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Pro AV Tips: How to get the most of out your speaker and sound system

With over four decades of experience as one of the leading AV integrators in India, Actis has often received calls from companies that have had their office sound system installed by someone complaining about the sound quality. In most cases, the sound output is not as expected by the client. In most situations, it was...
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Creative ways to use interactive projectors and whiteboards in classrooms

Interactive projectors and whiteboard, which support multi-touch finger gestures and interactive pens, have been increasingly popular in classroom AV solution among educators in recent years. With touch interactive functions and PC-free annotations, teachers and students can easily transform any surface into an interactive environment. Many teachers have found creative ways of using interactive projectors and...
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5 key considerations for Cloud VC integration – ProAV tips by Actis

Over the last few years, video conferencing is no longer a want but a need for business communication. Thanks to all the benefits it offers to enterprises. Cloud video conferencing boosts its popularity further by making it cost-effective for companies of all sizes and budgets. At Actis, we believe in making businesses understand the true...
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Video Conferencing 101: Best practices and tips

In today’s business, video conferencing, be it with key internal stakeholders, potential investors or customer, is typically a part of most team’s work day. Quite often, employees are unable to fully harness the benefits of video conferencing. This could be due to several reasons ranging from lack of know-how or complex user interface of communication...
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Top 4 reasons to upgrade your legacy phone system

Enterprise telephony and communications systems for businesses are evolving. To add to this, unified communications (UC) providers have started offering enhanced features and mobile access to their reliable cloud platforms. However, numerous SMEs and private businesses still rely on legacy phone systems as a backbone for their communication needs. Countless businesses are yet to enjoy...
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AV Trends 2017: The future of enterprise audiovisual solutions

In today’s business environment, seamless communication and collaboration between local and remote teams remain pivotal. Enterprises depend heavily on quicker and more number of interactions to stay on top of their game. In the past few years, audiovisual technologies are moving to a cloud and software-based applications, while hardware components have taken more of a...
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Integrating VoIP and IP telephony in businesses is easier than you think

So you are thinking about merging your enterprise’s’ data and voice services with the introduction of an IP telephony system, however, you don’t where to start? IP telephony offers many advantages in your business, from cost savings and business continuity to improved collaboration and productivity and making it easier to be agile in this competitive...
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Here’s why you should have smart home automation systems installed professionally

Home automation systems have been inching slowly into the mainstream. New do-it-yourself (DIY) focused systems are easily available in the marketplace. However, consumers are faced with the decision on whether to undertake the setup of a home automation system themselves or to hire a professional to have it integrated. While one certainly saves money by...
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Key aspects of efficient AV systems design

Key aspects of efficient and effective AV systems design

Quite often, we only notice some things when they won’t work right and completely take it for granted when it’s performing well. Personal devices and AV systems are perfect examples of this. A well-integrated AV solution works seamlessly to enhance presentations and performances. However, we usually forget the complex design and installation that makes operating...
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how to optimise boardroom design

Here’s how you can optimise your boardroom design

Effortless meetings lead to enhanced user experiences and reflect positively on your enterprise or brand. Whether you’re pitching to a potential client or hosting a strategic board of directors meeting; user experience has to be positive and impactful. People walk into a boardroom to communicate, collaborate, and connect. So, you need to take into account...
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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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