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Virtual Floor Plan Aids Connectivity in Corporate Boardroom
When Casaplex outfitted Econometrica's boardroom with remote connectivity, they created a virtual floor plan that allows users to connect to devices with the touch of a screen.

Standing Desks Help Promote Healthy Lifestyles for Employees
Studies say that sitting for extended periods daily can take years off of our lives. For employees working at desks all day, this is cause for concern. Standing desks can help with this problem.

Dual-Sided, MultiTouch Video Wall Gives Advertising Agency Impressive Presentation Abilities
When Lowe CE moved to their new Detroit office, they needed an impressive video system to present to clients. BlueWater Technologies helped them install a unique dual-sided video wall with astounding content management abilities.

InfoComm 2014: 10 Solutions to Increase Efficiency
InfoComm 2014 featured a number of solutions aimed at making things easier for companies to operate. In the audio, visual, and connectivity fields, Corporate Tech Decisions breaks down ten solutions from InfoComm 2014 that will help you increase your company's efficiency.

Energy Crisis: Six Solutions To Help Reduce Consumption
Tech Decisions lists six solutions for saving energy and money. Help your company reduce emissions, consumption, and costly utility bills.

InfoComm 2014: TechTalk Event for Technology Managers - Control Experts’ Tips from the Trenches
Control Concepts and BMA Software Solutions have come together to form TechTalk, an online community of technology managers. Their inaugural solutions summit will take place at InfoComm 2014.

AMX Opens Up about Harman Acquisition
Harman’s $365 million acquisition of AMX from the Duchossois Group last week has created “lots of energy and lots of excitement” for employees of the automation giant, and could also create new opportunities overseas and abroad in houses of worship, events and more.

Hybrid Clouds an Emerging Solution in Large Enterprises
A combination of public and private cloud environments are allowing companies to monitor and control security for stored data, while saving on pricey services from private cloud systems.

In Case of Crisis App Version 3.0 Now Available
Earlier this week, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis recently released its new 3.0 version in four editions – Corporate, Education, Hospitality and Government. Helping emergency, security and risk professionals empower their communities before, during and after crisis situations, In Case of Crisis 3.0 is available as an iOS and Android app and now includes additional critical emergency and business continuity enhancements, including incident reporting capabilities and a host of new data security features.

Inovonics and Mercury Partner to Offer Integrated Access Control Solution with Mobile Duress.
Inovonics and Mercury partner for joint security venture that allows Mercury and its OEM partners to incorporate Inovonics mobile duress system within its access control platform.

The Internet of Things and Security: Will Cisco Hold the Answer?
Cisco is offering $300,000 to the top blueprint to help push the Internet of things model forward as a safe and viable model for the private and public sector. According to Cisco in a prepared statement, of the $300,000 there will be prizes ranging from $50,000 to $75,000, roughly producing about 6 different winning blueprints for the company to pursue. The contest is open to participants around the world and will provide much needed security for industries ranging from manufacturing to the smart grid.

Google Acquires Nest for $3.2 Billion
Google moves into the home automation arena.

Goodbye, Incandescent Light Bulbs
40W and 60W incandescent bulbs are being phased out of commercial and consumer use beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

Securing the Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty has a new, IP-based digital security camera system, installed after Hurricane Sandy badly damaged the infrastructure of the historic landmark.

Lutron and Siemens Enter Joint Energy-efficiency Initiative for Commercial Buildings
Lutron Electronics manufacturers of wireless light and shade control, and the Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry, Inc., developer of energy-efficient and environment-friendly buildings and infrastructures, today announced their collaborative development effort to help make commercial buildings more energy efficient.




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