in Conference Room Automation – Phoenix, AZ, Conference Room Automation
Before Construction Is Finished, Work with a Designer to Get Your Video Wall Right
Is your company talking about installing a video wall? The massive, eye-catching displays are a surefire way to grab visitors' attention wherever it’s mounted, sending the message that your company is ahead of the curve and here to stay.
Whether the LED wall is for your office building’s lobby or a performance venue, you must take certain steps before anything’s installed. Video walls require a complex installation and shouldn’t be approached like mounting a TV.
So before your building’s walls are finished and construction is complete, you’ll need to work with an AV designer to make sure everything is in place for your video wall. Why? Read on to see what it takes.
on Friday, 06 January 2023.
Posted in LED Wall – Phoenix, AZ, LED Wall
This holiday season marks the 5th year that our organization has participated in the "Adopt-A-Family" program, bringing joy and support to those in need. In partnership with the H.E.L.P (Homeless Engagement Lift Partnership) organization, we were able to adopt 66 people across 15 families, providing them with the gifts and assistance they needed to have a happy holiday season.
In addition to adopting these families, we were also able to raise and donate money towards food and supplies for the families. We understand that the holiday season can be a difficult time for those who are struggling financially or who have experienced hardships, and we were grateful for the opportunity to help these families have a memorable and meaningful Christmas.
on Thursday, 05 January 2023.
Posted in Philanthropy
Level 3 Audiovisual is thrilled to announce that we have once again been recognized by Systems Contractor News as a top 50 systems integrator for 2022.
The SCN Top 50 is a highly coveted honor that is given annually to companies that demonstrate exceptional innovation, creativity, and excellence in the audiovisual industry. We were selected for this year's award based on our innovative product offerings, exceptional customer service, and commitment to delivering the highest quality audiovisual experiences for our clients.
on Monday, 02 January 2023.
Posted in Award Winning, Top 50 AV Integrator
How many of you like root beer? How many of you like milk? How many of you have had the deliciousness that is root beer mixed with milk in a 1:1 ratio, otherwise known as the “brown cow”? I know what you are thinking: why? Why would anyone want to combine these things? They are fine as separate entities but mixing them together makes me feel funny inside. Brown Cows were a delicacy while I was growing up. Before you think I’m crazy, it’s just a poor-man’s/rushed-parent’s root beer float. Just replace the ice cream with milk. The flavors are there. These two things that are typically enjoyed separately, may, in fact, be better together. Not too many people drink brown cows, but if you think about it... it just makes sense.
on Wednesday, 28 December 2022.
Posted in Qualiverse
Once You Have It, You Have to Manage It
A digital signage project has many parts. There's choosing the right hardware and software, deciding what content will be displayed, and ensuring that your signage system is properly maintained because a blank or malfunctioning screen presents a poor image for whatever purpose the digital signage intended.
When we are brought in to propose a digital signage project, one area we sometimes see that needs more attention is the management of the system. Who is going to keep the content up to date? What is the level of complexity in that content? Of course, there are several authoring and management tools to accomplish these tasks, but picking the right one, provisioning the team that will use it, and building the right processes around managing your system is not as easy as it might seem. If you're considering a digital signage project in Scottsdale (or, for that matter, anywhere), here are some critical things to consider.
on Tuesday, 27 December 2022.
Posted in Digital Signage – Scottsdale, AZ, Digital Signage
Hybrid Meetings Are Becoming More Intelligent Than Ever
Since their inception, hybrid meetings have been a head-scratcher for many businesses. How can a room full of people adequately speak to and see remote participants without leaving them out of the conversation?
The transition to hybrid meetings has been challenging, but solutions like Zoom Rooms simplify the experience for participants on both ends. Zoom Rooms systems work by integrating video conferencing hardware like cameras, displays, and controllers into the same Zoom platform.
And now, Zoom has unveiled three new features that will further improve the hybrid meeting experience. Here’s how Zoom Rooms are changing the way we collaborate and communicate, even across different languages.
on Monday, 19 December 2022.
Posted in Zoom Rooms, Scottsdale, AZ, Zoom Rooms