Cambridge University – Astronomy Dept (Hoyle Room)

Implementation Process:

Thorough site assessment and planning to determine optimal placement of equipment.

Secure installation of audio-visual components by experienced technicians.

Configuration and testing of equipment to ensure seamless functionality.

Training sessions for staff and students to familiarize them with the new technology and equipment.

Results and Benefits:

Enhanced audio-visual capabilities for research presentations, lectures, and collaborative work.

Improved communication and collaboration among staff and students.

Streamlined operations and increased efficiency in conducting departmental activities.

Accessibility features such as the Hearing Loop system for inclusivity.

Versatile connectivity options and user-friendly interfaces for ease of use.


Breathe Technology successfully addressed the Cambridge University Astronomy Department’s needs by installing state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and technological solutions. The project not only enhanced the department’s capabilities but also contributed to its mission of advancing research and education in the field of astronomy. Overall, the installation exemplified Breathe Technology’s expertise in delivering tailored solutions to meet the unique requirements of academic institutions.

Audio-Visual Equipment:

  • 75″ Samsung Overlay display and bracket for high-quality visual presentations.
  • Master Room Controller for centralized control of audio-visual systems.
  • 8×1 Digital StepIn Switcher for seamless switching between different audio-visual sources.
  • HDMI, Component & Computer Graphics Video to HDMI ProScale™ Digital Scaler for versatile connectivity.
  • Multi-Format Video Transmitters for easy integration of various video formats.
  • Passive Wall Plate for HD & Stereo Audio connections.
  • Hearing Loop system for accessibility and inclusivity.
  • Premium audio equipment including DBX Loudspeaker processor, Band-pass subwoofer, CROWN Stereo AMP, and 2-way speaker system.

Technological Solutions:

  • AV Credenza for efficient organization and housing of audio-visual equipment.
  • Dell Optiplex 9020 Small PCs, Logitech webcams, and Adobe Connect subscription for online meetings and presentations.
  • Axis Network Camera for security and surveillance purposes.

Glassboards for collaborative note-taking and brainstorming sessions.