WLAN stands for ‘Wireless Local Area Network’. The general definition of which is ‘a wireless computer network that links two of more devices using a wireless communication medium’. Often this is a wireless method (no surprises there) of transmitting data downstream of the ethernet cable in your wall, to the IO devices via which to interface with said data. For example, a computer, or streaming music output. The simplest, and
Why computer playback? Have you found yourself recently purchasing much of your music online in downloadable formats instead of CD or vinyl? Why is this happening? If ones’ listening room front end is a turntable, then ones’ listening options are limited by the vinyl catalogue available. Such is increasingly becoming the case with CD also, as many releases are now occurring only in downloadable format, with no physical media available anywhere.
Wireless automation is a concept gathering plenty of momentum on the scene; wireless automation components are proliferating in DIY stores globally and we see a lot of start-ups promoting wireless lifestyle devises. Were one to believe much of the marketing material circulating right now, one could be forgiven for thinking The World has changed, we have crossed The Rubicon: entering an age where cables are redundant. Whilst this is true
Information Display Screens. The pitch: Interactive Information Display Screens on the shop floor can boost sales by providing pre-sale education to prospects when the sales team are busy dealing with other customers. If you want to get imaginative about how your customers might interface with your brand and products on site, you can install an interactive display panel to act as a ‘silent salesman’. With an interactive panel on the
The Pitch: Face-to-face interaction between staff and management is proven to be more effective than other methods. This concept proposal describes a way to increase that interaction across multi-site organisations, but save expenditure on travel. The result being more dynamic management interaction with staff, for less outlay. Therefore: better outcomes for less money. Here is a business case we presented to a multi-site NFP organisation. They liked it. This model
Effective 1 July 2015, 5thCorner’s standard service rates have been amended as shown below*: General service standard rates**: – $110/hr per technician – $190/hr for 1 technician plus an assistant Plus the following call-out fees***: – Brisbane metro area(<30min) – $90 – Outside metro area(30-90min) – $130 *All service work (unless found to be warrantable work) is charged based on time taken, regardless of outcome, at the rates set out
New DESIGN Customer proposal The very recent overhaul of our customer proposal has seen the quirkiness and cool factor that everyone loves about us, combined with an easy to navigate electronic interface. It may sound complex, and it is in the amount of information and images available to the user, but this new layout, look and feel means that even the most technologically dumbfounded person can use and read it.
QR CODES It all started in 2002 with the Japanese network carriers (NTT DoCoMo, J-Phone), handset makers (Panasonic, NEC, SHARP), and a number of service companies (Denso, MediaSeek, 3GVision) collaborating to create innovative uses for the new cameras in mobile phones. Their favourite was an idea to turn a camera phone into a barcode scanner, delivering encoded information – including URL’s that could connect direct to the mobile internet. The
Home Cinema and HiFi – Yearbook 2008 The industry busts a nut for us once again. To read the Home Cinema and HiFi article click here.
Invisible speakers – Stealth Acoustic. 5thCorner’s latest addition to the Tech Lounge are the Stealth Acoustic Invisible speakers The best speakers you’ve never seen! Want to know more? click here to visit the InDesign Live feature page.
Artcoustic in the spotlight! Artcoustic: Speakers that sound and look great! Check out the Artcoustic speakers in the latest issue of QWeekend…
Technology Lounge features in Indesign! Want to check out 5thCorner’s latest media article in this month’s Indesign magazine? click here! It features the 5thCorner Technology Lounge as a design project and discusses the concepts behind the design and the vision of the project.
See 5thC’s popularity intensify! 5thCorner appears in the first issue of ‘Intensify’ – part of Clipsal’s C-Bus pointOne program – which aims to showcase Australia’s best of the best in systems integration! Pretty impressive huh? Check it out! click here. “5thCorner created their Technology Lounge to demonstrate these smart home technologies”
5thCorner comes out – Qnews! Another 5thCorner article comes out that is 😉 Check out this months QNews and get your 5thCorner media fix! Click here!
5thCorner has another Affair! Ok, so it’s not what you think…5thCorner was not involved in a Hollywood love-triangle (although i wouldn’t rule that out just yet), but we did appear in Brisbane’s Affair magazine – June/July issue! Click the link to read the article as it appeared in the print magazine recently. It’s a very flattering write-up and shows that our new Technology lounge is still making a great lasting impression