InfoComm is the biggest event of the year for the commercial audiovisual industry, and this year Synect CEO and Founder Yahav Ran has been invited to share his expertise on big canvases. His talk is part of a series exploring video walls, projection, and other larger-than-life installations.
We may dream in pixels, but we got down and dirty with a brush and some ink for this year's Valentine's Day card. Happy Valentine's Day from the entire Synect team.
As we close the book on 2016 and gear up for the year to come, the Synect team has taken a little time to reflect, de-stress, and refocus.
A weeklong series of two-way employee and manager reviews raised our collective spirits—along with the occasional eyebrow—and gave each of us a unique opportunity to talk candidly about where we’ve been and where we want to go.
It’s been another banner year for Synect.
By Alison Weber and Alexa Ponce
Last month, the press reported on the new, 700-screen video walls being developed at Orlando International Airport. The sophisticated content strategy for the airport includes live airport data like wait-times through security, destination time and weather, Flight information Display (FIDS) data, and more.
The Synect team is excited to welcome its latest addition: Marketing Strategist Melissa Monteith. Melissa came to Synect from Lasko Products and West Chester, PA, following a highly successful freelance engagement where she helped craft a new vision for video walls in hospitality settings.
The Synect team is excited to welcome its newest hire, Senior Art Director Gordon Sumioka. Gordon has worked in production studios in the Seattle area since leaving LA in 2008, and he welcomes the challenges of Digital Out of Home and more. He will work within the Synect studio to define concepts and direction for our clients’ networked video wall content channels.
The latest Art of Synect piece comes from Synect motion graphics designer Grace Galarosa. Her illustration of Final Fantasy IX’s Zidane was inspired by a technique she’s been using since college, when a friend recommended fan art as a solution for creative burnout.
Our bid for ultimate geek supremacy has been made! Check out today’s quick sketch from Synect Creative Director Ken Portlance, which is based on Doodleholic’s original image of the Labyrinth’s Goblin King reclining on the Iron Throne.
Jareth as the King of the Seven Kingdoms? It's a beautiful thing indeed.
Kellen Smalley is a project coordinator at Synect Media. He’s been a rising star since he joined the team, raising from the ranks of intern to project coordinator in under four months.
We sat down for a special Memorial Day edition of the Synect Employee Spotlight. I walked away inspired by Kellen’s unique perspective on hard work, grateful for the strength of all those who serve their countries, and with a new appreciation for their return to civilian life.
Read on to learn about Kellen’s experience in the Marine Corps, his path to Synect, and his visions for the future.