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Creative ways to use interactive projectors and whiteboards in classrooms

Interactive projectors and whiteboard, which support multi-touch finger gestures and interactive pens, have been increasingly popular in classroom AV solution among educators in recent years. With touch interactive functions and PC-free annotations, teachers and students can easily transform any surface into an interactive environment. Many teachers have found creative ways of using interactive projectors and...
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The Actis AV Experience Centre Re-imagined

We’re super excited to announce our Re-imagined Actis Experience Centre, which was considered pretty ground breaking when launched in its original avaatar in 2009. A lot has been changing in the AV and integration industry recently, so we wanted to get in the latest technology and demonstrate what’s possible with the latest collaboration tools in...
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Advanced smart classroom tools to enhance learning experiences

These days, if it’s not showing up on a screen, kids may not be interested in it. While some adults tried to get kids to move away from this device-dependency, many have actually encouraged learning with smart devices. School administrators and teachers are now realising that new high-tech gadgets not only hold students’ attention for...
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5 reasons why interactive whiteboards are taking over meeting rooms

Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) are changing the way office presentations are being delivered these days. They are a popular Classroom AV solution as well. Institutions and organisations are discovering that they are an excellent means to improve learning and an effective way to collaborate during meetings. The advantages an interactive whiteboard offers over the traditional whiteboard...
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Exploring the benefits of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) in classroom AV solutions

Thanks to new classroom AV technology, students can now get to enjoy their lessons. Interactive whiteboards (IWB) have been developed and installed with educationally-focused software and content that has the ability to interact with other smart devices in the classroom such as tablets, laptops, and video conferencing. Interactive whiteboards (IWB) replaces the good old projectors...
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Classroom AV Solutions: A need in today’s schools

Gone are the days where teaching was limited to only textbooks and notebooks. Technology has seeped into every aspect of our life including the way education is being imparted. Teachers can’t overlook the emerging trend of technology in the classroom. AV Technology in the classroom is no longer a new phenomenon. Today, Schools are deploying...
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5 key AV trends in setting up the twenty-first century classroom

As you probably know, active learning environments are increasingly becoming the norm in 21st century classrooms across the world. To facilitate learning in these classrooms, AV technology plays a huge role. Everyone from AV integrators to makers of AV equipment are focusing on this domain, and the latter are developing new products that support more...
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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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6 ways that video conferencing can help educators

Increasingly, video conferencing is not just being installed in businesses, but is making inroads into education. Educators in schools, colleges and universities are making use of video conferencing to achieve their goals and objectives. A white paper by Lifesize, discusses the various ways in which video conferencing can help educators. Video conferencing helps educators with...
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Case Study: Room Control at Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland

Abertay University, located in Dundee, Scotland gained the formal university title in 1994 and is well known for its programmes in environmental sciences, law, and psychology. However, this IT-intensive university needed to replace its aging AV system across the campus with a state-of-the-art, fully monitored integrated AV solution. The latter would enhance ease-of-use for lecturers....
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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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