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Environment Control and Automation
All about Kramer’s VS-622DT

Kramer’s VS-622DT – All-in-One Presentation System with HDMI and HDBaseT support

Kramer is one world’s leading brand providing innovative solutions powered by cutting-edge cloud technologies, advanced software applications, and class-leading hardware. Founded in the year 1981 by Dr. Joseph Kramer, the company has consistently grown and evolved with the AV industry, made its presence felt and served customers in six continents. Earlier this year, the company...
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The future of smart home automation

With the mercurial rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), there has been a substantial increase in the development of home automation and smart home technologies. What was earlier an expensive proposal or even just a fantasy, is now an affordable option for many homeowners and technology enthusiasts. The key reason for this is the...
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Crestron Pyng

Advanced app-controlled smart home & office automation with Crestron Pyng

In this era, apps are everywhere. There are applications to control just about everything. However, not too long ago, your good old physical remote control ruled the automation domain. Remotes and controllers were omnipresent on almost electronic equipment such as your TV, media players, soundsystem, shades and lighting control; almost everything. In fact, physical remotes...
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Smart Home Myths Debunked

Top 3 Smart Home Myths Debunked

Over the last few years, smart home technology is gaining stellar momentum. More and more consumers are integrating automated lighting controls, entertainment, healthcare, HVAC, and other appliances in their homes. Industry experts predict this sector to grow rapidly over the next few years. Despite the increasing user adoption and projected growth, many users are still...
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Case Study - Alliance

Case Study: Crestron powers office automation that’s almost invisible

Crestron along with Columbia-based Advanced Video Group integrated a highly collaborative communication and presentation systems with simplistic operations that is automated to not be seen when not in use. The integration was implemented at Alliance Consulting Engineers, a civil and environmental engineering firm. The provide infrastructure designs for industrial and residential developments, including water supply...
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An easy-to-use AV switching and control system for classrooms

As an educator or as a school and college administrator, you may have always wanted a complete classroom AV solution to make your lectures more interactive and absorbing. Well, you need not wait any longer… Extron Electronics has just the solution for you. The Extron PlenumVault Digital Systems are complete, easy-to-use AV switching and control...
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Control multiple devices securely without outside intrusion or interference

Increasingly, customers are demanding that AV solutions providers factor in network security when setting up dedicated AV networks. So, they are demanding advanced security protocols to protect and safeguard their data. To this end, Extron Electronics has introduced the IPCP Pro 555, an IP Link Pro control processor with a dedicated AV LAN port. While...
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Remote home control system

Setting up an integrated home

You can now have a fully-integrated home using Crestron control systems. For example, you can wake up in the morning and the lights on your side of the bed turn on, without disturbing your partner. You can preheat your bathroom and then watch your favourite channel on TV, without fumbling for switches or a remote....
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Control your meeting room temperature with the click of a button

You may have sat in a sweltering boardroom, wishing the meeting would just end. You may have had your toes frozen with the room temperature in the training room being really cold. Or then, the room humidity in the lecture hall may have been extremely high. If you have faced any of these scenarios, you...
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Control made simple for today and configured for tomorrow

If you’ve always wanted to have a room automation system that offers advanced control at your fingertips, the K-Touch 3.0 platform is for you. With this cloud-based platform, you can control anything, at anytime, and anywhere, by simply using your standard WiFi connection and existing infrastructure! With the K-Touch 3.0 control system from Kramer Electronics,...
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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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