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LG Launches First Ultra 84-inch HDTV Today

Posted on Thu, Oct 25, 2012

Today, LG Electronics launched their 4K "Ultra" 84 inch HDTV which delivers four times the resolution of current HDTV's. With a resolution of at least 3840 x 2160, and an aspect of at least 16×9, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) officially titled the next advancement in consumer video resolution as “Ultra HD” earlier this month.

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Topics: 4K Ultra HDTV, LG, 3D

4 Places Once Banned Video Conferencing, May No Longer Apply

Posted on Tue, Sep 18, 2012

Remember that time when you were at the right place at just the right time and had no one to share the experience with?  Today BYOD is as common as having a wallet with you at all times.  One way or another you will be able to share valuable moments with others.

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Topics: Video Conferencing, Video chatting, Travel

Blue Jeans Network #onmute Campaign is Brilliant

Posted on Thu, Jun 28, 2012

Does a double take to your mute button happen to you often while on a very important conference call? Blue Jeans Network has begun a marketing campaign titled #onmute about this occurrence.

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Topics: Video Conferencing, BlueJeans Network

Exclusive Only in USA, Sharp’s 90” Aquos LED Smart 3D TV

Posted on Tue, Jun 26, 2012

Last week Sharp unveiled the largest TV in the world, the 90-inch AQUOS LED with 3D technology. The 141 pound 1920x1080-pixel, 90-inch diagonal screen measures 6 feet, 8 inches wide by 4 feet tall and 5 inches thick. You can squeeze eight 32-inch TVs or 56 iPads into its screen. Sharp’s Marketing VP Mark Viken demonstrates the width of the LC-90LE745U which costs $10,999 at suggested retail.

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Topics: Sharp, LED TV

To Hack Or Not to Hack Video Conferencing Systems

Posted on Tue, Jan 31, 2012

The New York Times posted an article last week titled, “Cameras May Open Up the Board Room to Hackers, which has been all the rage in the videoconferencing industry. A great deal of video conferencing equipment is connected to the Internet without a firewall or gateway and is configured to automatically answer incoming video calls. “Hackers” are able to monitor both audio and video information, often with little or no indication to the target. In this instance, the hacker was HD Moore, a chief security officer at Rapid7, a Boston based company that looks for security holes in computer systems.

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Topics: Hackers, Video Conferencing Systems

5 Reasons Videoconferencing Students are Higher Achievers

Posted on Tue, Oct 4, 2011

Video conferencing is not only for the elite corporate world anymore. Today our ambitious and aspiring students, all over the world are using video daily. Local field trips and DVD’s are so the presentations of the past.

The benefit of video conferencing in schools is that they’re able to maximize the use of resources of teaching and time for student's lessons. Offering courses through video allows utilization for both teachers and students in collaborated schools.
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Topics: Video Conferencing, Education, students, interactive classes

9 Ways Holographic Images Will Take Over Your Life

Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2011

When we hear someone mention holographic screens, many of us think of the many interactive touch interfaces seen in the movie Minority Report. The average Joe could only dream if living in an environment like that will exist in their lifetime.

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Topics: Holographic Images

What You Get When You Mix McLaren, Video Conferencing and Design

Posted on Thu, Jun 16, 2011

 

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Topics: Ovei, McLaren, Lee McCormack

Will a 360 Degree 5D Video Room Be In Your Home Soon?

Posted on Fri, May 13, 2011

Have you just spent $35,000 on integrating your home with a top of the line Bang and Olufsen home automation system, the biggest and slimmest flat screen, and the raddest custom theater seating? If you said yes, you should stop reading this now. Now if you haven’t, you are going to be blown away by what Sharp claims that will become the norm in our homes soon.

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Topics: Sharp, 5D Miracle Tour, Huis Ten Bosch Co., Ltd., 3D Video Room, Sharp PN-V601 60-inch LCD.

Are Your Travel Apps Denying You Vacation Time?

Posted on Fri, May 6, 2011

Today travel apps are taking over the way we see the world, such as being able to zoom in to a relative’s home in Europe right from your Smartphone. Forget about exposing your kids to the world, this may be the only way you are getting exposed to the world right now. This may cut down on any vacations you could take or it may create vacations you want to take.

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Topics: Travel, Apps, Vacation