Pro AV Systems at Campus Technology 2015

From the Technology Pavilion

OVERVIEW
The Pro AV Systems Technology Pavillion is designed to showcase state-of-the-art classroom technology, innovative educational solutions, and collaborative capabilities. Each piece of technology in the room is designed to create a 21st century learning experience for the student and encourage a 21st century teaching style for the instructor. Interactivity, wireless solutions, streaming video, and seamless programming combine together to create this truly innovative environment.

FURNITURE
The furniture in the Technology Pavillion is sponsored by KI, and is designed to be fully mobile, collaborative, and reconfigurable throughout the space. Whether the individual chairs, teacher location, moveable whiteboards, or even the lounge seating, the furniture is designed to work with, and compliment, the technology. The result is a truly 21st century learning environment.

CAPABILITIES
Controlled by a Crestron Digital Media Switcher, the room is completely able to have any source show on any display. The system can show a multitude of different cameras throughout the space, display digital signage in multiple locations, and stream captured content inside or outside of wireless network.

KI Furniture

KI, a contract furniture company, manufactures innovative furniture and movable wall system solutions for educational, university, business and government markets. Our contract furniture innovations reflect a desire to be our customers’ market resource and to help them make smart contract furniture decisions. Our strong market understanding is why KI customers throughout the world continue to rely on our trusted expertise to create solutions that fit their environments, brilliantly. Watch how KI collaborated with various companies to provide personalized contract furniture solutions.

Middle Atlantic Credenza & Lectern

Middle Atlantic’s Frame to Furniture™ concept means we build our credenza from the rack out. First, choose the size and style of frame you need – the quality rack you’d expect from Middle Atlantic. Then, go on to select a Finishing Kit or download a Millwork Kit to complete your solution.
Frame is fully welded, steel construction. Frames ship fast, fully assembled from stock. Finishing Kits offered in distinctive styles and many colors to meet most requirements. Millwork Kit available to guide the fabrication of custom finishes by your chosen millworker.

Panasonic Flat Panel Displays

Experience clarity four times the resolution of 1080p with 4K Ultra HD from Panasonic. Wider color ranges and crisp, dynamic contrast create a visually stunning picture.  View smoother, sharper action and sports with native 120Hz refresh rate and the ultimate picture quality with four times the pixels.  With the ultimate picture quality of Panasonic 4K Ultra HD display you’ll experience a wider, more precisely rendered range of color, deeper blacks and subtler gradations of gray. And the brilliance of high-efficiency, super bright panels for a level of clarity and detail you’ve never seen with any other display.

Crestron Digital Media

Crestron is leading the way in 4K. Only DigitalMedia™ delivers an end-to-end 4K certified distribution solution right now. In fact, DigitalMedia was built to handle 4K since our very first 8X8 switcher. From boardrooms and conference rooms to classrooms, lobbies, and homes, you want to display the latest high-definition and 4K sources in their full glory. Integrate digital and analog AV signals together with streaming, all on one platform flawlessly every time. That’s what you get with DigitalMedia (DM®).

IDEA Screen by Da-Lite

Designed for ultra short-throw projectors, the IDEA™ Screen features upgraded durability, surface uniformity and rigidity to ensure a superior interactive experience. The erasable surface is hotspot-free under projection, and now comes with new standard features – all IDEA™ Screens are magnetic and have a thin frame. They can be used with an interactive projector as a display screen or as a whiteboard with dry-erase markers. The thin bezel frame is designed for the most demanding ultra short throw projectors, with a tray for storing markers, erasers and interactive tools, and wall brackets for simple installation. The anti-glare surface truly creates an ideal solution.

VSI Streaming Solution

Featuring a flexible, modular-based design, Visionary Solutions’ IP encoding solutions are perfect for cost-effectively delivering real-time, customized IPTV content. Using VSI’s AVN encoders, users can deliver flawless IPTV content alongside targeted messages like advertising or emergency alert information. VSI’s digital signage server directly outputs to AVN encoders, enabling customers in the hospitality market to capitalize on low-cost IPTV set-top boxes as opposed to expensive digital signage players.

Lumens Lecture Capture

The Lumens Lecture Capture System allows for recording and archiving of lecture or conference seminar content, for later playback across a network.  The system works to record classroom based activities in a digital format that can be easily shared via the web or accessed by students over the internet on a computer or mobile device. It records both the presenters audio and video, as well as additional sources.  It can be used for live streaming or on demand playback at a later date.

Topcat Access by Lightspeed

This hybrid speaker design combines flat-panel technology for intelligible speech, with a cone speaker to deliver full-range sound for multimedia. Access Technology virtually eliminates interference with other classroom technology and provides wireless connectivity for media sources. Topcat is part of a growing ecosystem that enables all types of student-centered learning, such as small group instruction and project-based learning. It features high speech intelligibility, simple overhead installation, full access to the teacher’s natural voice, wireless connectivity for media sources, eliminates interference from other classroom technology, eliminates drop out. There is cross-over speaker technology for vocal clarity and multimedia sound, supports team-teaching, wireless integration capabilities, suitable for use in air-handling spaces (plenum-rated).

Redcat & Flexcat by Lightspeed

REDCAT: Whole room audio for dynamic classrooms. The Redcat provides voice clarity for crystal clear audio of the teacher’s voice, and eliminates interference while giving students access to everything the teacher is saying. Exciter technology is used for even sound distribution and access technology is compatible with Flexcat for collaborative instruction. It is a standalone solution with no installation required and can operate in large, open areas. It has wireless integration capabilities and can easily connect to external multimedia audio.
FLEXCAT: Flexible audio for group learning. The Flexcat is a compact, clear classroom audio system that provides access to direct instruction, in addition to a flexible two-way communication and dynamic redirection, with unprecedented student monitoring and assessment. The Flexcat includes 4-6 tabletop audio pods for communication with each student group and a teacher microphone to instruct and monitor each group. The teacher can select each group or the whole class to encourage different teaching styles. There is also a classroom speaker to enable whole group instruction.

SpinetiX

The HMP200™ Hyper Media Player is a Full HD, high-end digital signage device, with zero config technology and compact size for quick installation. It’s not PC based, so you can just set it and forget it, with no moving parts or maintenance to worry about.  With SpinetiX’s unique Fusion Software running inside the device, you can manage information, video, audio and dynamic content on any device using a web browser, for simple and easy updating. The device is amazingly compact, robust, and reliable, and even comes with a lifetime warranty. HMP devices can be used to make video walls, interactive kiosks, and touch screens of any size or shape and integration is straightforward and very powerful. Whether using Fusion or Elementi software, users have an excellent hardware platform and completely configurable software solutions.

Mersive Solstice

Solstice enables multiple users to connect simultaneously to a shared display using a range of devices over a WiFi or hardwired network, and natively supports 4K displays and resolutions. With a Solstice-enabled display in the room, any number of users can instantly connect, share and control the display, fostering collaboration and decision-making. Solstice is available as licensed software, or as the Solstice POD. The POD offers a turnkey solution of high class wireless collaboration and solid hardware for any meeting space with a display. Solstice provides robust management features and network deployment options, with an unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Lumens VG50 Camera

This Lumens HD PTZ camera outputs a 1080p resolution, with a frame rate of 60 fps, showing professional image quality and video quality with very low latency.  It has a wide Pan-Tilt-Zoom range (vertical 120° and horizontal 340°), quick rotation speeds and built in image flip and mirroring for ease of use and installation.  Camera settings allow for RS-232 control remotely from any location, for simple integration into any new or existing AV systems or major video conferencing and lecture capture codecs. Users have the ability to set up to 128 presets for use in all environments, and the ability to set variable zoom ratios of up to 20x optical and 12x digital zoom. The camera supports 3G-SDI, DVI, Component, and C-video outputs simultaneously, providing a crisp, HD image.

Lumens A20P Camera

This Lumens HD PTZ camera outputs a 1080p resolution, with a frame rate of 60 fps, showing professional image and video quality with very low latency. It supports IP streaming and live broadcasting using H.264 formats, and can be controlled over the network in many different applications. It has an ethernet interface that supports file compression to reduce bandwidth over your network, which reduces buffering if you are live streaming events. It has a wide Pan-Tilt-Zoom range (vertical 120° and horizontal 340°), quick rotation speeds and built in image flip and mirroring for ease of use and installation. Camera settings allow for RS-232 control remotely from any location, allowing for simple integration into any new or existing AV system or video conferencing codecs.

Quest 84″ Panel

The Quest LED Touch Display is an easy and sleek interactive flat panel, where up to 6 users can use multi-touch gestures to collaborate.  The Quest integrates into almost any setting, and uses an Android operating system for ultra-fast touch response and a simple to use interface.  It’s anti-glare, tempered glass frame fits into any application, whether on a stand or mounted to the wall.  THe 4K/1080p HD resolution provides a crisp, clear image, and can accept a number of different wireless inputs to create a seamless, yet visually impactful, presentation.

Epson Brightlink 1430Wi

The Epson Brightlink Pro 1430Wi is an ultra-short throw projector revolutionizing the front of the room with an interactive solution built directly into the unit. The device can turn any surface interactive with pen or finger touch, and doesn’t require the connection of a computer, as the projector itself sits on the network as a standalone solution. Up to 6 participants can interact and annotate at the same time, whether directly on the surface, wirelessly through mobile collaboration or from other Brightlink Pro projectors on the network. With superior image quality and the latest in interactive touch capabilities, the Brightlink Pro 1430Wi is collaborative and intelligent solution, allowing participants to share, email or print, and save information in real time, without a PC or software.

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