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9/23/2020

One of Apple's most popular updates to iOS 14 lets users personalize their home screens and widgets. Michael Grothaus walks readers through the process.

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Fast Company online
9/23/2020

Walmart will create 20,000 new fulfillment center positions this fall to gear up for an expected surge in online holiday shopping. Michael's and 1-800-Flowers also are staffing up for the season, and shippers UPS and FedEx plan to add 100,000 and 70,000 seasonal staffers, respectively.

9/23/2020

Almo Professional A/V announced the dates for the Fall 2020 E4 Evolution (E4v), its virtual program that provides online education related to the design and specification of AV systems. Part of the E4 Experience, E4v features live and interactive AVIXA-certified sessions.

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AV Network
9/23/2020

You've heard it; you've seen it: "Dante Spoken Here." In this state-of-the-state report, SCN explores how Dante-enabled products are being used for remote management and distributed AV.

9/23/2020

By Dr. Phil Hippensteel
Latency is discussed widely in the AV industry. However, we'll now focus on one aspect that is almost never considered: the impact of latency on TCP-based video flows.

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AV Technology
9/23/2020

Microsoft is enhancing its Teams platform with features that include breakout rooms, new background scenes for Together Mode, customization of presentations and video feeds, and -- soon -- the ability to conduct events with up to 1,000 participants. The company will also be debuting two hardware offerings: Teams panel tablets and the Surface Hub 2S 85-inch monitor for conference gatherings.

9/23/2020

The wireless Essential XL Spotlight Camera, one of Arlo's newest security cameras, promises to work off a single battery charge for 12 months and comes with a motion detection spotlight. The company has also added the wireless Essential Camera, which has a six-month battery and a 130-degree range of view.

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Engadget
9/23/2020

Microsoft is reportedly aiming for Xbox games to be streamed on both Android and iOS, all but confirming that the feature will be available for iPhone users. Apple is said to be reviewing console streaming for its platform.

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9to5Mac
9/23/2020

Certified for Microsoft Teams and compatible with both Zoom and Google Meet, the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC equip users for collaboration in the workplace.

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AV Network
9/23/2020

Digital Signage Magazine's 2021 DIGI Awards program is accepting entries until Nov. 20. The awards recognize the best digital signage applications and the most innovative new products for the digital signage market.

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AV Network