Category: AV Integration

Do you floss your teeth or change the oil in your car? Do you go to the gym, or eat healthy. Life is all about taking care of things and keeping them up to par. If you don’t floss your teeth, you could get a cavity. If you don’t change the oil in your car, your car could break down causing expensive damages. What am I getting at here, you ask?  If you have Video Conferencing equipment, it is important to invest in a Maintenance plan. The importance of a maintenance program for your equipment can easily be overlooked. The cost …

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration. Do You Have the Tools to Manage your Video Telehealth Service? For a video telehealth environment, it is critical to offer high-quality, reliable and secure virtual meetings between doctors and patients. The biggest part of this is ensuring there are sufficient network infrastructure resources and capacity available to support the virtual meeting demands for many types of meetings. A Glimpse Into the Future of Mobility The massive growth in mobile use is rippling across every industry. Businesses are increasing wireless speeds to meet employee demand, and thinking more about security with the …

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration.  Cloud Implementations: How to Address the Gotchas CIOs are recognizing that cloud-based applications can be successfully implemented in the context of existing infrastructure and systems. In other words, while it’s certainly an innovative technology, cloud computing doesn’t mean an entirely new way of doing things.  This realization has driven a pragmatic and practical approach to cloud initiatives. Predictions for Unified Communications in 2015, Part 2 Part one of the predictions were around continued growth for IP Telephony and UC endpoints, softphones, VoLTE, and progress on replacing the PSTN with VoIP. Part two will …

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AV Trends for 2015

January 14, 2015, by Adam Kaiser in AV Integration

2014 has come and gone (wow that was fast!) and 2015 is upon us. Looking at the year ahead there are some exciting technology developments that began in 2014 for AV that should see rapid growth and expansion in 2015. Some of these appeared in our 2014 look ahead but either continues to be prevalent or is seeing even more explosive growth. Wireless Content/Casting The desire to drop wires and interact in AV environments wireless continues to be a major trend and desire for users. In 2014 consumers continue to make technologies like Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast popular. The end of …

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As another whirlwind year has to a close and a new one has arrived, it is time to look back on what has been accomplished last year and set some goals for the new one! Here is a look at some of our top blog posts from 2014. We hope you enjoyed reading them as much as we enjoyed writing them! Web Conferencing vs. Video Conferencing Video conferencing and web conferencing are two commonly confused technologies. Traditionally, these two applications were very different. At a very basic level, web conferencing focused on content sharing while video conferencing focused on providing face-to-face interaction. However, …

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration. Cisco Debuts ‘Project Squared’ Collaboration App The company hopes ease of use and broad integration with the elements of collaboration will drive consumer/BYOD-style adoption by users. The app’s name comes from Rowan Trollope’s edict to his team that the product they were developing had to be not just a little better than existing collaboration apps, but an order of magnitude better. The other crucial imperative was not to create another island of collaboration, but to integrate with the existing tools a user has, to make the whole thing work better. Polycom’s …

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STEP – Sustainable Technology Environments Program was created in 2009 by Infocomm, to be an ecofriendly A/V program, aimed at creating and adding to the informational database of green audio video technologies and best practices.  STEP brings sustainability to the process of planning, designing and operating technology systems while reducing the long term environmental impact from technology.   It does this by providing standards for manufacturers, integrators, architects and consultants to create green sustainable technology systems.   STEP accounts for the energy consumption of information technologies systems and the reduction of raw materials.  It also encourages the use of technologies to make …

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Audio Considerations for Your AV Room

November 5, 2014, by Adam Kaiser in AV Integration

For AV build outs, the A is certainly just as, if not more, important than the V. Audio can make or break a collaboration environment; creating an experience that provides rich audio to local and remote participants or serving to make meetings impossible to conduct when no one can hear each other or audio from other sources is muffled or difficult to understand. There are a lot of considerations to take into account on the audio side when designing and implementing your room. An AV solution provider should be able to provide you with the expertise needed to ensure the smoothest …

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We’ve all heard the infamous saying that first impressions are everything, we refer to this saying in multiple aspects of our life; social, career even materialistic objects, or places.  Let’s apply this expression to your business, more importantly your conference room.  So what kind of impression does your conference room make?  Is it the kind that gives your customers the impression you are cutting edge, or the kind that makes your customers question whether or not your business is up to date? Here are five signs it’s time to make a better impression, and upgrade your conference room; Do you use a …

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Shopping for AV Control System Programming

October 10, 2014, by Adam Kaiser in AV Integration

At the heart of any audio visual integrated room or environment is likely a control system that facilitates both the communication between multiple A/V technologies as well as the interface to the end user. Control system platforms from vendors such as AMX and Crestron are continuously evolving and providing new features and functionality. One area that continues to be required, however, is the need to program these platforms to the specific room they are utilized in. Understanding the nuances of control system programming can be rather complex for the user evaluating a new AV solution and even more, how do you …

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