CRESTRON SKYPE ROOM SYSTEM

Crestron introduces its Skype Room System, a professional solution built in partnership with Microsoft for Skype for Business. It brings a HD audio video experience to small and midsize meeting rooms and spaces, as well as conference rooms. Work like you’re in one place; quickly and easily join meetings, make phone calls, share content in room and remotely, all from a …

Deakin Uni transforms its largest Melbourne theatre

When AV solutions are critical for great presentations All the best Universities recognise the importance of having their lecture theatres operate to the highest standards. To ensure they give their students the best experience, Melbourne’s Deakin University decided to overhaul their busiest and largest lecture theatre. The Rusden Theatre (LT13) project would ensure the whole theatre met the Universities latest technical AV …

Deakin Uni to bring augmented reality to classrooms

Medicine and engineering classes first in line. Deakin University will begin using augmented reality as a teaching tool in its medicine and engineering classes from December, marking a major milestone in the university’s deployment of immersive reality as an education aid. The first augmented reality apps will be used as part of the curriculum during the university’s summer school program, which …

InfoComm 2016: Biamp launches TesiraLUX product line

Biamp launches TesiraLUX product line Biamp has added low-latency, 4K networked video distribution to the Tesira platform with the introduction of TesiraLUX, which transports both audio and video signals over a single network with AVB/TSN. “With the addition of TesiraLUX, we have put the ‘V’ in ‘AVB,’ truly extending the power and sophistication of what is possible in a networked …

InfoComm 2016 highlights the rise of the systems company

Little more than two years ago, companies such as Biamp, Harman and QSC could safely and accurately be described as audio companies. Harman was the first of these companies to move beyond the traditional realm – with the acquisitions of AMX in 2014 and SVSi in 2015 – but InfoComm 2016 saw a number of other companies announce their move …

Workspace of the future

At the recent Imagine 2016 event in Auckland, there were many topics discussed, not least of which the power of collaboration and where we’re going in the future. James Ware, Polycom ANZ senior manager of Alliances and Cloud Services, spoke about the workspace of the future. “There is no longer a standard meeting room,” says Ware. “It’s all about open …

Barco ClickShare wireless presentation system

Barco ClickShare wireless presentation system – Get everyone involved in the meeting ClickShare is Barco’s wireless presentation and collaboration system, that allows any meeting participant to share content on the central meeting room screen. An unmatched user experience At the click of a button, the content of your laptop, tablet or smartphone is displayed on the large screen. The result …

EPSON WINS AT MELBOURNE F1 GRANDPRIX

Epson F1 Sponsorship an Audio Visual winner Nothing focuses the collective attention of a room full of media than the promise of an AMG Mercedes F1 garage tour. Yes, news of a 25,000-lumen laser 3LCD projector product release is mildly diverting — enough to look up from one’s canapés, certainly — but being ushered into motor sport’s holy of holies …

Getting the best video conference audio

AUTHOR: Kevin Hilton Everyone knows a video conference without sound is useless, so why isn’t more care taken with the audio? Kevin Hilton looks at the issues. Audio is a crucial part of any video conference but, despite the reality that the pictures would mean nothing without sound, it is often taken for granted or almost ignored completely. While nobody …