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Soda-Cracker Videoconferencing

Extend your arm from wherever you’re seated right now and touch the display showing you these words. Can you reach it? If the answer is yes then you’ve just validated that you are at the correct distance to use a fixed focal length (non-zooming) webcam for videoconferencing. If the answer is no, you need a […]

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Workspaces for Tomorrow

Change in business and culture is happening at the fastest pace ever. It is all around us, with new processes not just improving the old ones but completely replacing them. Digital downloads replaced record/CD stores, search engines replaced phone books, apps are quickly replacing the traditional taxi and hotel industries, and the way we work […]

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[VIDEO] Everything InfoComm, IMCCA and UCC

Before we all head out to this year’s InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, it probably won’t hurt to take a look at  a little video I recorded on behalf of IMCCA. (The IMCCA has been hard at work with InfoComm to present all things unified communications and collaboration  at the UCC Solutions Summit — a part […]

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How Vulnerable Are Your Enterprise Conference Rooms?

I’ve written past blogs about how today’s collaboration needs require an “any-to-any” mindset, and about how the look of enterprise conference rooms is changing. In the first blog I explained that “any” represents the expectation from the now-seasoned users of collaboration that everything should just work — in any combination and anywhere they happen to […]

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Urgent AV and Collaboration Advice Almost Everyone Ignores, Part 2

Coauthored with my colleague Bryan Hellard, Director of Engineering at Array Telepresence. Continuing our top 10 pieces of advice that few people heed, we’re going to delve into what UC users tend to ignore when collaborating online. Numbers 1 to 5 covered setting up the technology. Ignore those useful nuggets at your peril. 6. Know what you […]

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