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More than just a regular Cafeteria!

When it comes to multi-purpose rooms in larger enterprises, none is more popular than the Cafeteria that transforms into a Town Hall or a Live Event space Businesses today are spread farther and wider apart than ever before – with many large organisations having hundreds or thousands of employees spread across multiple offices and geographies....
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How to protect AV equipment from poor power quality

Have you experienced a power supply that is always available, always within voltage and frequency tolerances (good power quality)? Maybe or maybe not. However, we are sure that you must have experienced this one ─ A power supply that has minor deviations (poor power quality). But whether or not the deviation is important depends on...
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Human Centric Lighting (HCL) – Why is it a buzzword in the lighting industry?

We may not realise but light has a great effect on us. Not only does it allow us to see, light stimulates us and influences our moods and activity levels. Science has proved that our physiological response to light varies depending on its colour spectrum, intensity and timing. Because of this sensitivity to light, the...
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How to choose the right projector for today’s classroom

It is no surprise that learning in the classroom is no longer limited to just textbooks and journals. Technology has made inroads into every aspect of our life including the way education is being imparted. AV technology in the classroom is now considered an important tool to help children understand better and quicker. In order...
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Tips for Designing Huddle Rooms

6 Tips for designing a Huddle Room

Over time, huddle rooms have earned themselves the title of ‘Most Productive Spaces’ in many businesses. Looking at the improved collaboration after adopting these small meeting spaces, businesses of all sizes and industries are readily investing a part of their physical space and capital in designing multiple huddle rooms within their organisation. With the emergence...
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Avoid overheating of your electronic equipment

Does overheating reduce the lifespan of your electronic equipment?

Many of our electronic devices fail much earlier than they should. In this article we talk about the damaging effects of overheating on the longevity of our devices, and suggest tips to overcome its impact. How does excess heat damage our devices? Overheating can be a factor affecting the performance and longevity of our electronic...
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Avoid Facepalm moments on VC

Avoid Facepalm moments on VC. Brush up on your Vid-etiquette

While video conferencing is becoming an increasingly important part of our work lives, it’s a relatively new communication medium for most of us. Like any other medium for conversation (chat, email, social media), VC interaction has its own set of rules, in order to facilitate smoother “many-to-many” communication. We can be completely ourselves while video...
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How to clean your LCD/LED Monitor

How to clean your LCD/LED Monitor or TV screen without causing damage

Amidst the busy lives that we are juggling with, some of us have got quite acquainted with the streaks/ fingerprints on our display screens, especially that of laptops. But you might not realise that those streaks have the capability to minimise your work output. We, at Actis certainly wouldn’t want that to happen to you....
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Monsoon safety tips for AV equipment

How to protect AV equipment in monsoon

The Irish Novelist Samuel Lover said, “Better safe than sorry” — a wise proverb stated back in the 17th Century which meant that it is wise to be careful and protect yourself against risk rather than be careless. Now, imagine your AV equipment slowly losing their lives this rainy season. Oh, that was a terrible...
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Understanding the difference between a lamp and lamp-free projectors

In order to display images, projectors need a light source. Some use LEDs, while some use either lasers or lamps. Lamp projectors are the oldest and cheapest, variant. However, their bulbs contain mercury and offer a relatively short lifespan. Laser and LED projectors, on the other hand, are a newer technology. They’re also more eco-friendly...
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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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