Education

  1. ENHANCING THE WAY YOU COLLABORATE

    ENHANCING THE WAY YOU COLLABORATE

    British AV mount manufacturer, UNICOL, have introduced a new addition to their AVECTA range of stands and trolleys. Designed with collaboration in mind, this new trolley (AVHTSURH) works exclusively with the new Microsoft Surface Hub 2S to provide users with a stylish, dedicated and adaptable mobile stand.

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  2. UNIVERSAL OR DEDICATED? WHY WE OFFER BOTH

    UNIVERSAL OR DEDICATED? WHY WE OFFER BOTH

    We take a look at why UNICOL offer both Universal and Dedicated options within their ranges and how that benefits you.

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  3. GYROLOCK | THE GUIDE TO PROJECTOR SUSPENSION

    GYROLOCK | THE GUIDE TO PROJECTOR SUSPENSION

    The Gyrolock solution is a complete mounting system for projectors up to 20kg when ceiling suspended and 12 kg when wall mounted. The Gyrolock projector mount was first designed approx. 17 years ago in response to projector manufacturers producing cheaper and lighter projectors many of which were targeted at the education sector. 

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  4. UNICOL TO HELP CENTRALISE AV CONTROLS IN EDUCATION

    UNICOL TO HELP CENTRALISE AV CONTROLS IN EDUCATION

    British AV mount manufacturer, UNICOL, have expanded their AV Furniture range with the addition of the Mentor Teaching Aid Desk. Based on the Principal (shortlisted for an InAVation Award), the Mentor provides a central desk facility that accommodates all AV lecture content, screen or projector video sources, audio and lighting levels, and more.

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  5. ELEARNING - IS THE REVOLUTION HERE?

    ELEARNING - IS THE REVOLUTION HERE?

    Fifty-five years ago this month UNICOL began providing stands to support 35mm carousel slide projectors in schools across the UK. So began the audiovisual (AV) industry and the introduction of projected images to enhance the learning experience.  Many years later and with the terms eLearning and Edtech driving modern thinking you would imagine the classroom of today would look very different. However, in general the teacher still stands at the front of a room full of students and the blackboard has been replaced with a whiteboard or TV screen. Obviously, the curriculum has changed and the ability to have immediate information from across the globe has enriched learning through collaboration and sharing.

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  6. WHEN THE MATRIX MEETS EDUCATION

    WHEN THE MATRIX MEETS EDUCATION

    With approximately 95% of the population benefiting from learning through auditory and visual means, and 65% of that being visual, it’s never been more important for teaching to develop with the rise in technology.1

    Blending technology with traditional teaching allows for teachers to share information both auditory and visually. Through the last 15-20 years we’ve seen the introduction of SMART boards (replacing blackboards), ICT and coding becoming core subjects/topics and more recently, the introduction of tablets in the classroom/lecture theatre.

    So where do we go from here? With virtual and augmented reality (VR & AR) being the topic on everyone’s lips, it is impressive to see how enthusiastic the sector has grasped the opportunity to revolutionize the way the world teaches and learns.

    VR headsets have been heavily implemented through the use of mobile phones and Samsung’s recent advert2 has shown how thes

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