Sean Penn

Director of Product Management at FrontRow

Recent Posts

Watch the full FrontRow integrated solution in action

Posted by Sean Penn

2/23/16 10:30 AM

If you haven't seen some of the things Conductor can do with Juno Connect and ezRoom, have a look at this video. Announcements and calls, intercom via the teacher mic, emergency alerts, controlling signage and lighting, changing bell schedules, and an array of control options. 

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Check out our new Guides and Resources

Posted by Sean Penn

1/25/16 5:00 AM

We've updated the Guides and Resources section of the website to be much easier to navigate. Whether you're looking for an installation guide, a product sheet, configuration files, or more, you can find it here. 

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2015 Recap

Posted by Sean Penn

12/23/15 3:34 PM

Season's greetings from FrontRow! As we look back on 2015, it was quite a year!

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Topics: Networked PA, bells and intercom, audio

New Encore pricing and AV control panel mirroring!

Posted by Sean Penn

10/28/15 7:00 AM

You may have heard of FrontRow Encore before (our desktop AV control software for Mac and Windows) but you may not be familiar with its vast capabilities. Powerful enough for the most advanced AV control scenarios, yet simple for teachers to use, Encore is now an essential accessory to any FrontRow control panel.

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Topics: Media control

Control digital signage in an emergency scenario with Conductor

Posted by Sean Penn

9/3/15 3:01 PM

One of the questions we are frequently asked is how Conductor can integrate with a school's digital signage system. During an emergency you may want to display evacuation routes or instructions. Even if it's a routine announcement, wouldn't it be cool to display an image of the speaker or an "Important Announcement" sign? The options are endless.

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What's new in Conductor 2.0?

Posted by Sean Penn

7/23/15 3:45 PM

In case you haven't heard, we released Conductor 2.0 and Maestro 2.1 last month. Available here for download for FREE to existing customers, the latest client and server software adds some huge new administrative and configuration abilities. 

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Topics: Networked PA, bells and intercom

Send Text Messages with Conductor & Maestro

Posted by Sean Penn

6/18/15 1:43 PM

Many of our customers have asked how you can use Conductor or Maestro to send text messages for alerts and notifications. Using the email feature in Conductor and Maestro, this is very easy to do. 

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Topics: Networked PA, bells and intercom

We're launching a new 2x2 ezRoom PlenumCore

Posted by Sean Penn

3/24/15 2:43 PM

We're happy to announce that we've got a slick new 2x2 ceiling enclosure for the ezRoom classroom media control system. Called PlenumCoreit makes installation even easier, gives integrators more room and more options, and makes for an even cleaner look.

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Topics: ease of use, Integrated communications, Media control

Add your school logo to your FrontRow control panel

Posted by Sean Penn

2/26/15 4:47 PM

Did you know you can customize your FrontRow touch screen control panel (CB-6000) with your school logo, customized messages, or other graphic images? You can now download the CB-6000 Utility (beta) for adding graphics to the CB-6000 configuration files, as well as converting files between versions for easy portability between CB-6000s with different versions of firmware.

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FrontRow at TCEA 2015 (Video)

Posted by Sean Penn

2/13/15 1:04 PM

Thank you to Austin for a great TCEA 2015 show (and for the BBQ). We showed off our new Juno Connect classroom audio system, AV Management with ezRoom, lesson capture with Teacher Edition, and IP Paging with Conductor. 

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