Category: Audio/Visual

Tap into the potential

These days, video leads when it comes to effective communication in modern corporations. It’s now far easier to deliver broadcast-quality productions without TV-sized budgets, and anyone with the most basic IT skills can get to grips with today’s production equipment, says Chris Waddington, NewTek. With the equipment and skills in-house, organizations can now realize the full potential of video to better communicate to staff and customers, and quickly see a generous return on investment.

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Smart Homes Market Growing at 17% CAGR to 2020

ReportsnReports.com adds 2015 smart homes market research reports with forecasts to 2020 (17% CAGR) along with analysis of high-growth sub-segments such as security & access control, energy management system, HVAC control, entertainment control. The Global Smart Homes Industry Report 2015 is an in-depth study on the current state of the smart homes market including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.

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Do more. Get more. Pay less.

Today, enterprise video is more powerful than ever, offering a direct route to greater engagement with customers, partners or employees. Producing broadcast quality video in-house is also easier – and more cost-effective – than non-video professionals may realize, says Chris Waddington, NewTek. With rapid changes in technology and regular updates to the product line, companies are looking for better ways to share important information with their staff and customers around the world.

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The Crestron Huddle Room

The workplace is constantly reinventing itself, demanding new technology to make enterprise collaboration and sharing much easier. In a hectic work environment, space can be limited and hooking up technology can be time consuming. That’s why growing businesses need more convenient and technology packed spaces accessible for conferencing and presenting.

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4 ways to engineer a collaborative workforce

There are four areas of consideration which should be top of mind for IT when designing, creating and supporting the workplace of the future. Research consistently shows that the top business objectives for IT center on enabling the workforce through the right tools and solutions. It is through this that IT is adding value to the enterprise; tools let people achieve 100% of their productivity, innovation and creativity potential. This has a large part to play in expanding the capabilities of an organization.

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How Audio/Video Gear Plays a Major Role in Collaboration

While collaboration relies on using the most flexible software solutions available, the right gear and its effective integration also has a profound implication for the ease of use, flexibility, and longevity of these meeting environments. At a basic level, understanding the room’s size and intended purpose, as well as the kinds of content that will typically be shared there, is fundamental to making the right choices.

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Images + Video + Audio Render Immersive 360° View of World’s Largest Cave

The wind is roaring and howling at the entrance of a black hole into which you are about to descend. As you repel down into the cave, the opening of light disappears in the distance. Suddenly you’re at the end of your rope standing in pitch darkness, only able to see the 20-30 feet in front of you illuminated by your headlamp. It’s an experience few can have, but Dell helped make it possible for you to get a 360 degree view inside the world’s largest cave.

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Do we have an education system suitable for the 21st century?

Andrew Graley, director of Healthcare, Government and Education, EMEA at Polycom, discusses collaboration in the classroom and providing a suitable platform for learning. In a post-modern age of ubiquitous all-day high speed connectivity, students are finding their own ways to make use of the tools they have access to in order to learn. They are regularly adapting platforms intended for social interaction such as Twitter, Facebook and Skype, and turning them into make-do collaboration tools.

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NEC Display Solutions Adds 55-Inch Display with Ultra-Narrow Bezel to Video Wall Portfolio

Forward-looking organizations continue to deploy video walls for strategic business advantage. According to market research firm DisplaySearch, the global large-screen display market is expected to grow 27 percent this year to more than 3-million units shipped, and video walls are contributing to that expansion.

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What I learned at InfoComm 2015

Wow. I really don’t know how else to put it. InfoComm 2015 opened my eyes. If the movie Independence Day was Hollywood illustrating to us that when it comes to the universe, “we’re not alone,” then InfoComm positioned the A/V world in that light for us. Hundreds of companies were on the show floor, showing their most creative and high definition cameras and content sharing solutions.

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