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Belkin Unveils Express Dock for iPad
Adjustable dial on Express Dock allows charging and syncing without removing the case.

ASUS Debuts Transformer Book T300 with Detachable Tablet Display

ASUS Announces MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 Tablets
The Android tablets feature IPS displays with 1280 x 800 resolution, quad-core processors, and microSD card slots.

Asigra Changes the Traditional Backup & Recovery Pricing Model
The new Asigra Recovery License Model enables SMBs to pay for how much (or how little) it recovers, decoupling recovery from backup.

Perfect Webinar Audio! Essential Tips on How to Choose a Hosting Platform and Headset
Tips on how to get the best audio quality for a webinar. Key components include a great headset with noise-cancellation, a feature-laden hosting platform and a quiet place to work., The Premier A/V Podcasting Site, Releases Latest Line Up is a podcasting channel built for and by working audiovisual professionals with shows on topics ranging from higher education, event staging, home automation, marketing and projection.

Wire and Cable Primer – Audio Cable
This article details everything you need to know about choosing audio cable. It points you to the best references, provides interviews with key manufacturers and shows you the best way to tackle this complex subject. Input from leading cable vendors such as ICE Cable Systems and C2G, the best websites to visit, the best books to read—after this article, you'll be the expert.

Lighting Control Plan Helps Company Achieve Maximum Savings
When engineering firm Glumac moved into a new building it made a point of enacting a lighting control practice that not only saved it money, but that improved its workspace for its employees. This was achieved by using a combination of Lutron's wireless Quantum Total Light Management system allowing switches, photocells, and vacancy/occupancy sensors to be placed anywhere in just seconds and Lutron's Hyperion solar-adaptive automated window shade system which brings outside daylight levels of up to 10,000 foot-candles down to a pleasant 25 foot-candles indoors and prevents glare.

What’s Involved in Deploying Interactive Digital Wayfinding
Wayfinding digital signage is a solution for providing directions and in-depth information on a campus or building site. The tools needed and the options available for content are numerous. This article explains them.

HD Videoconferencing and Lecture Capture System Connects 19 Campuses
Distance learning at its best. Dalhouse University built an A/V system to connect 19 campuses with high-definition face to face lecture capture and videoconferencing capability and high quality audio visual technology.

The Benefits of Integrating Wayfinding with Digital Signage and Who’s Using it Now
Wayfinding digital signage is the perfect way to provide directions around your facility, provide information about your amenities and add branding to your signage.

Seamless A/V Control in 45 Rooms of Corporate Headquarters
Henkel Dial needed new AV systems in a total of 45 rooms, including a 60-seat training room/lecture hall, conference rooms, executive boardroom, cafeteria, mezzanine and a focus room.

Corporate Building Automation 101 - Learn How to Save Thousands to Millions of Dollars Every Year
Building owners are saving thousands to millions of dollars every year by deploying building automation. Automation systems control a group of interlinked networks and devices, each of which monitors, manages, and controls one aspect of a facility’s core operations, services, and utilities. The facility could be corporate offices, K-12, college or university campuses, health care, hotels, retail spaces, commercial, industrial, institutional, scientific, or increasingly, residential. The range of systems is vast, spanning electrical, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, security, safety, telecommunications and transportation (elevators and escalators).

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.

TD Integration 2013 Corporate Award Winner
GE's new $40 million, 200,000-square-foot customer information center has cutting-edge A/V topped with a jaw-dropping 58-foot-wide and 7-foot-tall Prysm LPD video wall. The center was built to "wow" both current and potential clients. There are 54 executive offices, boardrooms, training rooms, meeting rooms and other collaborative activities spaces. Crestron and Polycom are just some of the product manufacturers tapped by system integrator Advanced to complete this project.

Our article explains the considerations you need to keep in mind to create a video surveillance system at your company.