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Digital Audio Networking

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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In conversation with Crestron India: The future of Network AV

Crestron is a global leader in advanced control and automation systems for a variety application ranging from education, corporate, government and defence to hospitality, healthcare and residential. Over the last few years, the Crestron India has significantly enhanced its presence and support with fully functional Crestron Experience Centers in their headquarters in Bengaluru and one...
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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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tesiraLUX - Actis blog

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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North Carolina State University - Case Study

Case Study: North Carolina State University installs a cutting-edge audio system in the Hunt Library

North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina in the United States. The university forms one of the corners of the Research Triangle together with Duke University in Durham and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The James B. Hunt Jr. Library is the second main...
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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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Benefits of Networked Media Systems

The application and use of Networked Media Systems

If you are the director of a hospital, you want your paging system for doctors and nurses to work without a glitch. If you’re the owner of a small to medium business enterprise you want your video conferencing software to work seamlessly across conference rooms. If you’re the CEO of a multinational company you want...
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Crestron Saros ICE6LPT In-ceiling speaker

Hear clearly even with constricted ceiling spaces

If you are the owner of a restaurant and want the clear sound of background music you need a speaker system that is powerful yet unobtrusive and can fit easily in constricted spaces. This is where Crestron’s Saros ICE6LPT In-ceiling speaker enters the picture. This product is a 2-way in-ceiling speaker featuring a 6-1/2 inch...
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Enjoy music when outdoors

Sound is the the first thing that you experience when you wake up in the morning and also the last thing you hear at night. Now imagine adding sound or music to the garden, around the home grounds, across the campus grounds, and on the deck, so that music will follow you. Crestron has introduced...
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Seamless, high-quality sound in large spaces

You must have attended a video conference where the mic made a humming noise, even as your colleague was speaking. Or maybe the auditorium you were in experienced a lot of noise during the presenter’s speech. If so, you have experienced something quite common. All of this noise is due to the absence of a...
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