Candid Microsoft Surface Hub Demo for Commercial Integrator

Our resident Microsoft Surface Hub expert Tom Napolitano does a candid Surface Hub demo of this all new collaboration technology for Commercial Integrator magazine. There are a lot of options when looking to upgrade your meeting rooms or collaboration suites. Surface Hub offers a technology solution that provides a single piece of hardware that when…

Quick Guide to Audiovisual Connectors

  Although wireless technology is slowly becoming more commonplace, in today’s office environment there is generally a mixed bag of technology. Each computer might be different and each meeting room might have different audiovisual technology – each requiring a different adapter. There is no doubt it can be frustrating. Collaboration technology like the Microsoft Surface Hub or…

Wireless power becomes a reality in today’s office.

Wires, wires, wires everywhere. Especially true in the modern office! Who hasn’t experienced the frustration of trying to find an open outlet to quickly charge your phone or device before it dies? Good news, wireless charging is not only a reality but coming to an desk near you. Our partners at Teslink have developed technology to…

5 Workplace Trends from Steelcase @ Neocon 2016

At this year’s show, not only did Steelcase introduce smart new products that creatively respond to current workplace trends but also introduced product enhancements to Answer, Universal, Brody, Ology, and Gesture to name a few. There were several destinations throughout the showroom that allowed guests to experience these products and many of these enhancements incorporated new technology applications. The…

Modular Carpet Tile Patterns 101

Carpet tiles have been used in contract environments for years and are making significant inroads into residential settings. Highly versatile, ecological and flexible, carpet tiles are a smart choice in high traffic areas where you can swap out tiles that are stained or worn instead of having to replace the entire carpet. It can take…

Designing Networking Events for Introverts in Portland, ME

As an introvert, I liken professional networking events with going to the gym. They are something I tell myself I should do–it’s good for me–but the actual experience is painful and leaves me exhausted. It turns out I’m not the only one. Intrigued by the reinvention of Steelcase’s design principles after former CEO Jim Hackett…

Surface Hub Planning Guide FREE!

In a globally connected 24/7 world, how we connect and collaborate with distributed teams is more important than ever. That’s why our AV team at Red Thread is proud to introduce the Microsoft Surface Hub as as a key tool in the development of collaboration spaces. The all NEW Microsoft Surface Hub re-imagines the meeting experience – one…

SapientNitro Miami: Work Café as social hub

Increasingly, the work café is the visual focal point of the workplace and the social hub where employees can relax, rejuvenate and connect. No longer is the “lunchroom” relegated to the back office… dark, dreary and depressing. SapientNitro’s new Miami workplace is a prime example of how a company has committed to a compelling employee experience…

Why supporting BYOD mobility is a business advantage.

It’s been estimated that the BYOD “Bring Your Own Device” enterprise mobility market will be worth over $266 billion by 2019. There’s a reason for that…smart phones and tablets have saturated the market and increasingly we expect them to dovetail seamlessly with our workflow both inside and outside of the office setting. Slowly fading is the outdated notion…

Virtual goggles let you tour your new space before it’s even done!

Our Red Thread design group is experimenting with exciting new ways to engage people using interactive experiences such as virtual goggles that allow them to see a workspace in three dimensions while it’s still in conceptual stages! Remember View-Master, the toy that debuted over 75 years ago and delighted children by transporting them into imaginary worlds? That…