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Events in the Covid era

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Live events in the time of Covid Hybrid is Live! Event organisers are becoming more confident a little more ambitious with their events. More and more of the standard Virtual Events are changing into Hybrid Events…. The definition of a Hybrid event is simply mixing [...]Continue reading

Hybrid Events

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Interactive Hybrid Events: Video Conferencing & Live Streaming More and more we are finding that there may be a live audience, but there will be many more joining the event remotely. There might be half a dozen people in one other location; or hundreds scattered [...]Continue reading

Are you working at home?

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Newsletter - November 2020 For most of us, working from home means Teams meetings and Zoom meetings. Can you hear me now? Let’s face it: the audio on your laptop and smartphone aren’t great. Sound like the professional you are with Poly Sync 20 USB/Bluetooth® [...]Continue reading

Digital Signs and Covid

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Digital signs can help you manage Covid Many employers are putting limits on the number of people in any workspace at one time.  This helps everyone to maintain a safe social distance. But no-one wants to have someone permanently at the door counting people in [...]Continue reading

Working from Home

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...How to work effectively from a home office You have to have good audio Most of us are spending some of our time working from home now. It does look as though this is becoming permanent for many people. That means we're spending more and [...]Continue reading

Let’s Huddle

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Video conferencing solutions for home and small meetings Let's Huddle The Huddly IQ is ideally suited for a home office and executive desktop setup. With HD ultra-wide-angle video it makes you look sharp and professional from the comfort of your own home. Designed for huddle [...]Continue reading

Better audio in video …

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Better audio in your video meetings Video conference on a Laptop is great for a one-to-one but in a meeting room.... We can easily take audio for granted. Look at that high definition picture, it's fabulous, surely the sound will be just as good? Unfortunately [...]Continue reading

Looking for a venue?

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Are you looking for a Venue? We know a huge number of meeting venues around Wales, and our advice is free. We've used hundreds of different venues around Wales and beyond. Since we do not provide them we are only interested in helping you to [...]Continue reading

What did you say?

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...What did you say? For every meeting you have to be sure everyone can hear clearly Every large conference room should have some audio support built in so that every speaker, even the quiet ones, can be easily heard. You will also need a way [...]Continue reading

5 things you missed!

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...5 Things you Missed If you didn't come to our 'Smarter Meeting Rooms' event Our Smarter Meetings event gave everyone time to discuss the products and applications in detail. In no particular order I'll try to outline some of the bits and pieces that got [...]Continue reading

Smarter Meeting Rooms

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Smarter Meeting Rooms You are designing a new meeting room. What will you need? We've put together an event where you can see the latest equipment for smarter meetings Starting at the beginning, you will need a room booking system.  Now you can see immediately [...]Continue reading

Engage Your Audience

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...4 Interactive Ways to Engage Your Audience The times when event participants simply wanted to be showered with info and look at endless PowerPoint presentations are over. There are plenty of interactive tools out there to make your events interactive -  here are a few [...]Continue reading

Control for Dummies

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Control for Dummies You’ve all seen the pile of little black chocolate bars with buttons all over them. Now, which one will turn on the TV? Manage all your AV from a Single Control Panel We at DrakeAV like to install wired button panels. We [...]Continue reading

Spotlight on Servicing

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Do I Ask Too Much of My AV Kit? Think of it like this….. would you buy a brand-new Rolls-Royce without ever intending to have it correctly serviced and maintained?   In my 42 years of supplying professional AV equipment and presentation systems, I’ve often [...]Continue reading

Pick of the Best AV Tech, ISE 2018, Part 2

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...ISE 2018 - A Glimpse Into The Largest AV Show in the World! Part 2 This year Integrated Systems Europe 2018 (ISE) had an entire hall dedicated to XR.  XR is an umbrella term to describe applications which include virtual, mixed and augmented reality technologies. [...]Continue reading

Pick of the Best AV Tech, ISE 2018, Part 1

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...ISE 2018 - A Glimpse Into The Largest AV and Systems Integration Show in the World! Part 1 of 2 While temperatures danced around zero degrees in early February 2018, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2018) in Amsterdam braced itself for an onslaught of over 80,000 [...]Continue reading

Top Tips for Choosing your Projector

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...Top Tips for Choosing Your Projector With so many manufacturers, technologies and ratings of projectors currently on the market, it can be tricky when you're left with the task of choosing a suitable projector for your organisation.  There are a lot of factors to take [...]Continue reading

The Drake Sound Archive

Drake AV BlogTake a look at some of our informative blogs...24 years of History – The Drake Sound Archive The Drake Sound Archive is like a time capsule that holds clues to the world in the last two decades. The late Geoff Drake set up the archive by audio recording every meeting of the Cardiff [...]Continue reading

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