IMCCA to Honor Snorre Kjesbu and Jason McGraw At First Ever Collaboration Week NY

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The IMCCA, an association for the UCC (Unified Conferencing and Collaboration) industry, today announced that it will be honoring Snorre Kjesbu and Jason McGraw with special Lifetime Achievement – Emerging Technology Fellow Awards as part of its three-day series of events focusing on new and exciting solutions and trends in the UCC space. Collaboration Week […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Presents UC Expertise and New Products at InfoComm 2018

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Yamaha Unified Communications today announced it will demonstrate the latest solutions in the market-leading Yamaha UC portfolio at InfoComm 2018, June 6-8 in the Las Vegas Convention Center, at Yamaha UC’s booth N1227. In addition, they will lead a special InfoComm session on artificial intelligence (AI) and be part of panel discussions within the IMCCA […]

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

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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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IMCCA to Educate During Emerging Trends Day at InfoComm 2017

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IMCCA, in partnership with InfoComm International, will host a day of Emerging Trends education on Tues., June 13, 2017, at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, Fla. This special day of insights into the future of the UC and Collaboration industry, held prior to the opening of InfoComm 2017, will feature the inaugural group of Emerging Technology Fellows, experts […]

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UCC and the Road To InfoComm 2016

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Last year at this time I decided to take a look at the UCC space prior to InfoComm 2015, which also involved interviews with notable executives in UCC. As we’re about a month before this year’s show, it’s that time again. Experience the latest collaboration and conferencing solutions in the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Pavilion! You’ll see […]

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Covering InfoComm 2015 – A UCC Discussion with Carol Zelkin, Executive Director, IMCCA

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It all began for me about 15 years ago in my AV integration sales days (even though I had worked in the AV and IT markets since 1991) when Tandberg and Polycom were of course the main brands for integrated as well as stand-alone hardware-based videoconferencing systems. This continued on of course until 2010, when […]

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UCC and the Road To InfoComm 2015

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After what I considered a highly successful trip to Enterprise Connect last month as media for rAVe, it’s time to turn focus to InfoComm and UCC in the audio visual space. When you consider the realm of Unified Communications and Collaboration, it is no doubt one of the (if not the) most visible sectors of […]

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InfoComm Debuts Major New Course Structure at Summer Show

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InfoComm is not just thousands of new AV products — it’s also your resource for the in-depth, specialized training you need to sharpen your skills and further your career. Along with nearly 100 InfoComm University workshops and courses, you’ll also find these topic-specific conferences and sessions: Solutions Summit: Digital Signage This year’s program will discuss […]

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Goodbye to 2014

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By David Danto IMCCA As the end of the year is quickly approaching it’s time for me to write my holiday blog for the IMCCA. Three years ago I wrote some funny New Year’s resolutions for our industry. Two years ago I focused on some funny predictions. (Remember the one about the entire country of […]

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Driving Adoption of Visual Collaboration Technology

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By David Danto Director of Emerging Technology, IMCCA How much money are you wasting on technology today? Many technology products have failed at organizations (or in the marketplace) because its owner assumed it was just so cool that everyone would flock to using it. Regrettably, that’s just not reality. No matter how “cool” the technology […]

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InfoComm: Finally, Unified Communications and Collaboration for All

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By Cindy Davis InfoComm international Until fairly recently, when technology managers got a request to set up videoconferencing and collaboration systems, the options were separated by a chasm of options and price. At one end were very expensive, immersive telepresence rooms offering the highest quality audio, video and collaboration technologies to enable remote meetings. At […]

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What Happens in Vegas, Creates the Next Stage in AV/IT – #InfoComm14

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Microsoft. The AV industry giants. The ever growing market of communications and collaboration. Digital signage and video walls. Interactive displays and whiteboards. Cloud and virtualization — strategic technologies enhancing enterprise collaboration, infrastructure and more. BYOD — the fastest growing trend in the enterprise today. The new market disrupters. And of course, the integrators and end […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: May 23, 2014

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It’s Friday once again. That means it’s the weekend and also time for the Weekly Wrap-Up. Every week, we give you the top five or so stories from the week that you can’t miss or stories we think deserve a second look. This week’s news includes the Harman acquisition of AMX and a Rants and […]

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IMCCA Announces InfoComm Training Schedule

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IMCCA, the videoconferencing and telepresence association, has announced its training schedule for InfoComm 2014. Sessions include: State of the Industry Lunch and Learn: Wednesday June 18th, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM Join industry experts and senior executives as they address the latest issues related to conferencing, collaboration, and unified communications. How are mobility and interoperability […]

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IMCCA Debuts ISE Training Schedule

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The IMCCA is a non-profit industry association for the collaborative conferencing and unified communications (UC) industry and provides impartial information and education about people-to-people, environmentally friendly communication and collaboration technology and applications. Each year it holds a series of educational seminars at the ISE show in Amsterdam and have just announced the 2014 schedule. It […]

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InfoComm: Five Trends Changing Unified Communications

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By Monica Heck Special to InfoComm International Whether you call it simply unified communications (UC) or you also throw collaboration into the mix (UCC), it’s clear that this years-old-yet-bleeding-edge technology has finally gained its footing. Even if you struggle to define the collection of videoconferencing, chat, email and other solutions that fall under the UC […]

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IMCCA Has GIANT InfoComm 2013 Plans with Multiple Educational Sessions

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The IMCCA is a non-profit association aiming to strengthen and grow the collaborative conferencing and unified conferencing markets through education and they’re gearing up for a bigInfoComm next month in Orlando. The organization kicks off Wednesday at 8 a.m. with a session entitled, “The Merger of AV and IT – What Works, What Doesn’t” moderated by Dr. S. Ann Earon, […]

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IMCCA Webinar Explores Strategies for Unified Communication

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IMCCA, the non-profit industry association for conferencing and unified collaboration technologies, is sponsoring a webinar for organizations interested in understanding more about Unified Communications (UC). This webinar is being hosted by West IP communications. Scheduled for April 24, 2013, the webinar will outline strategies for blending technology with organizational needs and structure in order to […]

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