The State of AV:
ISE 2023 Takeaways
This year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) conference just ended, so let recap the major takeaways and how they can be applied to AV and Collaboration in 2023.
Lessons Learned from an AV Newbie
I recently had the opportunity to share my experiences as a young AV professional on a panel sponsored by Atlona, a RoomReady partner. Here are a few key takeaways for the Millennials and Gen Z’ers considering a career in AV.
Looking Into Our Crystal Ball: Three AV Trends to Watch in 2023
Now that we’ve settled into a hybrid groove, it’s not too early to begin thinking about how AV spaces will evolve in the coming year. Before we start tearing into presents and eating far, far too many cookies, we wanted to share a few of the trends we think will pick up speed in 2023.
Meetings about Meetings
In the meeting technology space, it’s our job to help your business thrive in a hybrid work world. We keep your employees connected across cities, time zones and even countries.
Keeping reading to see what cool new AV tech trended at two of this year’s top conferences:
Hardware vs. Software: Where’s the Industry Going?
When you opened your last smartphone, you were probably surprised to find there was no port to plug in your headphones. Or maybe it was when you went to plug an HDMI cable into your laptop, only to discover…a lot of nothing.
How Tech Makes Return-to-Office Easier
With fall on its way, new omicron-specific boosters available, and COVID case rates continuing to drop, more employers are pushing for a “new normal” that involves some in-office work. How can you make sure your business is prepared?
Why Integrator Relationships Are Critical
When you think about selecting a partner to handle your meeting room technology integration, what’s the first question that comes to mind? How much is this going to cost me? But how much stock do you put on the relationship? It might be time to reprioritize.
This month, learn more about our COO, Ty Mericle, our expansion on the west coast with the opening of our new Oregon location and the latest industry updates.
This month, learn about how different camera functionalities can aid in establishing meeting equity for all, an overview of RoomReady’s services, more about purchasing our patented Set Mount from Anixter and the latest industry updates.
Staying in the Picture: How to Navigate Meeting Room Camera Options
The last few years have brought about a lot of change in how we are seen and heard in meetings, especially now that many offices are adopting a hybrid work model. Let’s take a deeper look at how camera capabilities can aid in establishing meeting equity for all.
This month, learn about how Embedded & Remote Support Technicians work to keep your video conferencing rooms working smoothly.
Inside A Dedicated Support Team
We recently sat down with three of our dedicated support technicians – Ron Kuba, Steve Caparco and Mitchell Cummings – to learn more about what dedicated support is all about. During our discussion, they filled us in on their roles and the value a dedicated support team brings to organizations.
This month, learn about some exciting changes to the Sales Organization at RoomReady, hear about a preview of Microsoft Front Row and read about the latest A/V industry news.
Making My First Call Using Microsoft FrontRow
In late January 2022, Microsoft began to roll out a public preview of Front Row. Our friends at Microsoft have shared a lot of content highlighting the features Front Row offers to enhance collaboration, so I was eager to enroll my Windows MTR system and experience what the excitement was all about.
The Pantagraph: 5 questions with Jamie Huff, president of Bloomington-based RoomReady
Each week, The Pantagraph profiles a different community member. The week of February 6, 2022 featured RoomReady President, Jamie Huff.
This month, learn about our recent acquisition and other industry news.
Three Steps for a Successful Video Room Upgrade
It’s time to re-evaluate and re-design your room for today’s workplace realities
Hustle Smart Impact on AV Installations
At RoomReady, one of our Core Values is Hustle Smart. We believe thinking AND doing are equally important for success. It’s an AND for us not an OR. Our proven process, solutions, products, and mindset are built around doing both to ensure we are making things faster throughout a project.
Department Spotlight: Assembly
Learn more about how the Assembly team works to build and test solutions in our facilities before they head out the door.
This month, we learn about how Room Menus are a quick solution to meet your meeting room needs, RoomReady updates, and the latest news from the AV industry.
Three Reasons Why Room Menus Work Best
Room menus are proven room solutions with standard pricing. They are designed to make the purchase, installation, and support of video rooms easy for end users and partners.
This month, we discuss why BYOD could mean for your meeting rooms.
This month, we talk about the 4 must have in a support partner.
The 4 Must-Haves in a Support Partner
Video meeting rooms have been sitting idle for over a year. End user expectations have changed and now video is the go-to form of communication. Are you prepared to support the technology in your meeting rooms?
This month, we explore why room builds don’t have to be complex processes.
Chef's Choice: The Importance of Room Menus
For customers looking to install new meeting room technology, the whole process may be met with an eye roll. Fortunately, that where pre-determined, standard room designs come into play.
Will your meeting spaces serve their purpose once everyone’s back in the office?
Meet Meeting Space Uncertainty Head-On
Thanks to the growing demands for “do-your-job-from-anywhere” environments, employers keep questioning what’s next for the office. Specifically, what space is needed and how it will be used.