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Law Firms Utilize Videoconferencing by Choosing the Correct Security Measures
Brian Loncar has built his firm all throughout Texas by utilizing videoconferencing for face-to-face meetings. The reason he was able to do so was to make sure these meetings were secure.

6 Factors to Consider When Purchasing Presentation Technology
When purchasing presentation technology, a decision maker needs to take into account the company's specific presentation needs. Tech Decisions explains what you need to consider to help you decide on presentation solutions.

Support Portals Can Help Keep Solutions Running Strong Long After Installation
Even after the learning curve has come full circle, problems with systems can arise. Support portals can help keep solutions running remotely.

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.

Acoustics Can No Longer Be an Afterthought
Attention to acoustics solves problems with coherency. Simple solutions like a formal Noise Criteria assessment can prevent difficulties in communicating. These lessons and others are imparted by Steve Durr, an acoustical consultant.

Preparing Your Network for BYOD: Tips from Two IT Pros
Two IT pros share tips on how to prepare your organization’s network for BYOD as mobile device use continues to gain popularity in the workplace. To prevent your network speed from slowing down, IT should plans for density, manage mobile applications on the network and create a clear BYOD policy for employees.

What You Need to Know to Make Decisions About Web Streaming Services and Devices
A step-by-step understanding of live Web streaming from a CTS. From IP, ISPs, CDNs, PoPs, VSTs and whether to go pro or DIY. Understanding how to measure the venue. Plus a look at some popular products.

13 AV and IT Pain Points from Your Corporate Peers
We decided we would ask end users, consultants, integrators, product managers and other industry experts we were interviewing for articles for TechDecisions to share some of the pain points they experience during the day. We've gotten a lot of interesting perspectives from people such as Casey Foulds from Texas Woman's University, a few execs from AVI-SPL and AT&T.

Kick Start: Easy Energy and Money Saving Ideas You Can Use Now in Your Corporate Facility
How to save money right now in your facility. Energy saving ideas with a really high return on investment (ROI), really easy to deploy and inexpensive to purchase. You should be acting on these now. Lutron and other lighting and energy device manufacturers have products on the market now to help with your energy saving plan.

What You Need to Know to Create the Best A/V RFP - Learn What Makes a Good Request for Proposal
Expert tips on how to create the Best A/V RFP. A good Request for Proposal needs to have a clearly-defined scope. Understanding new technologies, the attention to detail that accounts for every circumstance needs to be tempered with the clarity that prevents it from becoming an overwhelming document.

When to Take the Automation Step
Both building owners and tenants lack the incentive to automate their building because they lack the understanding of who directly benefits from the addition. Learn when to consider adding control and automation technology to your building.

One CTS’s Perspective: InfoComm 2013
Christopher Neto, CTS traveled the show floor on his first visit to see this years exhibitors. He saw quite the cross-section of products, snapped some photos and sent them to us. Whether it is an 84-inch touch screen from Planar or a Crestron room system that uses Microsoft Lync's unified communications capabilities, he pinpointed the vendors to keep an eye on. Vendors include Vaddio, Stewart Filmscreen, Planar, Listen Technologies, Mersive Solstice, Panasonic, Delta, Crestron, ClearOne and Barco.

How to Stop or Block Calls and Texts to Android, iOS, Z 10 and Windows 8 Smartphones with Apps
The best apps to block and stop unwanted phone numbers and text messages to your cell phone. Also some tips on how to block unwanted phone numbers to your iPhone, Blackberry and Windows 8 smartphone. I have combed the sites for the 6 most highly rated call blocking apps for you.

The Best Music Apps for Audiophiles: The Best iPhone, iPad and Android Apps
More recommended! Audiophiles are never satisfied with good enough sound quality for their music. And I agree. This collection of highly rated apps is being continually updated as audiophiles send in their favorites. Get the best sound from your Apple iOS or Andriod smartphone or tablet mobile device. For example, most people in the A/V industry and audiophiles know McIntosh Labs for outstanding products. They have also developed an app to give you control of your mobile music. Check out the others as well.




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