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Unified Communications and Collaboration: Creating the Exceptional Experience

In the third of a three-part series on unified communications and collaboration, AV professionals describe how many customers are already on the path to UCC. They just need someone to integrate their disparate systems in order to deliver on the promise of UCC and maximize the shared experience.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Best Practices; Conferencing; Networked AV Systems; Secure AV; Video
  • Audience: Consultants; Designers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  March 2015
  • Language: English

Unified Communications and Collaboration: Overcoming User Challenges

In the second of a three-part special report on the role of AV professionals in unified communications and collaboration, we look at the challenges to effective UCC solutions and how AV pros can help solve them. From interface design to the room environment, several factors help determine whether UCC users can communicate effectively.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Best Practices; Conferencing; Networked AV Systems; Secure AV; Video
  • Audience: Consultants; Designers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  February 2015
  • Language: English

InfoComm Glossary

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; Best Practices; Building Information Modeling (BIM); Business and Management; Certification; Conferencing; Control Systems; Design; Digital Signage; Display; Education; Installation; Lighting; Live Events; Marketing and Sales; Networked AV Systems; Project Management; Secure AV; Standards; Sustainable AV; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers
  • Publication Date:  January 2015
  • Language: English

Unified Communications and Collaboration: What Does the AV Pro Offer?

The first in a three-part series about unified communications and collaboration and the role AV professionals play in delivering exceptional UCC solutions. In this part, AV integrators who work in UCC discuss the skills required to succeed in this field and how UCC providers in the AV industry identify customer requirements.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Best Practices; Conferencing; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  January 2015
  • Language: English

The Role of the AV Industry in Unified Communications and Collaboration

This InfoComm International whitepaper analyzes the impact that UCC is having on the AV industry and how AV professionals can play a significant role in UCC success. It outlines the business and end-user challenges of UCC solutions and how they can be overcome through the design and integration skills of AV pros.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Conferencing; Design; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Consultants; End Users; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  December 2014
  • Language: English

The Nuts and Bolts of Using WebRTC in Pro AV

WebRTC is one of the hottest topics in pro AV, with plenty of hand-wringing about whether it will commoditize videoconferencing or grow the market by creating more endpoints that SIP and H.323 systems can connect to. Either way, it’s clear that there’s already enough customer interest that AV pros need to figure out how to support it. Tim Kridel reports.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Conferencing; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2014
  • Language: English

5 Trends Changing Unified Communications

You could say that the coming out party for unified communications was years ago. Still, 2013 proved eventful for collaborative technologies. From cloud services to mobile conferencing, AV professionals discovered new ways to think about the humble online meeting.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  November 2013
  • Language: English

Bring Us Your Huddled Masses — to Collaborate

What are these “huddle rooms” that people keep talking about? They’re not actually rooms, but rather spaces where workers can congregate and hold ad hoc meetings. More enterprises are tearing down office walls and phasing out conference rooms in favor of these huddle spaces — and they don’t work unless they include the right AV gear.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Conferencing; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers
  • Publication Date:  October 2013
  • Language: English

AirPlay, AirMedia, or Something Else? Parsing Wireless Presentation Systems

First came Apple AirPlay, then Google Chromecast, then requests from AV users to employ such consumer devices in classrooms and conference settings. Pro-AV manufacturers have other ideas. Are they better or just different? Here’s the latest consumer vs. pro debate.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Conferencing; Networked AV Systems
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; End Users; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  September 2013
  • Language: English

InfoComm Today Podcast: Countdown to InfoComm 2013

With just days to go before InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, InfoComm Senior Vice President of Education and Certification Melissa Taggart, IMCCA Director of Emerging Technologies David Danto, Marshall Electronics Director of Sales and Marketing Perry Goldstein, and InfoComm Senior Editor Brad Grimes discuss Super Tuesday, collaborative conferencing events, the Digital Signage Presentation Stage (Booth 5589), and CTS®.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: AV Industry; Conferencing; Digital Signage; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2013
  • Language: English

The Changing World of Unified Communications

“Unified communications is the only technology that has been ‘launching’ for 16 years.” So say the authors of this special report on UC and the “consumerization” of video collaboration technology. If you’ve never heard the term “contextual connectivity,” you should at least know that it may impact your next VTC design. Here’s why.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2013
  • Language: English

Stalking Videoconferencing Interoperability

At no time in the history of videoconferencing has the prospect of interoperability been this within reach.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2013
  • Language: English

Meeting AV Takes Cues From Theater, Broadcast, Science

Clients don't want pre-recession AV for their presentations. Pipes and drapes don't cut it anymore. Read what else today's meeting planners are looking for.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Conferencing; Display; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2012
  • Language: English

Distance Learning for All

Look in any college student's room and it's a safe bet you won't find a Cisco E20 or a Polycom VVX 1500. Their absence is a major reason why it's challenging for schools to enable one-on-one and multiparty videoconferences between students and faculty.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2012
  • Language: English

The Dawn of Mobile Videoconferencing (Thanks, Apple)

AV professionals monitoring the iPad announcement need hear only three things about the new product: 4G, HD, and quad-core. Taken together, those iPad features describe an instantly viable, high-definition videoconferencing endpoint.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2012
  • Language: English

AV Goes to Jail

Video communication is increasingly common throughout legal systems worldwide. It spans facilities and applications, including video arraignment from jail, virtual visitation in prisons, and remote testimony in courtrooms and judges’ chambers.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing; Government; Government Relations; Secure AV; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

AV Setup Guide for Events, Meetings, Conferences and Classrooms

For those new to the indutry, this setup guide will be a handy reference for troubleshooting, identifying unfamiliar connectors, or knowing when to call for help.

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Conferencing; Education; Installation; Live Events
  • Audience: Installers; Live Events Professionals; New to the Industry; Students; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English
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