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Conference Table Technology?

Workplace technology and the ability to work remotely or in a hybrid context has transformed the way people work. The conference room has evolved into a modern conference room technology space with custom conference tables which create flexibility for training, conferencing, collaboration and hybrid meetings.Our design team at SMARTdesks crafts solutions for each space to…

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How Can You Set Up Modular Tables?

How Can You Set Up Modular Tables? Think about the last time you were in a meeting. Were you tripping over a mess of cords leading to a central table? Did you have to strain your neck while turning to face the presenter? Did technology issues interrupt your focus? If so, you’re like most employees…

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Modular Conference Tables?

Conference rooms are rarely just for conferences. These large rooms are the heart of the office, where all the action happens. They host important decision-making meetings, employee birthdays, workshops, team-building events, interviews, video conferences, and so much more. At the center of it all usually lies a conference table. While traditional conference tables can work…

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What equipment do I need for hybrid meetings?

There have been many changes to how we communicate and collaborate in person and online. More frequently businesses are conducting hybrid meetings  rather than requiring everyone to attend in-person meetings. What is a hybrid meeting? It is a mixture of in-person and remote attendees assembling in a conference room and online at the same time.…

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Hybrid Meetings?

Hybrid meetings have been around for a while. One of the first notable hybrid events was held in 1992 between the University of Helsinki and Williams College and has since been referred to as the first global seminar to use teleconferencing. Since then, and especially after the global COVID-19 pandemic, the rise of hybrid meetings…

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Hybrid Meeting Room Setup?

Hybrid Meeting Room Setup Three out of five organizations anticipate at least one hybrid meeting during 2022. Hybrid meetings include both attendees who can be in-person at the conference tables and remote participants. How does an event planner or manager set up a hybrid meeting room to provide an excellent experience to both groups? Technology and…

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What are the benefits of modular tables?

With businesses looking for solutions to utilize their office space more effectively many are turning to modular furniture.  What is the difference between modular furniture and normal furniture? Modular furniture is made to fit together in a variety of ways. You use an assortment of pieces to configure what layout best suits your needs. This…

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What is a conference table power_data center?

What Is a Conference Table Power/Data Center? The majority of today’s office work requires access to power and technology. Across every professional field today, we rely on our devices—and in turn the power/data centers that ensure we have access to essentials: the Internet, mobile device charging, laptop docking stations, video conferencing systems, and more. While…

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What is a conference table used for?

Over time, the shapes and capabilities of conference tables evolved to better meet the needs of modern organizations. Now, people expect more from their conference tables and meeting spaces. With recent advancements in conference table technology , the conference table performs a critical role for all organizations. The ideal conference table fosters collaboration, inclusion, creativity,…

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What Is a Modular Workstation?

Modular office workstations used to be dull, gray cubicles. These were easy and affordable for the employer, but left a lot to be desired by employees.  Today, employers have learned from modular furniture history that ergonomics is just as important as economics. Office furniture is an investment that can boost productivity and morale.  If employees must go…

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What Is Needed for a Hybrid Meeting?

Virtual and hybrid meetings are the reality for a huge number of workplaces these days, as a response to COVID-19 precautions. It’s important that employers know how to run them effectively. Using the right technology to connect participants in person and remotely is important. It will involve choosing the best platform for the virtual attendees.…

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What Is a Modular Conference Table?

As more companies move to hybrid work environments, their work spaces have to accommodate a variety of work modes. Employees often do not have assigned office or desk spaces. They are often assigned hoteling workstations. Conference tables also are changing from static meeting locations to dynamic training and collaboration spaces in addition to their traditional…

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What Is a Technology Table

Technology tables are sophisticated, high-tech furniture that support a collaborative environment of virtual and in-person interactions. As modern technology continues to advance, these pieces of smart furniture are not only more common, but also indispensable to make our personal and professional lives easier and more productive.The rising popularity of technology tables is due to the…

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Conference Table Power Center?

What do you bring to a meeting around the conference table? If you’re like most people, you probably have at least one device in tow, like a laptop, phone, or tablet. It’s how you take notes, share ideas, or quickly access important documents. And as hybrid meetings become more commonplace, the need for technology integration…

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Conference Room Accessories?

A lot goes into organizing and running a successful conference or similar event. Especially when participants might be coming from widespread locations, or even engaging virtually, success requires more than booking a conference room, inviting attendees, and hoping for the best. So, how do you create the perfect  conference room? How do you ensure that’s…

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What Is a Technology Table

Technology tables are sophisticated, high-tech furniture that support a collaborative environment of virtual and in-person interactions. As modern technology continues to advance, these pieces of smart furniture are not only more common, but also indispensable to make our personal and professional lives easier and more productive. The rising popularity of technology tables is due to…

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What Is a Conference Table Power/Data Center?

The majority of today’s office work requires access to power and technology. Across every professional field today, we rely on our devices—and in turn the power/data centers that ensure we have access to essentials: the Internet, mobile device charging, laptop docking stations, video conferencing systems, and more. While most workers have power strips at their…

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Why Are Standup Desks So Popular?

Recently, standing desks have become extremely popular. You see them advertised everywhere, and many offices are switching over to allowing their employees to have standing desks. These desks have several benefits including health benefits, and productivity benefits. Health Problems That Come With Sitting At A Desk If you sit at a desk every day, you…

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How to Choose the Right Kind of Seating for Your Learning Environment

The picture of the traditional classroom is burned into our memories. The familiar rows of desks, one desk behind the other, promoted uniformity. Students sat in chairs with square desks, or they had one piece wonders with chair and desk connected. It was a one-size-fits-all world. There was no choice or flexibility. Flash forward fifty…

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How to Keep Your Cubicle Space Private in a Shared Office Space

Sharing an office with your colleagues has many perks. There’s always someone around to bounce ideas off of, help you out when you need it, and lend a listening ear. The company culture is livelier when colleagues are together which helps creativity. Unfortunately, there’s also a downside. You have less privacy when surrounded by others.…

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How Room Design Influences Learning Potential

The interior design of a room influences mood. As such, when students require a room for their studies, the “mood” of a room may offer a comfortable, yet ambitious energy. This offers greater mental concentration and impetus to retain study materials for occupants of the room. Across a Crowded Room When a room has a…

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The Harkness Table Design Explained

When we were young, we all read about the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The significance of the roundtable was that no one was at the head, and everyone could see each other to promote conversation. Now, many high schools, colleges, and universities are beginning to use a similar…

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Embrace the New with HuddleVu: Innovative Screen Sharing and Collaboration Table Solutions from SMARTdesks

From business to education, collaboration and leadership are the cornerstones of today’s workplace. Technology, the ultimate tool for consensus building and problem solving, has shaped how we communicate ideas and develop solutions at a faster rate than ever before. From network building to our instant access to information, the culture of sharing defines how we…

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Classroom Design for the Modern World

“Modern life demands, and is waiting for, a new kind of plan, both for the house and the city,” famous Swiss architect and designer Le Corbusier said in 1923. His words are still relevant today not only for the home and the city, but also for classroom design and office design. Le Corbusier was among…

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