Kilgore Independent School District (ISD) in eastern Texas recently passed a bond to build two new campuses, one primary school and one middle school. When it came to selecting projectors for the new schools, Kilgore ISD looked to the manufacturer it was most familiar with—Hitachi.
“They knew the brand and knew the high quality of the projectors,” said Jimmy McMahon of Visual Techniques, Inc., the systems integrator responsible for the installation. “Along with affordability, the school’s 15-year relationship with Hitachi was the deciding factor.”
According to Mark Lane, Executive Director of Technology of Technology at Kilgore ISD, “We wanted a solution that was highly reliable and simple to maintain. Based on past experience and having achieved great results with Hitachi products, we expected the same this time around.”
For both campuses, a total of 150 Hitachi 3LCD projectors were installed. Interactive whiteboards and standard projector screens were both used, along with larger projections in each school’s gym, cafeteria and library. Completed just a month ago, the projectors were ready in time for students’ first day at the new schools.
“It was a very straightforward project,” said Mr. McMahon. “The projectors were easy to install and surpassed our clients’ needs.”