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Remote support for AV projects

5 points to keep in mind when opting for either on-site or remote support for AV projects

Most AV integrators have been asked at some time or the other, whether on-site support or remote support makes more sense. This is a moot point, with there being pros and cons for both on-site and remote support. While integrators typically ask the end-customer for their preference, most end-customers do not have a clear-cut preference...
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5 essentials of surveillance

The 5 essentials of surveillance

As IP-based video surveillance systems continue to evolve, more and more businesses are choosing to opt for them. However, these video surveillance systems have come a long way from the traditional surveillance systems of years past. Also, this technology continues to evolve, with video surveillance solutions becoming more and more affordable for businesses of all...
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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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View and book meeting rooms to increase productivity

If you have multiple meeting spaces and conference rooms with different meetings going on at the same time, you can easily view details about all the meeting room spaces through an intuitive wall-mounted touch screen located outside each room. You can also schedule meetings through this screen. This room scheduling and viewing touch screen is...
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centralised lighting controls and design

Enabling savings through centralised lighting controls and design

Centralised lighting controls and design is the ability to centrally regulate the level and quality of light in a given space for specific tasks or situations. Controlling light properly not only enhances the experience, it helps to save energy and money by using light when and where it is needed most. By using centralised lighting...
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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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Total light management accessible from your mobile

Light management is very popular as a tool to create beautiful and functional lighting environments, increase productivity, improve occupant comfort and also to save considerable amounts of money and energy. While powerful light control systems have been present in homes and work spaces for ages, recent innovations with control software have made this even more...
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guest room system - actis blog

Smarter guest room system connects into Building Management Systems

Hotels are typically large consumers of electricity, and have just a limited ability to control the usage by guests and staff in with conventional systems. As a result their adoption of various energy management technologies in guest rooms is now commonplace – because the accumulated savings they can achieve across a property are considerable.  ...
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Video Blog: What can AV control and automation solutions do today?

AV control technologies have been a feature of boardrooms and conference rooms for ages – but the new generation of these solutions have expanded to the network. As the technology gets more powerful and affordable, organisations (and individuals) are leveraging Networked AV to integrate their AV and IT systems and create build smarter office and...
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About Crestron Fusion RV system

Remote asset management software simplifies AV infrastructure management and helpdesk services

This set of videos from Crestron provides a quick overview of several features of their powerful Fusion RV remote asset management software. This is the AV and technology management component of Crestron’s Fusion software, which enables organizations to monitor and manage AV equipment, BMS, room scheduling, lighting, shades, climate, and energy consumption from a single...
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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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