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Improving the Audio Visual Unified Communications (UC) Experience

In the quest for productivity and efficiency, small businesses and large enterprises alike are migrating toward Unified Communications (UC) – products that use hardware, software, and networks to provide consistent, user-friendly ways of communicating and…
In the quest for productivity and efficiency, small businesses and large enterprises alike are migrating toward Unified Communications (UC) – products that use hardware, software,… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/improving-audio-visual-unified-communications-uc-experience/

Fork in the Road for OnSSI Customers

OnSSI customers are faced with a Video Management Sofware decision: Ocularis 5 vs. XProtect VMS
In April 2015, On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI) acquired SeeTec AG. In response, Milestone ended their relationship with OnSSI as of September 30. According Security… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/fork-road-onssi-customers/

Cutting-edge Technology Abundant at InfoComm

Cutting-edge technologies were abundant at InfoComm 15. Worth noting: the Spider conference phone from Phoenix Audio and room-scheduling solutions from Visix.
The MTG Team was very busy at the InfoComm AV trade show this past week as cutting-edge technologies were abundant. Improving the collaboration experience and meeting room… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/cutting-edge-technology-abundant-infocomm/

Patch Cable Management: Not Just for Looks

Neatness in the network room or data center doesn't just look nice, it's practical too. Following three basic rules for patch cable management will make your network room easier and more efficient to maintain.
by Ryan Blundell, president of MTG Neatness in the network room or data center doesn't just look nice – it’s practical, too. When your equipment and servers are orderly and… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/patch-cable-management-not-just-looks/

Spotlight on CAD Services

The CAD services group at MTG produces detailed plans and as-built documentation for customer solutions across the range of MTG networking and low voltage services: voice/data, paging, CCTV, fire, security, and AV.
The CAD services group at MTG produces detailed plans and as-built documentation for customer solutions across the range of MTG networking and low voltage services:… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/spotlight-cad-services/

MTG AV Pros Heading to InfoComm15 (June 13-19)

InfoComm15 is the largest event for AV professionals in the world. Scott Harrold, Corey Stunes and Tom Fuxa will represent MTG at this huge event in Orlando, FL, June 13-19.
InfoComm15 is the largest event for AV professionals in the world, featuring the latest in audio, digital signage, unified communications and collaboration (UCC), live events,… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/mtg-av-pros-heading-infocomm15-june-13-19/

Help Wanted: Crestron Programmer/AV Technician Minneapolis MN

Immediate job opening for audio-visual technical specialist. Must be certified Crestron Programmer. Help desk, troubleshooting, repair, customer service. CAD and Visio preferred.
  Job Opportunity: Crestron Programmer/Technical Specialist A/V (Savage, MN) A Crestron Programmer/Technical Specialist is responsible for the execution of technology related… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/help-wanted-crestron-programmerav-technician-minneapolis-mn/

No more "Can you repeat that?"

The ClearOne Beamforming Microphone Array dramatically improves audio quality in group conferencing environments. Twenty-four microphone elements steer pickup patterns towards participants and reject unwanted noise and reflections.
The ClearOne Beamforming Microphone Array dramatically improves audio quality in group conferencing environments. Twenty-four microphone elements steer pickup patterns towards… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/no-more-can-you-repeat/

"Cabling Up" the New StarTribune Headquarters

The build-out of the new StarTribune headquarters in the Capella building (started in November) is moving right along! As the newspaper business becomes more and more digital, the new office is an opportunity for the company to “cable up” : improve data i…
The build-out of the new StarTribune headquarters in the Capella building (started in November) is moving right along! As the newspaper business becomes more and more digital, the… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/startribune-project/

Microsoft Perceptive Pixel – Not Your Average Touch Screen

Perceptive Pixel devices are multi-touch screens that combine the utility of a computer, the connectivity of the internet, and the collaborative ease of a whiteboard. Perceptive Pixel by Microsoft delivers exceptional, multi-purpose touch devices for flui…
Perceptive Pixel devices are multi-touch screens that combine the utility of a computer, the connectivity of the internet, and the collaborative ease of a whiteboard. Runs… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/microsoft-perceptive-pixel-not-your-average-touch-screen/

What is sound masking and how does it save money?

Sound masking is the addition of a background sound to an environment. Masking covers up or “masks” human speech and helps mitigate the distraction of other sounds, making an environment more comfortable, workers more productive and creating speech privac…
Sound masking is the addition of a familiar sounding, air-conditioning like background sound to an environment. Masking covers up or “masks” human speech and helps mitigate the… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/what-sound-masking-and-how-does-it-save-money/

Integrating Digital Signage and Campus Alert Systems

During the recent IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators) conference in Hinckley, digital signage was a hot security topic. Many participants were curious about how to integrate digital video content with existing emerg…
During the recent IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators) conference in Hinckley digital signage was a hot security topic. Many… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/integrating-digital-signage-and-campus-alert-systems/