The Democratization of Video — Getting Your Video Data Organized
By Leslie T. O'Neill · December 20, 2013 • 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.
Unified Communications Products Continue to Gain Popularity
By Sharon Fisher · September 30, 2013 • 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.
All About Managed Services
By Joy Zaccaria · September 9, 2013 • AVI-SPL has two managing services products, Video Network Operations Center (VNOC) and the Symphony Management Platform, which is designed to work with clients and make sure their needs are met quickly or prevent problems that could appear.
What Your Church Needs to Know to Create the Best A/V RFP - Learn What Makes a Good Request for Prop
By Joy Zaccaria · July 8, 2013 • Expert tips on how to create the Best A/V RFP. A good Request for Proposal needs to have a clearly-defined scope. Understanding new technologies, the attention to detail that accounts for every circumstance needs to be tempered with the clarity that prevents it from becoming an overwhelming document.
7 Must Have Office Apps for Android and iOS Pros
By TD Staff · June 19, 2013 • The value of professional office apps are in their ability to easily gather and store information, ensuring that your most needed hard copy files are readily on hand and safe on your mobile device. Check out apps from developers like Mobile Systems, MeLLmo Inc., STOIK Soft, IntSig Information Co.,Ltd, Tempo AI and Google Inc. for Android and iOS.
Is 4K Ready for Your Prime Time?
By André Floyd · June 11, 2013 • The 4K format is starting to appear in areas where large screens are being used and in applications where the wow factor is important to an organization. 4K is defined as a generation of video technology beyond the 1920 x 1080 resolution of HDTV. The high-end signage has smoother edges, crisper images and improved bigger pictures. Current users include Iowa State University's Virtual Reality Applications Center and the Mirage Hotel and Casino Race and Sports Book, yet there are applications for nearly any organization.
Game Changers at InfoComm 2013
By Christopher Neto · June 3, 2013 • Whether the star of the show is Microsoft Lync, near-field communications, or Google Glass, Christopher Neto, CTS, will be at the show looking for it.
Best Internet Radio Apps for iOS and Android
By Curtis Emery · May 15, 2013 • Whether you want to listen to radio on the go, or in your office, internet radio apps offer you the best options for getting the most out of internet radio on your smartphone or tablet mobile device. iOS and Android users alike can find internet radio apps that they can personalize to their own preferences. Pandora, SiriusXM, Stitcher and Last.fm are just a few of the great internet radio options offered by these apps.
Amp Up Lighting Controls Now - Important Energy Deadline Looming for Commercial Buildings
By Steven Castle · May 14, 2013 • States have a deadline of Oct. 18, 2013 to certify that they have updated the provisions of their commercial building codes regarding energy efficiency. The mandate comes from the U.S. Department of Energy which requires that states update their building energy codes to meet or exceed (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) 90.1-2010 codes, which amp up lighting controls over the previous 2007 version.
10 Tips for Succeeding in Unified Communications Deployment
By Dan Newman · May 6, 2013 • Dan Newman discusses the top ten tips for adding unified communications to your technology arsenal. By combining voice, video, instant messaging and more to one network-based platform, resources are freed up for both the user and IT.
WebRTC enables quick and easy Web browser-to-Web browser Videoconferencing
By Leslie T. O'Neill · May 6, 2013 • WebRTC is a videoconferencing standard for use with supporting Web browsers. Freely available, the standard will make waves In the industry; however, many vendors see this technology as an enhancement to their own products. Google and Mozilla are supporting this standard as a way to gain market share, while Microsoft is developing its own version of this technology.
The Best IT Networking Apps for Admins to Keep Your Network Up and Running
By Dave Sniadak · April 25, 2013 • The best 25 mobile apps to help keep your IT network working smoothly. iOS and Android smartphone and tablet mobile apps for across the board IT management with the swipe of a finger. From back-end coding to task management and brainstorming.
9 Essential Enterprise Level, Corporate Apps for Your Office
By TD Staff · April 17, 2013 • From basic to complex office tasks you can count on your Android or iOS device to streamline your corporate environment. Check out apps from developers like SAP, Concur, Evernote and IntSig Information Co. Ltd.
Mobile Application Management — Manage Those Apps
By Julie Knudson · April 15, 2013 • Mobile application management is the way to control the apps in your BYOD program. Learn how to securely deploy, monitor and remove apps on the devices used by your organization.
NSCA and EH Publishing Create Leading Mass Notification Emergency Communication Educational Program
By TechDecisions · April 12, 2013 • NSCA and EH Publishing are partnering on a mass notification and emergency communication educational program. The effort consists of a website at www.mnec.com and a series of symposia. NSCA and EH Publishing’s publications Commercial Integrator and TechDecisions Media are leading the effort.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.