Monthly Archives: January 2014

3 Types of Phone System Headsets You Must Know About

When it comes to choosing the right headset for your phone system it can be rather confusing.  There are literally hundreds of phone system headsets to choose from on Australia’s largest online headset store, Simply Headsets, and compatibility is an issue. Corded headsets require a specific adaptor If you’re looking at the cheaper option of… Read more »

LifeSize Unity 50 Video Conference System

LifeSize is one of the market leaders in affordable video conference systems and today we look at their the entry level model.  The LifeSize Unity 50 is designed for small work spaces,  home offices and meeting rooms that don’t require a more sophisticated solution.  It is basically a 24 inch monitor with the camera built… Read more »

New Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Overview

The world’s number one selling phone system, Avaya, has now decided to seriously enter the conference market with the latest Avaya B179 conference phone.  This is probably a logical extension after their acquisition of Radvision; a company that produces some of the best video conferencing solutions around. This Avaya B179 SIP conference phone offers a… Read more »

Radvision Scopia Mobile Video Conferencing

he new Scopia Mobile video conferencing is a brilliant application and a great extension to the Scopia telepresence room system solutions.  It allows you to include participants on either Android smartphones, iPhones or iPads. It’s not just good, its fantastic.  You get HD quality with all the tools at your disposal that the other participants… Read more »

Radvision Scopia XT5000 Video Conferencing Room System

The RADVISION SCOPIA XT5000 was the industry’s first video conferencing room system solution to combine advanced dual HD 1080p/60fps video and content, HD audio, H.264 High Profile and SVC (Scalable Video Coding).  This made the Scopia XT5000 the most powerful video system in its class.  Just check out this video for yourself.. The SCOPIA XT5000… Read more »

LifeSize Passport Video Conferencing Unit overview

A Telepresence Solution That’s So Small, Yet So Effective In 2009, when it was first introduced, the LifeSize Passport really helped to redefine affordable and effective video collaboration.  The Passport compact size belies the incredible power this video conferencing unit offers and makes it great for applications and environments that need something smaller. When you… Read more »

Top 10 Tips for Effective Mobile Video Conferencing

Video conferencing is becoming incredibly popular and now that business grade telepresence has moved to mobile phone, Android and iPhone devices, there’s certain rules of etiquette that should be adhered to as well as best practices.  In a formal conference room you don’t forget people are around you the way mobile phone users do.  So… Read more »

Video Conferencing with hosted SIP providers

We’ve written a lot about video conferencing becasue it is, without doubt, the future of communication.  Telepresence has always been appealing but the main drawback has been the cost.  For most SME organisations that don’t conference frequently they’re not going to be in a hurry to outlay $1000’s on a solution.  It’s not because it… Read more »

Alcatel Lucent OmniTouch 8002/8012 SIP Handsets

The Alcatel-Lucent 8002 and 8012 IP handsets are the cost-effective, entry-level models that offer SIP telephony for essential communications in a stylish design. The larger, more sophisticated model is the latest Omni Touch My IC 8082 handset.  The 8002 and 8012 are the perfect way to keep costs down without compromising standard usability. The 8002… Read more »

The Alcatel Lucent Omni Touch 8082 My IC Phone

The Alcatel-Lucent OmniTouch 8082 My IC Phone introduces a new category of handsets, called smart deskphones.  The 8082 My IC Phone is a fully-featured SIP device, with a wire-free Bluetooth handset and an integrated adjustable stand. It offers the latest design, comfort and high-quality wideband audio capacity and its always-on availability.  Plus, it just looks… Read more »