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The tools to help you work from home with ease

By |2020-03-16T17:18:23+01:00March 16th, 2020|

Working from home is now a reality instead of a potential scenario for many of us this week. With no solid timescale as to when we will get back to normality we need to make our temporary home offices as comfortable and user friendly as possible. That means having access to the tools and technologies that we are used to in work so that we can continue to do our jobs with little disruption. Here we have provided some of the most useful headsets, computer cameras and monitors that will allow you to conduct business as usual as [...]

Being prepared to work from home in the current climate

By |2020-03-09T16:58:18+01:00March 9th, 2020|

Working from home is "Ireland’s new normal" according to recent reports from the Irish Examiner. Moreover, with the rapid spread of the Cornavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world over the past few weeks many of the large multinational companies throughout Ireland are putting plans in place for their employees to work from home for the foreseeable future. It is hoped that this will reduce the possibility of the spread of the virus throughout the country. What will that mean for the company and it's workforce? Will productivity increase or plummet? What will the financial repercussions be for the businesses? [...]

Huddle spaces are taking over meeting rooms

By |2020-03-02T16:48:15+01:00March 2nd, 2020|

Workplaces are becoming more and more adaptable towards the functional needs of it's employees over the past decade. The main reason for this is that employer's are recognizing the benefits of keeping the workforce happy as performance and productivity levels increase in conjunction employee satisfaction rates. You may think that perks such as monetary bonuses or extra annual leave are a top priority for most employees but studies have shown that a comfortable and effective working environment is high on the list for the majority. This is where the rise in popularity of collaborative huddle spaces has come [...]

4 Reasons Why You Need Poly’s New Studio X In Your Company

By |2020-02-25T10:40:34+01:00February 25th, 2020|

The video conferencing giant Polycom has recently teamed up with Plantronics to now become known as Poly. To celebrate they have released a new series of radically simple video bars for small to medium rooms which we are very excited about! This new video conferencing device is a fantastic addition to the Poly family. This single sleek device means that you can leave your PC or Mac at your desk and head to a huddle room to connect   with nearly any video collaboration software with thanks to the built in cloud service platform support. Here are the 4 [...]

Kramer Introduces New Wireless Presentation Solutions

By |2020-02-18T11:12:59+01:00February 18th, 2020|

This year's ISE event in Amsterdam saw the launch of some very exciting audio visual products that are set to make waves throughout the industry over the next few years. One such product that caught our eye was Kramer’s VIA GO² and VIA Campus² bringing new levels of flexibility, simplicity and creativity to meeting and educational spaces via wireless presentation. Kramer unveiled the VIA GO² at ISE 2020 as the perfect technology partner for classrooms, huddle spaces, and small meeting spaces. A powerful addition to its renowned VIA line, VIA GO² delivers exceptional wireless presentation functionality in a [...]

Extron’s Most Powerful Control Processors Are Here

By |2020-02-10T13:49:51+01:00February 10th, 2020|

Extron has introduced a new series of high-performance control processors that are designed to keep pace with the increasing size and complexity of today's AV control systems. The new IPCP Pro xi control processors deliver fast and secure performance and come in eight different models.     This new series is designed to excel in even the most demanding AV applications. With up to four times more memory and significantly-enhanced processing power for increased deployment speeds and improved run time functionality it's easy to see what these new processors will be a big hit in the AV industry. [...]

Kramer’s New Plug And Play Adapter Cable Makes Collaboration Even Easier

By |2020-02-03T14:47:45+01:00February 3rd, 2020|

The AV cable giant Kramer is set to debut it's new plug-and-play adapter cable K-SPIDER at ISE2020 next week in Amsterdam. The single multi format cable is designed to bring convenience to collaboration environments and replaces multiple separate cables, adapters, and dongles with a single multi-head cable. The adapter also provides full 4K60 digital video.     The design of this adapter provides users with a flexible solution that saves on installation time and costs, replacing the cumbersome variety of cables, adapters, and dongles that are currently needed for a meeting space installation with one cable. This new [...]

Barco Launches New ‘Conference Clickshare’

By |2020-02-10T16:21:16+01:00January 29th, 2020|

Barco has launched its new flagship ClickShare Conference product, enabling organisations to embrace a ‘Bring Your Own Meeting’ approach to conferencing, with employees empowered to use whatever system they prefer to host remote meetings, without impacting quality, security or compatibility. The corporate world is moving towards greater flexibility for its employees: according to Barco research, 71% of employees are already selecting their own preferred conferencing systems, with on average six different conferencing solutions being used by every company. But with greater flexibility comes significant challenges: many are concerned about the security implications of myriad systems being used at [...]

Why Your Workplace Needs Engagement Pods

By |2020-01-21T11:49:40+01:00January 21st, 2020|

Pods are quickly becoming a hot new trend throughout corporate offices and universities worldwide. Not only do they maximize the use of minimal space, they have been seen to encourage collaboration and engagement between employees. According to a workplace survey conducted by Gensler, "Employers who provide a spectrum of choices for when and where to work are seen as more innovative and have higher performing employees." One of the reasons for this is that these new working spaces encourage a sense of community and innovation which in turn inspires exploration and collaboration. It gives employees the chance to [...]

LG now offers interactive displays

By |2020-01-13T16:46:25+01:00January 13th, 2020|

LG have recently launched three IR-based Interactive Digital Boards, available in 65", 75", and 86" models. The new Digital Interactive Boards combine IPS panels and IR touch technology for a responsive high-definition experience. They offer a genuine touch and writing experience with up to 20 simultaneous multi-touch points and two types of available stylus pens. The UHD displays are four times sharper than Full HD screens, also feature palm erasing, which allows users to easily and quickly erase text, drawings, and pictures with a swipe of their hand as if they were using an eraser on a chalkboard. [...]