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Here we look at the latest developments in the business telecommunications community, trends and hardware. Events and technological improvements are constantly leading to innovations in the way we work.
The EPOS EXPAND 30T Speakerphone

The EPOS EXPAND 30T Speakerphone

For many years the meeting room was dominated around a central unit known as the conference phone. This sat in the centre of a room and provided the focal point of any meeting, allowing clear two way speech. The way in which meetings are conducted has changed over the...

What are Microsoft Teams Rooms?

What are Microsoft Teams Rooms?

We have followed the transition of Skype to Skype for Business through to Microsoft Lync and Microsoft Teams. We then, watched, enthralled at the pandemic forced and rapid evolution of the service provided by Microsoft Teams as a collaborative platform for disperse...

Speakerphones for Huddle Rooms

Speakerphones for Huddle Rooms

A speakerphone is a small version of a conference phone which is portable and supports remote meetings.A speakerphone is designed for small meeting rooms/ huddle rooms with up to 6 participants.Duplex ( two way ) conversation; good sound quality, compatibility with...

DECT or Bluetooth Headsets

DECT or Bluetooth Headsets

So one of the big questions we often hear is "do I buy a Bluetooth or DECT headset?". Well each of these has its own advantages, and, naturally drawbacks.As we are looking into how these two data transmission options affect headset usage we will look at the main...

3M Peltor SportTac

3M Peltor SportTac

Anyone involved with shooting - be it hunting or firing on a range will be very aware of the necessity for hearing protection from the loud, sharp sounds of a gun firing. An example of the potentially injurious sound levels can be illustrated by the following figures...

Poly Rove DECT Solution

Poly Rove DECT Solution

The Poly Rove is, in essence, a mobile DECT VoIP solution for business. That is to say that you can have several telephone handsets, connected to one or more DECT base stations to allow coverage and connection over a wide area. The handsets are small and compact and...

Jabra PanaCast Bundles – Meet Anywhere

Jabra PanaCast Bundles – Meet Anywhere

Introducing Jabra Meet Anywhere BundlesJabra have put together a premium bundle in compact form and in an eminently portable format. This is called the 'Meet Anywhere' bundles and they provide high class audio coupled with HD Video. The fact that this is all provided...

Earth Day 22nd April 2022

Earth Day 22nd April 2022

Earth Day 22nd April 2022  recycle, repair, refurbish...repeat Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.RECYCLE, REPAIR, REFURBISH…REPEAT With the climate crisis / global warming no longer a...

The Capture 5 – Records and Transcribes

The Capture 5 – Records and Transcribes

EPOS's new speakerphone, for Microsoft Teams Rooms, great sound quality and powered to transcribe your meeting notes automatically.  Auto TranscriptionThe EPOS EXPAND Capture 5 is no ordinary speakerphone. Perhaps the first thing that should be pointed out here...

The PanaCast Range from Jabra

The PanaCast Range from Jabra

Jabra, a leading headset manufacturer are also a leading light in the design and manufacture of a range of meeting room solutions - the PanaCast. Here we look at this, very pleasing, range of video products. The thing about the PanaCast, and indeed all Jabra products...

EPOS EXPAND 40T Speakerphone

EPOS EXPAND 40T Speakerphone

The NEW EPOS EXPAND 40 is the latest evolution of EPOS’ portable wireless speakerphone, utilising wireless Bluetooth and wired USB connectivity for today’s hybrid workforce.Similar to its predecessor the EPOS EXPAND 30, there are 3 variants (40 / 40+ / 40T) all of...

Introducing the Poly Edge B IP Phones

Introducing the Poly Edge B IP Phones

Poly present a range of IP Phones - the Edge B Series, which offer affordable, yet high quality IP Phones which can either sit desktop or be wall mounted. The phones are Open SIP which means that they can connect to almost any platform and can be deployed with ease....

The New Yealink BH72 Headset Reviewed

The New Yealink BH72 Headset Reviewed

Equally at home in the office or on the road the Yealink BH72 is a Bluetooth headset which has been lovingly crafted and intelligently built so as to provide a comfortable pair of headphones whilst providing enterprise level collaborative features. We have been lucky...

Top Microsoft Teams Telephones 2022

Top Microsoft Teams Telephones 2022

Microsoft Teams certification for telephones gives not only an assurance of high quality chipsets and audio, but further guarantees an optimal Teams experience as well as one touch access to Microsoft Teams.An entry level, Microsoft Teams ready desktop phone from...

Industry Specific PAPR Bundles – Versaflo

Industry Specific PAPR Bundles – Versaflo

3M Versaflo produce such a large range of powered air respiratory protection products that is can be confusing to select the right apparatus for your workplace safety. We have teamed up with 3M to put together some PAPR bundles aimed at very specific workplace...

EPOS Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Headset

EPOS Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Headset

We are familiar with the super popular EPOS | Sennheiser MB660 - a comfortable headset that works with UC/ Teams perfectly and doubles up as a high quality audiophile pair of headphones. We also know that EPOS are the global audio partner of the Aston Martin Cognizant...

Yealink CP965 for Best Conferencing

Yealink CP965 for Best Conferencing

We are pleased to review the latest conference phone from Yealink - the Yealink CP965. This has been designed for conference / meeting rooms from medium to larger sized areas. It has been built using Android - an 'open source' operating system that is fast becoming...

The Poly VVX 250 IP Phone

The Poly VVX 250 IP Phone

The Poly VVX 250 Business IP Phone ( formerly Polycom VVX 250 ) is a superb entry level desktop IP phone. It supports up to four lines and, as one would expect from Poly's stable, it combines sturdy reliability with top class sound. Background sound is eliminated via...

Jabra PanaCast 20 – Personal Video Conferencing

Jabra PanaCast 20 – Personal Video Conferencing

Another innovative product from Jabra is the PanaCast 20 - this, at first glance, appears to be a small webcam. However this is not just a webcam. For a start the PanaCast 20 has integral AI ( Artificial Intelligence ) - allowing intelligent zoom, AI-based Intelligent...

Remote Device Management

Remote Device Management

We love solutions and EPOS have provided a great one in the form of EPOS Manager. Increasingly of late, the workforce has become more dispersed. This is in part due to the trend for remote work which has been building over the last 15 years, and more so of course, by...

What makes the perfect home office headset?

What makes the perfect home office headset?

Many of us, due to a large extent to the Corona Virus Pandemic have embraced home working during the new normal. Small home offices have been set up in kitchens, in gardens, in bedrooms, in attics or even under the stairs. Here we look not at how or where one's home...

Video Collaboration Bars – for Meetings

Video Collaboration Bars – for Meetings

A relatively new concept for meeting room solutions is the video collaboration bar. This is a product which can offer audio and video meetings from a single unit. This can allow a portable meeting room solution that brings high quality sound and vision to your...

Headsets for Education from EPOS

Headsets for Education from EPOS

Communication is important in all areas of society and business, but maybe nowhere more so than in education. Good education depends on a variety of factors which include engagement of pupil, validity of material and concise and rich representation/ transmission of...

The New Standard For Hybrid Working – Jabra Evolve2 75

The New Standard For Hybrid Working – Jabra Evolve2 75

Available in 2 formats ( UC and Microsoft Teams ) the Jabra Evolve2 75 is the latest headset from Jabra, aimed at giving freedom to the hybrid worker coupled with extraordinary comfort and audio. The Evolve2 75 has adjustable noise cancellation and HearThrough....

Poly Studio P5 Webcam for Teams and Zoom

Poly Studio P5 Webcam for Teams and Zoom

Poly Studio P5 Webcam For Teams and ZoomPoly Studio P5Poly Studio P5 The Poly Studio Webcam We find ourselves spending more and more time with a webcam looking at us. The last two years, with the increasing ( forced ) adoption of hybrid working, has seen a huge rise...

Headsets and Noise Cancellation

Headsets and Noise Cancellation

Anyone who has been working from home and experienced a quiet place to work may have found the return to an open office a bit of a shock. Sitting cosily at home chatting away in complete silence has been, for many, a luxury. Being back in the office brings a lot more...

Yealink MP Range – Android Deskphones

Yealink MP Range – Android Deskphones

If you are back in the office and looking for a deskphone to really make you feel like you are back in a professional environment then the Yealink MP Series of desktop IP Phones may well suit your requirements. The Yealink MP Range are Microsoft Teams dedicated...

PROFESSIONAL AS ALWAYS – EPOS | SENNHEISER

PROFESSIONAL AS ALWAYS – EPOS | SENNHEISER

EPOS | Sennheiser promoted, last year, the concept of the most expensive word in business. The proposed word is "WHAT". ( Though one would hope that "PARDON" would be up there as well in the English speaking world.) Then we were faced with a pandemic and the resultant...

Videoconferencing – a guide

Videoconferencing – a guide

There is no denying that the video based meeting has grown to be a business staple - here we look at some of the solutions available.Video Conferencing is not a new concept, but in these days, where we seek to reduce environmental impact, where we look to reduce costs...

Jabra Panacast 50 Reviewed

Jabra Panacast 50 Reviewed

Engineered to be the first new-normal-ready intelligent video bar.OK, we are going to say it - video is the future. I guess that this is not a ground-breaking statement as the adoption of video as a business communications and collaboration tool has seen massive leaps...

Yealink MVC Range – Teams Rooms Solutions

Yealink MVC Range – Teams Rooms Solutions

Business is all about providing solutions for existing needs. Yealink have made it their business to provide a clean and simple solution to hosting Microsoft Teams video meetings with full support of bespoke software and high quality hardware. Here we look at the...

TOP 5 BUDGET BUSINESS HEADSETS

TOP 5 BUDGET BUSINESS HEADSETS

GOOD VALUE HEADSETS FOR WORK Whether you are home working, equipping a new office or business or just looking to streamline your desk space a good headset can make your working day all the more efficient. There are many premium / executive headsets available, some...

Video Conferencing with the EXPAND Vision 3T

Video Conferencing with the EXPAND Vision 3T

All-in-one video solution for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android™ for today’s smart office. Join meetings with just one touch and enjoy a full Microsoft Teams experience. Enhance collaboration with full HD video, exceptional voice pickup and noise cancellation – powered...

Going Green and Italian

Going Green and Italian

It may seem an odd way of doing things, but we always find that food unites us in the office. So when we discussed raising some money in order to plant trees and, hence, make a positive contribution to the environment we quickly decided on a food based enterprise....

Launch of TildePro in the UK

Launch of TildePro in the UK

PREMIUM HEADSETS WITH ANC    French designed and manufactured headsets with active noise cancellation, a certain 'savoir faire' and gallic elegance in their design. Further, Orosound headsets deliver a vibrant, rich and clear sound quality. Best4Systems are...