Author: Tom Lewis

Why Businesses are Choosing Zoom over WebEx

As you probably already know, two of the most popular video conferencing software are Zoom and WebEx. At IDSolutions, we get asked “which is better?” all the time. There seems to be a lot of confusions about which one is the best fit for organizations. At IDSolutions, we believe Zoom is one of the best…

Next Generation of Video Conferencing Endpoints Using Interactive TouchBoards

  In the visual communications field, historically video conferencing has been conducted with traditional H.323 or SIP endpoints. An endpoint includes a CODEC which connects the device to a network via Ethernet terminations and converts the analog audio and video signals to digital ones which can go through an IP based networks. Attached to the…

What to look for in an A/V integrator

More and more audio visual integrators appear every day. Clients who want to take advantage of advanced technologies have plenty of competing companies to choose from. So what factors make an integrator the right choice for your A/V project? Several factors buyers and executives should look for: The AV integrator should send a designer who will…

Cybersecurity in the Cloud

In today’s world of technology, more and more technology companies are offering their applications in the cloud. Technology deployments can be exclusively on a customer premise, in a hybrid of customer premised in the cloud and customer site, or completely hosted and managed in the cloud. It is more important than ever to have a…

Managed Video Services help you Overcome Video Conferencing Frustrations

Managing communication and collaboration solutions requires expertise, commitment and a skilled team. As a result, management of audio visual and video conferencing solutions can drag down your team – especially IT departments. With managed video services, shift the responsibility of managing your video and A/V solutions to us. We ensure your collaboration environments are high-quality,…

Benefits of a Video Communication Platform for K-12 and Higher Ed

With the proven benefits of video for all aspects of education,many schools are taking advantage of solutions of the latest video communication platforms. These solutions scale, can be deployed in a multitude of ways and offer a multitude of benefits for both Higher Ed and K-12 alike. Benefits for higher education include: Allows students to…

The Value to Having a Multi-Pronged Procurement Approach for Federal Government Projects

For government agencies and vendors alike, it is important to have a multi-pronged procurement approach. A focused plan should enable going to market quickly and efficiently to request and procure various equipment and services from the market at a price that is fair and one that is implemented by a reputable company with high quality…

3-Ways That Today’s Technology Has Changed The Way We Study

When it comes to studying, today’s students aren’t hunkering down in libraries all night to prepare for exams, they’re tucked safely in their dorms with a laptop or mobile device. One of the latest surveys from McGraw-Hill Education found that 74 percent of students prefer to study at home, while only 14 percent indicate they…

The Advantages of Mixing and Matching Video Services

Being able to mix and match video conferencing offerings provide you with the ability to implement the best of the best services and tailor them exactly to your needs so that you obtain the optimum benefits. The latest giants to merge their offerings are Polycom and Zoom. Providing both offerings enables customers to combine the Zoom…

Why Lecture Capture Plays An Important Role in Education

Why is Lecture Capture significant? Lecture capture is a fantastic way to enhance and extend existing instructional activities, whether in face-to-face, fully online, or blended learning environments. It works especially well in subject areas where students benefit from repeated viewing of content, repetition equals retention, as when complex information is discussed or formulas are written…