Acer launches new P and K series of projectors

Acer P1276 projector The P5 series featuring XGA/WXGA resolution, and are suitable for large-venue projectors to present widescreen video and heavily detailed presentations. The units offer up to 4000 lumens of brightness, with a 10000:1 contrast ratio. The units also offer up to 40° vertical keystone correction, 3D images via DLP 3D Ready and HDMI 3D that enables high (120 Hz) refresh rates. The Acer Empowering Key provides access to a suite of tools designed to simplify access to setup, viewing and timer utilities, while multi-PC connection, including two D-Sub and two HDMI x 2, allows connectivity and instant switching. The models have built-in Office and PDF Document Reader support, […]

XL Video supplies video projection package for Huawei Ascend P6 launch

XL Events for Huawei Ascend P6 Launch Chinese electronics manufacturer, Huawei, introduced their flagship Ascend P6 smartphone to gathered media in London. Huawei’s creative event agency, Uniplan of Hong Kong, designed an immersive 180 degree projection onto gauze followed by a reveal at the end of the presentation to give attendees access to the experiential area behind. To realise this creative Uniplan hired production company Imagine Believe to produce the launch event at the Roundhouse, in London’s Camden. To provide the video element of the launch, Imagine Believe contacted XL Events to design and specify the video for the show. For the main multi-screen blended projection which included brand logos, […]

ASSE Safety 2013

The EHS Today team joined thousands of safety professionals, stakeholders, exhibitors and attendees at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2013 conference and expo June 24-27. ASSE Safety 2013http://ehstoday.com/safety/asse-safety-2013http://ehstoday.com/rss.xmlEHS Today

Transformational Leadership May Boost Employee Well-Being

EHS Today has championed the concept of transformational leadership for years. Now, a study published in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine also indicates that this leadership style is associated with increased employee well-being. “A transformational leadership style, which conveys a sense of trust and meaningfulness and individually challenges and develops employees, could lead to greater employee well-being,” according to the new research by Christine Jacobs of University of Cologne and colleagues. Workers at six German information and communication technology companies were surveyed regarding their employer’s leadership style. A transformational leadership score was based on qualities such as leading by example, […]

Board of Certified Safety Professionals Announces 2013 Awards of Excellence

The 2013 recipients of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Awards of Excellence are Richard F. Sesek, Ph.D., CSP, CPE, and John S. Rawlings, CSP, CHST, who received their awards June 27 during a luncheon at ASSE’s Safety 2013 in Las Vegas. “I am so proud to have been able to present these individuals with their awards,” said Rixio Medina, president of the BCSP board of directors. “Those receiving the awards will garner admiration from all in the profession.” The BCSP Awards Committee received a number of nominations this year, finally honoring Sesek with the CSP Award of Excellence and Rawlings with the CHST Award of Excellence. The recipients […]

Selfridges uses BrightSign digital signage players for Denim Studio launch

Selfridges Denim Studio window BrightSign products are supplied to Freehand by UK distributor Pixels and deliver content created by Freehand. The new Denim Studio at Selfridges London covers 26,000 sq. feet, stocking 60 brands, with 50 staff on hand to help . It offers thousands of styles and hundreds of exclusives from £11 to £11,000. BrightSign solid state players used in the Denim Exclusives event are powering the screens in four of the most prominent windows in the Oxford Street department store. Its most prominent window, on the corner of Oxford Street and Orchard Street, has been converted into a photographic studio featuring eight screens driven by BrightSign players. The […]

Orbital Sound announces August dates for ‘Mixing Musicals’ course in London

Orbital Sound Mixing Musicals Training Course Participants will be taken through every stage of the process – from the rehearsal room to setting up a desk in its base state, including the theory, introduction to why line-by-line mixing is so important. Hands-on experience is an essential aspect of the course, which includes a trip to the West End for a behind-the-scenes look at a show and chance to talk to the sound team. Numbers are strictly limited to 24 – with the course running at Orbital’s Brixton training centre. Further information and booking details can be found at: www.orbitalsound.com/training. Your Comment Cancel reply

IVCA and Eventia announce results of membership vote on new association

Marco Forgione, IVCA CEO The result of the ballots for the creation of a new association were as follows: Eventia – Yes 94%, No 6% IVCA – Yes 93%, No 7% Simon Hughes, Eventia chairman said; “This is the conclusion of a long journey for Eventia, that actually started when Mark Saxby was in my post and Izanie Downie was still our CEO. They responded to the concerns raised by event industry leaders about the fragmented nature of the sector and the need to embrace new and emerging digital platforms that would radically alter the way we work across the events world. “This positive endorsement of a new association puts […]

Vidyo selected by CERN to connect 20,000 scientists for global collaboration on physics research

CERN control room CERN’s Vidyo infrastructure has the scalability and capacity to hold collaboration sessions with hundreds of participants in a single video conference. Scientists around the world are using Vidyo’s products to collaborate on Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments, whose research includes the study of the Higgs boson. On any given day, 3000 CERN-related video connections may occur over Vidyo systems, some of the meetings are hosting hundreds of users in a single call joining from a variety of personal desktops, mobile devices and room systems. The infrastructure is also being used by more than 300 H.323 room systems either at CERN or in partner institutes. With peaks of […]

A Complex Environment

My May Break Room column, “Broken Glass,” along with the workplace violence series that prompted it, apparently struck a chord with many readers who wrote in to share their thoughts. “Broken Glass” focused on how domestic violence can too easily become workplace violence. And while many of us might hear “domestic violence” and immediately assume iit’s a case of a man abusing a woman, it doesn’t always work that way. Take it from this reader, whose family was personally touched by domestic violence: Hello Laura, and thanks for your great editorial, “Broken Glass.” Thank you for writing the article as “gender neutral.” All too often, today men are being blamed as […]