Crestron Introduces Quickpacks, A New Line of Low Cost, All -In -One Presentation Solutions

Complete, Scalable Classroom AV System Packages Make Implementation Easier than Ever

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, - Crestron today announced QuickPacks, new all -in -one presentation solutions forclassrooms. Simple to install and easy to use, QuickPacks include all the components needed to deliver standardized,reliable classroom technology. Each QuickPack features a basic system controller with AV switching, an audio amplifier,speakers, wall plates, mounting hardware and cables. Just add the video projector, projection screen and AV sources,and the software wizard guides you through setup in minutes, no system design required.

There are three QuickPack systems to fit any classroom application. The QP -200 provides connectivity to a laptop and avideo source, such as a DVD player; the QP -300 adds a room PC, and the QP -400 provides connectivity for two computersand two video sources. "We've made QuickPacks very easy to purchase, implement and use, and network support is built into ensure efficient use of technical staff and resources," explains Vincent Bruno, Crestron Director of Marketing. "Forthe ultimate in simplicity, RoomView Connected™ projectors connect instantly and are interchangeable, requiring nosetup or configuration."

QuickPacks provide safe and secure communication with Crestron RoomView® help desk software, a comprehensive,facility -wide solution for remote monitoring and asset management. AV managers can remotely monitor and manageclassroom technology from any connected PC or laptop, with capabilities including tracking usage, monitoring lamp life,scheduling maintenance - even taking control to resolve technical issues - as well as receiving instant notification ofservice reminders, device failure or removal.

RoomView™ also features built -in broadcast messaging for emergencies or daily announcements. Send an alert, quickreminder or messages to any projector on the school network to immediately notify teachers in the classroom.
Alternatively, classroom instructors can send instant messages to other rooms or the main office with a simple click ofthe mouse.

To save energy and lower costs, RoomView can be used to automatically shut down projectors at the end of the day, or anoccupancy sensor can trigger shutdowns after a room has been vacant for a period of time.

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