EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., June 01, 2017 -- Knoll, Inc. will showcase the latest workplace technologies at NeoCon 2017, the annual contract industry trade show that will take place in Chicago from June 12 – 14. Knoll has partnered with two forward-thinking companies – Polycom and Density – to build an environment that leverages technology to create an unrivaled work experience.
Technology continues to transform the way we work. With properties and people distributed globally, in a fast-moving business climate, organizations are using technology to inform workplace design and help workers communicate, innovate and thrive.
Immersive planning is the fifth approach of r/evolution workplace™, the Knoll platform that illustrates the range of workplace planning solutions and their defining characteristics. Immersive planning blurs the lines between workspace types and enhances connected experiences and workplace hospitality. This planning model also identifies technology as a highly valuable asset that can maximize a space’s utility and efficiency.
Polycom + Knoll
Polycom, Inc. is an industry leader in enterprise grade business communication solutions and is focused on integrating its products into existing workflows. Knoll is showcasing Polycom presentation, co-creation, and videoconference solutions throughout the its NeoCon showroom. Visitors will have the opportunity to engage with videoconferencing, digital whiteboard, and screensharing technologies, located in the Pixel workshops, the Rockwell Unscripted salon, and the Efficient meeting area. A Polycom representative will be in the Rockwell Unscripted salon for questions and demonstrations.
Polycom is a global leader in helping organizations achieve new levels of teamwork, efficiency, and productivity by unleashing the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice, and content solutions from Polycom.
Density + Knoll
Density is an anonymous, people counting system. With Density, Knoll is showcasing the power of people counting with depth-sensing technology that measures the utilization of a group space in the showroom. Density devices will be placed in Pixel workshops, where there will also be a Density representative available for questions and demonstrations.
Density helps customers design better spaces and improve the experience within a space. Built by NASA, Apple, and Microsoft alums, Density’s proprietary technology anonymously counts people in real time to provide utilization data.
Knoll at NeoCon 2017
This year at the NeoCon showroom, Knoll will showcase a range of Immersive workplace planning solutions for commercial, healthcare, and educational spaces. In addition, the company will present Rockwell Unscripted™ by Rockwell Group, a broad furniture collection that sets the stage for an Immersive workplace experience. The showroom will also demonstrate the power of bringing together the company’s constellation of workplace solutions and brands – including Knoll Office and Knoll Studio furnishings and accessories; DatesWeiser conference and meeting room furniture; Spinneybeck and FilzFelt architectural and acoustic materials; and the diversity of KnollTextiles fabrics, wallcoverings, and drapery.
KnollTextiles is celebrating 70 years of groundbreaking textile design. Throughout its history, KnollTextiles has collaborated with some of the world’s most talented designers, amassing an impressive collection of upholstery, wallcovering, and drapery solutions. KnollTextiles satisfies the needs of commercial and residential interiors – combining beauty and function in the Modernist tradition.
In addition, Knoll is celebrating 100 years of Florence Knoll whose birthday is on May 24. Florence Knoll is a pioneer of design who shaped Knoll and whose innovations continue to influence the way we work and live.
Knoll Seminar at NeoCon 2017
On Tuesday, June 13 there will be an 8:00 am breakfast seminar hosted by Knoll. The seminar, "Gizmos, Gadgets, and Analytics: How Technology is Impacting the Workplace Experience," will cover the multi-faceted impact of technology on workplace experience. Panelists include Nathan Young, Director of Global Design, Polycom and Andrew Farah, CEO, Density.
To register, contact Linda Kasper, [email protected]. Space is limited.
Knoll, Inc. is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Our internationally recognized portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements brands. These brands — Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck | FilzFelt, Edelman Leather, HOLLY HUNT, and DatesWeiser — reflect our commitment to modern design that meets the diverse requirements of high performance workplaces and luxury interiors. A recipient of the National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from the Smithsonian`s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Knoll, Inc. is aligned with the U.S. Green Building Council and the Canadian Green Building Council and can help organizations achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) workplace certification. Knoll, Inc. is the founding sponsor of the World Monuments Fund Modernism at Risk program.