Author Archives: davidaleksandersen

Welcome to the Holodeck; RoomAlive – by Microsoft!

How cool would it be if you turn your room – any room – into an interactive touch screen, where images are dynamically shifted in response to your movements? Allowing you to peak over and around the images and get deeply immersed in virtual reality environments? I’d say it would be insanely cool! Last year, […]

Choosing the right display for your meeting room

The choice in displays for your meeting, conference or collaboration room has never been this big. But how do you choose between a flat panel and a projector? And what’s the ideal resolution? Are there other features you need to think of when making your decision? Read the full story about how to choose the […]

Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers

They could have sounded like Pavement, but The National ended up sounding like… The National! Meet one of my favorite bands and their album “Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers” Life is an endless line of stories and challenges. Some you win and some you lose. The National tells stories too, through the fantastic voice of […]

The power of pixels: Improve meeting & collaboration efficiency

All organizations want to improve business performance. How can the modern business organization ensure that their meeting and collaboration rooms foster sensible thinking and smart, efficient decisions? I have written a white paper covering the advantage high resolution displays have over displays with low resolution. I highlight some of the challenges organizations face while trying […]

Flightless birds – the migratory pattern of 300.000 Norwegians

I live in Norway. To many it is a strange country, way up north, where polar bears roam the streets and we are either depressed because of the complete darkness during winter or the never ending light during summer due to the midnight sun, when darkness is chased to oblivion. Where cool visualizations happen. (that […]

“Think small” – when creativity turned a frog into a princess!

In 1959 Volkswagen hired the Doyle Dane Bernbach (DDB) advertisement agency to create a campaign to introduce the VW Beetle to the U.S. market. The ads set a new standard in creative marketing and connected with consumers on an emotional level, conveying the product benefits in ways the consumers easily could relate to. The ads […]

Can technology enhance collaboration?

According to 80% of business leaders, technology is the #1 means for improved collaboration in the meeting room. But at the same time employees experience technology overload in their work life. Finding the right balance has never been easy. At Barco, we’ve written a piece about the three major factors you need to consider for […]

Get Motivated!

I enjoy motivational music (a kind of guilty pleasure…) and I have put together a colleciton of my favourite music for use in presentations, kick-offs, or any other events where you would like to boost the audience, push their confidence or just get them going!  Updated 20th May 2014 – Elton John, The Go! Team […]

Does Social Media Increase Sales? The Social Media Marketing Report 2014 is here

Can social media efforts document improved sales and return on investment? Based on a study from the Social Study Examiner’s Michael Stelzner, the 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report shows a number of interesting trends and statistics related to the ever-growing social media landscape. The key findings seem quite natural as the social media landscape […]

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Wave Your Hands Say Yeah!

How can you make the big screen an interactive screen? At CinemaCon , Barco and Audience Entertainment showed what an interactive, crowd-controlled experience can look like. To say that the crowd went completely bananas would be an exaggeration, but they waved, smiled, giggled, enjoyed themselves and – did indeed interact! Interaction between the audience and […]