5 Game-changing Trends in Unified Communications
Unified Communications is trickling down from the enterprise and becoming a robust solution for smaller organizations. Its higher-end abilities are luring users away from the sometimes unreliable Skype and Google Hangouts. UC’s growing popularity means new capabilities are quickly being added.
MindBending AV: 7 Extreme Interactive Installations
Interactive technology can serve a variety of purposes and can be created using a variety of different approaches. One of the more practical applications of the interactive model is found in multi-touch, both infrared and touch screens, but any approach to documenting changes in an environment can bring about an interactive response. Cameras for example can be used to bridge an environment and a piece of technology. One of the best examples of cameras at work in an interactive installation is Microsoft's Kinect camera--a camera used by developers to create immersive virtual spaces and for robotics.
HDMI 2.0 Comes Supporting 4K and 32-Channel Audio
The HDMI Forum is announcing HDMI 2.0, the next version of its connection standard. The Compliance Test Specification (CTS) for the standard will be released before the end of 2013. HDMI 2.0 is backward compatible, meaning you can use existing category cable.
MindBending AV: Customized Interactive Installations
Digital signage as an application has grown from simple signage to interactive educational displays and beyond. Interactive educational installations do more than, for example, digital way finding. With all of the features of multi-touch displays, interactive installations can do pretty much anything from gameplay to providing information on designated topics. Using an interactive display is of interest for people of all ages and is a great way to share information and entertain attendees with completely customizable content specific to your organization or facility.