BlueJeans announces Gateway for Microsoft Teams​

BlueJeans Network has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to develop BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams. Designed to allow users to easily access Teams video meetings on any existing room system, the cloud-native infrastructure of BlueJeans Gateway turns all rooms into Teams meeting rooms. Bhrighu Sareen, General Manager, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Corp. said, “Microsoft Teams has an important role to play...

Kennie Cole – the consultant’s consultant

Kennie Cole

Unified Communications - now there’s a thing we seem to have been talking about for a very long time. And yet, currently there are still many users experiencing un-unified communications. Messaging in Slack, whist conducting calls in Zoom, and emailing through Outlook, can be typical for one user. Meanwhile, a colleague might be trying to make video calls in...

StarLeaf expands leadership team

New appointment at StarLeaf StarLeaf has appointed leading technology marketer Shallu Behar-Sheehan, to serve as its Chief Marketing Officer. Shallu will lead the global marketing organisation to further accelerate customer adoption and elevate brand awareness. She joins StarLeaf as the company continues to experience strong revenue growth and increased demand for its solutions globally. This appointment is illustrative of StarLeaf’s continuing...

Midwich Technology Exposed 2018

To think, there was a time when a trip to Mercedes-Benz was tinged was excitement – today, we’ve seen the cars plenty of times, the limitations imposed by the venue limit the manner of product demonstrations and the impact of more imaginative showcase events, like creatively themed NEC ‘Day in the life” event and Maverick’s ‘Connect – age of...

BUK Solution’s emphasis on services

Last month, AV News reported on the change of identity of the former Brähler ICS UK to BUK Solutions Ltd. BUK Solutions MD Simon Sainsbury reports that he name change is more than a flight of fancy: Rather, the change of brand reflects a move to include a widespread portfolio of conferencing solutions and services. From its inception as a...

NEC Opens Up ROH Covent Garden

NEC Display Solutions Europe has entered into a partnership with the Royal Opera House (ROH) in London. As part of the ‘Open Up’ project to promote more openness, availability and accessibility, NEC is providing several display and projection solutions to the major performing arts venue in the UK capital’s Covent Garden. The Open Up initiative originates from the belief that...

AVMI TECH SHOWCASE 25TH OF OCTOBER

THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR END USERS, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND PLEASE SECURE YOUR PLACE AND RSVP HERE. Digital transformation is now integral to the growth of enterprises. New technology is turning limitations into enablers, equipping organisations with powerful tools for adding profitable business value. This October AVMI will bring together some of the industry’s key innovators in workplace...

Explores the future and have fun at Sahara Tech Showcase 2018

Discover and try out the latest breakthroughs in AV technology at Hanbury Manor, 4th October 2018. Sahara AV is hosting the annual Tech Showcase at the venue for the 5th year running, providing a convivial and relaxed environment for integrators, end-users and product manufacturers to come together to discuss the latest technological advances in AV, and try out new...

TV’s Spencer Kelly moderates the Q&A after the Keynote Address by Oblong CEO John Underkoffer

TV’s Spencer Kelly moderates the Q&A after the Keynote Address by Oblong CEO John Underkoffer. Maverick’s Jon Sidwick, Joel Chimoindes and Jane Hammersley prepare to open the ‘Connect – age of collaboration’ event at London’s Design Museum. The Maverick sponsored collaboration event, Connect – age of collaboration – got off to and inspired start with sound of almost 200 African drums...

AVMI BOLSTERS UC OFFERING WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF KENNIE COLE

Kennie Cole

AVMI BOLSTERS UC OFFERING WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF KENNIE COLE LEADING AV INTEGRATOR HIRES KENNIE COLE TO LEAD UC STRATEGY AND PRODUCT PORTFOLIO AVMI, a global leader in audio-visual and video conferencing solutions, has announced the appointment of Kennie Cole as Unified Communications Consultant to bolster its UC design and consultancy services. Kennie brings over 20 years of experience, with expertise in...