Supply Chain-Controlled Video Wall Systems

supply chain-control

As visual collaboration platforms grow more sophisticated, manufacturers combine both traditional and innovative hardware and software components to meet customer requirements. While incorporating a variety of options in a video wall system’s design provides flexibility, it also exposes system users to potential security risks. The…

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Dynamic Asset Management

CineNet Asset Management

We’ve recently explored several conceptual aspects of visual collaboration systems: crowdsourcing for critical information, the appeal of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) functionality, and strong continuity of operations (COOP) support, to name a few. It is important to design visualization systems with enough flexibility to properly address performance,…

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Easy Content Management: Drag, Drop, & Design

content management

Can you imagine tech life without drag-and-drop functionality? We all know of (and a few of us remember) the time when this extremely useful feature didn’t exist. The ability to instantly select an object, drag it to a different area, and drop it into place…

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Scaling Collaboration Tools for Video Wall Systems

VTC on Video Wall

Organizations faced dramatic changes in workforce operations resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. More people worked remotely than ever before, often in positions previously requiring an on-site presence. Companies that never before entertained remote employment rallied to fortify technical infrastructure and pull together policies…

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Visualization System Design Factors

visualization system design

Cost is arguably a significant, if not primary, consideration for organizations seeking to install a scalable, secure, and dynamic visualization collaboration platform. The visualization system design must incorporate a broad range of technical and logistical requirements to be successful. While the ‘bottom line’ can’t be…

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BYOD for Visual Collaboration

Bring Your Own Device

Allowing workers to use personal devices such as tablets, smartphones, and laptops on organizational networks is a trend commonly referred to as ‘bring your own device’ or BYOD. Already a growing trend before remote work escalated with the COVID pandemic, BYOD environments have proven beneficial…

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Crowdsourcing Critical Information for Emergency Ops

crowdsourcing critical information

Never have emergency managers had such immediate and broad access to critical information concerning real-time events. Operators can monitor popular social media platforms, constantly updated news channels, and community networking sites in order to “crowdsource” information from the affected community. The most popular social media…

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CMPD Revamps Interdepartmental Collaboration

CMPD Case Study Montage

Charlotte, NC is one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. Its population increased nearly 20% in the last decade, making it the 15th most populous city in the country. Rapid growth has its challenges – particularly for the CMPD and the Charlotte Fire Department…

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Visualization System Continuity of Operations

COOP Continuity of Operations Plan

Any organization can and should have a plan for Continuity of Operations, or COOP. Well before COVID-19, Hurricane Katrina, 9/11, or any number of tragic events in recent memory, the Federal government developed a COOP initiative. This provided departments and agencies guidance to effectively maintain…

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Video Wall System Tech Support Best Practices

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Remember when the first response to any tech support problem involved someone showing up to check if the equipment was plugged in and turned on? At least part of the time, that actually resolved the issue. Like dot matrix printers and dial-up modems, those days…

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