Webinar: “UC Soft Clients” and “Your Whiteboard Reinvented”

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

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Enterprise Collaboration With HARMAN and SMART Technologies

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.

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Better Team Collaboration With Oblong Mezzanine

See how organizations are improving their business outcomes by connecting teams in-room and across locations through an immersive and agile digital meeting experience. That experience is provided by Oblong’s Mezzanine, the immersive collaboration solution that delivers a superior meeting experience for remote and in-room participants.

During this webinar, Oblong Senior Sales Engineer Chris Sullivan gives a live demonstration of the Mezzanine 600 series, which consists of six displays for video conferencing, work space, and note taking. He also demonstrates the Mezzanine 200 series, the two-display configuration made for small- to medium-size meeting room and teaming spaces.

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3 Huddle Room Designs for Better Meetings

Because huddle room design and functionality can very from room to room and company to company, it’s important to know the differences between huddle room types and other key factors, including:

  • How employees work
  • Need to monitor device usage
  • How to manage and maintain equipment
  • Standardization practices

In this AVI-SPL tech brief, learn about three huddle room designs that take into account technology requirements and budgets.

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Immersive and Collaborative Technology in the Higher Education Classroom

Learn about the large-format displays and virtual reality technology that Samsung offers to support collaboration and learning in the higher education classroom. Shari Sentlowitz, Samsung’s senior manager of education solutions, shares the criteria you should consider when adding collaboration technology to the classroom.

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Tely 200 Video Endpoint

With the Tely 200 video endpoint, you bring HD video conferencing into your huddle spaces. It connects with the cloud-based video service of your choice, and can start meetings with just one click.

Download the Tely 200 video endpoint datasheet >

The Tely 200 Evaluation Guide explains, with screenshots, how easy it is to set up a Tely 200 endpoint.

The Tely 200 Quick Reference Card is a handy resource with the steps to connect to a meeting and share your laptop content during a video conference.

Facility Manager’s Guide to IoT in Meeting Spaces

As smart meeting rooms gain in popularity in the workplace, facilities managers need to understand the steps they can take to incorporate technologies and capabilities that empower their companies and fellow employees. This is where the Internet of Things (IoT) has tremendous value — and why it’s a prominent topic of conversation among businesses, educational institutions, and the public sector.

This guide looks at the issues facilities managers should consider when looking to bring the power of IoT into their meeting spaces. IoT is not new, but its value is gaining prominence as companies look for ways to improve productivity, efficiency, and overall workplace satisfaction. Learn about IoT’s ability to benefit organizations with regard to:

  • Space planning and facility renovations
  • Monitoring and analyzing devices and room usage
  • Reserving and scheduling rooms

Read “Facility Manager’s Guide to IoT in Meeting Spaces” >