Future-Proof or Future-Ready?

Future-proof is a term marketers love to use. Although we see it used in the AV market, it’s a term that crops up in almost every market and product category. When used to describe a product, the manufacturer is saying that product is unlikely to become obsolete....
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Draper screen helps build synthetic organisms

Last year Draper had the privilege to work on a really cool and interesting project; one where one of our screens was part of a museum exhibit where people build synthetic organisms. One thing we learned is how complex the field of synthetic biology is. But we also...
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Contract Regional Manager Changes at Draper

I’m excited to announce some contract regional manager changes at Draper. We welcome Brendan Tyson as the contract regional manager in the northeast, including New York, New Jersey, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Brendan...
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Acoustically Transparent Screens

Here’s a quick pop quiz question for you: Where’s the best place for the speakers—at least the center channel—in an AV installation? If you answered, “behind the projection screen,” then you get an A+. Rather than solving an audio problem, however, putting a speaker...
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Draper Wellness Program Among Best, Brightest

When we first started the Draper wellness program back in 2008, we knew we were onto something good. But we didn’t know just how good until the awards started rolling in. Then we knew we had one of the best in the country. And now we’ve gotten news of another...
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Draper screen helps build synthetic organisms

Last year Draper had the privilege to work on a really cool and interesting project; one where one of our screens was part of a museum exhibit where people build synthetic organisms. One thing we learned is how complex the field of synthetic biology is. But we also...

Contract Regional Manager Changes at Draper

I’m excited to announce some contract regional manager changes at Draper. We welcome Brendan Tyson as the contract regional manager in the northeast, including New York, New Jersey, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Brendan...

Acoustically Transparent Screens

Here’s a quick pop quiz question for you: Where’s the best place for the speakers—at least the center channel—in an AV installation? If you answered, “behind the projection screen,” then you get an A+. Rather than solving an audio problem, however, putting a speaker...

Draper Wellness Program Among Best, Brightest

When we first started the Draper wellness program back in 2008, we knew we were onto something good. But we didn’t know just how good until the awards started rolling in. Then we knew we had one of the best in the country. And now we’ve gotten news of another...

Dual Roller Shading Solutions

For many years Draper has offered Dual Roller shading solutions—the option of having two window shades in the same headbox. This dual roller concept is a very flexible solution. You can accomplish multiple tasks with one unit. For example, you might want a light...

Curved Screen Brings the Wow

It’s a request designers hear all the time: “We want to ‘wow’ people who visit our company headquarters for training and other presentations.”  And in this case, an Arizona-based supplier of dietary supplements and personal care products wanted AV to be a part of that...

Choosing a Draper Lift

This is the third in a series of posts about choosing the proper projector lift. In previous posts, we’ve discussed why lifts are a good idea, and proper planning for a projector lift. Now that you’ve determined what you need out of a projector lift, here’s how...

2017 FlexShade Price List on the Way

Our Literature department is gearing up this week for one of our biggest mailings of the year. The 2017 FlexShade Price List will take effect February 13, and it will begin appearing in mailboxes in the next couple of weeks. One of the more exciting things about this...

Proper Projector Lift Planning

Last week, we posted a blog entry about why to use motorized projector lifts instead of just hanging projectors from the ceiling. Once the decision to use a lift has been made, it’s time to start planning and researching. Draper offers several different lift models,...

Three Times TecVision Delivered Wins

One of the reasons our TecVision line of premium projection viewing surfaces has been so successful is its flexibility. Any projection problem that comes along has a TecVision solution. And when there’s no current formulation to address a need, a new one can be...

Why Use a Draper Lift

Mounting projectors, flat panels, and other AV equipment is often an afterthought. Often the quickest and easiest solution is seen as the best: just attach a mount and hang the projector from the ceiling. But when you might be investing several thousand dollars in a...

2017 Budget Blinds Preview

If you’re heading for the 2017 Budget Blinds convention next week, I hope you’ll take the time to stop by our booth and see how we can help you think bigger and smarter! Teri Boxell heads up our Budget Blinds efforts, along with Karen Reno, and shares this preview of...

Four Ways to Use the Pantone Color of the Year

Just in case you haven’t heard the news, let me be the first to break it to you: Pantone has named its 2017 Color of the Year! The Color of the Year is … Greenery, also known as Pantone 15-0343. Pantone calls it a “refreshing and revitalizing shade,” adding that...

Rear Screen Aids Immersive Experience

“Immersive experience” is one of those catchphrases I hear tossed around in AV quite a bit these days. Clients are looking for ways to draw their audiences in to their presentations, and make them feel like they are experiencing the content, not just...

Away from Home for the Holidays

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam If you want to be happy in a million ways For the holidays you can’t beat home sweet home! If you’re one of the millions of people hitting the road to go somewhere...

Restock for the New Year

We know there’s already a lot going on this time of year, but Draper has one more event to add to the calendar. And this one can save Draper rental and staging dealers some big money. Whether you are wrapping up your 2016 budget or stocking up for the New Year, our...

New RSM McLaughlin in Southeastern US

Draper is pleased to announce a new AV Regional Sales Manager for the southeastern United States. David McLaughlin, CTS-D, will be responsible for managing AV sales efforts in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. David comes to Draper with...

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