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New School of Dentistry building to greet students with active-learning classrooms this fall

The Sextant Group is honored to be working with Creighton University and RDG Planning and Design on Creighton University’s new School of Dentistry, scheduled to open to students and patients this fall.  In addition to active learning classrooms, the building features teaching labs, simulation labs, operatories, conference rooms and small group collaboration rooms equipped with audiovisual presentation, collaboration and […]

27 Points of View

Twenty-seven of The Sextant Group’s designers and consultants have just returned from the largest professional AV event in North America, InfoComm 2018. The result? A diverse report that reflects the remarkable creativity and innovation of the audiovisual industry. Here are the team’s top tech and trend highlights.
Sensational Visuals: Sony’s Crystal LED
Sony’s Crystal LED display was a conversation starter at […]

James Manly Achieves CPSM

Assistant Marketing Director James Manly recently earned his Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) credentials from the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS). Jim joined The Sextant Group in 2010 and has been a marketing professional for twenty-two years. While he is an exceptionally gifted marketer, his colleagues agree that his personal drive and collaborative approach to every project are […]

June 18th, 2018|News, Thought Leadership|

The Convergence of AV and IT

AV Technology Magazine featured Senior Systems Designer Jesse Fishman CTS-D, DSCE and Principal Mark Grassi CTS-D in their June issue. In writer Cindy Davis’ piece, “The Technology Manager’s Guide to IT Essentials,” she explores what IT teams need to know about networked AV. Read the article here.

Emerging Trends in Medical Simulation Design — By Senior Systems Designer Ed Dukstein CTS-D

From telepresence to virtual and augmented reality, medical simulation design (MedSIM) is capturing the attention of architects, owners, physicians, educators and medical students. What is the role of the AV designer in the process? What trends and technologies can stakeholders expect in the future?
To explore these important questions, it is useful to review medical simulation principles. According to Peter […]

The Sextant Group: Now Even Closer at Hand

Michiganders have been asking for years…and after over two decades designing projects all across the Wolverine state, we finally listened. Project Consultant Mary Cook has relocated from Atlanta to Ann Arbor.

An “AV-Lifer,” inducted into the 2017 Audiovisual Hall of Fame, and manager of projects spanning all facets of audiovisual, IT, security, technical lighting and acoustic design, Mary is here […]

June 11th, 2018|News|

The University of Hawai’i Awards Creative Media Facility

The Sextant Group is honored to be a part of the forward-thinking Next Design, Gensler, Kiewit team for the University of Hawai’i Creative Media Facility on the UH West O’ahu campus.  Principal Mark Grassi says, “The Creative Media Center is a very exciting project for the university and Hawaii. It will enable the students at the University of Hawai’i […]

June 7th, 2018|News, Technology|

Building Workplaces for a Digital Generation

InAVate Magazine features two principals of The Sextant Group in their June 2018 issue. Speaking with Greg Coudriet CTS, INCE Bd. Cert, LEED AP BD + C and Mark Grassi CTS-D for the article, “Building Workplaces for a Digital Generation,” writer Tim Kridel explores how demographic trends are changing work styles and how they impact employers’ AV technologies acquisitions. […]

What’s the Score? When it Comes to Pixel Count, How Much is Enough? — By Principal Mark Gillis with Senior Systems Designer Joe Hammett

The Sextant Group has been specifying direct-view LED systems for nearly a decade. These large displays have been particularly useful in sports venues, providing huge canvases for graphics, scoring information and video that is visible from most of the seats in any given venue. Generally high cost items, they were available with pixel pitches in the 15-16mm range – […]