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NOVA Solutions


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NOVA manufactures quality technology enhanced furniture for learning and working environments.

NOVA manufactures quality technology enhanced furniture for learning and working environments.

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Our Mission
    • Nova provides quality and innovative furniture solutions for people who utilize technology in learning and working environments.
    • Our goal is to maximize shareholder value through innovative product development, exceptional customer service, and timely delivery of superior quality products.
    • We will accomplish this by maintaining the highest level of integrity in all business relationships and transactions with our customers, employees, and the community in which we live and work.
  • 3. The Value of Ergonomics and Security in a Multi-use Classroom
  • 4. Ergonomics 101
  • 5. Our Strengths
    • History of providing quality products since 1988
    • Computer controlled production process to ensure accuracy and quality
    • Long standing relationships with sales representatives, dealers, and end users
    • Innovative products (some patented) that are not available from other manufacturers
    • Experienced customer support, design, sales, marketing, installation, and engineering teams
    • Ability to customize at a relatively cost-effective rate
    • New GSA Catalog offering
  • 6. The Right Solutions ™
    • Established in 1988 by John Lechman
    • Lechman discovered Downview ™
    • 1990 moved from Denver to Effingham
    • 1995 Nova Office Furniture became NOVA Solutions, Inc.
    • Leader in technology integrated furniture
  • 7. Manufacturing
    • Headquartered in Effingham, IL
    • Manufacturing facilities in Effingham, IL and Greencastle, IN
    • Highly automated manufacturing processes
  • 8. Support Staff
    • Professional customer support representatives
    • Highly trained engineers and designers
    • Motivated sales team
    • Experienced marketing/creative team
  • 9. Communication
    • Dynamic web site designed for a hassle-free yet informative visitor experience
    • Monthly eNewsletter
    • Social Network Marketing
      • Twitter — LinkedIn
      • Facebook — YouTube
    • Consistent face-to-face meetings
  • 10. Product Lines
    • Audio/Visual Lecterns
    • Computer-based Training
    • Tables
    • Library
    • Office
    • Retrofit
  • 11. Audio/Visual Lecterns
    • Providing a complete solution for instructors, presenters, facilitators, and trainers is the goal of the Audio/Visual Lecterns series. NOVA has designed a unique set of multi-functional lectern products (standing and seated height) that accept today’s latest technology products. Incorporating document cameras, visual presenters and digital projectors is now easier than ever. Add one of NOVA’s patented Visual Display Options to create the most comprehensive A/V lectern solution available.
  • 12. Audio/Visual Lecterns
  • 13. Computer-based Training
    • Computer-based Training products were designed with both the user and the network administrator in mind. With three distinct styles (workstations with Total Access™ modesties; workstations with iMod™ modesties; and tables with iMod™ modesties), these products are ideal for the classroom and training facility environments. The Total Access™ removable modesty, provides network professionals complete access to computer cables and wiring. The iMod™ is a unique built-in wire management compartment. With a removable modesty cover in laminate or metal, the iMod™ provides full access to the back of your computer hardware. Cables and wires for your computer’s electrical and data requirements are neatly tucked inside the compartment. Both modesty options provide easy access, making networking a breeze. With every square foot of space so valuable, adding a Visual Display Option allows you to create flexible, multi-tasking learning centers. The Downview Technology or The Trolley™ Personal Monitor Arm System with Intelligent Motion Technology™ secures your fl at panel monitor below your work surface, which is the ideal solution for any reconfigurable, space-constrained workspace.
  • 14. Computer-based Training
  • 15. Computer-based Training
  • 16. Tables
    • Do you need flexible, lightweight solutions for your learning, training, or conference room environments? NOVA’s Table solutions, ranging from nesting to conference tables, give you the tools and flexibility to create ideal configurations for any need. You’ll discover an extensive list of diverse products that include a mix of laminate and metals to create the perfect design for all types of environments, from traditional to trendy.
  • 17. Tables
  • 18. Library
    • From study carrels to bookshelves, the Library series offers an extensive array of products specifically selected for learning resources facilities. Add one of NOVA’s patented Visual Display Options to study carrels or a circulation desk, and you’ve created a comprehensive, clutter-free work center. Choose from a number of options and styles to meet the specific needs of students, staff, faculty, and other library patrons.
  • 19. Library
  • 20. Office
    • Our Office series demonstrate our commitment to offer quality laminate furniture layouts, with or without Visual Display Options. From entry level to the executive office, you can tailor your work space to fit your specific needs and budget. Select from a variety of suggested layouts and upgrades or create your own unique office environment.
  • 21. Office
  • 22. Retrofit
    • Wish you could add Visual Display Options to your existing furniture environment? Retrofits allow you to integrate the Downview or The Trolley™ technologies into your existing furniture. Productive, flexible, and secure working or learning environments are available to everyone.
  • 23. Retrofit
  • 24. Visual Display Options
    • The Trolley™ H-Class & E-Class
    • The Downview™
    • Surface Mount Arm
  • 25. Featured Products The Trolley™ NOVALinked™ iMod™ Wire Management Audio/Visual Lecterns
  • 26. The Trolley™ E-Class/H-Class Monitor Lift System
    • Available in all series
    • Low voltage electrical motor to lift and lower monitor
    • Intelligent Motion Technology™ provides operational intuition
    • Optional keyboard choices
    • Suitable for most flat panel displays up to 19” diagonal (H-Class) or up to 21” (E-Class)
    • Display submerges into desktop when not in use
    • Tamper-guard security hardware
    • Locking access doors
    • E-Class access door automatically opens and closes
    • Provides vertical tilt adjustment in “up” position
    • Ideal for secure environments
    • Durable metal enclosure under desktop
    • Available retrofit kit
    • Flush mount trim ring available
  • 27. The Trolley™ E-Class
  • 28. The Trolley™ E-Class
  • 29. The Trolley™ E-Class
  • 30. The Trolley™ H-Class
  • 31. NOVALinked™
    • Monitor lift control system for classrooms and other presentation environments
    • Works with The Trolley™ E-Class monitor lift systems
    • Compatible with Extron, Crestron, AMX and other major brand controllers
    • Provides instructors/presenters with complete control of Trolley operation
    • Control up and down motion of all flat panel displays from a single control device
      • Network control allows simultaneous operation of all Trolleys in the classroom
      • Local control allows The Trolleys to be operated individually
    • Requires one Linking Control Interface (LCI) at each workstation
    • Requires one Control System Interface (CSI) for every thirty workstations
    • Connects with standard CAT5 cabling
  • 32. NOVALinked™
  • 33. NOVALinked™
  • 34. iMod™ Wire Management
    • Fully enclosed wire management compartment
    • Removable, lockable cover in metal or laminate
    • Provides full access to network cabling and electrical wiring when cover is removed
    • Clears the knee space area to provide a clean look
    • Reduces accidental disconnection of cables
    • Grommets and open ends provide for easy networking in a row
    • Standard on select units in the Computer-based Training and Audio/Visual Lectern series
    • Available as an option in the Table series
  • 35. iMod™
  • 36. iMod™
  • 37. iMod™
  • 38. iMod™
  • 39. Audio/Visual Lecterns
    • Standing, seated, and adjustable height units
    • Rack rails
    • Pull out shelves for digital presenters
    • Flip-up shelves for peripherals
    • Three styles
      • Curved top and bottom
      • Square top
      • Privacy side
    • Four styles of drawer/door pulls
    • Upgradeable to postform work surface
    • Twenty laminate and six metal colors
    • Accessories (ventilation fan, rack rail shelf, data ports, etc) available
  • 40. Audio/Visual Lecterns
  • 41. Audio/Visual Lecterns
  • 42. Audio/Visual Lecterns
  • 43. Audio/Visual Lecterns
  • 44. Sit-Stand Lectern
  • 45. We’re Green NOVA Solutions takes our environmental accountability seriously with regards to our daily processes and products we produce. It is our corporate responsibility to our employees, customers, and community. We maintain the highest sensitivity and follow-through in preserving our natural resources today, and more importantly, for our future generations.
  • 46. Visit Our Website
    • Videos
    • Images
    • Downloads
    • Catalog
    • Product information
    • Upcoming Events
    • Government info
    • Blog
    • Product comparison
  • 47. Contact Us 800-730-6682 [email_address]
  • 48. Ergonomic Interactions at Computer Workstations
  • 49. Take the Test Accommodation Demo Card
  • 50. The Natural Viewing Angle
    • The Downward Gaze angle is the body’s natural way to view close objects
    • Staring straight ahead at a computer monitor is an unnatural position, resulting in aches, pains, fatigue, eye-strain, and other illnesses
  • 51. Computer Usage & Health Problems
    • Accommodation
    • Eyes work harder to accommodate (or change focus) as objects get closer
    • Scientific studies indicate looking downward improves the eye’s ability accommodate
    Eye strain is number one complaint of computer users
  • 52. Computer Usage & Health Problems
    • Convergence
    • Eyes turn inward as objects become closer (this is the resting point of vergence)
    • Looking downward decreases the distance between eyes and the resting point of vergence
    • Eyes are less strained as the resting point of vergence comes closer
    Eye strain is number one complaint of computer users
  • 53. Recommendations for Relieving Eye Strain
    • Adjust eye-to-screen distance
    • Adjust vertical location of screen
    • Adjust screen tilt
    • Adjust lighting
    • Adjust screen colors