Year: 2018

Users = People

Video conferencing is now the standard for corporate communication, and is utilized more and more every day to help corporate teams & their clients maintain the most effective communication possible – no matter where in the world the meeting participants are based.  With today’s advanced Video Conference and Audio-Visual Technology, remote client/partner meetings have become seamless, providing a truly modern 21st century experience. The increasing challenge now for those charged with making th

True Blue

November is World Diabetes month, & famous monuments all over the globe become awash in blue light to draw attention to this cause. (Blue is the representational color for Diabetes Awareness.) With that in mind, it got us thinking about the color blue in general – & more specifically – how it relates to the business world & the tech sector in particular. Did you know that certain colors are proven to draw-out specific feelings & emotions from the observer? Well, it’s true – & this very topic is

Talking Turkey

With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, so begins a period of reflection, gratitude, and thankfulness. As we gather with family and friends around the turkey, these thoughts run deep among us on a very personal level. But when you think about the other big portion of your life – your work self – do you have any thoughts about gratitude in that arena? Maybe it’s feeling thankful for your co-workers…your “second family.” Or perhaps, you’ve received a new title, promotion, or raise this past year.

Stay put and Join in!

Technology is ubiquitous – it’s all around us! Today, we’re going to talk about the ways in which tech is transforming communication and collaboration for seamless connectivity. Fully Adaptable platforms  Gone are the days of having to travel halfway across the globe for a face-to-face meeting. Fully interoperable platforms are among the most exciting technological advancements in the commercial AV sector. Today, you can use any number or combination of devices to collaborate with people. Th

Keeping up With Collaboration Trends

October 16, 2018 – New York City, NY:  Gerald Abualy, CEO of CAPTUS SYSTEMS, was one of many industry leaders included in this by-invitation-only “Maverick Connect on the Road” event, sponsored by Tech Data. Thank you to Steelcase for the terrific venue, and opportunity to tour their state-of-the-art showroom. The Maverick event featured presentations and opportunities to be hands-on with the industry’s leading manufacturers and technologies. We are always thrilled to participate in meaningfu

The CEO Goes Back to School…

October 30, 2018 – Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY:  Gerry Abualy, CEO of CAPTUS SYSTEMS, LLC, got a chance to pay it forward. At the request of Professor Steven Kent, PhD, of the Molloy College Business school, Mr. Abualy was asked to speak to a group which included business students who are members of Molloy’s Entrepreneurial Club. The well-attended intimate “Fireside Chat” setting provided the unique opportunity for Professor Kent, Mr. Abualy, and the students to have an in-depth convers

The Fundamentals of Good AV Room Design

Architects and designers of AV spaces focus on the aesthetics and optimization of room usage and space. At CAPTUS SYSTEMS, we focus on the principles of AV project optimization, with the technical aspects of our clients’ needs in the forefront. Below are some fundamental best practices that we at CAPTUS SYSTEMS always adhere to, in order to ensure the success of our clients’ AV projects:   The Placement of Screens – Big & Small A positive AV experience is driven by the visuals of the room – an

Critical Collaboration Trends

Today’s modern workplace has changed dramatically from the days of 9-5, when button-down shirts and ties were the norm, and your manager’s office was just steps away from your desk. Today’s workplace is more casual and flexible, and the work/life balance is an important part of the equation. These days, the workforce is made up of mix of freelancers, contract workers, stay-at-home parents, and full-time staff – many of whom are working remotely. Millennials are willing to forego the traditiona

Audio, Lighting, HD Video, and AV Control Systems Design

Audio, Lighting, HD Video, and AV Control Systems Design A common characteristic of the modern economy is disruption. Disruption is defined as “the taking of an established industry with its inherent advantages, and breaking-down barriers for the masses.” While we’ve all seen the effects of this when we hail a ride from Uber or make a purchase from Amazon, it is also very true in the way which technology has been made available for all organizations. Small, Medium, Large, and Enterprise org

Meridiam Audio Visual and IT Build Out Success Story

CAPTUS PROJECT SUCCESS OVERVIEW INSIDE THIS ISSUE PG. 2 Technology Overview PG. 3 Client Testimonial PG. 4 Trades PROJECT: MERIDIAM A/V & IT BUILD-OUT ABOUT MERIDIAM Meridiam is a Paris based multinational firm that brings Private and Public Partnerships (P3) together for some of the world’s most important infrastructure projects. They moved into new offices at 605 3rd Avenue, New York, NY as a part of a new construction interiors project. The additional space was needed to suppo