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November 20, 2020
Maximize Personal Impact Over Zoom
First impressions happen quickly! With the reality that meetings are happening primarily outside of the office, it’s more important than ever to maximize how you’re received during interactions. As experts in videoconferencing, we’re here to share some tips and tricks for making the most of your personal impact over Zoom.
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November 12, 2020
Expert Advice on Choosing a Video Camera
With so many business meetings happening remotely, it’s become evident that video camera quality is important. But, what are the differences between the good and not-so-good cameras? We talked with our vendor partner at Lumens to get the inside scoop on why their cameras are your best option.
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November 6, 2020
TCO: What It Is & Why It Matters
Let’s call it like it is… integrated, AV systems are a big investment, and it’s typical for sales pitches to be focused on initial cost. At Immedia, we take a different approach. We have a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) mindset. So, what is TCO and why does it matter?
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October 29, 2020
LCD versus Direct View LED: What You Need to Know
When it comes time to select the best display option for your project, which monitor type should you choose LCD or LED? The best way to answer this question is to understand the similarities and the differences between the two as well as which features make one or the other better for various uses.
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October 23, 2020
AV Over IP
AV over IP is praised within the AV industry as the most revolutionary way to transmit data. But, what is it exactly, and what benefits can it offer your organization? Audio-Visual over Internet Protocol uses internet, LAN or WAN networks for the delivery of audio and visual data. So, why is that a big deal?
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October 15, 2020
Creating Better Workplace Meetings With Crestron
These days on-site meeting spaces need to do more than just offer a place for people to gather - they have to be smarter, well connected, and safe. Immedia’s partners at Crestron have a variety of industry-leading, no-touch solutions that provide all three. Let’s have a look at a few…
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October 9, 2020
HDMI vs DisplayPort: Which One Should You Use?
HDMI and DisplayPort (DP) are two ways to send “high-definition digital video and audio from a source device to a display”. So, when is it best to use one versus the other? The short answer: it depends. We could overwhelm you with techie acronyms and details like hertz, pixels and versions, but it’s our job to understand those specifics behind the scenes. Instead, let’s explore the primary similarities and dissimilarities between HDMI and DP as well as the pros/cons of each.
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October 2, 2020
Why You Need Network Security
Network security is of the utmost importance these days since our livelihoods are all online. All of our work, education, and personal information reside virtually on our technology devices. Data breaches are quite commonplace, so make sure you and your company are protected.
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September 25, 2020
The IoT is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes
According to Wikipedia, IoT “describes the network of physical objects –‘things’- that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data with other devices and systems over the internet”. Essentially, any object that can log “online” with an IP address and connect to other internet-enabled objects.
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September 17, 2020
Why Your Business Should Use Microsoft Teams
These days, businesses are all about virtual collaboration. During this era of diverse work environments it is ideal for employers and employees alike to have a centric workplace platform. With a shared system, workflow can be streamlined and coworkers are able to contact one another at the click of a button.
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September 11, 2020
How Long Will We Be Working Remotely?
How long will we be working remotely? The last 6 months have yielded many unforeseen circumstances and working from home is one of them. While many Americans expected this pandemic to be over by now, the end still doesn’t seem in sight. So, how long will we be working remotely? What will that look like?
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September 3, 2020
Crestron Launches Work-From-Anywhere Tabletop Conferencing System
It’s 2020 and technology changes fast. New products and technological advancements are being released constantly. Our partner, Crestron, just released a brand-new product that we are excited to tell you about. It flawlessly marries office and home-work life so you can meet and collaborate from any location at any time.
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August 28, 2020
You CAN Host an All-Hands Meeting Virtually
Unless you are an alien visiting from another planet, you’ve probably noticed that the world is amidst a global pandemic. This was a new and fairly scary concept at first. How do you communicate with your team? How do you keep up camaraderie and unity amongst employees? And how on earth do you host an all-hands meeting?
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August 20, 2020
3 Common Mistakes When Setting Up A Zoom Room
Having a Zoom Room in your office space is a must these days! It’s important to ensure that your Zoom Room is set up in the best way possible. Through our experience with Zoom Rooms, we've determined that these are the three most common mistakes when setting up a Zoom Room.
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August 14, 2020
5 Crestron Huddle Room Solutions Worth Investing In
Crestron Electronics aims to improve people’s lives with their technology. They seek to help make daily tasks easier to perform by providing cutting-edge technology. Here are 5 different features you can add to your huddle room that will make you confident in your investment.
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August 7, 2020
How Technology Will Impact the Way Universities Operate Post-Pandemic
Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, the world has faced an onslaught of crises in every area of life. How can educators both keep their students safe as well as provide the best education possible?
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July 30, 2020
Hidden Zoom Features You Might Not Know About
Unless you’re living under a rock, you have probably heard of Zoom. Since we are living amidst a global pandemic marked by periods of quarantine, many people have turned to the application to connect with their friends, family, and coworkers.
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July 22, 2020
Why An AV Engineer Is Critical To Your Integration Project
Are you planning on starting an integration project? Congrats! That is a big task to take on, but one you certainly won’t regret. As you head into this project, it is important to make sure things are done correctly, on time, and within budget.
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July 3, 2020
Remaining Connected During an Outbreak
Most people did not anticipate going through a global pandemic during their lifetime. Yet, during 2020, humanity is fortunate enough to have the technological capabilities that make enduring an outbreak a little easier.
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June 18, 2020
Hardware Shouldn’t Be Hard
It’s 2020 and technology is ubiquitous. Think about it, technology really is everywhere. There are few tasks we could complete without the help of technology. Therefore, the hardware we use plays a big part in our overall productivity.
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June 1, 2020
3 Tips for Remote Workers
Organizations of all types, from schools and small businesses to government agencies and large corporate enterprises, are feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even if your company had already embraced the power of video collaboration, you may not have used it in quite the extent to which you are now.
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April 6, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic: Addressing Zoom Security Concerns
Here at Immedia, we've been a video conferencing technology partner with Zoom since its founding, and have securely implemented thousands of Zoom Rooms. Don't let this strange time prevent you and/or your business from excelling and don't fall subject to "Zoom Bombing".
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