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Audio
Google Workspace announces extensive updates for Meet, Chat and Voice
Google Workspace has announced updates across Google Meet, Chat, and Voice, with the aim of helping provide better hybrid work solutions.
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Unified Communications
MAXHUB conference speakerphone UC BM21 earns Zoom certification
The impressive all-in-one UC BM21 Bluetooth speakerphone is now officially Zoom Certified, the market leader in cloud meeting solutions.
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Remote Working
Zoom releases a host of new features and updates, including video voicemail and workspace reservation
Zoom has announced several new updates to Zoom Meetings, Chat and Phone, to create focused and customisable meeting experiences.
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Artificial Intelligence
Dubber acquires Notiv, adding AI-enabled transcription capabilities
“With Notiv, Dubber will now have the ability to automatically take notes and create action items on every call.”
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Software Update
Kaspersky finds 1 in 5 employees pretend their devices are updating to avoid work calls
Kaspersky finds that 21% of employees surveyed say they have pretended their devices were installing updates to avoid attending a call or meeting.
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Remote Working
Poly A/NZ shares tips for transitioning back to the office
What makes up the modern workplace? As we’ve all learnt, the paradigms of centralised offices, commutes, swipe cards and water cooler gossip have all been turned on their heads in 2020.
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Charity
Profit-for-good, connections creation company heads to NZ
meetmagic curates meetings between IT leaders and problem solvers from leading tech companies, and donates at least half to a worthy charity.
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Collaboration
Avaya revamps Vantage all-in-one meeting solution
Includes a built-in conferencing camera, wide band audio and four microphones, enabling collaboration without requiring the use of a laptop.
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Video conference
Grandstream Networks adds camera endpoint to IPVideoTalk platform
The GVC3212 is an HD videoconferencing endpoint that mounts to any television and provides up to 720p video through the camera’s one-megapixel CMOS sensor with a 60-degree field-of-view.
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Startup
NZ-based smart meetings startup PlayBooks launches in A/NZ
PlayBooks is a smart meetings platform for managing agendas and collaborative action - making digestible advice on any industry topic available to advisors in various different meeting environments.
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Microsoft
Video: The channel partners’ guide to AV installation for Teams
Cloud collaboration is here to stay. Microsoft partner development manager details how to provide the right AV solution for every Teams customer.
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Video conference
Poly unveils Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Poly’s Room Solution for Teams Rooms comes in a variety of different configurations for different room sizes, depending on individual requirements.
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Pro AV
Small vendors could get eaten during meeting room market slump
Acquisition may be inevitable for smaller vendors of meeting room control vendors as remote working becomes the new norm, according to Futuresource.
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Conference
Streamline and simplify your video meetings with Zoom DTEN D7
It's time to say goodbye to your video meeting woes with Zoom Rooms.
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Gartner
Zoom named Leader in Meeting Solutions Magic Quadrant
This marks the fourth consecutive year that the company has been placed into the Leader Quadrant.
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Unified Communications
Zoom’s new Rooms and Meetings features
Zoom has released information about the upcoming releases for its Rooms and Meeting offerings for 2019.
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Polycom
Preparing for the future of work – growing big ideas from small spaces
We’ve all seen it: our offices are changing from the traditional four walls - to no walls. A need to reduce real estate costs is a key driver, as is enabling a more diverse and agile workforce.
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Unified Communications
BlueJeans Rooms audio quality gets Dolby boost
Rooms with Dolby Voice meeting room solution aims to combine the best in audio, video and UI.
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Microsoft
Meeting Solutions Magic Quad - The Leaders' pros and cons
LogMeIn, Zoom, Microsoft and Cisco are ‘Leaders’ in the Gartner Meeting Solutions Magic Quadrant. We look at the strengths and cautions for each.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS adds new smart scheduling functionality to Alexa
The ‘Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant’ is designed to help users schedule 1:1 meetings with multiple participants.
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Unified Communications
Polycom launches new cloud services for enterprises and service providers
“It makes sense to better leverage the cloud and improve the way our customers manage, measure and interact with voice, video and content sharing.”
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Logitech
Ricoh AU to resell Logitech solutions in move to aid expansion
Ricoh will resell Logitech's range of audio visual equipment as part of its own portfolio of collaborative meeting room solutions.
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Unified Communications
To meet or not to meet: Are workplace meetings a waste of time?
While some workers look at meetings as a vital necessity for success, others look at them as a complete waste of time and completely unnecessary.