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Audio and Video Distribution for Your Smart Office

If you operate a collaborative business in Chicago, the work environment benefits when it’s easy to communicate ideas and metrics with one another. It’s also important to have a method for giving presentations to clients and partners without awkwardly fumbling with equipment or experiencing embarrassing tech glitches.

Harness the potential to share more with audio and video distribution systems from TVTI. We can turn your business into a “smart office” by giving you the ability to direct audio and video to any room in the building, all from a single device. The end result is a reliable, impactful and easy-to-use audio/video solution you’ll use every day.

Applications for Video Distribution in Your Smart Office

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Convey messages quickly and effectively with video displays. Here are some ways you can apply video distribution in your smart office:

  • Show off employee work: Encourage employees to display their work in progress by outfitting each desk with a large, high-definition display. Then, when coworkers walk by, stimulating conversations ensue. This same technique can be used to share new ideas over lunch without clumsily passing a mobile device around. There’s…

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Intelligent Home Design Ideas

Do you dream of having a smart home? It may seem surreal, but today we have the technology to almost completely automate a home. Are you interested in integrating technology, but concerned about how it will impact your home’s aesthetic appeal? Not to worry- you can have a functional, stylish home that incorporates the latest in intelligent technology while maintaining visually appealing interior design.

First, decide what elements of technology you want to include. The term “intelligent home” means different things to different people, and what the term encompasses for you is a personal choice. For instance, twenty years ago exterior light timers seemed “high-tech,” but today, those are fairly common. You probably already have an internet connection, and some of the other technological elements you may want to consider include:

  • Automated lighting and temperature control
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and other communication protocols
  • Home security and safety systems
  • Entertainment systems controlled by computer, phone, or tablet
  • Appliances that can communicate with each other

Spend some time giving some serious consideration to how technology in your home can improve your life. Do you want to wake up to lighting and temperature that gradually change to…

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Everything You Need to Know About Video Conferencing Solutions

Video conferencing has become an essential part of intelligent office design, thanks to new technology. Today’s modern office offers complete control over lighting, sound, conferencing, and other elements with a single app. For some companies, the concept of seamless video conferencing may generate more questions than answers, and for good reason; there is a lot to know.

What Is Video Conferencing?

Video conferencing is a way for business colleagues to communicate using both voice and video, from anywhere in the world in real time. This is done via a computer network, over which audio and video data is transferred.

Benefits of Video Conferencing Technology

There are several advantages for companies who are thinking about using video conferencing technology, time and money savings being at the top of the list. Colleagues needing to meet don’t have to incur travel costs to visit your office, nor do they have to incur additional costs to reach you on the phone.

Attend from Anywhere

Today’s modern office is one that can be located anywhere. Employees working from home can still attend meetings via video conferencing without having to travel to the office.

Better Communication and Connection

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Benefits of Digital Signage for Your Business

Digital signage has many advantages over traditional advertising. It’s by far the most effective way to reach customers, enabling a recall rate of 83% and an ability to capture 400% more views than a static message, according to research by Digital Signage Today. People do take interest in a topic advertised using digital media. The study also found 59% of those who saw a message digitally were eager to learn more about it.1

So, how does this translate for your business? Digital advertising doesn’t only save you money by avoiding print materials and equipment and the manpower needed to procure, operate, and maintain them. It is highly effective at driving retention and sales.

How Digital Signage Helps Business

The technology helps you stay in the game and in line with competitors. It saves time and resources, compared to printing, and it is great for attracting attention. You have full control over what to display to customers, who may be intrigued by the entertainment and interactivity, while your sales and customer service personnel handle other important tasks. Therefore, a company can focus on catering to what consumers expect from digital advertising.


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New Year, New Home Automation!

It’s a new year, and there are plenty of opportunities to improve your life for 2018! This year could be the year that you cut home costs, upgrade your security, and create an insanely convenient and modern home atmosphere! This year, home automation systems and products are entering more homes than ever. Modern homeowners are able to control their lighting, security systems and much more from their device or via a central unit located within the home. And this year, you can too!

Add Automation to Your Home Security Arsenal

When you add intelligent home design to your home security strategy, you add much more than you think. In addition to security, adding automation also brings savings, comfort, energy efficiency, and more.

Automation Saves Money and Time

When you install home automation, you no longer have to keep any lights or appliances on longer than necessary when you’re not at home. You also won’t have to spend time or fuel to travel home to ensure appliances are powered off or doors are locked, nor waste hours worrying about them.

Keeps Things Comfortable

With home automation systems, there’s no need to worry about unexpected temperature increases or decreases within your home while you’re away….

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