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COVID-19: Create a Work from Home Strategy

Mar 13, 2020 1:32:53 PM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Conference Room, Huddle Room, Video Conferencing

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It's more important than ever to have technology that allows remote teams to work collaboratively from remote places. With Coronavirus (COVID-19) making global headlines, many large organizations have halted international travel, and they've started to strict non-essential travel here in the US. Work from home is quickly becoming the norm. Even small businesses are starting to feel the impacts and realize the importance of having technology that connects people, so everyone can continue to work.

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COVID-19: How to Work from Home

Mar 11, 2020 10:20:40 AM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Conference Room, Huddle Room, Wireless Presentation, Video Conferencing

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Hope for the best and plan for the worst is the mantra replaying worldwide as the concern of  Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads. Whether you are worried or not, it’s a serious concern for many Charlotte businesses where Smarter Systems is headquartered. Just this week, we had planned to attend a networking event which was canceled due to health concerns. With each passing day we hear of clients and friends with new business travel restrictions or mandates to work remotely if possible.

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Three Reasons to Buy Commercial-Grade Displays

Mar 10, 2020 2:55:19 PM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Conference Room, Wireless Presentation

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Take a look at the closest conference room or classroom. What is used as a visual display? You’ll probably say a TV but do you if it’s commercial or consumer-grade? It’s hard to tell by just looking at it, but there’s a big difference.

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How Much Does a SMART Board Cost?

Mar 3, 2020 12:50:37 PM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Education, SMART Board, Classroom technology

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For more than 30 years, SMART’s mission has been to provide simple and intuitive solutions to help customers inspire greatness. As the inventor of the SMART Board and developer of the world’s most popular collaborative learning software, SMART Notebook, the well-known company has introduced innovative technology into the classroom time and time again.

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TV vs. Interactive Flat Panel in the Classroom

Feb 26, 2020 11:08:27 AM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Education, SMART Board, Classroom technology

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Gone are the days of blackboards and chalk. I can't say I'm sad to see those go. Who remembers that awful sound of chalk scratching? Yikes! While a chalkboard might have been cutting edge in the 19th century, today’s modern classroom is full of amazing electronic technology. And that’s the rub, there are so many options, especially when it comes to displays and presenting content to students.

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Smarter Systems Earns Five CTS Certifications in 2019

Dec 20, 2019 3:11:30 PM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Crestron, Projects, News, Barco, Poly

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Charlotte, NC – December  19, 2019 Smarter System adds another AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS) to the team. This certification means five team members have earned the distinct accolade in 2019. President and CEO Ned Coleman says, "Smarter Systems is dedicated to quality for our clients, and adding CTS credentialed team members is just one way to show we are serious about that commitment."

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Smarter Systems Recognized as Top AV Integrator

Nov 26, 2019 3:43:47 PM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Projects, News

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Charlotte, NC – November 26, 2019 – Smarter Systems was awarded the designation of AV Provider of Excellence (APEx) from AVIXA.

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The Best Wireless Presentation System for Your Conference Room

Nov 15, 2019 8:37:01 AM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Crestron, Barco, Wireless Presentation, Poly

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Our focus is always on the user experience. That’s why we partner with the best-in-breed manufacturers to make sure we have access to technology solutions that fit a variety of needs. When it comes to wireless presentation systems, we consider three categories before choosing a solution for a client. Those include:

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Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Wireless Presentation System

Nov 8, 2019 11:00:36 AM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Conference Room, Barco, Wireless Presentation

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Wireless presentation is no longer a luxury in the business world, but the standard. The ease of connection for both internal and external users is not just wanted; it's needed to collaborate. 

So, what is a wireless presentation system? A wireless presentation system allows users to share material from one device like a computer or phone, using screen mirroring technology. The content is shown using a wireless network instead of a hard-wired connection like a VGA or HDMI.

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How Does a Sound Masking System Work?

Nov 2, 2019 3:59:16 PM / by Megan Weatherford posted in Audio Visual, Conference Room, Cambridge Sound Management, Sound Masking

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A sound masking system can solve your office speech privacy problem. You may be asking if there is, in fact, a speech privacy problem in your office? Chances are your answer is yes, because it's the number one driver of workplace dissatisfaction. According to Cambridge Sound Management, 60% of open office employees are unhappy with their lack of speech privacy. 

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