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Title: Ep. 2 Designing a collaborative, hybrid space at Queen Mary University of London

Guest: Raj Dattani, Technical Sales Consultant, Reflex Ltd

Description: This episode explores the first part of a project that Raj is currently working on at Queen Mary University of London. Find out how these projects are designed, the challenges, and what you should consider when designing your own projects.

Key Takeaways:

  • Keep control simple
  • Keep the tech flex!

Time codes

1.02 OPENING QUESTION: What is the most important piece of technology in HE, and why?

1.39 Overview of the Queen Mary project- The brief

2.50 How different department requirements can affect the space

4.00 Developing the solution

4.30 How much control do users have over the system?

5.24 Inspiration behind the solution

6.44 How the solution fits into the wider campus and future plans

8.25 The importance of sound

9.13 Other challenges when developing the solution

11.28 Challenges going forwards

12.38 The problem with substitute products

13.55 Similarities and differences to other projects

14.56 Advice for people working on similar projects

16.01 CLOSING QUESTION: What do you think is the next big tech change and why?

17.51 Final thoughts

18.38 Guest contact details

19.58 Key takeaways

Related Episode Links

Queen Mary University of London:

Wolfvision Cynap solutions:

QSC Q-sys:

Raj’s Contact Details



About Reflex Ltd

Reflex is a full-service audio visual integrator, based in Reading, UK.

The company was founded in 1983 and acquired in July 2021 by Aura Futures, a leading workspace technology solutions specialist.

Reflex’s expertise includes technical design, project management, design and a full installation service. Post sale, Reflex offers total support including maintenance, training, and advice services. Its experience spans every area with specific expertise in the higher education, corporate and public sector markets.

Want to get in touch? Contact Reflex

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