The Must-Have Systems and Technology for your Conference Room

Conference rooms simply can’t be like the ones of old anymore. You know the rooms I’m taking about, with the overhead projectors and easels, or perhaps a whiteboard. No, today’s meeting room has to be state of the art. Here are a few key things you would need to make yours just that.

Why Is Meeting Room Technology So Important?

It may already be evident, though, if you work in an office where a lot of meetings occur. Meetings can take up a lot of time. And not just the meetings themselves. It’s the prep, the gathering and settling in, the connecting of both devices and people. It’s time consuming. And that’s if it’s well organized. So here are a few reasons why having your tech up-to-date and always ready to go is so important in a meeting space so you’re not wasting precious time and money.

Planning Your Meeting Room Upgrade

If you’ve been considering a meeting room upgrade, then there’s a lot to factor in before you get started. Upgrading a meeting area is often an expensive undertaking that could include extensive infrastructure and tech changes, and without proper planning, you could end up wasting a lot of money.

Product Review: Liberty Wire and Cable Classic HDMI Adapter Ring

Whether it’s a new laptop without a conventional HDMI output, or your mobile device, in general, having the right adapter is crucial. In a corporate environment, though, it’s even harder to manage due to many different people using communal meeting rooms. This gives rise to the concept of “Bring Your Own Device,” or BYOD, as it’s more commonly referred to. It is a growing trend that companies need to navigate, as employees use their own personal tech devices in workplace settings.

The Evolving Workplace

Chances are, if you’ve worked in an office environment for some time, you’ve been able to witness, and probably take part in, a shift in the space where you work. This evolution has been slow and incremental, but I’m willing to bet the office you go to everyday bears little resemblance to an office of say, 20 or 30 years ago.

Crestron Mercury, Best in Class

In a previous post, I talked about some of the issues that arise when it comes to scheduling a meeting in a huddle or conference room, so today I want to highlight a product that has made our huddle rooms more efficient and perform at the highest level. The Crestron Mercury is a product that we use in our own office, and it’s been a standout for us in our huddle rooms.

Crestron’s AirMedia vs Barco’s wePresent: A Guide to Making the Right Decision in Wireless Presentation Systems

If you’ve ever found yourself scrambling to find the appropriate adapter or cable five minutes before your presentation, then you understand the stress and frustration it can cause. For this reason, along with many others, wireless presentation systems are becoming more and more popular. But which one is right for you? Today I am going to review Crestron’s AirMedia AM-200 and Barco’s wePresent WiCS-2100 to see how they compare.