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Empowering School Districts and Colleges to Install Classroom Presentation Technology Like a Pro!
Dec 13, 2011 (03:12 PM EST)
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Team Classroom has just launched a website that empowers school districts and colleges to purchase and install simple, customizable classroom presentation technology bundles themselves, without the need to hire an expensive installation company.
With decreasing education budgets but an ever increasing need for classroom technology, Team Classroom created a do-it-yourself solution to put interactive, engaging technology in classrooms for a fraction of the cost.
"With a school's internal AV team, IT group, facilities managers, or electricians, these organizations already possess the general construction knowledge required to install DIY classroom presentation technology. When you combine that in-house knowledge with Team Classroom's integration experience, schools now have the ability to install their own classroom technology systems for minimal cost," said Bill McIntosh, Founder and CEO at Team Classroom.
Team Classroom provides its customers with audio visual system design via an online customization wizard, system flow diagrams demonstrate exactly how the system will be wired, how-to instructional videos provide a walk through of the entire installation process for their specific room from beginning to end, a color-coded cabling system that directly matches the bundle's wiring diagram ensures their systems are correctly wired, and pre-programmed Crestron control systems are utilized so that once their equipment is installed, it just works. A local AV integrator would charge $2,000 - $5,000 for these services. Team Classroom provides these services to schools for a few hundred dollars. An extremely significant savings with today's tight education budgets in mind.
Team Classroom has made it simple for the school's purchasing department too. While educational facilities will save significant money on the design, installation, and programming portions of the project, they'll also receive extremely low prices on the equipment bundles as well. Projectors, screens, interactive whiteboards, speakers, mounts, document cameras, and DVD players have all been prenegotiated with the major manufacturers to ensure all bundles provide the lowest possible price on all equipment offered. And best of all, Team Classroom is on a number of state contracts and orders can be placed using a purchase order, so ordering from Team Classroom is simple and smooth.
"The audio-visual integration industry has been fighting the commoditization of basic presentation technology for years. Instead of fighting, Team Classroom embraces the change, and passes along the associated cost savings to help ensure the world's future leaders are comfortable using and interacting with presentation technology." – Bill McIntosh.
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