Videoconferencing

Face-to-face meetings that sound and look like you’re in the same room? Money- and time-saving opportunities? Better collaboration? Who wouldn’t want that? In this section of blogs, you’ll discover the value of high-quality videoconferencing solutions and what they can do for your organization, including enhanced performance and efficiency.

Who to See at InfoComm 2018

by Angela Diamantis April 27, 2018 Business

Come visit ScanSource at the Las Vegas Convention Center during InfoCOMM (June 2-8). You’ll find us at Booth N1534. Visit our InfoCOMM website for more details on how you can network with ScanSource at the event. And don’t miss out on seeing all your favorite Pro AV suppliers at the show. Below is a quick […]

New Ideas on Display with USAV

by Ryan Puls April 3, 2018 ScanSource Communications

USAV, a group of integrators, manufacturers and service providers with a shared passion for the audio-visual industry, gives ScanSource the platform to collaborate with partners at events throughout the year. After being purchased by PSA Security Network in 2017, this year’s Spring Integrator Meeting offered a crossover and convergence of the audio-visual and security industries.

The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Lauren Eckstein March 13, 2018 Business

In 2018, chances are your company is going through an evaluation of their technologies to make sure they have what they need to maximize collaboration.  Those same chances apply to the possible lack of awareness your company’s IT department has on their true current collaboration expenses.

Vidiquette Series: TMI

by Gabby Giles January 9, 2018 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains how to navigate content sharing while video conferencing. She reminds us that there is an option to share your entire desktop or just a file. Sharing your entire desktop could lead to embarrassment, as there could be personal content that does not need to be shared with your co-workers. […]

Vidiquette Series: Sour Cream and Onion Breath

by Gabby Giles December 29, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains how to handle background noise. Background noise affects everyone’s ability to hear and be heard, which can be frustrating while video conferencing. Noise from sirens, dogs barking, and chewing can affect important meetings. Polycom makes video conferencing easy through Polycom® NoiseBlock™ technology that does the muting for you, and […]

Vidiquette Series: No Stripes, No Checks, No Service

by Gabby Giles December 28, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains the value of wearing the right clothes while video conferencing. Pinstripes, complicated patterns, or check designs can distract the technology from focusing on your words and ideas. Don’t make a camera like the Polycom® EagleEye™ Director work overtime by wearing complicated patterns! Polly also stresses that it is important […]

Vidiquette Series: Introduction

by Gabby Giles December 22, 2017 Business
Polycom

Vidiquette is defined as simple tips for better video conferencing. Since video has become an integral part of the modern work environment, video etiquette is increasingly important. Polycom’s Polly Calm has a new guide called “The Polycom Guide to Vidiquette”. It is geared toward teaching video users the most common video mistakes and how to […]

Vidiquette Series: Witness Protection

by Gabby Giles December 22, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains the importance of remembering that you are on camera. Activities that were acceptable or undetectable while using audio conferencing are now noticeably distracting over video conferencing calls. This includes multitasking, filing your nails, checking your phone, or eating. Another thing to remember is to avoid unnecessary movements. Once the […]

7 Reasons 2017 is the Year of the Video

by Gabby Giles December 6, 2017 Business

Video collaboration is all about the user experience. One of the most important components of successful video collaboration is ease of use. Using platforms that allow ease of use and simplicity are key in the changing work environment. Pat Sullivan, the Sales Manager for Unified Communication Solution Architects, claims that 2017 is the “year of […]

Looking Back at the 2017 ScanSource Global Partner Conference

by Jennifer Clark November 16, 2017 AIDC

The ScanSource Global Partner Conference, or GPC as it was affectionately called, was three full days in beautiful Greenville, S.C., from November 7-9. From incredible evening entertainment, to informative keynote sessions that invoked tears, to a newly unveiled plan for ScanSource in 2018, GPC was a major success that included more than 1,400 attendees from […]