Vistacom, Barco and Winsted Experts Discuss Critical Role of Control Room Operators

ALLENTOWN, PA – The latest episode of Tech Unraveled by Vistacom focuses on the critical role of control room operators in the utility and energy industries. Hosts Joshua Herring and Lianna Russell are joined by Lee Pagnan, National Sales Manager of Utilities at Barco, and Shawn Brady, VP of Product Development at Winsted, who bring their extensive knowledge and expertise to the discussion.


Control room operators are responsible for managing various aspects of the energy and utility industries, including surveillance, command and control, traffic management, and broadcasting distribution monitoring. The podcast covers the daily tasks of control mission operators, the importance of ergonomic resolutions for operation work centers, and commonly overlooked design considerations.


Brady highlights the difference between task data and viewable data and explains how operators want access to both. However, moving viewable data to a display wall while keeping task data on the desk can lead to greater efficiency. Pagnan shares his thoughts on the trend of increased preparedness of control centers and the need for additional control centers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Tech Unraveled by Vistacom explores the latest technology trends and their impact on various industries. Tune in to the latest episode to learn more about the critical role of control room operators in the utility and energy industries.




About Barco:

Barco is a technology company that specializes in visualization and collaboration solutions for various industries, including utilities and energy.


About Winsted:

Winsted is a provider of control room furniture solutions for mission critical industries, including utilities and energy. Their products are designed to meet the specific needs of control room operators and to enhance their productivity and comfort.


About Vistacom:
Vistacom is a leading family-owned audiovisual integration firm established in 1954. Known for exceptional customer service, quality workmanship and innovative solutions, Vistacom is now one of the top 50 AV firms globally.

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