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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Control Room?

Originally Posted on Evansonline.com In an era where technology evolves rapidly, keeping your control room up to date is crucial. This article explains why and when upgrading your control room becomes not just an option, but a necessity and proposes best practices for planning an upgrade.  Seven Indicators It's Time for a Control room Upgrade 1 - Your technology is outdated or offline As technology evolves rapidly, older systems become obsolete. This obsolescence might manifest in the inability to integrate with newer systems, lack of support from vendors, or the unavailability of replacement parts. If you find your control room [...]

By |December 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is It Time to Upgrade Your Control Room?

The Benefits of Circadian Light in Control Rooms

Originally Posted on Evansonline.com When contemplating the control room atmosphere, have you ever considered the benefits of circadian light in your control room? Managing intricate processes demands a sophisticated strategy. Imagine a control room that not only maximizes productivity but also enhances the well-being of the professionals within. This is where Circadian Light steps in, optimizing the control room operator environment from the top down. A Real Life Example Meet Sarah, a seasoned control room manager with decades of experience in the Utility Control industry. Every day, she oversees a team of dedicated professionals ensuring the seamless operation of critical [...]

By |November 10th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Benefits of Circadian Light in Control Rooms

Revco’s Response NextGen Console Project Named Evans Project of the Week

Stevenson High School's Security Office Console Named Project of the Week In November 2022, Chris Banner of Evans Consoles was approached by Bob Von Stein of Revco IT Solutions (revco-inc.com) about outfitting Adlai Stevenson High School (https://www.d125.org/) in Lincolnshire, IL with a new Evans Console Response NextGen console for their school's security office.  Stevenson High School is one of the largest public high schools in the north shore of Chicago with 4,392 students.  It's also one of the top-rated public schools in north shore. The staff at ASHS had recently visited the Axis Experience Center in Chicago where they saw the [...]

By |October 13th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Revco’s Response NextGen Console Project Named Evans Project of the Week

Important Ergonomic Facts for Operators

Originally Published at Evansonline.com Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) Facts from Evans: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are injuries or disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs. MSD's are the leading cause of pain, suffering, and disability in the American Workplace. MSD strikes 1.8 million American workers each year. 58% of MSD cases are from operators, fabricators, laborers; and persons in technical, sales, and administrative support occupations. 30% of all worker's compensation costs are from MSD. Ergonomic-related injuries require 38% more time away from work. Ergonomic-related MSD cases are on average 11 days away from work. Compared to the average [...]

By |March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Important Ergonomic Facts for Operators

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Control Room Virtual Tour & Rover Update

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Control Room Virtual Tour & Rover Update Originally published at www.evansonline.com On February 18, 2021, NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) landed the Perseverance rover on Mars — a huge feat for the team and a great accomplishment for the scientific community. Here at Evans, we played a small part in bringing the Perseverance Rover to the red planet. Learn about our relationship with NASA, the unique JPL control room, the recent accomplishments of this mission, and a virtual tour of mission control! Evans-Made Control Room Supports the JPL team We are very excited about [...]

By |March 7th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Control Room Virtual Tour & Rover Update

Optimize Control Room Monitor Positions for Ergonomics & Ease of Use

Optimize Control Room Monitor Positions for Ergonomics & Ease of Use Originally published at www.evansonline.com Control room operators often work long shifts monitoring and actioning mission-critical information, it becomes essential that their workstations are comfortable and easy to use. A component of optimizing operator effectiveness is ensuring proper display positions to avoid eye strain, muscle fatigue, and headaches. There are best practices to address monitor positions and ways to optimize them for ergonomics and ease of use. We will also introduce the Evans E-Arm and Unity Arm solutions for managing multiple monitors.  Optimizing Operator Viewing Angles and Sightlines We get [...]

By |February 17th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Optimize Control Room Monitor Positions for Ergonomics & Ease of Use
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