Huddle Space at Clemson University

Huddle Spaces

As more and more office spaces continue to shift toward flexible, open (cubicle based) designs, impromptu meetings or collaboration sessions are increasingly common. Huddle spaces are the perfect solution for these ad hoc meetings. The ability to quickly and easily share ideas is the key to well-designed huddle spaces. Sharing and editing of content, no matter what type of device your users bring to the table, is important to driving successful meetings. ClarkPowell recommends wireless collaboration tools because they allow virtually unlimited numbers of simultaneous connections and there is no jumble of wires to get in the way. However, wired and hybrid options are also available and ClarkPowell’s experienced sales and design team will guide you through the process of selecting which option is best for your situation.

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Conference room with video conferencing, integrated sound system and wireless collaboration.

Conference Rooms

Well equipped, easy to use and comfortable conference rooms are crucial to the productivity of your teams. Control systems must be designed for intuitive use. Depending on the room size, images will be presented on displays, projection systems or both. Video conferencing is frequently an important feature and  simpler services such as Skype for Business© will not deliver the user experience that is expected in this setting. ClarkPowell typically uses Polycom or Cisco systems that allow for multi-office or multi-national meetings. Crisp, clear sound is also a critical factor therefore good quality microphones, speakers and audio processing is required. High quality sound and vision, with ease of use are the cornerstones of a well-designed conference room AV system.

 

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 Video conferencing room

Video conferencing room

Video Conference Rooms

Video conference rooms are very special spaces with a singular purpose; to bring people together from two or more remote locations in the most engaging way possible.  The user experience should feel as though everyone is in the same room.  This requires very specific designs including multiple cameras and displays with very precise viewing angles.  Sound that is crystal clear.  Furniture placement and lighting are critical aspects that must be incorporated into the design.

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Full-feature boardroom with video conferencing, presentation systems and control systems.

Boardrooms

The boardroom is not only the statement room for your company, but it should also be a secure, efficient, comfortable and easy to use meeting space for your executives. All of the technology present in conference rooms must be here too; video conferencing, presentation capabilities, as well as excellent sound reinforcement. In addition to these technologies, sound masking is an important feature to ensure what is said in the room stays in the room.  ClarkPowell’s sales and design teams will work with you to create a solution unique to your needs.

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Auditoriums

 Large meeting spaces such as this auditorium use projection systems instead of a seried of display panels.

Large meeting spaces such as this auditorium use projection systems instead of a seried of display panels.

Large event spaces such as auditoriums require high-end professional sound and video distribution.  Of course, a complete assessment of the native acoustic characteristics of the space are critical to properly designing a system that will enhance performance and audience enjoyment.  Many times, production video and streaming video are also key components.  Ease of control and supporting digital signage to promote current and future events are also important elements of a properly designed auditorium experience.

 

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Divisible Rooms

 Divisible rooms present challenges because they need to be able to present content independently and when combined.  A powerful yet easy to use control system is employed to make this happen.

Divisible rooms present challenges because they need to be able to present content independently and when combined.  A powerful yet easy to use control system is employed to make this happen.

Meeting spaces that can be combined or divided provide a great deal of flexibility but this feature also has its challenges when it comes to distributing audio and visual content among the spaces.  To be truly useful the method of distributing content must be flexible enough to accommodate any combination of the meeting spaces.  Efficiently controlling the distribution is also very important.  Due to the typical size of these spaces an integrated sound system (microphone, amplifier and speakers) will most likely be required.  Again, due to the size, projection systems are more typical than displays.  Video conferencing is not typically required for these spaces but, of course, can be added if desired.

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