RPMI Railpen choose Avita Group to provide the Audio-Visual solution for their new Liverpool Street office

Working once again with leading design and build company Morgan Lovell, Avita Group were involved at an early stage to assist RPMI in the design and development of the solution.

Keeping the user experience simple whilst providing optimal audio and video quality was key to the project and various options were discussed, with a 3-month demo system deployed to multiple offices to ensure all the technology boxes were ticked.

Microsoft Teams was selected for its seamless integration with the Microsoft backend product suite.

Multiple meeting rooms utilise Microsoft Surface Hubs for a complete interactive collaboration experience that allows simple video calling through to touchscreen technology to annotate in real time to all he participants.

The main boardroom and second divisible boardroom are both large open spaces, with specialist open acoustic ceiling panels. Design of these spaces demanded hidden speakers and microphones whilst retaining high end audio so Shure MXA 910 in ceiling microphones, paired with Extron DSPs and Crestron pendant speakers were selected. This setup provides almost invisible technology and the ultimate in audio clarity.

Control to these rooms is via Crestron 10” on table touchscreens, linked to Crestron dedicated Teams systems.

A large townhall area required Teams calling capabilities as well as audio re-enforcement, television services and presentation to a large audience. An 85” Sony display fills the space, paired with Crestron Teams and Shure handheld microphones, again linked via an Extron DSP.

Crestron room booking panels at all meeting rooms provide scheduling capabilities across the office.

Reception digital signage and multiple pole mounted screens compliment the office space to provide television services and digital signage.

This project was carried out during the height of the Covid 19 pandemic, making the works especially challenging, but Railpen project leaders and the Morgan Lovell team, working with Avita Group were able to deliver on time and exceed expectations.