Category Video Communications

Webinar Recording: Vaddio USB Conferencing and Epson BrightLink Pro

The webinar recording for “Software-Based Clients in UC Meeting Rooms” and “Your Whiteboard Reinvented” is available at the AVI-SPL website.

Darrin Thurston of Vaddio explains critical AV design elements in deploying software-based UC clients in meeting spaces ranging from huddle spaces to classrooms. This includes an overview of key considerations:

  • Design for UC soft clients (like Skype for Business and WebEx)
  • Choosing video and audio devices in the meeting room
  • Audio processing
  • Bandwidth availability and guidelines for supporting HD video
  • Room controls
  • Room design elements (including camera placement and shot selection, lighting conditions, and acoustics)

Michelle Rydell of Epson focuses on BrightLink Pro, which helps users annotate, capture, and share ideas in real time. You’ll learn about the advantages of the BrightLink in corporate settings:

  • Full-HD interactive display up to 100” – An extended whiteboard where BrightLink Pro projectors are placed side by side to achieve a large interactive area
  • Designed to enhance productivity – Bring your own device, connect a PC or video conference device, collaborate locally or with remote participants

Download the recording for “Software-Based Clients in UC Meeting Rooms” and “Your Whiteboard Reinvented” >

Webinar Recording: Enterprise Collaboration With SMART Technologies and HARMAN Professional

Presenters from HARMAN Professional and SMART Technologies team up for this look at solutions designed for today’s workplace meeting spaces. In the HARMAN session, Paul Krizan covers the AMX Acendo meeting-space solutions, including:

  • Acendo Vibe (compact solution for presenting and sharing audio and video)
  • Acendo Core (an intuitive one-click interface for users to easily start their meetings with Skype for Business integration)
  • Acendo Book (schedule a room through a booking panel that connects to Office 365)
  • Trends in huddle spaces (including technology expectations)
  • How Millennials and real estate costs are affecting the workplace

Stephen Yao of SMART Technologies looks at its interactive displays for the enterprise, including the 2000, 6000, and 7000 Pro series. For each of these models, Stephen covers:

  • Where these solutions are best used
  • HyPr technology (for smooth, precision writing)
  • Ability to preview different inputs
  • Exclusive iQ technology
  • The number of licenses included with these solutions (and their value)

Paul and Stephen also answer many technical questions from the live attendees.

Download “Enterprise Collaboration With HARMAN and SMART Technologies” >

 

Three Keys to ROI From Your Video Communications Strategy

This Frost & Sullivan paper summarizes the eBroadcast of the same name and looks at the growth in enterprise video platforms and why they matter to companies. So if you’ve been considering upgrading or implementing a video platform, this executive summary is a good place to start. Topics addressed include:

  • Enterprise video market trends
  • Capabilities of today’s video platforms
  • Uses for video platforms
  • Benefits of VideoLink ReadyCam®, an all-in-one studio that gives companies access to broadcast video (VideoLink is an AVI-SPL company)

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Simplify Video Conferencing Meeting Management: A Frost & Sullivan White Paper

Big news to share, just in time for InfoComm 2017: This Frost & Sullivan research paper looks at the top needs of IT departments in order to ease the process of managing video conferencing across their organizations. The solution this paper presents is AVI-SPL’s Unify ME Symphony platform, which it describes as delivering “best-in-class managed services.” You should also know that Frost & Sullivan named AVI-SPL its 2016 North American Company of the Year for Video Managed Services.

In this five-page paper, learn how our video managed services are giving IT departments and their companies a scalable, unified monitoring and management platform with rich analytics.

Download “Simplify Video Conferencing Meeting Management to Deliver Better User Experiences” >

Polycom Group Series Achieves Microsoft Certification

AVI-SPL is pleased to share the good news that the Polycom Group Series has achieved Microsoft certification for Skype-for-Business on-line / Office 365. This makes the Group Series the only standards-based video endpoint to be officially certified for Office 365.

AVI-SPL customers moving to Office 365 can feel comfortable that their Polycom Group Series solutions can move to the cloud effortlessly, and they can continue to invest in and enjoy the best-in-class experiences the Polycom room systems offer.

Customers will be able to have Polycom’s award-winning audio and video experiences in a Skype-for-Business meeting

The Polycom RealPresence Group Series brings a new standard of efficiency to group video conferencing. Learn how it can improve your group video conferences, and discover other solutions at AVI-SPL’s Polycom page. >