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Dispatch Console Furniture Trends at APCO 2017

Posted by Ken Carson on Aug 23, 2017 11:56:27 AM

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I usually like to do a review on all of the competitors and highlight what was new at APCO 2017. I was busy this year (busy is a good thing), so I didn’t really get to check everything out this year.  

That being said, I still took notice of overall trends that will affect what your dispatch console furniture will look like in the next few years. Here’s my two cents on what to expect in the near future:

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Topics: Buying, Dispatch Consoles, APCO, Computers

Xybix’s 3 Helpful Tips if You're Attending APCO 2017

Posted by Kathleen Babcook on Jul 28, 2017 10:30:19 AM

APCO DenverAug 13-16th.jpgAs a proud Colorado native, I thought about all of my friends, co-workers and customers who will be coming to APCO 2017 in August. As a ski patroller (during the winter months), I thought that I should make sure they’re prepared. With that being said, if you’re a public safety professional headed to the Mile High City of Denver for the APCO 2017 Conference, this blog has everything you must do!

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Topics: APCO

3 Reasons NOT to see Xybix’s Booth #1627 at APCO 2016

Posted by Kathleen Babcook on Jul 31, 2016 6:00:00 AM

SeeXybixAPCO.jpgTrade show floors can be intimidating and a bit overwhelming. After all, APCO 2016 is one of the largest, if not the largest, trade shows for public safety professionals all year. And, whether you’re a Supervisor, Director, Dispatcher, or Manager, odds are that you’ve got a pretty busy week planned for Orlando, FL. Hustling from one session to another, and obviously coming back to your agency with some key take-aways! Trust me, we know the drill.

So, let us help you by telling you why you shouldn’t come by Xybix’s booth at APCO:

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Topics: Treadmill and Bike Desks, Human Interest, APCO

A Review of APCO 2015 Dispatch Consoles That Is Sure to Crack You Up!

Posted by Ken Carson on Aug 31, 2015 9:11:52 AM

PlumberLast year when I wrote my review of the APCO dispatch furniture vendors, I went into the color themes and what I thought I saw as upcoming trends. This year, I noticed that not much has changed in terms of the design and color there is still a lot of dark colors and some wood-looking work surfaces.

What I noticed this year was how many dispatch furniture makers still put electronic equipment, mostly computers, under the console. I saw far too many sales reps doing presentations by bending down and showing the techs how they would access the computers, cables, radio, and power.

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Topics: Dispatch Consoles, APCO

Questions to Ask Dispatch Furniture Vendors at APCO

Posted by Ken Carson on Aug 14, 2015 2:30:23 PM

checklistAPCO International’s 81st Annual Conference and Expo is right around the corner, and that means all of the newest and most innovative dispatch furniture will be on display for the world to see. Ha, ha, ha! Ok, not really! Similar to last year and every other year, you'll see almost all of the same vendors making a repeat cameo appearance!

So, same vendors, same sales pitch, pretty much the same product. With a variety vendors offering 911 furniture choices, it can be tricky arriving at an informed decision when it comes to who to make a purchase with for your next dispatch furniture project. This list of questions can be used to help narrow down which vendor has the product best suited for your needs:

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Topics: Buying, Dispatch Consoles, APCO

3 Reasons NOT to Come See Xybix’s Booth (#1714) at APCO 2015

Posted by Kathleen Babcook on Aug 5, 2015 3:11:00 PM

Do_NOT_EnterTrade show floors can be intimidating and a bit overwhelming. After all, APCO 2015 is one of the largest, if not the largest, trade shows for public safety professionals all year. And, whether you’re a Supervisor, Director, Dispatcher, or Manager, odds are that you’ve got a pretty busy week planned for Washington, DC. Hustling from one session to another, and obviously coming back to your agency with some key take-aways! Trust me, we know the drill.

So, let us help you by giving you 3 great reasons why you shouldn’t come by Xybix’s booth at APCO:

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Topics: Treadmill and Bike Desks, Human Interest, APCO

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