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Audio Visual (AV) Trends 2018

Audio Visual Trends 2018 – A Look at the Future!

For audiovisual professionals, there is so much to look out for in 2018. Halfway through the year, the numerous exhibitions and trade shows have already given us a glimpse of the of the products you can expect to see in the future. The industry leaders have announced outstanding inventions that promise to light up the...
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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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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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Crestron and Amazon’s Alexa for a futuristic voice controlled smart home

Crestron is one of the global pioneers when it comes to home and commercial automation. They sport an impressive range of automation equipment that is loved by AV integrators worldwide. The company now strengthens its hold by announcing easy compatibility with Amazon’s increasingly popular Alexa-integrated devices. Crestron Technology Professionals can now use Alexa Voice Service...
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Growing need for huddle rooms

Growing need for huddle rooms

In the yesteryears, businesses often focused on designing one or two boardrooms packed with the latest technology, to make an impression on potential clients and new joinees. Today, the conferencing trend in enterprises has moved towards creating multiple small huddle rooms. With office infrastructure costing a premium, the average workplace appears to be growing smaller....
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Key Video Conferencing Trends in 2018

Business Perspective: Key Video Conferencing Trends in 2016

In today’s business environment, quick communication and collaboration between various stakeholders is pivotal. Companies are constantly looking for new ways to empower communication and connectivity across the entire workforce. The demand for integrated communication for geographically distributed and decentralized work teams is rising. In 2016, online meeting solution providers are expecting good business growth. Most...
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Pro AV Powered by Internet of Things (IoT)

Pro AV Powered by Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be described as a network of physical devices, buildings, vehicles, and other items that are embedded with electronics, sensors, actuators, software, and network connectivity that empower objects to collect and exchange data and thereby create interactivity. Internet of Things and Professional AV have had close relationship for roughly two...
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7 Guidelines of Networked AV Design

Have you often wondered what exactly are networked AV systems and how they can help your business? Well, in this article, we shall talk about networked AV systems and how they can and should be designed. Here goes… Network-based AV systems were first introduced on a large scale in 2011 and have slowly gained acceptance....
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About Panasonic Transparent Display

Enjoy see-through, futuristic TV

Your television (TV) is probably the centrepiece of your living room. Quite often, if you’re like most of us, you have designed your entire living room entertainment system around your TV. Some of these TVs are attractive and some are hideous. So, what’s the solution? Well, Panasonic has come up with a new experimental TV...
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Survey: 10 global video conferencing trends and etiquette

If you’ve ever thought that video conferencing does not need an etiquette guide, you are wrong. There are several do’s and don’ts where video conferencing is concerned. While this collaboration tool may seem simple to use, there are various caveats that users of video conferencing need to keep in mind. Polycom commissioned a global survey...
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