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10 benefits of cloud-based video conferencing

Today, more than ever, workers across the world are working remotely and are connecting to meetings using their mobile devices. And now, more than ever, they want a seat at that corporate meeting. They want and expect face-to-face interaction, and increasingly, they are getting it! There’s a strong demand for a video conferencing solution that...
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Research Report: Six Game-Changing Trends Driving the Collaborative Workplace of the Future

The workplace of today is increasingly collaborative, contextual and visual. There are several trends driving today’s workplace with workers increasingly being connected by digital collaboration technologies and an evolving work environment. The converging forces of mobility, the cloud, consumerisation and globalisation have resulted in a workplace without walls or a physical address. A research report...
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White Paper: The role of the user experience in video conferencing

Video conferencing is now the new normal. It is increasingly the “new voice” and is practically ubiquitous. However, there are certain points to keep in mind when choosing and installing a video conferencing system for your business. A white paper by Polycom explores the role of the user experience in video conferencing. It is now...
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White Paper: Selecting the right conference phone for different room environments

Today, voice conferencing is as ubiquitous as the traditional phone conversation. You’ve probably used a conference phone at work really recently maybe even today or yesterday. In fact, voice conferencing is vital for today’s businesses. Contemporary, twenty-first century businesses rely on conference call in boardrooms, meeting rooms, and even from our desktops! This white paper...
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Top 6 AV Trends to watch out for in 2016

As an end-consumer of audiovisual solutions, you may be tired of the same old PowerPoint slides. If so, you have a lot to look forward to! The year 2016 will be a year of change for the AV industry, with several new trends engaging both AV professionals and customers alike! These trends will continue to...
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Remote home control system

Setting up an integrated home

You can now have a fully-integrated home using Crestron control systems. For example, you can wake up in the morning and the lights on your side of the bed turn on, without disturbing your partner. You can preheat your bathroom and then watch your favourite channel on TV, without fumbling for switches or a remote....
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AV recording for your business

You may have always wanted to record that vital board meeting, that important training, or that once-in-a-lifetime court proceeding. So, how can you do all of this? Simple – just invest in and set up AV recording solutions! AV recording solutions are mainly used for three applications: recording board meetings and other important corporate gatherings;...
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Benefits of Networked Media Systems

The application and use of Networked Media Systems

If you are the director of a hospital, you want your paging system for doctors and nurses to work without a glitch. If you’re the owner of a small to medium business enterprise you want your video conferencing software to work seamlessly across conference rooms. If you’re the CEO of a multinational company you want...
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hi-tech modern boardroom

Inside the hi-tech modern boardroom

Today’s boardroom is transforming as we speak. No longer is it the boardroom of the past, which hosted a couple of board meetings a year and then lay idle. Today’s boardroom is changing rapidly due to emerging workplace trends and new technology. This primer by Infocomm explores what it’s like to be inside today’s hi-tech modern...
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White Paper: Giving college the old AV try

Universities around the world have been trying to use technology to connect students, faculty and administrative staff for decades. However, it is distance learning and massive open online courses (MOOCs) that have brought this synergy into the limelight. This white paper by Infocomm explores the role that AV systems can play in education, especially for...
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About our Blog

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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