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Conferencing Week in Review: Cisco, CDW, Jenne Inc.
What a week it's been in the conferencing sector! As businesses catch on that there's an easy way to not only save money on business travel expenses but also gain more opportunity by better connecting the elements of the internal operation, conferencing makes huge strides. When you're making huge strides, though, it can be easy to get turned around, so with the coming of a weekend, it's time to settle in with one of the best roadmaps around, our Week in Review coverage!

CDW, 8x8 Partner to Deliver Optimized Telecommunications for MHM
MHM Services, Inc., a healthcare provider that serves inmates at correctional facilities around the country, recently made the decision to upgrade its Public Branch eXchange (PBX) hardware phone systems.

Inside Tips to Overcoming Conferencing Challenges
Too often, we believe that just because we can get the conferencing session into our day and everyone got the high points that we're getting things done to the best of our capability. Not quite.

Cisco Developing Video Compression Alternative to HEVC
According to video industry site, Cisco is working on a new video compression technology codenamed 'Thor'. The new codec is being promoted as an alternative to the royalty fees that come with high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) technology, which are 16 times more expensive than its predecessor.


Audio Device For All Environments
From desktops to conference rooms, the Revolabs FLX UC 500 sets the new audio standard for PC-based unified communications applications. Combining superior technology for speakers, microphones, and audio processing, the FLX UC 500 improves all aspects of audio handling for your communication needs and easily gives the “Best in Class” audio performance, changing the price / performance paradigm in this space. Specifically designed to be the audio solution for conference rooms, small offices and huddle rooms, the UC 500 offers new possibilities to use softphone applications for meetings and online collaboration. Learn More >


Product Showcase

Executive Elite

Executive Elite™
Best audio quality in boardroom-ready design. Executive Elite is designed to manage a 4 microphone installation the same way it handles several hundred of microphones. The feature rich product is designed for enterprise applications. Remote management and monitoring capabilities allow centralized or external management of microphone networks. A distributed architecture allows easy integration of wireless microphone environments into the corporate IT infrastructure. Learn More >

HD™ Single/Dual Channel Wireless Microphone System

YVC-1000 Unified Communications Microphone and Speaker System
The YVC-1000 is an intuitive unified communication audio solution for medium to large conference spaces that calls for flexible audio, web, or video conferencing.

The YVC-1000 features separate microphone and speaker units that smoothly integrate audio and video for natural, comfortable remote communication. The high performance, full range speaker unit can be placed close to the video display so that audio and video from the remote location blend naturally, while adaptive echo canceller and other Yamaha sound processing technologies facilitate stress-free conversation.

The YVC-1000 enables 5 distinct microphones to be daisy-chained together for clear communication by all meeting participants. The microphone daisy-chain also allows a larger meeting surface area to be covered for larger meetings and additional participants.
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Designed specifically for small and mid-sized conference rooms, executive offices, and SoHo environments, the FLX wireless conference phone comprises several distinct components, giving users unprecedented freedom with respect to placement and accessibility of the speaker, microphones, and dial pad. Learn More >

Featured Whitepaper

Basic Principles of Audio
Design in Conferencing

Basic Principles of Audio Design in Conferencing

The challenging duty of the sales person, engineer, or consultant, is to use scientific knowledge and previous practice to try to create a pleasant experience for all end users.

Featured Podcast

How often have you had a teleconference where—because of audio-related issues—you had difficulty in conducting an important meeting? Or in some cases, not even being able to make a clear connection at all? Curtiss Singleton, Director of Sales for the Americas at Revolabs, Inc., discusses conferencing solutions that not only provide unmatched audio quality, but ones that also “cut the cord”—giving you the freedom to move around the workspace. Doug Green, Publisher of Telecom Reseller, speaks with JP Carney, President and CEO of Revolabs, about the company, the importance of audio quality in UC, the compatibility of their products with various UC platforms, and their acquisition by Yamaha after one year. They discuss how clear audio for teleconferencing is the core element of true collaboration.

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