Immersive Learning in China

The opening of the new Penn Wharton China Center (PWCC), including the first international installation of the "Cisco Connected Classroom", marks the latest milestone of a long-standing partnership between PepperDash and the Wharton Business School. Continuing our efforts from the main campus in Philadelphia, and recently expanded to their San Francisco location, the PWCC located in the Central Business District of Beijing demonstrates our commitment to supporting Wharton's classroom innovation at local, national and global levels. With a series of launch events, the PWCC is celebrating its inaugural sessions and will [...]

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PepperDash at New York AV User Group

PepperDash presented on two leading edge topics at the quarterly gathering of the New York AV User Group hosted by BlackRock on April 18, 2013. Enterprise AV asset management and advanced automation have become big areas of interest, in the post-AV /IT convergence world. PepperDash’s VP/CTO, Sumanth Rayancha shared insights on large-scale asset management and Help Desk operation based on Crestron Fusion, as well as related network architecture and implementation considerations. He also provided an overview of issues and benefits related to personalized AV automation using user authentication via RFID. [...]

2018-03-10T05:27:48+00:00

Wharton/Cisco Connected Classroom Success

PepperDash was instrumental in the successful launch of the Wharton School/Cisco Connected Classroom, demonstrated at a press event on February 25, 2013. The Connected Classroom initiative is a production telepresence environment designed to merge two distant classrooms into a single learning environment, providing students and faculty in both locations a fully interactive and realistic experience. Attendees raved about the life-size “virtual” professor projected at the front of the remote room, and the ability of students in both locations to see and converse with each other, as if they were seated in [...]

2018-03-10T05:27:49+00:00

CAIPs are now CSPs

PepperDash is now a Crestron Service Provider (CSP) Crestron announced today the rebranding of the CAIP program to acknowledge the changing nature of Crestron programming. The change was announced in a press release on January 3, 2013, effective immediately: “More than 10 years ago Crestron acknowledged, supported, and promoted an exclusive group of experts called Crestron Authorized Independent Programmers, aka CAIPs. The CAIP program has been incredibly successful, growing and changing over the years. … CAIPs are much more than just programmers today. They now fulfill a wide range of [...]

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