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Best Practices for Standardizing AV on Campus

Maximizing the user experience for students and faculty alike on a higher education campus is paramount for success, and it also happens to avoid a lo...

How Videoconferencing Helps Team Management

This blog was first published by Videxio. Mobile technology has transformed the business world in more ways than one. Not only does it give us new...

What to Expect with OLED Growth in 2018

Video aficionados are rightfully enthused about OLED technology with its detailed picture quality, near-perfect black levels, lower power consumption,...

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AV over IP: What to Expect from This Growing Trend in 2018

With sales of AV over IP products increasing by 130 percent year-over-year, according to market research firm Futuresource Consulting, AV over IP is e...

Maximizing Digital Out of Home Advertising with Creative Services

Digital out of home technology has been growing rapidly, and it is now being rightfully recognized as an advertising medium and a media channel of its...

Video Corporation of America Welcomes Michelle Gunn as Senior Project Manager

NEW YORK, NY—Video Corporation of America (VCA), a leading AV/IT, unified communications, and broadcast/post-production systems integrator is please...

VCA Becomes Tripleplay Authorized Partner

New York, NY: Leading Digital Signage, IPTV and Video Streaming solutions manufacturer Tripleplay has accredited Video Corporation of America (VCA), a...

Digital Signage Decision-making: Four Must-ask Questions

While it’s obvious that most people today spend a considerable amount of time in front of a screen, did you know that amounts to an average of eight...

Three Technologies Saving Higher Education Resources this Fall

School’s out, and the work is well underway to update campuses with the latest technology. It’s always a delicate dance to balance the latest edte...

Video Corporation of America Welcomes Lindsey Adler as Director of Marketing

NEW YORK, NY—Video Corporation of America (VCA), a leading AV/IT, unified communications, and broadcast/post-production systems integrator is please...

4 Ways to Strengthen Cybersecurity at Your Organization

VCA Cybersecurity Part 2 By Hailey Klein It may be an old country love song made famous by Willie Nelson, but “Always on My Mind,” could j...

Cisco Spark Wins Best of Enterprise Connect 2017

Cisco Spark earns recognition for its newly released Spark Board 55 and the innovative way the touch-based collaboration device is integrated into the...

NextGen TV Hub to Showcase Benefits of New Broadcast TV Standard at 2017 NAB Show

-- Benefits and Capabilities of ATSC 3.0 Take Center Stage -- Washington, D.C. -- With completion of a next-generation ...

Cisco Spark Case Study – Starting a Business While Raising Two Sets of Twins

This post comes from Cecilie Sindum, a co-founder of Orthodox Design. Based in Denmark, Orthodox Design is a homeware interior design studio f...

A/V’s Important Role in Cybersecurity

Several months ago, I was having lunch with the CIO of a large financial firm in NYC and was reminiscing about the “old days” of when he was my cu...

The No. 1 Consideration When Creating Collaborative Workspaces

By May Chang Gone are the days of the office cubicle. Mobile devices and ubiquitous Internet connectivity have driven out partitions and wall panels...

Workplace Collaboration: What It Is and Why Your Company Needs It

Collaboration in the workplace seems simple, but in practice, it tends to present some distinct obstacles. Many company departments are accustomed to ...

Communication, Collaboration, and the Cloud: Five Tech Trends to Watch for in 2016 (And the impact on AV)

Information and Communication Trends to Look for in 2016 The days of being tied to one office location are long gone. Businesses of all sizes are e...

Videoconferencing: Today’s New Normal for Every Business

Videoconferencing: Today’s New Normal for Every Business We know that human beings respond exceptionally well to visual images, and executives y...

The Digital Trough and How to Avoid It

The Digital Trough and How to Avoid It Everyone in the business world is talking digital transformation. Now past the point of no return when it co...

How Digital Signage Helps Snag Millennials

How Digital Signage Helps Snag Millennials Millennials, or those born between 1980 and 2000, make up a consumer base heavily rooted in technology. ...

What Keeps CIOs Up at Night? Shadow IT and Cloud Security

What Keeps CIOs Up at Night? Shadow IT and Cloud Security As employees become increasingly dependent on cloud technology for work, using cloud-base...

Social Graces and Our ‘Always On’ Mobile World

Social Graces and Our ‘Always On’ Mobile World Today, mobile devices have become such an extension of ourselves, that most people tend to feel ...

Cloud Maturity: How Ready Are You for a Move to the Cloud?

Cloud Maturity: How Ready Are You for a Move to the Cloud? More than 90 percent of enterprises use at least one cloud-based application—and why n...

Next-Generation Planar UltraRes Series 4K Displays Deliver the Ultimate Ultra HD Experience

Next-Generation Planar UltraRes Series 4K Displays Deliver the Ultimate Ultra HD Experience Best-in-class 75”, 84” and 98” LCD displays o...

The Internet of Things is Changing Digital Signage

The Internet of Things is Changing Digital Signage Digital signage is already part of our everyday experience, but when paired with the Internet of...

Video Corporation of America Expands Presence into Southeast Region

NEW YORK, NY – September 15, 2015 - Video Corporation of America (VCA), a leading unified communications integrator and creator of post-production e...

Video Collaboration is Taking Over Business Communications

Why Video Collaboration is Taking Over Business Communications The global economy and rapidly evolving technology demands businesses to be more inn...

How is your organization planning for the future? Let’s talk about it.

How is your organization planning for the future? Let’s talk about it. By Annie Wiker anniew@vcaglobal.com I was born in the late ‘70’s a...

Avid Everywhere – Addressing the key needs of media professionals

Avid Everywhere – Addressing the key needs of media professionals Avid is undergoing a transformation and they are determined to bring the media ...

Adding Video to Your Unified Communications System Just Makes Sense

Why Video Should be Part of Your Unified Communications Plan With the arrival of high-quality, low-cost video technology, more companies are choosi...

Register today for Avid ISIS | 1000 Creative Collaboration Webinar

Register today for Avid ISIS | 1000 Creative Collaboration Webinar ...

How Can the Mersive Solstice Pod Benefit Your Organization?

How Can the Mersive Solstice Pod Benefit Your Organization?  The answer to how the Solstice Pod will make your meetings better, great even,  is l...

Video Conferencing: Don’t Take Risks with Your Sensitive Data

Video Conferencing: Don’t Take Risks with Your Sensitive Data The way people work is changing: the use of video conferencing as a collaborative t...

3 Biggest Small Business Tech Trends of 2015

3 Biggest Small Business Tech Trends of 2015 By Sabrina Parsons CEO, Palo Alto Software Entrepreneurs are passionate about their businesses ...

The Evolution of Healthcare: Telemedicine and Videoconferencing

The Evolution of Healthcare: Telemedicine and Videoconferencing  Technology has made healthcare easily available and accessible to everyone....

InfoComm 2015

Polycom introduces RealPresence Web Suite-advanced content sharing with the simplicity of enterprise-ready WebRTC. Learn more about Polycom RealPresen...

Crestron Introduces Turnkey Microsoft® Surface™ Hub Meeting Room Packages

This is a product we're really excited about!  Crestron Introduces Turnkey Microsoft® Surface™ Hub Meeting Room Packages Microsoft’s prem...

6 Important Considerations For Lighting Design in Meeting Spaces

6 Important Considerations For Lighting Design in Meeting Spaces  Every organization has a place (or often several) where they hold meetings and o...

The Future of Unified Communications: What’s In Store for the Remainder of 2015?

The Future of Unified Communications: What’s In Store for the remainder of 2015?   Even though it’s a technology that has been around for near...

6 Ways To Make Video Meetings As Good As Real Life Meetings

6 Ways To Make Video Meetings As Good As Real Life Meetings Video conferencing has changed the way we do business. Collaborations between people ac...

How Secure is Your Web and Video Conferencing?

How Secure is Your Web and Video Conferencing? Conferencing – both Web and video – is currently among the most used mediums of collaboration fo...

Periscope and Live Streaming Apps: Opportunity or Threat?

Periscope and Live Streaming Apps: Opportunity or Threat? After the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, many content owners saw mobile live streaming apps as ...

Why Video Clouds Are the Next Big Trend in Video Conferencing

Why Video Clouds Are the Next Big Trend in Video Conferencing By Annie Wiker Video collaboration transforms the way organizations communicate an...

Light Artists Utilize Video Projection for Peace

Light Artists Utilize Video Projection for Peace By SCN Staff On May 12, 2015 The video animations, artfully executed by Cohen, create moving ...

Five Trends in Business Communication

Five Trends in Business Communications Over the past decade, and with the arrival of new, disruptive technologies, enterprise communication has rap...

Mersive Publishes ‘The Truth about Meeting Culture’ Survey Results

Mersive Publishes ‘The Truth about Meeting Culture’ Survey Results Survey Finds Content and Mobility at the Heart of Meeting Productivity Apri...

5 REASONS TELEWORK IS BECOMING THE RULE NOT THE EXCEPTION

5 REASONS TELEWORK IS BECOMING THE RULE NOT THE EXCEPTION by Veronica Culver (Photo Credit: Cisco) For the last couple of years, we have bee...

AV Power Up! – Episode IV: A New Hope – The NAB Show

AV Power Up! – Episode IV: A New Hope – The NAB Show By Michael Williams Welcome to the episode of The AV Power Up! Show, where we dedicate...

Imagine Communications and Disney/ABC Television Group Redefine Future of Broadcast Television

Imagine Communications and Disney/ABC Television Group Redefine Future of Broadcast Television April 13th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Mar...

NAB Show: A Learning Lab For Traditional, New Media

APRIL 13, 2015 By: Susan Ashworth, TV Technology The theme of this year’s show is “Crave More,” a message that reflects the p...

New From NAB 2015!

Latest News from NAB 2015     Wondering what happened at Avid Connect? Check out some of the videos we've put together on our YouTube...

4 KEY FEATURES OF CISCO SPARK (FORMERLY PROJECT SQUARED)

4 Key Features of Cisco Spark (Formerly Project Squared) By Veronica Culver The newly branded Cisco Spark was launched at Enterprise Connect 201...

How Mobile is Changing Employee Training

How Mobile is Changing Employee Training A dedicated and well-trained workforce is crucial for every organization’s success. It is the productivi...

JetBlue Stays True to Their Roots: Low Cost, Technologically Complex

Organization: JetBlue Airways Corporation is a low-cost airline headquartered in Long Island City, NY. Its main base is JFK Airport in New York. It se...

The Next Frontier of AV/IT Managed Services

The Next Frontier of AV/IT Managed Services In the past, AV managed services required onsite staffing. We supplied our own technician or employed a...

Higher Education: Using Video for Guest Lectures, Speakers, and Collaboration

Higher Education: Using Video for Guest Lectures, Speakers, and Collaboration While the corporate world is reaping the benefits of audio visual aid...

Cloud Collaboration and the Future of Ad Hoc Real-Time Communication

With new technologies and solutions arriving at our doorstep more frequently, there has been a seismic shift in the way we communicate as individuals,...

The Basics for Good Presentation Sound

A successful live concert is perhaps one of the best examples of what great AV integrators can do with sound, light, visuals, and video. The convergen...

4 Emerging Trends in Digital Signage

At an age where customer engagement has dictated brand visibility, digital signage has taken a step up from being just a vehicle for distributing info...

Predictions for Unified Communications in 2015

After a brief period of dormancy, the unified communications (UC) industry took a healthy jump to life last year. What will this year bring for the in...

Are Virtual Meeting Rooms the Future of Enterprise Video Communication?

This is an era where the role of enterprise communication is increasingly veering towards connecting with the remote operations of an organization –...

Big Screens Will Never Be Replaced By Mobile Devices

As mobile devices and smart phones have become our second nature, it’s fast becoming a popular belief that content consumption will move to the mobi...

Meetings Evolve the Purpose Does Not

Technology has an impact on just about everything today, including meetings. Yet while times have changed and we’ve morphed from in-person meetings ...

Free Video Isn’t an Enterprise Solution

There’s an irresistible charm to anything free. The same can be said for our choice of video conferencing solutions. In the world of free video comm...

Audio Paves the Way for the Performing Arts

As a way to capture, fascinate, and indulge human imagination, storytelling is at the heart of performing arts. While the essentials of performing art...

Video Corporation of America Welcomes Tom Bigliani as Vice President of Sales

October 20, 2014, (New York, NY) Video Corporation of America is happy to welcome Tom Bigliani as VP of Sales.Tom recently joined the VCA team in Sept...

VCA & Social Media

It goes without saying that social media is the most powerful means of communication any of us has ever known. If there is anyone left in the develope...

Video Corporation of America Launches New Website

September 24, 2014, (New York, NY) Video Corporation of America unveiled a redesigned website with a new URL, improved functionality, and an enhanced ...

4 Ways Sound Masking Creates Better Work Environments

Sight, aesthetics, and layout are well-recognized considerations when planning a workplace environment. Put simply, employees thrive when they have a ...

Unique Applications For Digital Signage

Digital signage is one of the most widespread types of technology available for organizations. As digital signage continues to become more sophisticat...

Global Law

Global Law- BYOD and Display Connect Top Law Firm to World Offices Organization: Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Weil) is an international law firm...

Understanding Why Preventative Maintenance Of AV Systems Is Cheaper Than Break Fixes

Understanding Why Preventative Maintenance Of AV Systems Is Cheaper Than Break Fixes (Systems last longer when they are proactively maintained) Man...

Why Cloud Video Conferencing Is Gaining Popularity In The Enterprise

Why Cloud Video Conferencing Is Gaining Popularity In The Enterprise In the tech world there has been much discussion recently about the Cloud. Bus...

Understanding The Difference Between Digital Signage and Wayfinding

Understanding The Difference Between Digital Signage and Wayfinding Digital signage is an important element in all types of facilities, from hospit...

Cloud Video Conferencing Infrastructure: When Does It Make Sense?

Cloud Video Conferencing Infrastructure: When Does It Make Sense? The cloud has changed the way that many companies approach technology, especially...

VCA Goes Global

Our clients want to have a conversation about their business, their pain points, not a presentation. They want to talk about the outcomes of technolog...

5 Ways BYOD Works With AV To Make A Smarter Classroom

5 Ways BYOD Works With AV To Make A Smarter Classroom In many ways when we enter the classroom of today it still has the look and feel of the class...

Why Sound Masking Is Important In Open Office Environments

Sound masking is the introduction of neutral sounds, such as white noise, into an environment in order to cover up other sounds in the area. It has a ...

What Is “Private” Cloud and What Are The Most Popular Private Cloud Applications

Everyone talks about "The Cloud" as an option for virtual computing and storage. It's become a technological buzzword. But, in fact, there are all dif...

Why Video Walls Are Everywhere

Topics: Video Walls, 4K, Digital Signage, Content There was a time in the not-so-distant past when seeing a video wall in person was a jaw-dropping...

Video Communications Improves Collaboration

Topics: Collaboration, Video, Telepresence, Consumerization of Video Over the past couple of decades, conference calls) have become the standard fo...

The Core Technologies That Make Up Unified Communication

Topics: Unified Communications, BYOD, Cloud No longer for just the largest enterprises, Unified Communications has no penetrated its way into educa...

Shifting From Appliances to Applications

Topics: Future Technology, Emerging Trends, Video Conferencing, Evolving Tech Spaces As a technology industry, sometimes one of the hardest things ...

Service Contracts: A Small Price For Certainty

Topics: Service Agreements, Service Contracts, Business best practices Picture the last time you made a technology purchase from a big box electron...

Refreshing The Presentation Environment: Time For An Overhaul

Topics: Presentation Rooms, Video Conferencing, Unified Communication, Tech Refresh Have you stopped recently to think about how fast technology is...

Managed Services 2.0

The line between outsourcing AV departments and contracting managed services can be blurred, at times. Managed services provides companies with afford...

Why Audio Quality is Critical For Presentation Spaces

It happens to everyone sometimes. You're sitting in a large room or auditorium, listening to someone give a talk... it sounds like they're saying some...

HDBaseT: An Acronym Worth Learning

Topics: HDBaseT, Networking, Home Theater, Video, Audio There may have been a collective “ugh” when the world learned of yet another electronic...

Free And Low Cost Video As A Gateway to Meaningful Business Video

It is without a doubt that desktop and mobile video has fast become the hot topic for businesses and consumers alike. With services like Skype, Goo...

Using Analog Sunset to Your Advantage

The analog sunset originally presented technology managers with a unique set of problems, essentially forcing them to change the conceptualization of ...

5 Keys for Cloud Unified Communication and Mobility Success

Topics: Cloud, Unified Communications, Mobility, Video Conferencing More than just the ability to connect from the road, Mobility is about being ab...