Bryan Hinckley has been named to the new position of business manager for Electrosonic Design Consulting, an independent division of Electrosonic Systems, Inc. (ESI) which provides expert advice on an international basis to design firms in the disciplines of commercial audio visual systems, media distribution and digital asset management.
“Electrosonic Design Consulting is a new and exciting venture, and I believe Bryan will grow it to be a significant contributor to ESI’s business,” says Jim Bowie, general manager of Electrosonic Custom Solutions. “Bryan has contributed greatly to our systems integration business over the past seven years in both a project management and sales consultant role. I know he will make a success of this new challenge,”
Electrosonic Design Consulting will support owners, designers, architects and builders with consulting services early in the project process. “The true benefit and value of Electrosonic Design Consulting’s services is maximized the earlier clients seek out our expertise, get us involved and let us help them define their vision,” Hinckley points out.
Based in Burbank, California and Long Island City, New York, where it operates under a joint venture with Scharff Weisberg Inc., Electrosonic Design Consulting has expertise in virtually every relevant topic in commercial audio visual and media delivery technologies. Markets served include museums, performing arts facilities, themed entertainment, high-end retail, houses of worship, corporate exhibits, digital signage, cruise ship entertainment, visualization centers, hospitality, education facilities, control rooms, working environments, and presentation systems in public spaces.
“Our design consultants constantly research and evaluate the latest products and technical innovations. Our findings along with our experience allow us to specify appropriate technical solutions regardless of manufacture,” Hinckley explains. “As a way to keep our clients involved in the design process, Electrosonic Design Consulting can provide technology evaluations and equipment mock-ups to demonstrate how a proposed system will work.”
The services of Electrosonic Design Consulting include blue sky charettes; concept design; technology evaluation and recommendations; schematic design; facility impact reports; system budgets; design development; mock ups and technology demonstrations; system specifications; bid documents; contract administration including proposal review; and commissioning, buy off, and as-built documentation review.
In prior positions as project engineer, project manager and system sales engineer, Hinckley led projects in Taiwan, Japan, New York City and other locations throughout North America. Most recently as a sales engineer, Hinckley provided design build consulting on such projects as Ashes and Snow, The Atlantic City Pier Project, and the US Pavilion at the World Expo. His dual degrees in engineering and theater from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN is reflected in his extensive technical knowledge and strong understanding of show technology.