Case Study

Situation:

When making plans for the new business school, The University of Missouri Kansas City wanted to create a lasting impact within the university and business community that would provide an innovative learning environment. The next generation of the business community is constantly in collaboration and UMKC needed that implemented throughout their technology in their turn of the century building.

Solution:

SKC Communications provided all the hardware, installation, and programming for the new UMKC Bloch School of Business. This building consisted of multiple scale-up technology classrooms as well as standard lecture classrooms and an auditorium. TheĀ atrium features a large video wall for digital signage and presentations.

Results:

The rooms facilitate high levels of distance learning, enabling collaboration between remote participants. Any input can be routed to any input in any system to make audio, video, desktops, and files completely mobile.

A 200-seat auditorium features a quad-projection system that blends technology from all across the board. In the atrium, 20 flat panel displays are combined to create a medial wall for presentations and signage.

Technologies Used:

Crestron, Christie, Chief, Da-Lite, Biamp, Planar, Sennheiser, Tannoy, Shure, Middle Atlantic

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  • UMKC wanted Bloch School of Business to create a lasting impact with an innovative learning environment.
  • SKC Communications provided all the hardware, installation, and programming.
  • The rooms faciliate high levels of distance learning, enabling collaboration between remote participants.