Category Archives: ASK THE EXPERT
I’m having a meeting abroad. Where are the best online sources of foreign destination information like travel warnings, strike announcements, security information, passport requirements, etc.?
For the big picture and ongoing updates, go to travel.state.gov. From there you can click to the websites of the individual countries U.S. Embassies for a broad range of information. For strike and other notices go to “Recent Embassy Notices” then click” Messages to U.S. Citizens”. You can also register in the consular section of […]
Ask the Expert: Now that it’s the time of year for outdoor parties, is there any kind of outdoor lighting that doesn’t attract bugs?
Next time you’re at the hardware store, take a look at a bug zapper. They are effective because they produce light in the UV and blue light spectrum that bugs can see and are attracted to. Bugs can barely, if at all, see light in the red spectrum. It follows that the warmer the color […]
Ask the Expert: Renting a video projector can range from $300 or more. How do I know I’m renting the right one?
The cost for a projector rental is based on few factors: How bright of an image do you need? The brightness of the projector is determined by the number of lumens, which is amount of light produced. The more lumens, the brighter the image, the more expensive the projector. Darker rooms don’t require as bright […]
Simply put, 4K Ultra HD is just a higher resolution; roughly four times higher than regular HD. 4K Ultra HD has 3840 x 2160 resolution and creates images that are crisper and capable of showing more details than HD (which is 1920 x 1080 resolution.) 4K Ultra projectors are still very new to the marketplace, […]
There were over 150 people talking (and not all were seated), at a recent Event Resources event. The featured speaker, David Adler, stood up and quieted down the audience in a matter of seconds. He raised his arms to left, and then swung them to the right, while saying “Shhhhhhhhhhhhh” through his wireless mic. It […]