ESCO Blog

2016 Winter Newsletter

Greetings! The weather outside may be frightful, but here at ESCO we’ve been delightful — we hope our Winter Newsletter finds you feeling the same! As 2016 comes to a close, our team has truly focused on our company core values: Accountability, Community Involvement, Integrity/Honesty, Knowledge/Innovation and Quality/Excellence. Here are a few highlights from our […]

2016 ESCO Holiday Party and Awards

Last week the ESCO team celebrated the holidays at Harry & Izzy’s on Indy’s north side. Along with a delicious meal and the annual food drive raffle (read more about this in our winter newsletter!),  we also conducted our 2016 Company Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to the 2016 recipient of the ESCO Customer Impact Award, Marcie […]

Choosing the Correct Classroom Technology

Adam Steury, CTS, Account Executive To simplify education, tailored classrooms need the appropriate educational tools such as touchscreen monitors, interactive whiteboards and/or short throw projectors etc. With all of these options available today, how do you choose which will fit everyone’s needs the best while keeping within your budget? I wish there was an easy answer […]

Noise in a Sound System

Phil Hodson, Director of Project Engineering As audio practitioners we hear the term “feedback” used to describe many different types of sound anomalies in an audio system. Let’s take a brief moment to explore terms that are used to describe things in a sound system that you don’t want to hear. Feedback is a legitimate […]

A Thanksgiving Message from Mike Harmon

Mike Harmon, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer I can’t believe how fast this year has gone! Thanksgiving is already here! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. The day itself is filled with the three F’s — Family, Food & Football! But more importantly, it is a time of year that makes us reflect; […]

The Social Engineer Hides in Plain Sight

With the right disguise, sometimes the best place to hide is in plain sight. We read and hear much about cyber-attacks and how companies are spending large amounts of money to protect intellectual property (i.e., customer databases.) This protection is meant to stop a would-be hacker from sitting outside of the business, literally and figuratively, […]

ESCO @ HECC: Providing a Safe and Engaging Learning Environment

We’re excited to announce that ESCO will be exhibiting again this year at the Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators State Conference (HECC)  Nov. 9 – 11, one of the largest events for education professionals in Indiana. Please visit us in our usual spot, booth number 65/66, to learn about how our team can help provide a safe and […]

6 Steps to a Better Audio/Video Experience

Michael Petrucci A trusted A/V advisor at ESCO Communications with 43 years of experience (and a whole bunch of A/V test equipment.) Just in time for the holiday season, here is our early gift to you – a checklist for you to use to help ensure your A/V equipment performs at the top level. Listen […]

ESCO @ MWHCEC Oct. 27

Next Thursday, October 27 representatives of the ESCO team will be attending the Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference (MWHCEC) and Trade Show at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. The ESCO booth will be in its usual spot at #311. This year’s sessions and programming have been designed around facility efficiency, supporting healthcare professionals in […]

Fire Alarm Low Frequency Audible Notification

Todd Swymeler, Technical Solutions Engineer Did you know that most fire fatalities happen between 11 pm and 7 am[1]?  This is why quickly waking up sleeping individuals is so important in a fire condition; early detection and notification is crucial.  There are many different factors that affect the ability to wake up a sleeping individual. […]