TechDecisions Guide to 24 Short-throw and Ultra-short-throw Projectors
The flexibility of projectors is growing rapidly. Wherever your space, there is a projector to fit. Short-throw and ultra-short-throw projectors are perfect options for small or short spaces. They also solve some time-honored negative aspects of projection buy solving instances of shadow and glare. In addition, see the specs for 24 short-throw and ultra-short-throw projectors. Get the details on projectors from Asus, BenQ, Casio, Dell, Epson, Dukane, Infocus, Mitsubishi, NEC, Optima, Ricoh, Sharp, Sony, ViewSonic
The AV and IT Conversion Conversation
AV on the IT network is commonplace in facilities. In some colleges and universities this conversion is old hat, in other organizations the departments are still in a turf battle over an inevitable union.
WebRTC enables quick and easy Web browser-to-Web browser Videoconferencing
WebRTC is a videoconferencing standard for use with supporting Web browsers. Freely available, the standard will make waves In the industry; however, many vendors see this technology as an enhancement to their own products. Google and Mozilla are supporting this standard as a way to gain market share, while Microsoft is developing its own version of this technology.
TechDecisions Guide to Cloud Monitors
Cloud monitors, also know as “zero clients,” are being sold by LG, Samsung and ViewSonic. These monitors are even more lightweight in terms of resources than “thin clients” like tablets and netbooks, let alone full-scale PCs. Zero-client cloud displays instead simply provide a rich user interface and forward key clicks and mouse clicks to super-intelligent “cloud-based” servers. Unlike the days of mainframes, the intelligence now resides in the network and its attached servers, and the displays simply tap into that intelligence.
All About Managed Services
AVI-SPL has two managing services products, Video Network Operations Center (VNOC) and the Symphony Management Platform, which is designed to work with clients and make sure their needs are met quickly or prevent problems that could appear.
The Democratization of Video — Getting Your Video Data Organized
As video use grows, managing that content becomes ever more difficult. You need to prepare for the snowballing amount of data that needs to classified, stored and made searchable. Fortunately, there are video content management systems from companies such as SonicFountry, LimeLight Networks, Kaltura and BrightCove that well help you. Learn more about them here.
Unified Communications Products Continue to Gain Popularity
Unified Communications is gaining momentum as users look to it to streamline the way people work together. Relying on IP technologies, the versatility of UC means everyone can, from one platform, shape the way communication happens, be it phone, chat, email, or videoconference.
Attendee Planning Guide for InfoComm 2013 — Tips from a Pro Pavement Pounder
Helpful tips on how to get the most out of your experience from Frederick Ampel who has attended InfoComm for over 25 years. Whether you are looking to purchase new or upgrade your facility with and AV or IT equipment from digital signage, line array speakers, digital audio, digital video, the latest in HDMI, to the advanced features in video projection and flat panel displays such as 3D, 4K, 8K, warping, blending or pixel mapping InfoComm 2013 is the place. Meet your peers from other colleges and universities, houses of worship, corporate, K-12, health care, hotels, bars, casinos and many more.
TechDecisions Guide to 12 Small Digital Mixers
This round up of 12 small digital mixers by Frederick J. Ampel includes an in-depth explanation of the history and technology behind them. From the very first Yamaha model to the latest and greatest products, this guide can help you make the best decision for your needs.
Quick Takes from NAB 2013: 4K, 8K, 3D, Cloud Media Storage and Affordable Devices
The buzz at NAB 2013 was 4K, 5K, 8K, 3D, OLED, live streaming, cloud media streaming and storage and affordable digital devices. TechDecisions has gathered the new products, technologies and services for the non-big broadcast companies. As products become more affordable and easier to use in-house video production has made headway into corporate, higher education, houses of worship, hospitality and other facilities. Check out new products from Sony, Vaddio, Gefen, Blackmagic, Kramer, Panasonic, Roland, SnappyTV, Yamaha and more.