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The ALZ Solution Combines Three Powerhouse AV Products

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ALZ (Avocor-Logitech-Zoom) solutions package together an Avocor display, Logitech cameras and audio equipment, and Zoom’s conferencing software to create a state-of-the-art experience that’s user-friendly. While most conferencing solutions rely on a single manufacturer to provide all hardware and software components, the ALZ solution relies on three powerful brands to make a single, powerful conferencing option. Continue reading “The ALZ Solution Combines Three Powerhouse AV Products”

Are Conference Room Microphones Necessary?

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Conference room microphones are absolutely necessary because people respond negatively to poor audio quality. In fact, it’s worse than that, according to a study published by the University of South California and the Australian National University. The study determined that poor audio quality sabotages a meeting and makes the speaker appear less likeable, less intelligent and what they’re saying less important.

Research studies aren’t needed to demonstrate the importance of audio quality, though. Consider that during a video conference, a slight hit to video quality may mean little, especially if everyone can still make out things like gestures and body language. However, even a small drop in audio quality will mean some words are missed, some ideas miscommunicated, and that’s all it takes to ruin a conference. Continue reading “Are Conference Room Microphones Necessary?”

When Should A Business Consider An Audio Visual Projector?

An audio and visual projector offers several advantages for business meetings and presentations. Projection technology is popular for its cost-effectiveness, and it’s capable of producing images with a diagonal as long as 300 inches. Projection systems are also compact, require little work to install, and are durable enough to hold up over the long haul. Continue reading “When Should A Business Consider An Audio Visual Projector?”

Why Should Organizations Consider Conference Room Scheduling Software?

Conference room scheduling software makes it easier to organize meetings, and this can save your team a lot of wasted time. How much time? According to a survey of 1,500 managers, put together by Doodle, the typical administrative staff member spends nearly five hours a week scheduling and coordinating meetings. Time is money, and all that wasted time means U.S. businesses are losing nearly $400 billion every year according to Doodle’s 2019 State of Meetings Report.

Companies can get this time back with conference room scheduling software, along with many other benefits that come with more efficient and transparent meeting organization. Continue reading “Why Should Organizations Consider Conference Room Scheduling Software?”

The Importance Of Audio Quality For Conference Calls

There’s no denying the power of the conference call, and there’s plenty of statistics to back this up. They are powerful tools for retaining talented employees, according to a Stanford University study. That study found that employee turnover dropped more than 50 percent when employees were allowed to work from home and collaborate through conference calls. Continue reading “The Importance Of Audio Quality For Conference Calls”

Why Should Organizations Consider An AV Service Agreement?

The value of an AV service agreement includes better system reliability, better system performance and improved system adoption rates. Companies, schools, universities, government institutions and other organizations could all benefit from having a service agreement in place.

AV service agreements are customizable to an extent, so companies and schools can prioritize what equipment needs to be covered, and how much support is needed. Continue reading “Why Should Organizations Consider An AV Service Agreement?”

How Does An Interactive Whiteboard Benefit The Classroom?

Interactive whiteboards have surged in popularity over the past decade, and students have benefited tremendously from this upward trend. According to research published in Educational Leadership, students taught with an interactive whiteboard experienced, on average, a 16 point gain in student achievement. In other words, the typical student at the 50-percentile mark would jump to the 66-percentile if they had an interactive whiteboard available as a learning tool. Continue reading “How Does An Interactive Whiteboard Benefit The Classroom?”