Options available for displaying content in Video Conferencing along with video

This article tells about the various options available to display content (other than the video output from the camera(s)) – document camera output, DVD player output, Output from a PC monitor, Smart board output and the options of displaying them at the other end. These optional accessories and their applications are to compliment the face to face discussions. Of course, the main display is the video conference output and along with it, other content can be displayed.

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Wireless Mesh Networks

This article is about Wireless Mesh networks – how they eliminate the wires that connect to the wireless access point, applications of a mesh network, how mesh networks are formed and managed, what is mesh clustering and what are the advantages, what are the dis-advantages of a mesh network and of course, why mesh networks are exciting.

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PC based personal Video Conferencing systems

This article looks at the alternatives available to web-conferences (video) to enable a more professional and quality video conferences right from your desktop via a software application. These PC based personal video conferencing solutions can also enable inter-office one to one or one-to-many video calling/ conferences. So, we look at the features, options, constraints and of course, why it is exciting.

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Why is RF Spectrum Management/ Radio management important in Wireless networks?

This article discusses why is RF Spectrum management / Radio management is crucial in wireless networks and how wireless controllers help managing the same. We look at co-channel interference and its effects on neighbouring AP’s, how co-channel interference is minimized by controllers, and the options available for optimizing the performance of wireless clients by managing the RF Spectrum better.

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Network Access Control in Wi-Fi (Wireless) Controller based solution

This article throws light into the possible ways of controlling the network access for a wireless user, types of authentication for wireless users, if the wireless users could be sub-grouped and policies enforced per sub-group, about port based controlling and user based controlling of sub-groups, if secure guest access can be provided through a captive portal, if the Quality Of Service can be enforced, bandwidth limitation could be done per user, if the wireless controller can be integrated with the existing NAC device of the company etc.

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Overview of display units for Video Conferencing systems

This article talks about the different display units that can be used for a Video Conferencing system to display the output (The video from the other side and any presentation). We look at CRT TV’s, LCD TV’s, Plasma display terminals and LCD projectors as the potential candidates to display the Video Conferencing output. We also discuss the pro’s and the cons of each device and see in which situations they can fit better.

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