People across industries want to get back into the office, but not without fear that viruses wait for their arrival. Organizations
Zoom, Microsoft and Cisco have been making headlines in the past few months because of their collective endeavor to solve a complex
Technology moves too fast sometimes. The rate of change leaves some businesses and organizations scrambling, while others simply lag too
You’ve heard this story before. A CIO asks his or her team to help solve a big problem and they spend months framing up a solution. The
People out and about during their day may drive or walk by many digital signs. If they pass by the same image week after week and the
All-hands meetings for large companies can be complicated to orchestrate and pull off successfully. But while these meetings are
In today’s digitally-enabled workplace, employees and teams use a variety of collaboration tools to accomplish a single task.
By now you've likely recovered from InfoComm 2018.
If you are implementing a proven solution at your organization, and everyone has the best intentions, what are the odds your project
Ask a Baby Boomer currently working in an office setting whether they are working in a high-tech, futuristic environment and they will
Companies are using teched out offices for everything from boosting productivity to attracting talent and engaging workers. Visual
Modern technologies can be thrilling. From robotics and drones to artificial intelligence and virtual reality, the stuff of yesterday’s
You might not be in the audio industry, but every industry uses audio solutions and that means upcoming FCC changes to the bandwidth
Technology is always evolving from video walls to remote collaboration to interactive screens, but one thing is and will remain the
No matter the industry you are in, the size of your company, the location of your employees or the type of conference room you use,
Buildings are not just smart these days.
There’s no place like home to get work done when you can’t or don’t need to make it into the office. Unless it’s a hotel, the beach, or
You may have heard a while ago that virtual reality (VR) is the next big thing. Wondering when you’re going to be assigned a bulky
User: “Hey Siri, text John.”Siri: “What do you want to say?”User: “There’s an oil light on in the car.”
Unfortunately, the Vikings just weren’t able to #BringItHome.
Audiovisual (AV) technologies always have a bright and shiny appeal, but the newest displays and digital signage are literally as bright
In today’s mobile environment, video content is produced and distributed in almost every industry. Colleges and universities record
Video is rapidly becoming the communication medium of choice in many organizations because of its effectiveness in informing and
As we become immersed in 2018, your visions of crushing New Year's Resolutions may be quickly replaced by the reality of buffering, low
Editor's note: This post was updated on Jan. 31, 2018.
While your next townhall or executive broadcast might not garner ratings like that of Game of Thrones, the technology behind your
Refreshing the technology at your organization can be an immense undertaking—evaluating solutions, juggling budget considerations, and
Walking on DSU’s campus on Thursday, Aug. 24, you’d see the type of energy from fans that only comes with the first game of the season.
Timing is everything. At intersections, at the window of opportunity, and when replacing that old projector in the conference room. You
More than half of tech decision-makers say technology at their organization hinders the adoption of new technologies. But sometimes it’s
Midco Sports Network has been taking every step to increase coverage of high school and collegiate sports in North Dakota, South Dakota
Imagine for a moment you walked into a bank and saw the employees using computers you remembered from the 1980s.
There are plenty of ways to waste time at work: long lunches, internet surfing, office gossip, and more. But some workplace time-sucks
There are plenty of common nightmares about the workplace. Ever have the one where you show up to work one day only to discover you have
When making technology investments, a lot can be riding on your decision: productivity levels, employee satisfaction, and — like it or
Speaking of quality, what is it? Joseph Juran defines quality as “fitness for intended use.”
What if you threw a party and nobody came? That’s a nearly universal fear. Some outgrow it, but for others, there’s a workplace
Live edge tables are growing increasingly popular in the restaurant industry and in office environments, because of the natural, rustic
Once ICL Performance Products decided it was time to expand its Food Specialties Center, the global manufacturer realized it was going
Curium, a radiopharmaceutical company in Missouri, announced in 2016 that it would sell its nuclear imaging business to IBA Molecular
IBM is the latest company to make the news for rolling back options for flexible work schedules and working remotely.
Why do some companies grow for decades or more, while others phase out slowly as fast-moving startups take the reins? It may be a matter
When you hear the term acoustics, perhaps your favorite music venue or movie theater comes to mind. But acoustics are important in other
Profanities, wardrobe malfunctions, and announcing the wrong name as an award winner are only a few of the slip-ups that can occur
On day one, lamp projectors show sharp pictures, with bright, accurate colors. But, on day 1,001, the same results are unlikely, said
Once the purview of gamers and early technology adopters, virtual reality is moving into the mainstream—and into companies across the
Starting or operating a business costs money no matter how you look at it. You need to hire people, and you might need to invest in
Surely, you've heard it before: Print is dead.
There are many factors that impact how productive employees are, but recent research shows that user-friendly office design has one of
David Maldow, the founder and CEO of Let’s Do Video, has worked on both sides of visual collaboration technology.
Editor's note: This post was updated on March 19, 2020, to include updated information about the platforms mentioned in this article.
If spending more than a year and a half of your life on Facebook -- as estimated in this Mediakix infographic -- isn’t enough, the
It’s an exciting time to be in this industry, said Brad Sousa, CTO at AVI Systems. “It’s a very different marketplace than in the past.”
Installation Technician Mitch Carlson didn’t quite know what to expect when flying into Fairfax, Va., to participate in InfoComm’s
One of the pros of a mobile workforce is that employees want to use their own devices. One of the cons of a mobile workforce is that
Face-to-face communication can produce a greater return on investment, build stronger relationships and make conversations clearer. It's
If you’ve ever allotted extra time to set up a meeting or figure out the room’s equipment, you know how much time that can waste. If
Have you ever heard someone in your office proclaim that technology hates them or is being disagreeable? When your team has technical
Choosing collaboration technology can be fun. Designing workspaces can be fun. Assessing your current collaboration capabilities and
Meetings can be challenging enough without running into technical errors with your conference room technology. You should only worry
When you’re the first one on a conference call because other meeting participants are struggling to connect, what do you do?
With Snapchat or Facebook Messenger, you can apply bunny teeth, superhero masks, or any number of filters to give yourself a new look --
For as long as remote collaboration tools have been around, corporations have offered flexible work options. Those tools started out as
It used to be that when your team had a meeting to discuss a big presentation, true remote collaboration was a challenge. If everyone
Time is money. And space is money. That’s why so many companies are designing their conference rooms to optimize space and save valuable
While huddle spaces and remote work are hot topics in work collaboration right now, you don’t want to write off the conference room just
If an important idea has ever struck you in a less-than-ideal time and place, you know how frustrating it can be to try to rally your
We’re preparing some fun new material to help you create and update your collaboration spaces. But before you start upgrading your
When we talk about remote work, we hear a lot about the lone workers who are driving the trend, but the real story is much bigger than
Have you ever placed an order at a drive-through restaurant or coffee shop and not been able to hear the person at the other end? Aside
Do your meetings always seem to start off on the wrong foot? Maybe they start late because the host has trouble figuring out the
Video conferencing is quickly becoming a mainstay in modern business. Organizations looking to cut travel and overhead costs while
We know the importance of video conferencing in this new age of global, digital, mobile, and flexible working in environments that are
If you embrace the internet of things (IoT), you can design your life so you don’t have to do more than lift a finger to secure your
It’s your lucky day. The nearest conference room is free for an impromptu call with some members of your team as well as some
The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t about things at all. It’s about people and what their connected “things” allow them to do. Technology
In Joe Versus the Volcano, Tom Hanks plays Joe, a clerical worker whose job stinks. Everyone at the company arrives at the same time,
This year AVI is saying farewell to the past Technology Showcase format and hello to newly rebranded AVI LIVE events. This year’s
2015 was a big year for the Internet of Things, millennials, and workplace transformation. Which of these topics will continue to
When practically every major analyst firm is projecting upwards of 50 percent of the workforce will be mobile in the next three to five
You can’t look at a business or technology site without hitting at least a dozen articles on the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s a hot
Finding appropriate metrics by which to measure your business efforts can be complicated.
Despite entering the enterprise scene more than a decade ago, cloud technology still faces one issue that is hindering mainstream
1. Convergence of AV and IT. You’ve heard it all before but to hear Crestron say, “We’re no longer an AV company, it’s all about IT,”
AVI walks you through some of the biggest errors made during video conferences that can throw a wrench into any meeting. To ensure a
Video conferencing makes it easy to connect with clients and business partners around the world - talking to them face-to-face as if you