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tips for better enterprise Video Conferencing experience

Key tips for better enterprise Video Conferencing experience

Video conferencing is soon becoming the preferred way for businesses to conduct both one-on-one meetings as well as group meetings. Employees can use video conferencing to participate in meetings in a more relaxed and comfortable way, whether they are working from home or in the office. Live video feeds let participants interact with each other...
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Lifesize will soon be introducing new integration with Microsoft Teams

Lifesize announces easy interoperability and integration with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments. The service integrates with the company’s Office 365 subscription office productivity suite, including Microsoft Office and Skype, and features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products. Microsoft Teams is poised to be the next evolution of communication within the Microsoft Office 365®...
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Top 6 AV solutions overcoming enterprise communication challenges

Top 6 AV solutions overcoming enterprise communication challenges

The communication needs of enterprises are evolving at a rapid pace. There is a rising need for solutions that offer new functionality along with cost-effectiveness. Businesses need newer, faster and secure modes of communication to stay agile in this hyper-competitive era. This means the communication tools need to adapt to the growing business needs. Here,...
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All about Interactive Whiteboards

Looking at what Interactive Whiteboards have to offer

There has been a drastic increase in the usage of interactive whiteboards in schools, universities, training rooms and institutions around the globe. It has been proved to be useful for both teaching and learning in interesting ways. It stimulates the enthusiasm of educators and students for lessons, makes interaction in classes efficient, increases the trainer’s...
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microphone installation tips

Key microphone installation tips for great audio during conference calls

In meeting room or boardroom applications, microphone placement plays a key role in great sounding audio calls. Even in video calls, audio quality holds an integral position and can make or break a good meeting experience. Another challenge in meeting scenarios is the number of people, their seating positions, proximity to the nearest microphone and...
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Cisco Spark is now Webex Teams

Cisco Spark is now Webex Teams for simpler collaboration

Until recently, Spark was Cisco’s prime video conferencing and collaboration solution for work teams looking for a flexible platform for messaging, audio conferencing, content sharing, and video calling. However, recently, the enterprise communication giant merged two of its most popular collaboration tools. In an attempt to streamline its service offerings, Cisco will be merging Spark...
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Alla about integration of Unified Communication

Debunking popular myths about the integration of Unified Communication solutions

Unified Communications (UC) has been a hot topic in the enterprise communication sector for the last few years now. It promises to streamline and unify communications in this and fast-paced business environment. Unified Communications gives businesses the option and agility to easily select an apt mode of communication, at any given time or place. It...
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Top monsoon protection tips for AV and electronic equipment

The much-awaited monsoons have already hit most parts of South, East and Southeast Asia. While it brings much relief to the inhabitants of this region, it also brings in additional moist air to an already tropical environment. This extreme moisture can be taxing for your electronics devices including your collaboration and communication infrastructure. In this...
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understanding lighting control

Lighting Control Systems – Here’s why they are a must in every office

Quality lighting is a crucial aspect of our daily life and is often taken for granted. Lighting control is the ability to manage the level and quality of light in a given space for specific situations or tasks. Controlling room lighting optimally not only enhances the experience but it also helps to save energy by...
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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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