2014 TechDecisions Guide to 28 Pico Projectors
2014 product guide to 28 pico projectors. Under 1,000 lumens, but these ultra portable projectors go where you need them and can project a surprisingly large image. Pico projectors are super useful for smaller-sized environments, impromptu meetings and for traveling. There are a multitude of products out there so your choice really depends on your application.
Digital Signage and Mobile Wayfinding — 4 Solutions for Health Care Facilities
Digital signage is always evolving and so is wayfinding technology. One of these developments is mobile wayfinding — where mobile integration lets visitors take digital signage with them. Smartphone or tablet, iPhone or Andriod these platforms take digital signage to the next level of communication. We profile four companies that offer mobile wayfinding for digital signage: Four Winds Interactive, 22MILES, Jibestream Interactive Media, and Here2There Software. Check out the videos of how these work.
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.
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.
Sound Masking for Health Care Environments: The Essentials and The Benefits of Controlled Noise
Sound masking helps ensure patient privacy in hospitals and health care environments and increases speech confidentiality while addressing HIPAA regulations. In addition sound masking bolsters efficiency with distraction reduction ensuring patient privacy and controlling unwanted sound transmissions in private rooms and public areas, which is not always possible, depending on the amount of open spaces and reflective surfaces in various environments. Dealing with uncontrollable sound, or pitch silence, is paramount for encouraging patient privacy in a environment that is safe and efficient.
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.