How the Electronic Security Industry Protected the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte
By Scott Goldfine · August 24, 2015 • The North Carolina's Men's Shelter of Charlotte, a shelter that houses homeless men while they get back on their feet, was using an old CCTV system for the security of their facility and clients for too long. When Kurt Kottkamp of Enterprise Security Systems learned about the shelter's situation it initiated a conversation that led to a brand new system and install for the shelter. Learn how industry altruism helped the Men's Shelter of Charlotte stay secure.

Symetrix Helps Achieve Rapid DSP Upgrade at Wisconsin Center
By TechDecisions Staff · September 4, 2015 • In barely a month, Metro Sound & Video implemented a powerful and easy-to-use new audio processing infrastructure based around 16 Symetrix SymNet Radius 12x8 DSPs.

Polycom Announces Three New RealPresence Solutions
By TechDecisions Staff · September 3, 2015 • Polycom RealPresence TouchTM solution brings ease-of-use to group visual collaboration solutions with an intuitive tablet interface and simple “click to dial” home screen feature. RealPresence Group Series 5.0 software directly interoperates with Microsoft solutions, giving users a richer content collaboration experience within Microsoft environments. RealPresence OTX Studio advances immersive visual collaboration with the most advanced HD video, graphics, and voice quality for mid-sized groups.

Uniting IT and Loss Prevention
By Pierre Bourgeix and Matt Neely · September 2, 2015 • IT security has become a major concern for companies across the globe. Securing assets against data breaches and cyber attacks raises new challenges for security teams. Due to this many companies are looking to install security governance programs into their corporate practices. Security governance brings physical and cyber security together to mitigate the risks of both.

Interview: Mike Kilian of Mvix Talks Video Walls
By Jonathan Blackwood · September 1, 2015 • Mike Kilian is the Director of Business Development for Mvix, a provider and installer of video wall displays and solutions. Corporate TechDecisions spoke with Mike about some of the considerations that tech decisions makers should have when thinking about installing or purchasing a video wall in their offices of lobby.

Christie Introduces Captiva Series Laser Phosphor Projectors
By TechDecisions Staff · August 28, 2015 • Previewed at InfoComm recently, where it won a Best of Show award, the series features super-quiet performance and long lasting 20,000 hours of powerful lamp-free operation. It achieves full brightness within seconds, with the capability to move into standby mode with no cool down period. Christie Captiva ships in September 2015 with a three-year parts and labor warranty.

Custom Conference Table Hides Impressive AV System in Executive Boardroom
By Jonathan Blackwood · August 27, 2015 • When Incyte Corporation relocated its US headquarters there were a number of AV systems that needed to be installed. In addition, the company had aesthetic concerns for their new headquarters. In the Executive Boardroom, these two ideas came together to produce a custom built conference table that houses a sophisticated presentation system.

New Functionality Extends Use of One-Touch Dial-In App to Conference Room Phones
By TechDecisions Staff · August 25, 2015 • MobileDay extends services with Push, a one-touch dial in option for conference calls.

Increasing Burden on AV Infrastructure Calls for Better Bandwidth
By Robert Archer · August 21, 2015 • As the video market continues its adoption of 4K and audio moves into a new era of object-based surround formats, the need for better, faster bandwidth comes into focus.

Top 15 Corporate Market Integrators of 2015
By TechDecisions Staff · August 18, 2015 • These innovative, market-leading firms offer advice on how to stay at the forefront of this vast integration vertical.

Existing Auditorium Upgrades AV and Adds Video Distribution
By Jonathan Blackwood · August 17, 2015 • Future Electronics’ Quebec office often invited customers and clients to their offices for presentations about different business practices. When the existing AV equipment no longer met the needs of the company, they hired PFT Solutions to revamp the company’s tech. Included were video distribution capabilities to simulcast presentations across two overflow room and a Main Dining Hall 300-feet away.

Connect ONE Offers Expanded Access Control Capabilities
By TechDecisions Staff · August 14, 2015 • Connected Technologies has released an Access Expander for Connect ONE that allows for a broader scope of integration capabilities from a single access control panel. Companies will be able to control energy offerings as well as security on a single platform.

InFocus announces Mondopad 2.0 Conferencing and Collaboration System
By TechDecisions Staff · August 11, 2015 • InFocus announces Mondopad 2.0. Four years on the market, Mondopad 2.0 has made hundreds of improvements based on direct customer-feedback and as a 2.0 version, it is totally stable. InFocus has created Mondopad with customization and configuration in mind so multi-units can be installed across different locations and with simple control for configuration changes, which is key for enterprise and remote workers.

Microsoft Surface Hub Delay ‘No Big Deal’
By D. Craig MacCormack · August 7, 2015 • Partners know AV community is anticipating IT giant’s first major release into space, but expects customers to be patient—to a point.

Sharp Displays Improve Communication at Minneapolis Fortune 100 Company
By TechDecisions Staff · August 7, 2015 • When a Fortune 100 company underwent major renovations to maximize space at its headquarters, it needed professional displays with the right size variation, inputs, brightness and feature set. Sharp offered the best solution for the project.

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