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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.

UPDATED: 15 Must Have Apps for Cloud Backup and File Access for iOS and Android
Manage, share and backup your Android or iOS device with these great Cloud backup and access apps. Check out apps from developers like Genie-Soft, Google Inc., Mozy Inc., Genie9, ClockworkMod, AgileSoft Resource, Jungle Disk, LLC and iDar LLC

TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.

Connectors — Overlooked Essentials for Building the Audiovisual System
Connectors are critical pieces of any audiovisual system. Knowing the different pieces is important to your construction plan.

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.

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.

Sony Announces 4 SMB File-Sharing Devices
Sony introduced four device- and laptop-based file sharing products that are aimed at consumers but could be very useful to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tripp Lite Bolsters KVM Line with Dual Monitor DVI Switches
The Chicago-based company Tripp Lite has added two new Dual Monitor DVI KVM switches to its series of KVM products.

C2G OneFit AV Simplifies Installation of Audio Video Systems
The Midwestern company says its OneFit A/V offers installation professionals a solution that combines control, A/V and other provisions all within a pre-assembled in a plenum-rated Chief mounting box.

4 Pro Remote Control Apps for Managing Video and Still Image Cameras
Ideal for managing a multiple camera set-up, camera control apps let you capture essential content without being tied down behind your camera. Advantageous applications include covering press conferences, special productions and weekly services at houses of worship to name a few. Especially in consistent environments like houses of worship, where cameras can remain stationary from week to week, using remote camera control apps gives you the ability to maintain camera consistency while retaining functionality.

Quality and Affordability of Video Collaboration is Driving Unified Communication Tools Adoption
Unified Communications is now catching on thanks to the video collaboration features from top companies Cisco, Microsoft and Avaya.

The Age of Unified Communications Arrives
Mobile workers, remote offices, lower prices, competitive world encourage sales of UC solutions.

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.

AVI-SPL Releases Surgical Video Platforms
AVI-SPL has now launched new surgical video platforms for those seeking to collaborate with off-site clinicians and surgeons. Dubbed ESSENCE (Enterprise Surgical System with Enhanced Network Control over Ethernet), it consists of a line of hardware and software solutions that are designed to match communication technologies, including DVI, HD, and IP.

Take Charge of Latency in Your Audio
Audio engineers are often bedeviled by latency in the recording and reproduction chains. The latency demon pops up in live sound reinforcement when you’re trying to support a dispersed audience, discombobulates us in the broadcast world when lip movements don’t align and confuses us when we try to make a decent mobile phone call.