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InfoComm 2014: 10 Most Eye-Popping Booths on the Floor
Tech Decisions and Commercial Integrator worked in tandem to create a list of the most eye-popping booths on the floor at InfoComm 2014.

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.

5 Comprehensive Urban Transit Apps for 24/7 Travel Aid
Spending time in a new city on vacation can be frustrating, getting lost in a city on business even more so. With comprehensive transit apps you can take care of taxi fare, find transit and pay for parking all from your smart device. The convenience offered through transit apps allows you to focus on being where your going and less time trying to figure out how to get there.

7 Pro Mobile Apps for Streamlined Workflow
There are a lot of products that help businesses and organization manage their workflow. As videoconferencing and real time file sharing and editing has be come the standard for intracompany communications, it make sense that the software your institution is standardized on would also be available on your smart device. Workflow management apps can range from something as simple as an eSignature application to something as complex as inventory management and productivity data visualization. These apps not only offer you the same information as conventional workflow software, but give you the mobility to monitor, and react if needed, the work that your peers and colleagues are doing.

14 Professional and Enterprise Grade Productivity and Utility Apps for the Office
Paper, paper everywhere and not a space to think. Consolidate your workplace with professional corporate apps that get rid of paper trails and streamline business as you know it. There are many different options for corporate apps. From Evernote products to business-wide software suites, which can be accessed with corresponding mobile apps, developers have made it easy for workplaces to access, share and manage content electronically. With corporate apps, developers have taken software consolidation to another level.

3 Pro Audio Apps for Measuring Impulse Response
Impulse response refers to the way a dynamic system reacts to an external change. In the context of sound, this refers to how the system reacts to any signal input. Just as white and pink noise test the range and sound of your sound system, impulse response physically maps how the signal being sent through the system exists as a function of time. With mobile apps, finding the right impulse response app can be tasking. Specifically, the convenience of all-in-one audio toolboxes from developers like Studio Six Digital, offer comparable features and tools to measure impulse response, but often require in-app purchases or force customers to dig through features and settings to find the most efficient way to display the data.

TechDecisions Guide to 20 Digital Signage Content Management Systems
There are a whole host of digital signage content management systems. Many are sold along with hardware, so are cloud-based software-only applications, still others are standalone local solutions. There is a DS CMS just write for you. This guide showcases the leading products in the field and explains what you should know before making your choice -- and your investment. Companies covers are AMX, BrightSign, Cisco, Dynasign, Fourwinds, LG EZsign, LG Electronics, NEC, NEC Vukunet, Planar, Rise Vision, Scala, Sony, Prodokol, Symon, Tightrope, Visix and X2O Media.

4 Pro Finance Apps to Keep Tabs on Your Business
Intuit's Quicken 2014 introduces a new tier of mobile functionality that is pushing what a mobile device can do for you. The movement from the mobile device as a utility to an intricate part of our involvement with technology offers up the mobile device as an efficient, single solution for most personal and professional technology that has come before it. Professional expense tracking and accounting finance apps are great for handling your money. From personal purchases to invoice and contract management, these robust apps are tailored for you to use as your budget or business model sees fit.

Managing Your OS Ecosystem: 10 Apps to Get the Most Out of Your Mobile Device
Each operating system (OS) in the mobile market relies on a handful of proprietary or mission critical apps that accomplish all of your basic needs. Specifically, based on the common uses of mobile devices, OS's feature the most comprehensive email, file sharing and contact networking apps in order to give customers the basic tools they need to get the most out of their devices. Customers transitioning straight from web applications to their smart device will mostly like be entering the market with a bias towards their most trusted products. Google and Microsoft all offer products that can be accessed online as well as on a mobile device. Products like email services with congruent cloud drives and proprietary social networks have grown with mobile technology and are accurately replicated and developed further on mobile devices.

New for 2014: Pro Audio Mobile Interfaces from NAMM and Beyond
With new opportunities to opt for mobile devices over desktop consoles, pro sound manufacturers are also focusing on bringing their live sound products up to grade with complete USB functionality. Featuring gain control and phantom power, the newest USB compatible mics are developed to perform at the same level as normal live sound or studio mics. With this in mind, owning and using a completely mobile live sound set-up is no longer irrational, but a viable option for controlled, efficient and quick live sound set up and management.

AWeber Communications’ Lighting Control Makes for Happy Employees
AWeber Communications is a forward-thinking company that has shown that one can improve employee productivity by giving them a well-it, fun place to work. Their Lutron control solution place a big part in their success.

DSE Announces 2014 Apex Award Winners
Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest and longest running International Conference and Tradeshow dedicated exclusively to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), has announced the independently judged winners of its Apex Awards for 2014 at its 5th Annual Awards Dinner, sponsored this year by the Digital Signage Federation and Peerless-AV.

4 Photo Editing Apps
Use these apps to record data visually, adding much-needed clarification of your work.

UPDATED: 15 Must Have Apps for Cloud Backup and File Access for iOS and Android
Manage, share and backup your Android or iOS device with these great Cloud backup and access apps. Check out apps from developers like Genie-Soft, Google Inc., Mozy Inc., Genie9, ClockworkMod, AgileSoft Resource, Jungle Disk, LLC and iDar LLC

5 Professional Podcast Production Apps for Live Audio Content
Podcast production apps are a great way to stay on top of your regular content. Functioning as live production apps, these mobile utilities give you to tools you need to define the quality of your content and add the effects that color your content in the way that is suitable to your needs. Podcasts, like live video streaming, are regular audio commentary on any issue that is relevant to you. These apps are ideal for capturing lectures, sermons, niche-criticisms as well as event centered coverage and reflection, to name just a few, on your Android or iOS device. Podcasts are great options for sharing content regardless of your market. Specifically, since streaming content from mobile devices or specified apps is rapidly a new way to consume content, providing podcasts over regular written blurbs or short video content is a competitive option for the important things you publish.




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