Industry News

The Changing World of Unified Communications

May 12, 2014 Uncategorised

David Danto, Principal Consultant for Collaboration, Video and Multimedia at Dimension Data and Executive Board membr and Carol Zelkin, IMCCA Executive Director lift the clouds around unified communication and collaboration in the workplace, and how consumerism of the enterprise is contributing to the trend. Unified communications is the only technology that has been “launching” for 16 […]

New Integrate Conference in 2014, curated by KNX, IMCCA and DSA

May 6, 2014 Uncategorised

The overwhelming pace of technology has seen the merger of AV and IT. This convergence has given way to new conversations and new technologies around ares such as digital signage, video conferencing, enterprise collaboration and unified communications. Already the largest business platform for AV companies in Australia, Integrate will support thought leadership in these areas by holding the first Integrate […]

Combining forces to create a 6 Star Green Star building

May 6, 2014 Uncategorised

Local Australian company mySmartCTI delivered an iconic Sydney project; the ANZ Tower, using KNX. The project went on to be awarded the highest possible 6 Star Green Star – Office Design v2 rating by the Green Building Council of Australia. mySmartCTI delivered a flexible open-place office that was energy efficient using KNX control with the […]

Study finds 48% of lighting brands supply unregistered products

May 5, 2014 Uncategorised

A recent government study revealed that over 98% of white goods and television sets on sale in Australia are registered products, whereas some 48% of lighting brands surveyed in retail outlets were found not to be registered. The Survey of Compliance with Registration Requirements released by the Department of Resources, Energy, Tourism on behalf of the Equipment Energy […]

Philips lead videowall display market with new zero-bezel technology

May 5, 2014 Uncategorised

Philips Commercial Displays will shocase its new range of ‘zero-bezel’ videowalls at the Integrate exhibition. The range highlights why Philips are leaders in the LCD display revolution particularly for the corporate and commercial market, which maintains strong growth with volumes driven by the increasingly diverse applications for video wall set ups. The Philips range of displays are […]

InfoComm and AETM Announce Collaborative Partnership

May 4, 2014 Uncategorised

AETM, Association of Education Technology Managers announced this year, a new partnership with InfoComm International who will be the official AV Industry Training Partner. The collaborative agreement will extend Infocomm membership with free or discounted training to AETM members including free online training and CTS Prep. David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm […]

Collaboration in Conference Calling

Feb 17, 2014 Uncategorised

Wireless presentation solutions are becoming increasingly more important in the current global business market, but the current market solutions deployed in most conference rooms are not able to efficiently meet these needs. They require significant amounts of legacy hardware, such as video switchers, scalers and control panels – all of which are costly and complex […]

The New 2.0’s: HDMI 2.0 and HD Base T

Feb 17, 2014 Uncategorised

With the announcement within weeks of each other of a second generation of two technologies, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was some similarity by way of compatibility, however apart from the “2.0”, these standards all have little in common as they bring video and audio to a whole new level. Although HDMI […]

Beyond the five metre limitation of USB

Sep 12, 2013 Uncategorised

The invention of the USB standard over 20 years ago has changed the way we store and share information, and connect to our systems and networks. The standard has made it easy to connect peripheral devices to our networks and systems. New technology and smarter devices mean that we now connect security cameras, keyboards, microphones, […]

Integrate 2013 Wrap-Up

Aug 30, 2013 Uncategorised

Integrate is over for another year, with the 2013 show attracting many visitors from the audio visual industry. 2013 marks the last year the show will be held at its usual residence, the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre for at least a couple of years. In 2014 Integrate moves to the Sydney Showgrounds at Sydney […]