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Looking at IPTV to reduce costs and improve video quality

Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. This is in contrast to delivery through traditional satellite, terrestrial, and cable television formats. Unlike downloaded media, IPTV offers the ability to stream the source media continuously. As a result, a client media player can start playing the content almost...
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Designing a seamless auditorium AV solution for enterprises

Auditoriums are large event spaces that serve host to town halls and other enterprise-wide events for organizations with many employees at a single location. Due to their size, the modern auditorium includes professional sound systems and video distribution systems with multiple displays. Events in these spaces are often live-streamed to remote locations or even recorded...
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Exploring the Financial Benefits of Huddle Rooms

The sharp rise in real-estate costs is known to all business owners. The development of newer business models such as shared workspaces like WeWork, 91Springboard and Awfis are proof of that. It also drives another core idea that workspaces in modern offices ought to be multi-functional. As a business owner, your office space needs to...
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The energy benefits of lighting control systems in offices

Lighting control systems do more than illuminate homes, hotels and offices. they can boost productivity, save money, lower carbon emissions, respond to occupants, complement design and enhance the usability of a building. Due to the increase of environmental concerns, lighting control systems play an important role in the reduction of energy consumption of the lighting...
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Free Whitepaper: Your Guide to Setting System Gain by InfoComm

How often has it happened on a conference call or during a speech via the public address system that the volume is just not right? Quite often, the gain is so low that it affects legibility or in some instances, it’s so high that every syllable or sibilant sounds go on endless feedback loops which...
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Understanding the science behind Projector Throw Distance calculation

A sound understanding of throw distance calculations is crucial for integrating projectors in offices, educational institutions and home entertainment systems. Knowing the science behind the calculations is key for using projectors optimally. A projector’s throw distance is the distance between the projector and the image on the screen i.e. the distance that the image is...
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Top 4 features to consider when a choosing an AV switcher for presentation rooms

Quite often in meeting rooms, there are instances where the input source needs to be changed. The conventional way would be to disconnect the devices and interchange them manually. Not only is this process time-consuming but it also creates unwanted distractions during meetings and presentations. Luckily, this fumbling around is a thing of the past...
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An in-depth look at the Crestron Mercury all-in-one meeting collaboration solution

At Actis Technologies, we have nearly four decades of experience integrating turnkey AV solutions for some of the biggest names in the Indian corporate landscape. One collective feedback we regularly receive from our customers is “We want a simple and effective AV system that works flawlessly. While this brief is simple, it is definitely a...
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Why the Logitech Group video conferencing system makes sense in your business

Logitech conferencing solutions are changing the way teams collaborate, opening new possibilities for global communication. Over the last few years, the company is empowering groups to collaborate anytime and anywhere with versatile products designed for small to large-size rooms. One of the brands most sought-after products is the Logitech Group – a powerful video conferencing...
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benefits of interactive digital signage

Top ways Interactive Digital Signage can help businesses

While digital signage is not a new invention, interactive digital signage is an upcoming innovation that is creating new opportunities for businesses. The presence of interactive technologies has taken off over the last few year, especially with augmented or virtual reality. With these technologies, consumers enjoy interactive experiences that attract, entertain, and engage them. Not...
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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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