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A Look Inside The New Welsh-Ryan Arena at Northwestern University

Pentegra Systems was proud to partner with Mortenson Construction and Meade Electric on the Welsh-Ryan Arena Renovation project at Northwestern University.  The renovation included seating upgrades, wider concourses, new restrooms, new lighting, state-of-the-art audio and video capabilities, lobby expansion and new locker rooms.  Pentegra Systems worked closely with Meade Electric to design and install various sound systems throughout the arena.  Pentegra also contributed to the broadcast ...

Schaumburg’s Village-Wide Video Security Project

Schaumburg is a well-known northwestern suburb of Chicago of about 75,000 residents and has been ranked as one of the best places to live in Illinois. Below is a case study written by Robert D. Grossman of Security Sales & Integration Magazine about the video security system installations taking place across the Village of Schaumburg. This was a multi-phase project to add video cameras to various properties in the village with a goal of creating an “enterprise platform for video ...

Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 to Tighten Building Security at Nine Schools

Below is an article written by Chuck Fieldman of the Chicago Tribune about the new security upgrades for entry into 9 Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 schools. Mr. Fieldman details Pentegra Systems' integrated security solution, which District 181 refers to as "double buzzer systems." Visitors to the schools will still walk into an unlocked door and into a vestibule where he or she will then have to be buzzed in by a school employee. However, an additional layer of security is being ...

Time-lapse Video of Shakespeare Theater’s “The Yard at Navy Pier” Construction

Pentegra Systems began the audiovisual infrastructure installation for the new flexible theater at "The Yard at Navy Pier" for Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Spring of 2016. This system included video distribution equipment, a technical intercom and paging sound systems and socket outlet panels. Additionally, Pentegra Systems provided the necessary audiovisual equipment racks, connections and cabling to bring the Shakespeare Theater’s AV infrastructure to life. Take a look at this time-lapse ...

Delayed restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple is triumphant

Below is an article written by Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune about the restoration of Oak Park's historic Unity Temple. Blair gives a great summary of the Unity Temple restoration project and a brief history of the temple itself. Pentegra Systems began an audiovisual, security and data network design build installation at the historic Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL last year. To find out more about the integrated solution Pentegra Systems installed at Unity Temple, head on over to our Unity ...

The Yard is Taking Shape

In the Spring of 2016, Pentegra Systems began installation of the Audio and Video infrastructure for the new flexible theater at "The Yard at Navy Pier" for Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Pentegra Systems provided video distribution equipment, a technical intercom and paging sound systems and socket outlet panels. Additionally, Pentegra Systems provided the necessary AV equipment racks, connections and cabling to bring the Shakespeare Theater’s AV infrastructure to life. Preparing to open in ...

7 Ways Business VoIP Empowers More Productive Employees

7 Ways Business VoIP Empowers More Productive Employees Voice-over IP, also known as VoIP, is a very common system used for business phones. VoIP technology can turn an average network of phones and computers into a robust tool for productivity. Some of the ways business VoIP empowers productive employees will help any company get more out of the resources they already have in place.   1. Enhancing Mobility With VoIP phone systems, it is possible to have calls routed to mobile devices ...

5 Important Considerations When Planning For Structured Cabling

5 Important Considerations When Planning For Structured Cabling Planning for structured cabling can be one of the biggest challenges when it comes to setting up new building projects or adding wiring to existing structures. Done correctly, structured cabling can provide a building tenant with a cohesive system that offers uninterrupted service. Here are five important considerations when planning for structured cabling. 1. Indoor Vs. Outdoor Will your cables be placed inside or outside? ...

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6 AV Tech Upgrades To Pursue When Moving (Relocating)

6 AV Tech Upgrades To Pursue When Moving (Relocating) When a business moves to a new location, it presents unique opportunities for the company to pursue AV upgrades that otherwise might not have been available. If your business is going to be moving soon, it makes sense to look into upgrading your audiovisual systems so that you can improve the efficiency of your operation once you are settled in your new location. 1. Invest In A Connected Communication System Whether your organization ...

5 Top Audio and Video Technology Trends In The Enterprise

5 Top Audio and Video Technology Trends In The Enterprise The enterprise has seen a tremendous rise in the use of audiovisual and video technology in recent years. Today, there are some common trends popular with many commercial organizations that want to maximize their use of AV technology to achieve important business goals. The top AV and video technology trends are the ones that are being used the most often and have the most widespread impact on the enterprise. 1. AV Technology To ...

National Hellenic Museum

National Hellenic Museum

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The National Hellenic Museum was the first in the country dedicated to the historical achievements and creations of ancient and modern Greeks. The classical ideals of Hellenism involving humanism, reason, the arts, moderation and civic responsibility were at the core of the design and construction ...

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