Simply Reliable smartOFFICE Adds Inventory Management Feature

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Simply Reliable has announced the addition of inventory management in its smartOFFICE enterprise business workflow software. The inventory management feature in cloud based smartOFFICE provides for a four-stage process: Request Order Receive Deliver Barcode scan or use the Android or iOS app to easily move inventory from location to location. The ‘need to order’ screen […]

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What Keeps an AV Professional Awake at Night

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I still remember my first concerns about user engagement with the technology we provide. It was over a decade ago; we were fitting out four conference rooms per floor over about a dozen floors. Video teleconferencing in two, local presentation in the other. Pack up, head for the elevator, repeat. It was one of my […]

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A Visit with Microsoft

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When we think conference room and collaboration technology, we too often think of audiovisual collaboration technology, and when we think about that we think of a small set of traditional AV manufacturers, largely unknown to those outside of the industry. We think of control system manufacturers such as Extron and Crestron, of Vaddio and its […]

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Software Revolution

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I’ve written time and again about the rise of software as opposed to dedicated hardware. About AV as a Service (AVaaS). About how all of those black and grey boxes we’ve come to know and love will soon disappear, to be replaced by services running on virtual machines. It isn’t just a rule about audiovisual, […]

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