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Author: Marketing Chris



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You’ve seen the invitations and we hope you’ve already registered but just in case you haven’t, we’ll give you one last chance. Veraview and Millington Lockwood have partnered to host the biggest open house of the spring, focused on “The Collaborative Work Space”. Our partnership couldn’t be more complimentary, Veraview specializes in collaborative technology and a large part of Millington Lockwood’s business is providing furniture solutions to firms that accommodate and maximize their use of technology. Our goal throughout the event is to highlight this relationship between the space in which we work and the technology we use. Seminars given by industry experts will provide insight into growing trends and innovative technology while Millington Lockwood’s furniture idea center will set the backdrop for ad-hoc demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on engagement. Our lineup of speakers include Polycom, Mersive, Extron, and AMX. Continue reading


Who Wants a Video Wall?

Video wall outside of the Montreal Museum of Art

Video wall outside of the Montreal Museum of Art


I’m sure you’ve seen them before, in certain cities it seems like they’re everywhere; no, not rats, I’m talking about video-walls. Just this past New Year I was in Montreal and came across an awesome installation outside of a museum. Not only do I see video walls in my leisure time, I see the video walls we install for our customers and it really is amazing what they can do. So, who wants a video-wall, and why?
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Unicast v Multicast

Over the last decade, “streaming” has become a household term. We stream TV and movies from Netflix, all sorts of videos from YouTube, we even stream training at work and lectures at school. For most people all streaming is the same but behind the scenes a different story, starring unicast, multicast and broadcast unfolds. Each “character” in this streaming story provides similar results but the way they achieve those results is different.
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The Convergence of IT and AV

 

AV and IT

The AV industry has changed quite a bit since we were in high school. The days of overhead projectors and combination DVD/VHS TVs on carts are long gone. The same holds true in our corporate spaces, what was once a projector, screen, and wall plate is now a Crestron touch panel and room scheduler, wireless collaboration devices and HD video conferencing.
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The Global Classroom Event

Global Classroom

On December 3rd we hosted an education event at our office named, “The Global Classroom. Just about twenty educators from local schools attended the event to learn about available resources for distance learning initiatives through Polycom. From everyone at Veraview we want to extend our thanks to all of the attendees as well as our expert presenter Elaine Shuck! We can’t wait to see everyone again soon for the next event.

If anyone who wanted to attend couldn’t make it, please feel free to contact us for more information and look out for upcoming event invitations.


What is WebRTC? How does it work? Why is it important? You may not know the answers to these questions just yet but I’m willing to bet you’ve visited a website or used a mobile app within the last day that utilizes WebRTC. Why am I willing to bet? One site, Facebook.
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PC-Based Conferencing

PC-based or “soft” conferencing is any type of conferencing which utilizes an application or program rather than a dedicated hardware unit. There are many well-known soft clients available such as Skype, Facetime, google hangouts, etc. Soft conferencing has a variety of use cases, from companies just starting out with video conferencing to enterprise level deployments of 1000+ users.
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