Cox Communications, the third-largest cable television provider in the United States, understands the importance of staying current with technology, particularly when it comes to engaging with its management team and telling its story to visitors. So, when Cox began renovating its Atlanta headquarters, it wanted to be sure to incorporate the most cutting-edge display technology in its new executive boardroom and corporate museum.
According to Arch Nelson, NanoLumens Regional Sales Director, Southeast the Cox installation underscores how important direct-view LED visualization solutions are becoming to corporate customers. “Corporations understand the enormous impact a presentation can have on audiences. Projection-based systems simply cannot compete with the edge-to-edge image quality delivered by LED displays. Add to this the space-saving and environmental benefits of LED technology and it’s clear that LED is the format of choice for 21st century corporations.”
After a careful review of options, the forward-looking media company turned to NanoLumens, the award-winning creators of uniquely compelling interactive LED visualization solutions, for six direct-view ENGAGE™ Series LED displays that have totally transformed the way Cox Communications engages and communicates with employees and visitors alike.
The centerpiece of the original executive boardroom was an outdated projector screen that was replaced with an eye-popping 10.6’ x 5.99’ NanoLumens 1.6mm pixel pitch True HD 1080P ENGAGE Series display — a display that was installed without causing any disruption to the boardroom wall, millwork or doors. It features a natural 1920 X 1080 resolution and complete translation from computer to display, which means that now every person in the room can see the vibrant and crisp visuals on the display — from edge to edge.
The brightness of the NanoLumens display now allows for Cox to take advantage of the boardroom’s view of Atlanta. With the previous projection system, the blinds on the room’s large windows had to be closed in order for the screen to be viewable. Now, all the curtains can remain open for a bright, beautiful meeting experience that lets participants appreciate the view while getting down to business.
In addition to being outdated and dark, the projection system also took up a large amount of space. The NanoLumens ENGAGE Series display enabled Cox to regain nearly 20 feet of space behind the boardroom. The regained space was combined with an interior closet to create a new executive office. “One of the great benefits of this display technology is that it does take up much less space, which, from a designer’s perspective, enables us to reimagine how we can make the totality of space available to us more productive for everyone,” said Mandy Culpepper, owner of Mandy Culpepper Interior Designs, who designed the new office.
Culpepper was just as impressed by the capabilities of the new NanoLumens boardroom display. “NanoLumens puts you in the moment, making you feel like you’re a part of what is being presented,” she said. “Cox also now has plenty of flexibility to create and display multiple types of presentations in broad daylight, which they weren’t able to do before.”
Cox also decided to incorporate NanoLumens display technology in the company’s new corporate museum in the headquarters lobby. While brainstorming new ways to bring Cox’s history to life with integration firm Electrosonic and design firm Gallagher, the company decided to install NanoLumens displays as column integrations in order to add a stunning interactive element to the space. Five 11’ x 1.5’ NanoLumens 2.5mm pixel-pitch ENGAGE Series displays were selected and then programmed with interactive content created by design studio Second Story.