Posted on Jul 1 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Snom, which will be expanding its current portfolio of desk phones throughout 2017, was showing a new flagship phone, the Snom D785, and a new generation of conference phones. The D785 has a larger display; a high resolution second screen for paperless extension or rich presence display; USB and Bluetooth support to connect with all major headsets and the WLAN network; and optimised speakerphone audio...

Posted on Jun 30 2017 - 9:05pm by Editorial Content
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A prototype of the ORA-C, a wearable AR safety cap for professional applications, was on show at Optinvent’s stand. A rigid baseball cap with an Android based computer, display, camera and sensors, it is designed to provide technicians, logistics workers and factory professionals with hands-free content so that they can do their jobs more safely and efficiently. www.optinvent.com ...

Posted on Jun 30 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Hushme is a personal acoustic device that protects speech privacy in open space environments. A prototype of the product, which is claimed to be the world’s first voice mask for mobile phones, was demonstrated at the show. Its wireless in-ear headphones and microphone enable hands-free calls, while the padded mask covers the user’s mouth to suppress their voice so that surrounding people (e.g....

Posted on Jun 30 2017 - 10:10am by Editorial Content
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Technology Reseller talks to Carl Oxley, managing director of Westcoast Retail, about how the company’s merchandising team can help UK retailers improve efficiency and maximise sales Westcoast Retail is part of Westcoast, one of the UK’s leading distributors. With annual sales of approximately £500 million, it is responsible for about 25% of Westcoast’s total UK sales of £2 billion. Westcoast...

Posted on Jun 30 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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pascom GmbH, a developer of enterprise VoIP UCC (Unified Communications and Collaboration) phone systems, exhibited at UC Expo to increase its visibility in the UK market. Formed in 1997, the German company is an established UC solutions vendor across the D-A-CH market and has 20 years’ experience in upgrading business communications. It recently revamped its channel partner programme and launched...

Posted on Jun 29 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Realwear showcased a fully rugged wearable designed for industrial workers. The Head-Mounted Tablet (HMT-1) emulates a mini-tablet screen and provides workers with glanceable information on the job. The solution is hands-free, using voice recognition; a 16MP camera enables photo capture and real-time video chat. The unit can be worn directly on the head or clipped to a hard hat and flipped up when...

Posted on Jun 29 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Avocor announced an update to its whiteboard and collaboration software, Avocor Note by Nureva. Developed in partnership with the software development team at Nureva, Avocor Note allows anyone to create professional looking content with ease and, taking advantage of the Windows Share charm, export sessions into other Windows 10 applications. It also fully integrates with Nureva’s cloud-based Span...

Posted on Jun 28 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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ActivBody introduced its portable fitness device, Activ5, for the first time in the UK. Activ5 coaches users through 5-minute, low-impact, isometric training, enabling people of all ages and fitness levels to exercise anywhere, whenever they have a spare few minutes. The device connects with an app that can record strength, precision and other data. www.activbody.com ...

The ConferenceSHOT AV Enterprise-Class Conferencing System from Vaddio integrates a 10X zoom HD PTZ camera and audio conferencing mixer into a single USB 3.0 device, easily expandable with two microphones and an external speaker. •  Ideal for small- to medium-sized conference rooms •  Incorporates Vaddio Remote Management system for remote monitoring, management and updates •  Plug-and-play...

Posted on Jun 27 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Millions of people today are vitamin D deficient due to a lack of sunlight. E-Senses showed prototypes of Helios Smart Ring, a wearable that monitors the user’s Vitamin D, sunlight and daylight intake and encourages them to go outside more often. It also provides notifications about sun protection with advice on how long you can safely stay outside. www.e-senses.com ...