Date Archives August 2014

Webinar Recording: Designing Scalable Conferencing and Collaboration Spaces

You already know how important collaboration between teams is to your organization. Now get to the heart of the matter and discover the tools that make that collaboration not just possible, but easy to manage with technology from one of the most recognized and respected names in the industry: Crestron. During this 45-minute webinar, Crestron’s Tom Barnett will lead you through:

  • Trends in collaboration spaces (growing number of conference rooms)
  • Crestron DMPS switchers
  • Crestron Fusion and its ability to monitor room usage, lamp life, etc.
  • Instructions on how to use touch panels to change display outputs
  • Differences and similarities between video conferencing and collaboration systems
  • Extending Lync to the conference room with Crestron RL
  • How Crestron SmartSpace provides advanced HD video conferencing that is intuitive

Review “Designing Scalable Conferencing and Collaboration Spaces.”

About the presenter

Tom Barnett has 15 years of experience in the custom AV business, with experience in installation, design, programming, and product management for companies including SeaWorld, Kaleidescape, ControlWorks, and Crestron. He is a Crestron Certified Programmer, holds an MBA from Cleveland State University, and has served on the Independent Programmer’s Council for InfoComm, where he co-authored the white paper “Roadmap to Control.”

How Video Conferencing is Improving Healthcare

Telemedicine exampleCollaboration technology isn’t new to healthcare providers. But its value has increased considerably of late as the technology improves, health insurers realize the cost savings, and more doctors can be reimbursed for their telemedicine visits. In a Q&A on Polycom’s Public Sector blog, AVI-SPL account manager Scott Pfister explains the surge in video collaboration.

Read the interview with Scott on the Polycom Public Sector blog.

 

Liberty AV Introduces New Presentation Switcher for Meeting Rooms

DIGI-P52 Presentation SwitcherLiberty AV has recently introduced a new product from its Intelix line that helps with video switching, scaling and audio processing for classrooms, meeting rooms, and training rooms. The DIGI-P52 Presentation Switcher includes the following benefits:

  • Scales video to HDMI and HDBaseT
  • Auto-switching feature automatically switches between HDMI and VGA sources
  • HDBaseT output extends audio, video and control signals up to 60 meters
  • 3 HDMI and 2 VGA inputs

AVI-SPL relies on companies like Liberty AV to design and integrate conference spaces that improve the way businesses around the world conduct meetings. Call us at 1-866-559-8197 to learn more from our experts, or fill out our contact form.

ClearOne Beamforming Microphone Array Wins Product of Year Award

ClearOne Beamforming Microphone ArrayTMCnet, a news media company serving the business communications community, recently named ClearOne’s Beamforming Microphone Array as its 2014 Communications Product of the Year.

In a post on this blog earlier this summer, I noted that the ClearOne COLLABORATE Room Pro video conferencing system, which was being showcased at InfoComm 2014, included the Beamforming Microphone Array as one of its features.

Congratulations to our partners at ClearOne on the win. For any questions you have about business AV, and video and audio conferencing, contact AVI-SPL at 1-866-559-8197 or fill out our contact form.

Webinar: Designing Scalable Conferencing and Collaboration Spaces

Crestron Smart SpaceIn today’s enterprise, video conferencing, collaboration within the room, and remote collaboration are all standard and expected. The systems that enable these capabilities must meet three criteria: they must be easy to use, easy to deploy, and easily and consistently repeatable.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about Crestron solutions — including the latest generation DigitalMedia™ Presentation System, Smart Space™, and Crestron RL™ — that meet the specific requirements of video conferencing and collaboration spaces, as well as the unique requirements of government agencies.

Register here for “Designing Scalable Conferencing and Collaboration Spaces.”

About the presenter

Tom Barnett has 15 years of experience in the custom AV business, with experience in installation, design, programming, and product management for companies including SeaWorld, Kaleidescape, ControlWorks, and Crestron. He is a Crestron Certified Programmer, holds an MBA from Cleveland State University, and has served on the Independent Programmer’s Council for InfoComm, where he co-authored the white paper “Roadmap to Control.”