Technology specifications


Media Lab

The following equipment is available in emergining media set up or traditional focus group configuration:

  • 5.1 Bi-Directional surround sound system
  • Sixteen (16) microphone room array
  • 42" High Definition HP 1080p LCD TV (2)
  • 55" High Definition Vizio 1080p LCD TV (1)
  • Polycom Vortex telephone system
  • Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras throughout
  • Samsung Premium Digital Presenter: This camera transmits images of handheld devices to any screen display in facility
  • Moderator screen visible through glass window built into tabletop


Observation Room

  • Hewlett-Packard Laptops: Questions can be posted to the moderator's screen via direct laptop connection
  • 42" Hewlett-Packard TV: Zandar control system enables "widowing" of multiple camera views and/or PC output
  • 24" Hewlett-Packard High Definition Monitors: For observational ease, these monitors mirror the eight media bay monitors located in the respondent room
  • Intercom system to both respondent room and rack room Blu-ray/DVD/CD Crestron touch-screen control system


Rack Room

  • HP Desktop PCs
  • X-BOX ONE consoles
  •  PS4 consoles
  • WiiU consoles
  • JVC DVR recorders
  • Dish Network Satellite TV
  • DirecTV Satellite TV
  • Time Warner Cable TV
  • Charter Cable TV
  • Roku IPTV
  • Apple IPTV
  • Amazon Fire IPTV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Slingbox


Subscription Services

Although there are countless subscription-based services via a multitude of devices, the Media Lab is pre-configured for several of today's "hottest" services, including:

  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • Amazon Prime
  • RedBox
  • Vudu
  • X-BOX Live
  • Playstation Network
  • Wii Online
  • Gamefly
  • Webkinz


Related pages


  • BDI Acquisition

    juin 22, 2017 - Schlesinger is excited to announce the acquisition of BDI Research, a research services company with facilities in Barcelona and Madrid, Spain.

  • 360 immersive video

    octobre 14, 2016 - Introducing 360° immersive video for focus groups. The system features 360° cameras that put observers at the center of the conversation, creating a whole new experience for observers and compelling video for researchers.

  • Young Professionals Grant

    septembre 5, 2016 - Schlesinger has once again collaborated with the QRCA to fund the Young Professionals Grant to give young qualitative research professionals the opportunity to attend the QRCA annual conference.

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