Tag Archives: design

Post-Initial Client Meeting: Clearing the Fog and Connecting the Dots

This is my third post in a series about sale-to-design-to-install-to-commission process in our industry. If you recall my previous blog post, I talked about meeting the client for the first time. Since the publishing of that post, one of my co-workers made a comment that is worth sharing. He stated that, if possible, based on the information gathered from […]

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3 Reasons Digital Signage is Growing

It is easy to see that digital signage has gone mainstream.  The market is growing by over 35 percent and industry experts expect more than 22 million digital signs to be deployed by 2015. That’s one digital display installed every 3.5 seconds. The growth of digital signage is no surprise considering the many benefits it delivers.  To […]

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3 Reasons You Should BIM

BIM, the acronym for building information modeling, is transforming the architecture and design world. It is quickly becoming the standard for conceptualization, client presentation, and building engineering and construction.  So, why is the AV community so far behind in embracing these trends and supporting 3D models? BIM is a process of creating and managing build […]

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Lessons Learned from a Videowall Install

Sound Stage Inc., a nationally recognized systems integration company, recently implemented a stunning architectural videowall installation at the Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel in Wesley Chapel, Fla.  Beyond the technical side of the installation, this chapel installation illustrates three key takeaways that you can apply to your next project. Takeway #1: Displays Can Be Sculpture Consider […]

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Design is a Performance Criteria, Part 2

In my previous post, I outlined why design not only matters, but is rapidly becoming a key performance criteria, driving product decisions, even in business-to-business sales. Good design appeals to our growing visual sophistication and makes the products we select consistent with the brand message we are trying to communicate. But good design goes beyond […]

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