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Networked AV

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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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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Coca-Cola India - Case Study

Case Study: Actis reimagines Coca-Cola India’s new office AV solution

The Coca-Cola brand needs no introduction. This iconic brand’s fame with its trademark red hue has reached almost every corner of the globe. For the last two decades the brand’s India entity Coca-Cola India Pvt. Ltd., has been handling business activities in the South Asia region, operational from the same office space. A few months...
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Key aspects of efficient AV systems design

Key aspects of efficient and effective AV systems design

Quite often, we only notice some things when they won’t work right and completely take it for granted when it’s performing well. Personal devices and AV systems are perfect examples of this. A well-integrated AV solution works seamlessly to enhance presentations and performances. However, we usually forget the complex design and installation that makes operating...
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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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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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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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What goes into creating your smart home

It’s a regular day, and you leave home in the morning for work…You’re all set to return before the kids arrive home from school at 6 pm. Suddenly your boss schedules an urgent meeting that you have to attend. You wonder what to do…Should you call the neighbours? Should you ask your boss to reschedule...
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White Paper: AV on the WLAN

With more and more companies going the wireless way, this is a unique opportunity for AV integrators. Wi-Fi is increasingly being built into laptops, tablets, and smartphones, which means that the cable and wire mess that was so common, is now rapidly becoming a thing of the past. A white paper by Infocomm explores this...
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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.

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