Seven Best Practices for Huddle Room Collaboration

September 10, 2018

Huddle spaces are the Goldilocks of meeting rooms: not so big and formal they stifle creativity, yet not too small for a team to get work done. And while they’re great at facilitating collaboration, it’s important to note that they’re not “just another meeting room” when it comes to implementing video conferencing. These ad-hoc collaboration […]

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Start-up ZiipRoom Wants to Simplify the Meeting Room with Cloud-Control

June 12, 2018

At InfoComm, ZiipRoom introduced a software-only platform for conference rooms and huddle rooms. And, the company announced it joined Logitech’s Collaboration Program designed to deliver exceptional user experiences through integrated, complementary products that are easy to use and install. ZiipRoom’s patented software allows users to control the complete meeting experience via a cloud-smart app that […]

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Huddle Rooms: A Definitive Guide To Outfitting Your Smaller Collaboration Spaces

April 25, 2018

By David Danto and Andrew W. Davis The year was 2006.  Videoconferencing had been used in the corporate world for more than ten years — and everyone hated it. It failed to meet the promises of reducing travel costs and providing easy, “just like being there” experiences. Enterprise AV was really no better. Huge boardrooms […]

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Revolabs ISE 2018 Lineup Focuses on UC Solutions

January 9, 2018

Revolabs today announced its product lineup for Integrated Systems Europe 2018. Together at the world’s largest AV systems integration show, Yamaha and Revolabs will demonstrate their portfolio of market-leading unified communications (UC) solutions, with special focus on the Yamaha CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System for huddle rooms and Yamaha’s YVC-1000MS Unified Communications Microphone and Speaker System. Demonstrations will take place […]

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Atlona Enters USB-based PTZ Camera Market with an Average Product

June 9, 2017

Atlona will use InfoComm 2017 to launch the company’s first PTZ conferencing camera. Built for use with Atlona’s HDVS-300 Series soft codec conferencing solution, the AT-HDVS-CAM, coupled with the AT-UHD-HDVS-300-KIT, are designed to form a collaboration solution including auto AV switching, USB and HDMI extension, and display control for PC-based conferencing using software and cloud-based […]

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Yamaha Forms New Dedicated UC Department

June 8, 2017

Yamaha today announced its commitment to the unified communications (UC) market with the development of a dedicated UC department. Leveraging the expertise of Revolabs, a subsidiary of Yamaha that will be part of the new department, Yamaha will focus on solutions that enhance communication and continue to develop products that help organizations reach their business […]

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Revolabs Works to Solves Unified Communications Challenges at InfoComm 2017, Will Show First Joint Solutions With Yamaha

May 16, 2017

Revolabs (now owned by Yamaha Corporation), will demonstrate its portfolio of unified communications (UC) solutions at InfoComm 2017, June 14-16, in Orlando, Florida in booth 3281. At the show, attendees will see the all-new Yamaha CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System for Huddle Rooms, an AVB networked audio station, wired and wireless microphone systems and the […]

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Crestron HD Scaler and Auto-Switcher Aimed at Huddle Rooms

June 27, 2016

Crestron is now shipping the HD Scaling Presentation Switcher & Extender (HD-MD-400-C-E) aimed at huddle rooms, huddle spaces, and small meeting rooms applications. Integrated with a 4×1 auto-switcher and extender pair, the HD-MD-400-C-E provides signal extension up to 230 feet, a built-in scaler, automatic switching for HD resolutions up to 2K (aka 1080p), display control […]

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Biamp Systems Launches Devio Audio Collaboration Tool for Huddle Rooms

January 26, 2016

Biamp Systems today unveiled its new Devio collaboration system, created specifically for huddle rooms. With as little as a single USB 3.0 connection to a Windows or Mac OS X-based computer, Devio brings an audio input and output and easy connectivity to in-room technology including displays, Web cameras and more. Once connected to the CR-1, […]

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The Escape Pod (or The Opposite of the “Huddle Room”)

January 14, 2016

Like she is prone to do, Kelly Perkins of AVI Systems shared a great article on LinkedIn recently.  It was a piece in the Harvard Business Review called Collaborative Overload.  It’s premise wasn’t a crack at the overuse of the “collaboration” buzz word, although that is a problem in itself, but was aimed at the larger […]

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Polycom Ships RealPresence Trio Aimed at HuddleRooms

November 23, 2015

The Polycom RealPresence Trio 8800 is billed as a smart-hub for group collaboration — it looks like a three-point conference phone but adds voice to it for small spaces. Polycom says the RealPresence Trio is aimed at group collaboration as you can share voice (it’s a conference phone) HD content sharing (as you can use it like an iPhone […]

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Epson’s Huddle Room Whitepaper is AWESOME

September 25, 2015

So far, I’ve seen five “expert” level white papers claiming to help educate the reader on what the heck a huddle room is and why it matters. Oh, and ALL of them have sucked. Without mentioning the name of the publication or the name of the display company that wrote it, just Google it and […]

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