Poly Announces Studio X Are the First Android-Based Single-Codec Video Appliances for Google Meet

Poly announced that its Studio X video bars will be the first Android-based, single-codec video appliances for Google Meet. The Studio X Family joins Poly’s growing list of devices certified for Google Meet, Google Voice and Chrome OS, so users can look and sound their best on every call. The entire Poly Studio X family, […]

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Ask Dr. Ann: What’s the Best Videoconferencing Software?

Is there a “best” videoconferencing software? When would you recommend someone use Google Meet versus Microsoft Teams versus Zoom? The “best” videoconferencing software is the one that meets the needs of your organization and users, and too few AV/IT folks take the time to find out what their users truly need. In today’s environment, all […]

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Avocor To Exhibit Google Meet Series One Product Portfolio and More at ISE 2022

Avocor will exhibit several new innovations at ISE 2022, including the full Google Meet Series One product portfolio. ISE will be the first time, since the strategic partnership with Google was announced in August 2021, that both products will be showcased side-by-side. “ISE is the meeting place for the brightest ideas, smartest people, and most […]

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Webinar | The Future of Hybrid, HyFlex and Online Learning is All About AV

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. UCC platforms like Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet have revolutionized classrooms and meetings. But what about meeting equity? To not consider designing HyFlex spaces, those who join future meetings and classes remotely will feel unequal. They may not participate and could, eventually, […]

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QSC Adds New Q-SYS Control Solutions for Google Meet

QSC announced this week new Q-SYS Control solutions for Google Meet, namely that thanks to a new third-party control integration, users will be able to use the Q-SYS user control interface on Google-Meet supported controller consoles. In addition, Google Cloud has certified Q-SYS video capabilities and Google Meet will now support the integration of multiple […]

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5 Things You Missed During the Mimo Monitors LAVNCH & LEARN

So you missed the Mimo Monitors LAVNCH & LEARN, did you? If only there were a way you could watch it on your own time, at your own pace … wait a second, there is! In fact, you can tune in right now to rewatch the event. In case you want a quick overview of what […]

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Avocor’s Latest Launch Includes Stealing BenQ’s Thunder via Partnership with Google Workspace

Avocor today announced a global partnership with Google Workspace and also launched two new all-in-one videoconferencing and digital whiteboarding devices — the Google Meet Series One Desk 27 and Board 65. Both are touch-enabled video devices designed as part of the Google Meet Series One hardware portfolio (think Zoom Rooms and Microsoft Teams Rooms, but […]

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Google Certifies QSC Q-SYS Platform for Google Meet Use

QSC announced that Google has certified the Q-SYS Platform for use with Google Meet hardware kits. This certification allows integrators and IT end users to select from any Q-SYS Core processor or USB audio bridging endpoint, regardless of processing or I/O requirements, to ensure integration with Google Meet hardware. All Q-SYS Core processors are driven […]

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I Miss ‘POT’ Calls

Remember way back when, when phone calls didn’t include video? I miss these days. Unbeknownst to my clients — sans the occasional siren or Harley Davidson motorcyclist, there were many, many times where I would jump on a call with them and walk, and walk and walk while strategizing. I loved it. Not only was […]

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Google’s Project Starline to Bring 3D Holographic Videoconferencing Booths to AV Market

Google announced the company has been working to perfect Project Starline — a technology project that combines hardware and software to enable friends, families and co-workers to “feel together” — for years. And, the demo was stunning. Watch this video so you’ll understand what I am writing about here: To make this experience possible, Google […]

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Google — Is the Future No Longer Free?

For educational institutions far and wide, public and private, kindergarten to graduate school, Google services have one thing we all love — the price was right! For many of us, that meant it was free. There have always been some premium services that you can choose to pay for if you are a Google school, […]

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