While the phrase Value Engineering may mean "cheaper" to some companies, join in as we discuss how Draper works to Engineer Value to make products better, faster, and stronger without increasing the cost.
Engineering Value Ep.11: Crafting Immersive Experiences by Choosing the Right Display Technology
The availability of flat panel displays in larger sizes has not necessarily led to better outcomes. In fact, in an ironic twist it has led to undersized images.
There are several reasons for this, including habit, budget, or not enough space.
Alan C. Brawn, CTS, ISF, ISF-C, DSCE, DSDE. DCME, the principal of Brawn Consulting and Randy Reece, director of audiovisual sales and marketing for Draper, will discuss this and other display topics in this episode of Engineering Value.
Engineering Value Ep.10: Gymnasium Control Systems and Designs
Pre-planning to develop a suitable gymnasium control system
is a key element in modern gymnasium design, and the subject of the latest
episode of Engineering Value, a Draper podcast.
Gyms are becoming more multi-use facilities
where different kinds of events are held.Gyms are also hosting more activities simultaneously.As we return to facilities in a post-pandemic
world, we need ways of allowing groups to participate while distancing from
Host Tyler Kern and Draper director of gymnasium equipment
Neal Turner, CSI, CCPR, LEED®AP, discussed this topic in depth in a recent
livestream, and that broadcast is now available as an audio or video podcast.
Engineering Value Ep.9: Selecting the Right Fabric for Proper Shading
Creating a perfect solution is a team effort. Such is the
case when it comes to shading solutions and partnership between Draper® and
Phifer, a third-generation, family-owned-and-operated textile weaver and
manufacturer based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
On this episode of Engineering Value, Jeff Miller, Director of Architectural Shading Solutions at Draper, and Bill Strickland, National Market Manager for Sun Control Products at Phifer Incorporated, explain how this relationship generates winning products and solutions.
Engineering Value Ep.8: Choosing Window Shade Fabrics to Balance Aesthetics and Performance
In this episode of Engineering Value, we discuss how
selecting appropriate window coverings is about more than color. The right
window shade fabric balances aesthetics and performance.
Host Tyler Kern is joined by Jeff Miller, Director of Architectural Shading Solutions for Draper, and Colin Blackford, Director of Business Development for Mermet USA., to discuss how glass and its glazing should influence shade fabric selection, and that fabric choice must consider both the exterior and interior.
Engineering Value Ep.7: The Benefits of Ambient Light Rejection in Projection Screens
In most practical use situations, projected images are diluted by ambient light. What is the science behind this effect, and what are the solutions for maintaining a bright image when the environment will not allow for the proper darkness? Steve Cook, Consultant Relations Manager at Draper, provides some insights on ambient light rejection (ALR) in this episode of Engineering Value.
Ep. 6: The Benefits of Motorized and Automated Window Shades
Draper Architectural Market Specialist Jessi Wright and
Director of Business Development for Automation and Motorization Tyson McDonald
join host Tyler Kern on this episode of Engineering Value to discuss how the
benefits of shade automation can be put into place in any given environment.