Vivitek has announced that it is launching two NovoProjectors, the DH3665ZN and DH858N, both of which feature integrated NovoConnect wireless collaboration capabilities. These projectors are designed to be all-in-one solutions and feature on-board wireless presentation and moderator function, making them ideally suited for the BYOD era without additional equipment. It’s possible to display up to four screens simultaneously, allowing for up to 64 people to participate in a meeting. In addition, the new projectors provide cross-platform compatibility with Windows, MacOS, Ubuntu, Android, iOS and Chromebook. Internal meeting participants can connect via the app or the NovoConnect software, while guests can use the Plug & Play USB Launcher. A new connection option, available throughout the entire NovoConnect range, is the possibility of direct mirroring of content via a web browser on this NovoConnect site.Both NovoProjectors feature Full-HD 1080p resolution, as well as DLP and BrilliantColor technology with a light output of 4,500 lumens. The Vivitek DH3665ZN uses a laser light source, while the Vivitek DH858N is a classic lamp projector.The NovoProjector DH3665ZN is ideal for long-term applications. With its laser light source, it has a service life of up to 30,000 operating hours at constant brightness and can easily guarantee 24/7 operation. The lamp-free design also has the advantage of high standard IP6X/IP5X anti-dust compliance. It also boasts excellent color performance of Rec 709 (95%) and virtually instantaneous image reproduction with a 360° projection angle.Vivitek says the NovoProjector DH858N is ideally suited for use in multiple rooms. By utilizing image correction via geometric adjustment of the four image corners and horizontal/vertical keystone correction as well as a 1.5x zoom ratio. The installation effort for this projector is reduced to a minimum, resulting in a seamless set-up process and deployment. Furthermore, it can be controlled either remotely via the IT network or, thanks to the new On-Screen-Display (OSD), directly on the device. The lamp has a service life of up to 4,000 operating hours, and, with viviBlack, the black level is increased, thus improving the contrast ratio.The purchase of every NovoProjector also includes a free LauncherOne included in the price until the end of the year. The LauncherOne enables guests or team members to connect instantly by establishing a secure wireless connection from laptops to the NovoProjector. The LauncherOne is specifically designed for companies with a strict Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policy. It prevents unauthorized data transfer, keeps company’s information protected and ensures safe wireless communication with AES-256 encryption.The Vivitek DH3665ZN is available immediately at an RRP of GBP 1,690.00 (excl. VAT) and the Vivitek DH858N at an RRP of GBP 1,250.00 (excl. VAT).Learn more about Vivitek’s NovoConnect product line here.
by. Adam MertzOver the last seven years, St. Louis Community Credit Union has gained prominence for its ambitious and solution-driven approach to serving low- and modest-income consumers in a market full of them.The $237 million asset credit union, which boasts 51,712 members, won the 2013 CUNA Community Credit Union of the Year award among institutions under $250 million in assets. Paul Woodruff, vice president of community development for St. Louis Community, discusses with Credit Union Magazine the philosophies that have earned the credit union respect throughout the movement.Credit Union Magazine: Why did St. Louis Community CU dial up its efforts to serve the underserved?Woodruff: We were turning away hundreds of people a month who wanted access to the mainstream accounts, but they couldn’t get it. We also started to see an increase in members who used payday loans and lenders, which strips wealth out of the community.If there’s no alternative to that, people are going to keep using those services, and make the situation even worse. And a part of that is, if they’ve got loan obligations with us, and all their money’s being taken by the payday lenders, that’s a losing proposition for our institution. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has been recognized as the federation with the Most Improved Women Team between 2017 – 2019 at the plenary session of FIBA Congress and Awards Ceremony which took place in Beijing on Thursday. Nigeria was represented by the President of the NBBF Musa Kida and FIBA International Representative Sam Ahmedu at the event which had 156 National Basketball Federations in attendance.Between 2017 -2019, Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, won 2 FIBA Afrobasket Championships and became the first African country to qualify for the quarter-finals of the FIBA Women World Cup which they achieved at the 2018 edition in Spain.NBBF President Musa Kida received the award on behalf of the FederationSpeaking after the ceremony, NBBF President Musa Kida said the award is a validation of the improved status of Nigerian basketball since the board was elected in 2017.“As a board, we have invested our personal money, time and energy in the last 2 years to drive basketball in Nigeria. Earlier in the year, we were celebrated by FIBA Africa which spurred us to do more.”“We have gone a step further to do more which has once again been rewarded with another AFROBASKET title in Senegal which has seen our unbeaten run in the championship stretching to 14 over the course of 3 championships”, Kida said.An elated Kida thanked every stakeholder who contributed to basketball growth saying the award is just the first of many more to come and a call for more sacrifice from all.The FIBA Award for success and excellent work was picked up by Kida.The Minister of Sports, Dare Sunday also congratulated the present board of the NBBF for elevating basketball since coming into office 2 years ago.He pledged the federal government’s unflinching support and said they are living up to the expectations of Nigerians and sports stakeholders.Related