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February 21, 2015

Top 5 tips for interactive classroom design and integration

Classrooms are evolving to meet the changing expectations of students and allow use of new kinds of multimedia and interactive content that teachers are using to transform the learning experience. The new generation of classrooms is interactive – and needs to be designed to allow for a very smooth transition to interactivity, as and when...
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benefits of lighting controls and design

How lighting control creates a smarter, more connected home

In this brief, lucid and engaging video, Lutron describes how their Caseta Wireless dimmers and the Lutron Smart Bridge and app are a smart, affordable and reliable, connected home solution. This simple, wireless lighting control solution allows home owners to adjust your lights, shades, and temperature from anywhere. The wireless dimmers work with wide range...
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Video Blog: How Digital Entertainment can be applied in a business environment

Digital entertainment has been around for a while, but its application has been largely limited to residential and hospitality applications. However, in more recent times we are seeing its applications in corporate environments too – with leisure spaces and digital signage applications being at the forefront of adoption. In this video interaction, Sowmya Suryamoorthy from...
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Crestron occupancy sensor

Occupancy sensors turn off lights, even when you forget to

Automation of lighting, HVAC, and shades in response to changing conditions in an office or a home is essential for creating a complete energy management solution. While it provides amazing levels of convenience and comfort, it is also offers a solution to avoid employee friction caused when energy policies are implemented strictly. In the past...
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Polycom’s RealPresence Group Series

Top 5 design and integration tips for video conference rooms

We’ve talked in the past about how video conferencing quality and performance can be enhanced by making some minor tweaks to the room environment. In this (more detailed) design primer, our team makes specific suggestions that you should implement in your Video Conference room at the early stages itself. Here are a few important points...
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

Over time it will grow into a practical, India-specific, knowledge base to assist CIOs/CTOs, architects, AV and lighting consultants, developers, educational institutions and the hospitality industry to make better choices and get more out of their investments in technology.

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