How do you drive employee productivity amidst changing workplaces and demanding work styles? In the era of Work From Home enabling people to connect and collaborate anytime from anywhere is critical. And the distributed deployment of work is one of the key factors causing organizations to rethink what the best meeting room is like, and how audio video solution can help make it. Here’s what to ask to make sure you get a meeting room with the best audio and networking equipment for your needs:
1. How big is the meeting room? Complete the room according to its size and dimensions. Meeting rooms and certain usage requests require careful design to produce the best results.
2. Who is present? Equipment should reflect the number of participants in the room and those joining remotely. To ensure that the equipment is suitable for your needs.
3. Can everyone see the screen? Consider where the visual displays are placed so that there is no difficulty viewing the monitor among the participants part of the meeting.
4. Where will people sit? Seat configuration and location should be part of the design of your audio solution so that it fits into the meeting room and is comfortable to use without increasing complexity or compromising system functionality.
5. Can everyone hear? Getting the acoustics of the room right is very important. Exceptional audio ensures people joining remotely can hear and be part of indoor meetings with ease. Get room acoustics by checking for potential sources of noise pollution, such as thin walls, crowded hallways, etc. when placing your equipment.
6. Can everyone collaborate – from anywhere? There are a variety of collaboration tools designed to ensure inclusive and productive meetings. The conference features such as audio, video, screen sharing, host control, recording, chat, and more encourage interactively and professionally conducted meeting sessions.
7. Is it easy to install, use, and manage your audio solution? Ceiling, wall and desk-mounted network audio devices must collaborate as a single system, from configuration to installation, deployment, management, and monitoring. Standardization on certified audio devices will simplify room audio management and drive user adoption. Consider remote management to empower support staff with complete control from anywhere.