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Crestron Pyng

Advanced app-controlled smart home & office automation with Crestron Pyng

In this era, apps are everywhere. There are applications to control just about everything. However, not too long ago, your good old physical remote control ruled the automation domain. Remotes and controllers were omnipresent on almost electronic equipment such as your TV, media players, soundsystem, shades and lighting control; almost everything. In fact, physical remotes...
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Key Video Conferencing Trends in 2018

Business Perspective: Key Video Conferencing Trends in 2016

In today’s business environment, quick communication and collaboration between various stakeholders is pivotal. Companies are constantly looking for new ways to empower communication and connectivity across the entire workforce. The demand for integrated communication for geographically distributed and decentralized work teams is rising. In 2016, online meeting solution providers are expecting good business growth. Most...
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All about video calls

What you can actually do with video in different industries – Part III

In the last article we discussed how video can be used in different industries, including Legal, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media and Entertainment, and Oil, Gas and Energy. In this third and last article, we shall discuss the remaining applications for video in different industries. So, here goes… 1) Procurement: Using video for procurement means that this...
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What to do with video in different industries

What you can actually do with video in different industries – Part II

As discussed in an earlier article, video is now being used across industries and domains. We talked about how video can be used in different industries, ranging from Healthcare to HR and from Education to IT. This is the second in a series of three articles that will look at various video trends in different industries....
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twenty-first century classroom

5 key AV trends in setting up the twenty-first century classroom

As you probably know, active learning environments are increasingly becoming the norm in 21st century classrooms across the world. To facilitate learning in these classrooms, AV technology plays a huge role. Everyone from AV integrators to makers of AV equipment are focusing on this domain, and the latter are developing new products that support more...
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video collaboration healthcare

White Paper: 9 ways that collaborative video solutions can improve healthcare and lower costs

Video collaboration is having a marked impact on patient care as well as on the overall reduction of healthcare costs. It will continue to play an increasingly important role when it comes to the care of patients, the ease of medical administration and record-keeping, and the general education of all parties involved. This guide, based...
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How to Ensure the Security of Your Cloud Video Conferencing

White Paper: How to Ensure the Security of Your Cloud Video Conferencing Solution

Businesses are moving to the cloud as never before. Large enterprises as well as small and mid-sized companies are benefiting from the adoption of the latest communications and collaboration technologies in the cloud with no upfront investment. While the adoption of cloud-based video conferencing has several benefits, cloud computing also has its own set of...
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All about Unified Communications

4 trends driving Unified Communications in a post-PC world

While today, there is no de facto definition of Unified Communications (UC), the latter is a term that describes the coming together of all forms of collaboration and multimedia communications that can be controlled by the end user for both social and business purposes. This includes the integration of fixed and mobile voice, IP telephony,...
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VOIP in the Conference Room

Whitepaper: VOIP in the Conference Room: How IT Managers can enhance user experience

With the growing popularity of Voice over IP (VoIP), we can expect to see the technology adopted in most organisations over the next few years. But as they look to replace their existing analog phone systems with VoIP systems, they will also need to consider the unique audio requirements in conference rooms. Unless certain issues...
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6 ways that video conferencing can help educators

Increasingly, video conferencing is not just being installed in businesses, but is making inroads into education. Educators in schools, colleges and universities are making use of video conferencing to achieve their goals and objectives. A white paper by Lifesize, discusses the various ways in which video conferencing can help educators. Video conferencing helps educators with...
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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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