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What are the new features of HDMI 2.0

Tips: Understanding the benefits of HDMI 2.0 in enabling UHD/4K resolutions

With the advent of Ultra-high resolution/4K solutions, comes the need for a new set of standards that deliver this high bandwidth performance in a new range of AV products. HDMI 2.0 is one of these upgraded standards and represents a significant upgrade from the current generation of HDMI in several ways – not just limited...
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Secure AV: How to secure AV devices in corporate networked AV environments

As Networked AV (the coming together of AV and IT) adoption becomes prevalent in enterprise environments, the sheer number of AV devices to be managed is growing exponentially. But unless they are managed properly, these AV devices can also become the source of challenges to confidentiality and security from both within and without the corporate...
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REPORT: The real impact of video collaboration (it’s not just reducing travel costs)

Measuring the real impacts of technology in the earlier part of its adoption curve can be challenging because usage evolves over a period of time as users begin to explore its applications in their own context. The report from Polycom and Wainhouse on global usage trends in video collaboration reveals that saving of travel costs...
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Tips: Now access your advanced AV and environment control system with an App on your smartphone or tablet?

One of the past limitations in the implementation of control systems in work and living environments has been the relatively high cost of proprietary touch screen controllers, which provide the most intuitive and attractive interface to use devices conveniently. All of this has changed with the advent of touch-enabled smartphones and tablets which are more...
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Tips: Achieving energy efficiency: What’s needed for real results?

Even as our desire for energy efficiency continues to increase (because of increasing costs and new regulations), practical solutions continue to be difficult to find. The first step is to actually understand our current consumption of energy – which is not obvious or measured in most buildings, offices, and homes. But eventually what’s needed is...
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Managing enterprise adoption of video collaboration

Actis unveils multipurpose rooms

Source: DNA… “Actis Technologies has unveiled multipurpose rooms, which can be morphed into conference hall, training room, banquet hall and auditorium with AV control systems…”
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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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