Chris de Treville Leading The New Tallahassee Office

Press Release

CCS Midwest is proud to announce that Chris de Treville will be leading the new Tallahassee office and will be focused on Western Florida and South Georgia markets. “We are very excited to have Chris join our team. Chris brings a tremendous amount of experience and his passion for serving customers is well known in our industry”, said John Doster, CEO CCS Midwest.

Chris de Treville formally account manager for AVI-SPL will assume the same duties for CCS Midwest in addition to coordinating the commercial growth of the Tallahassee office. Chris who graduated from Florida State University, brings over 23 years of experience in pro av, and over 31 years working within the low voltage and pro AV verticals.

CCS Midwest is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL with offices in Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Knoxville, Atlanta, GA, and Tallahassee.

New Office Location
Tallahassee Fl, 32312

Phone: 850-756-0377

5 Projectors with Excellent Brightness and Resolution for Your Conference Room

Best Projectors for Your Business

After all of the hard work you put into making your presentation informative, engaging, and eye-catching, it’s time for the presentation. The client has been someone you’ve been wanting to partner with your business for years. They could prove to be extremely lucrative with the resources they bring to the table. After setting up the equipment necessary for your presentation, you begin. However, what looked excellent on paper is now beginning to feel second class, and this is definitely a first class client. Not only did you have to waste time walking over to the light switch to turn the lights off, but the images currently on the screen are blurry. The video you painstakingly took, edited, and crafted looks like someone took it underwater or through a steamy door. Nothing is sharp, and your performance falls flat. It’s quite possible that the client will walk out of the room unimpressed, and your chances of partnering with a make-or-break business could be gone forever. Perhaps if you had been equipped with the proper equipment, this might have gone quite differently.

If you want to impress your clients or customers, then you need to make sure that the equipment you are using is capable of doing what you need it to do. For those running a business, one of the key aspects you need to consider is the number of lumens that the projector produces. For those who don’t want to take that awkward long walk to the light switch and back, consider a projector that produces 3,000-5,000 lumens. This article will help you determine what projector may be suitable for your business needs.

1. NEC 1080p NP-M403H

If your main concern is brightness, then look no further than this little gem. XGA, DLP, 3200 Lumen Projector w/10,000:1 Contrast with IRIS, 20W speaker, Dual HDMI Inputs, Variable Audio, Closed Captioning and RJ-45 (CTL and JPEG viewer), H & V Keystone Control, 8000 hour lamp life (ECO mode), Sliding lens cover, Wireless LAN optional, 7.5 lbs., 2 Year Warranty

2. Sony VPL-CH370

The Sony projector offers 5,000 lumens, so it’s still capable of being used when the lights are on in the room. The resolution sits at Wide UXGA, so this may be best suited for those who run bars or restaurants since a lot of channels emit widescreen images. The contrast is at 2500:1, and the picture it provides is light, bright, and crystal clear.

3. Optoma EH505 

While the picture quality of the Optoma is similar to what the Sony provides, offering 5,000 lumens as well, the system of projection it uses is DLP. This is designed for movie theaters, whereas the LCD, which is what the Sony uses, is typically reserved for TVs. So, if you’re looking for a full-screen picture, then Optoma may be best suited for you. It contains the same resolution and contrast ratio as the Sony with Wide UXGA and 2000:1 respectively.

4. Epson PowerLite Pro G6470WUNL

Transform your conference room into a collaborative workspace with the BrightLink 685Wi ultra short-throw WXGA interactive display. Featuring 3,500 lumens of color and white brightness1, the 685Wi delivers a dynamic, easy-to-read display up to 100″ from as close as 11″ away. Take interactive meetings to new heights with dual pen-based interactivity that lets up to two users draw and write on almost any wall or existing whiteboard. Wirelessly display content from a variety of devices – including Chromebooks – using the Epson iProjection2 App with Moderator device management software3. Plus, it includes a 1-year subscription.

5. Viewsonic Pro8530HDL

Enjoy bright images in nearly any environment with the ViewSonic Pro8530HDL 5200-Lumen Full HD DLP Projector. Its 5200 lumens of brightness can overcome ambient light in many situations, while its 5000:1 contrast ratio will help dark areas of the image remain dark while bright areas appear bright. The Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution is suitable for displaying HD images and most file and document types. The projector features a 1.07 to 1.71:1 throw ratio which provides a wide range of placement options.

To learn more about these and other great projectors for your conference room audiovisual installation project contact CCS Presentation Systems FL at 904-998-7227
Not in the Florida area, see out other CCS office locations around the country here.

CCS Becomes a Zoom Certified Integrator


Zoom recently announced the development of two new programs that expand the reach and impact of its softwarebased conference room solution, Zoom Rooms.

Zoom Rooms’ superior user experience and scalability have enabled thousands of organizations such as Uber, Conde Nast, Zendesk, and REA Group to deploy tens to thousands of videoenabled collaboration spaces. The recently-announced Zoom Rooms Digital Signage and Scheduling Display demonstrate Zoom Rooms’ growth from a video conference room solution to a broader platform that brings powerful, frictionless video communication and collaboration to any space.

Zoom has two programs that support enterprise collaboration requirements, with valued partners in each:

  • Zoom Technology Ecosystem Program: AVer, Avocor, Crestron, Dell, DTEN, Heckler Design, Huddly, i3-Technologies, Logitech, MXL Microphones, PanaCast (Altia Systems), Polycom, Revolabs (Yamaha UC), Sharp, and Suirui are all developing products or bundled hardware kits to enable greater capabilities in Zoom Rooms, enhancing the overall user experience and the ease of deployment and management. Dell, as an example, now provides the Dell OptiPlex, large displays, and other components optimized for Zoom Rooms.
  • Zoom Certified Integrator Program: Audiovisual Projects, BTC Direct, CCS Presentation Systems, Colortone Audio Visual, CoitCom, Connect NZ, Connect4Video, Cowbell Technologies, David Carroll Associates, DGI Technologies, Genesis Integration, Global Interactive Solutions, HB Communications, Immedia Integrated Technologies, IVCi, S&S IP SAS, TechSonic, VC Systems,, Whitlock, and other global integrators plan, design, and deploy Zoom Rooms across enterprise customers’ locations. These integrators are trained, certified, and enabled by Zoom’s Professional Services Organization to ensure that they deliver happiness to Zoom customers.

“Zoom is hyper-focused on creating the best video communications software and innovating at a fast pace,”said Oded Gal, head of product management for Zoom. “We are excited to work with these carefully-selected partners to expand our solution with the best technology and deployment experiences for our customers, whether they’re outfitting offices, huddle rooms, training rooms, or any other spaces.“

There is a pronounced need for high-quality, cross-platform enterprise video communications,” said Ron Pugh, vice president and general manager for the Americas, Dell EMC OEM Solutions. “The combination of Dell’s large displays and award winning OptiPlex desktops with Zoom Rooms is an ideal solution for any meeting space. Together we are driving toward a future of frictionless communications.”

Upgrade Your Conference Room TV in 2018

As the years go on, we are continuously finding ways to impress our clients. As humans, we are consistently wanting more. In this instance, we want our communication and presentation skills to shoot sky high, while companies can hold conferences. We’re sure if you think, there are easily five ways you can improve your office’s display. Here are five points we thought about:

  1. Cost may not be your biggest concern, but value might be. Despite both being feature-rich, modern flat-panel displays tend to be more expensive, especially when scaling up. The average 84-inch flat panel display costs approximately six times more than an Epson projector capable of projecting a 100-inch display. If you are considering the return on investment, then cost per inch of screen size is certainly a factor.
  1. Ease of use comes into consideration when you are buying technology with multiple users in mind. Consider the amount of times a meeting starts with half of the participants working out how to get the presentation up onto the screen and the other half searching for the right remote. This not only loses the presenter time, but also their credibility and sense of professionalism. By utilising software such as Network Projection, Multi-PC Projection, or the iProjection App, you can present the content you want to display quickly and easily via a simple user interface.
  1. Think about the overall size and shape of a room. Long boardroom tables with screens placed at one end are fine for those sitting nearest – but what about those at the other end of the table? The advantage of projectors is their scalable display size; this allows creating the optimum viewing experience to meet the varying requirements of rooms of all sizes – key to getting the most from meetings and presentations. While flat-panel display vary in size, the more affordable devices cannot deliver the same level of versatility and the very large and steeply priced models do not justify the investment.
  1. Who is the screen for? Whether it is the automatic adjustment to the ambient light, reduced pixilation or providing clearer text and more detailed images, projectors can be easier on the eye than flat panel displays. Users in financial services, engineering or any industry in which intricate detail is important are likely to see the value in bigger display sizes, but what about other departments? Content legibility for everyone in the room is necessary for all business presentations to connect with audience, create impact or just to deliver a message, so whether your screen is for accountants or creatives, you need to consider the appropriate screen size for a consistent user experience.
  1. It is worth considering the issue of flexibility. In a business environment, you are likely to want to display two different input sources simultaneously, such as video conferencing applications. Majority of large, flat panel displays can only show a single input source at any given time; Sliding split screen feature of our interactive projectors allows you to split you viewing space, displaying two input sources with no border in between at the same time. You can even move the slider to re-size your screen areas as you use the applications.

Contact CCS Mid-Atlantic today if you’re interested in upgrading your conference room’s display.

source article: Epson’s Upgrades ; source image: The Solid Signal Blog

The Small Conference Room/Huddle Space and Digital Signage Event

CCS Presentation Systems is excited to bring you the Small Conference Roome/Huddle Space & Digital Signage Event we’ll be hosting in November! CCS Mid-Atlantic will be hosting the event at the Sheraton Reston Hotel, in Virginia.We’re excited to see the following manufacturers involved in the event: Crestron, InFocus, Vaddio, Da-Lite, Chief, Spectrum Industries, NEC, Shure, QSC, Almo and Cambridge Sound. CCS Mid-Atlantic will be hosting the event starting at 10am, November 8th, and will cease hosting it at 2pm that day. So come on down AV consultants, audiovisual industry leaders, and techies alike! We do ask one thing from you… If you plan on going to the event, please RSVP on our Facebook event, which you’ll be linked to below.

We’re excited to see the following manufacturers involved in the event: Crestron, InFocus, Vaddio, Da-Lite, Chief, Spectrum Industries, NEC, Shure, QSC, Almo and Cambridge Sound

The address for the hotel is:

11810 Sunrise Valley Dr.,

Reston, Virginia 20191

Small Conference Room

Small conference rooms and regular sized conference rooms are key to business development. Businesses need forms of technology within their conference rooms, in order to optimize the time they spend collaborating.

Huddle Space

Huddle spaces are great because of their ability to make any conversation more intimate. Businessmen and women who form small groups can achieve much more, than being at a long rectangular table where they’ve got to wait to speak. There’s a huddle space perfect for every office and business. CCS Mid-Atlantic has a design team that absolutely loves designing new huddle spaces for business owners.

Digital Signage

Digital signage is the best way to make use of space. You can turn just about any display into a digital sign, to provide foot traffic for your business with some guidance. Digital signage can also be used to promote certain products, while you utilize other forms of advertisement for more business-centered products.


Act Fast – Participate in the MakerBot 3D Printer Seed Program

Looking for a new way to enhance student learning?

Look no further, the future of printing has arrived and it’s time to think outside the box! 3D printing is providing more creative ways to enhance curriculum and motivate student learning with the outcome of greater success through technology. This seed program includes a 3D printer- MakerBot Replicator,1 roll of filament, lesson ideas and resources. It’s perfect for classrooms using hands on and project based learning.

Learn more about the MakerBot 3D Printer Seed Program

Lindsey Baker, K-12 Sales


Bigger is better! CCS Texas expanding operations

CCS Presentation Systems Texas has expanded their local operations, and moved into a 6,000 sf building with both office and warehouse space.

This move supports better serving our local and regional customers as well as giving some leg room to our valued team.

Feel free to stop by the new office and check it out! Contact:

CCS Home features: The ULTIMATE Man Cave

Did you know CCS Presentation Systems does luxury home automation?

Paradise Valley Lifestyles magazine featured the CCS Home program in their Renovate and Refine – June 2017 issue. The centerfold story covered the Ultimate Man Cave…with special touches that would make James Bond proud. Imagine home automation that included giant projection screens, audio, theater, surround sound, lighting, security, the list goes on and on. All managed and monitored remotely with the touch of a button. Is this your dream come true? Ours too! But now that we’ve seen it in real life, we’re already looking for new ways to take it to the next level in home automation.

Read the complete article here

CCS makes the cover of Education Technology Insights magazine!

CCS Presentation Systems was featured on the cover of Education Technology Insights’ April 2017 issue. The title of the article says it all, since redefining education with superior AV solutions is at the core of why we exist.

Instead of selling equipment, we are building relationships and helping customers reshape their learning methods. Throughout the course of the last decade, CCS has installed tens of thousands of interactive whiteboards and projectors in classrooms across the country. In the article, John Godbout notes that there is a marked shift from these whiteboards to interactive flat panels in the education landscape. For Chief Information Officers, this means a significant investment in new equipment.

This produces the need for a solution that fits both their vision for the future and realistic budget constraints. Knowing how pertinent interactive technology tools are for increasing student achievement retention in this day and age, CCS brings a unique solution to the table with it’s Tech Now – Pay Later financing option. It allows customers to split their overall payments for AV equipment such as SMART interactive flat panels, projectors, 3D printers and virtual reality systems up over a three-year period.

Read the entire article here

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