AV Planners top five collaboration apps for Control, Presentation, and Video Conferencing purposes.
Crestron PYNG: The Crestron Pyng can quickly and easily setup whole-home audio systems, shades, thermostats, door locks, and security systems. It can also pair wireless accessories to the PYNG-HUB which acts as a control center and cloud for the Pyng network so nothing is ever lost. Free.
Epson iProjection: With the Epson iProjection app you can project images and files wirelessly to your mobile device. You can display web pages, add annotations with use of the built-in annotation button, connect up to 50 devices, display real time images from mobile camera, share images, and even use the app as a projector remote control. Free.
Barco Clickshare: Barco Clickshare: The Barco Clickshare helps meetings become more productive and efficient. You can easily share content from your laptop through a USB device by a simple click of a button. This app allows you to take over an entire screen and display content that will be automatically formatted and can be shared among users. Free.
Category: Video Conferencing
Zoom Cloud Meetings: This easy to use app allows video conferencing, online meetings, and group messaging all into one application. You can schedule, start or join a 100-person meeting with ease up while still providing crystal-clear audio, face-to-face video, high quality sharing, and instant messaging. Free and additional features for purchase.
Polycom RealPresence Mobile: The Polycom RealPresence app gives you the flexibility to collaborate from any personal device, from any location. It provides premium quality audio, video, and content sharing. Users can access enterprise directories at a swipe of a finger through its cloud-based deployment. This app is for optimal use and requires Polycom RealPresence infrastructure. Free.
We would love to hear what your favorite app is for collaboration for 2017!