Total Economic Impact of Mezzanine

In this study commissioned by Oblong, Forrester Consulting applies its Total Economic Impact™ study to Mezzanine, Oblong’s immersive collaboration solution. This paper shares the experience of customers who use Mezzanine, and shows the ROI in terms of savings through:

  • Improved business processes
  • Increase in closed and won sales opportunities
  • Ability to offer new services
  • Reduction in travel

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OnDemand Webcast: Infopresence and Mezzanine

AVI-SPL and Oblong present this webcast on Mezzanine™ — the only immersive collaboration solution that maximizes productivity for your global enterprise by connecting distributed teams through a flexible digital experience known as Infopresence.

Watch this video and you will learn how to:

  • Drive real-time decisions based on insight by surrounding stakeholders in all critical data points.
  • Unite teams across distance as if they’re collaborating side-by-side.
  • Deliver amazing customer experiences that promotes fully interactive, 2-way conversation.

From Minority Report to Mezzanine

In this interview for BBC Click, Oblong founder John Underkoffler demonstrates the future and the present of sharing screens and processing power for intuitive, immersive collaboration. Underkoffler is the mind behind the computer interfaces in the Steven Spielberg film Minority Report, and also Mezzanine™, the real-life version designed for businesses to collaborate across multi-user, multi-screen environments. Watch the video below.

OLED: Forms Follows Function for Digital Displays

With so many AV and digital signage displays in recent years, it’s been hard to spot one technology that lets your messaging and branding stand out from the crowd—until now. The new Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) technology stands out because of its superior imaging. OLED provides not just incremental imaging improvements, but dramatic improvements over LCD panels for contrast, color saturation, viewing angles, and more. OLED is not your father’s flat panel display—it’s a stunning reinvention of digital imaging that allows you to create an immersive experience for customers,
employees, and brand stakeholders.

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Why More Businesses Are Installing Large 4K Displays

This ebook explains the value of large 4K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) displays and the huge opportunity the present for businesses that want to elevate their brand image, add wow to their messaging and create an exciting customer experience. With incredibly detailed images, stunningly bright colors and jaw-dropping sizes, large 4K displays could be exactly what you need to create an unforgettable environment for your patrons. This ebook covers:

  • Tru 4K upcaling
  • IPS (in-plane switching)
  • Advanced local dimming for better contrast

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Choosing the Right Collaboration Tool

In this webinar, Henning Moe and Ryan Striemer of SMART Technologies help you learn how an interactive flat panel can be much more than simply a display with a touch feature. When combined with the right software and wrapped into a natural, intuitive user experience, it becomes a collaboration tool that can save time, unlock productivity and improve meeting results. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make the meeting-room display a hub where people can connect from any device to explore ideas together and get work done. Covered topics include:

  • Results from collaboration research
  • What collaboration in the corporate setting looks like
  • Features to look for in an interactive display
  • Benefits of the SMART kapp IQ solution

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You can also download a pdf of the slide deck >

Presenters
Henning Moe, Channel Manager at SMART Technologies
Henning excels in helping organizations identify new revenue opportunities and maximize the potential of their customer and partner relationships. Prior to joining SMART, he held various roles in the technology industry where he was involved in every aspect of the business, from branding strategy and product development to cold calling new clients and forming new partnerships.

Ryan Striemer, Account Manager at SMART Technologies
Ryan joined SMART in 2013 and in his role works closely with organizations within the Midwest. He believes that understanding the business’ needs first is key in order to recognize the technology solution best suited for their organization.

Note: The video played early on in this webinar didn’t come through in the recording, so we’ve added it below.

Immersive and Collaborative Technology in the Higher Education Classroom

Learn about the large-format displays and virtual reality technology that Samsung offers to support collaboration and learning in the higher education classroom. Shari Sentlowitz, Samsung’s senior manager of education solutions, shares the criteria you should consider when adding collaboration technology to the classroom.

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Engage Students With Interactive Classroom Technology

George Atsidakos of Milestone begins this webinar with a look products from its Chief and Da-Lite brands, including the IDEA screen, which is both a projection screen and a writeable board that holds up to daily use. Gary Bailer of Sharp follows by discussing the effects of distance learning on education and the benefits of interactive collaboration in education. He then presents the Sharp Aquos board in this context, and how it allows students in-room and from different locations to collaborate with each other.

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Display Technologies That Engage Students in Higher Education

See how universities are using Christie interactive displays and projectors to help students experiment, create, and play. You’ll also get a look at university installations where Christie MicroTiles are being used by schools to improve the learning process and showcase student achievement. This webinar covers:

  • Christie’s lineup of projectors and displays
  • Different types of projector illumination sources and where they work best
  • Video walls that enhance the student experience
  • Displays for different environments
  • 3D virtual reality installations

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Reimagining the University Library

Reimagining the University Library

During this webinar, AVI-SPL Project Managers Mike Cenzer and Rob Thomsen look at the advanced audio visual solutions that make the new Hunt Library at North Carolina State University a model for the modern university library. With its video walls, visualization technology, and video conferencing spaces, the Hunt Library offers faculty and students flexible spaces for multimedia presentations, research and collaboration. Some of the areas we’ll touch on include the audio distribution by Biamp, AMX control system technology, the visual displays by Christie and Sharp, a SMART Technologies’ presentation system, and the video conferencing systems of Cisco.

About the presenters

Mike Cenzer, a project manager with AVI-SPL, has nearly 25 years of experience as an audio visual commercial integrator. His specialties include commercial audio/video sales, design, project management, and installation, as well as video conferencing and telepresence support.

Rob Thomsen is also a project manager with AVI-SPL, and works as part of the company’s Control Room Group division. Rob has 15 years of experience and has been with AVI-SPL for most of his career.

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