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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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Crestron Video Conference System

Crestron integrates Microsoft Teams support for Mercury and SR systems

Crestron has extended its solution portfolio with Microsoft to incorporate Microsoft Teams integration to empower meeting spaces of every size with Intelligent Communications technology. With the newly-added Microsoft Teams software functionality for Crestron Mercury and SR (Skype Room Systems) conference system, the two companies aim to make meeting spaces a hub for collaboration and productivity....
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Ceiling Array Microphones – A brief primer and key installation tips

Ceiling array microphones incorporate multiple wide-range microphone lobes mounted together into a single unit array to provide rich sound, impeccable spacial positing and maintaining full 360° coverage. By deploying multiple highly-directive microphone capsules and powerful DSP, these microphones provide clear audio pickup, especially in installed environments. Ceiling array microphones have introduced many unique benefits to...
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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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Lifesize Icon 450 – Effortless Video Collaboration for Huddle Rooms

Starting a video meeting should be effortless. In our conversations with prospective customers, we have often been asked to integrate an easy-to-use and hassle-free video communication solution. This is exactly where the Lifesize Icon 450 huddle and conference room video collaboration shines. The Lifesize Icon 450 is a simple, scalable way to deploy integrated, plug-and-play...
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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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Biamp brings video to Tesira networked media distribution platform

With the launch of TesiraLUX, Biamp continues their development of networked media as a solution for distributing media across corporate networks – for collaboration/conferencing and intra-business communication applications. And at the core of this transition is video collaboration, which is the key driver behind Biamp’s audio video bridging (AVB) solution TesiraLUX. TesiraLUX, part of the...
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What Is Devio

Connect to audio and video conferencing in huddle rooms with the Devio collaboration system from Biamp

Increasingly, workspaces are becoming more open, with meetings seamlessly moving from larger conference rooms to small huddle rooms. However, for these smaller rooms, there needs to be a much more flexible collaboration system, that makes collaboration fast, simple, and intuitive. The Devio collaboration system consists of an easy-to-connect device (Devio CR-1) and an advanced beamforming...
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White Paper: Selecting the right conference phone for different room environments

Today, voice conferencing is as ubiquitous as the traditional phone conversation. You’ve probably used a conference phone at work really recently maybe even today or yesterday. In fact, voice conferencing is vital for today’s businesses. Contemporary, twenty-first century businesses rely on conference call in boardrooms, meeting rooms, and even from our desktops! This white paper...
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5 Tips for designing a Huddle Room

Have you often wished you had a room in your business premises that accommodated your team and allowed you to have collaborative meetings with them, whenever you wanted to? Have you often wished that your business had designed a room that would accommodate 4 to 6 people with ease and with all of the latest...
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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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