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Control Room Console Furniture

Slatwall Consoles and DLP Video Wall

In 2006, Americon was commissioned to design, manufacture and install a  control room for General Motors in Austin, Texas. The control center was developed with the help of IBM, who was contracted to run the day to day operation. Americon staff worked together with IBM's Ryan Conover and Scott Rose in designing a functional environment that included cockpit-style slatwall workstations that were connected together using teardrop-shaped storage modules. The workstations included articulating keyboard/mouse platforms, LED task lighting, three drawer integrated pedestals, CPU storage and articulating monitor arms.  The final touch was the classic General Motors logo engraved into the end panels of the workstations.

Visionmaster DLP Video Wall

Rear Projection Video Wall

For the monitoring system, we added our Visionmaster DLP, glass to glass rear-projection video wall system. The displays used at the time were Planar's Margay II rear-projection DLP video cubes and the video wall processor was Jupiter's Fusion Catalyst. We also incorporated audio and lighting controls and layout selection using a Crestron control system with 70V whole room sound. Ten years later, this control center is still up and running.

Bill Farah, President

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