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Getting Creative With AV over IP

One of the interesting things about AV over IP is that it offers a unique way to accomplish AV communication goals.  The rules change when your sources and end points are routed over a network; and this offers a great deal of flexibility.  An integrator recently presented some design requirements that allow an advantage with this flexibility.

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We Have a Facebook Contest Winner!

We know that you’ve been on the edge of your seat waiting in anticipation for the announcement of the winner of the ‘MEDIA COLLABORATION KIT’.

Ladies and gentleman with out further ado, we give you the winner, Colby Cox!!!!

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Video Walls Cannot be That Simple

It can seem daunting – creating content on such a large canvas for public consumption. Video walls make a huge impression (pun intended) for lobby areas, informative signage, or even retail use. Even with the hardware setup, just configuring the sources to appear as desired can be a time-consuming task… at least until now.

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Corporate AV Should Be Exceptional

Corporate AV has become ubiquitous in almost every setting, as digital devices seem to be constantly in-hand, and the expectations of immediacy and flexibility in sharing information is driving our business decisions more than ever. Meetings with remote participants have evolved not only to include video with an unfailing audio foundation; but also the flexibility to share content from multiple people— and multiple devices —with an assumed ease-of-use.

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Huddle Rooms – A New Term For A Classic Concept

The term ‘Huddle Room’ is relatively new…the concept, not so much.

We’ve been equipping spaces used for video collaboration for several years and we’ve seen all it all, from small utility closets outfitted with folding chairs to world class large venues.

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Volume Control – Who’s the boss?

Many AV installers have multiple systems they run into a single amplifier, using  a single, integrated control system for room volume.  The amp is often one of the longer-lasting pieces of room equipment, and once set, most AV techs know not to “mess” with it.

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Wireless Presentation Gone Mainstream

You probably get this familiar type of call quite frequently:

Mr. Customer is searching for a wireless data-sharing solution – and the strangest part is that he may reference a specific brand-name of solution instead of the technology itself.

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What is 4:4:4 color and why should I care?

In the AV industry we pride ourselves on providing the best-quality audio and visual communication to our clients.  One way in which we can do that is to offer video solutions in 4:4:4 color.

When digital video was first introduced, video files sizes were large in relation to storage and transmission capabilities.  One of the ways to address these larger file sizes was to introduce “chroma sub sampling.”  In digital video there are two main components; Luminance and Chrominance.  Luminance (or contrast) is the difference between the lightest and darkest parts of an image.  Chrominance is the color saturation of an image.  The human eye is very sensitive to small changes in contrast (Luminance) and is less sensitive to changes in color saturation (Chrominance).

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Happiness at the Office- PART III

Today we’re going to wrap up our series on “Happiness in the Office”. In Part I and Part II, we looked at the overall concept of happiness at the office, and 12 ways to exploit your own happiness.

Below is a bit more information on the ClearOne Spain office and their “Thanks Portal,” which is a concrete way they are encouraging office happiness:

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Visit Us and Take a Look at What We’re Showing at ISE 2017

What to See at ISE 2017 – Booth 3-C98!

We continue to meet with Value-added Resellers and end-users on the ISE show floor; finding new ways to implement solutions and support end-users with the technologies and applications that really help them to succeed. A busy show means many notes to bring back to the people behind ClearOne- real feedback from  AV practitioners – creating solutions that keep people connected. We value this time and this input to continue pushing ahead for innovation and real problem-solving with integrated solutions that make organizations and voice and visual communications that simply work.

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