The concept of business collaboration has radically changed over the years. Organizations have adopted both large video conferencing room designs for company meetings and smaller huddle space collaboration areas for everyday situations. In the past, automating room conferencing features have proven complex, costly, and required different types of hardware/software. In today’s business collaboration environment, an integrated and scalable control system managing a room’s audio-visual automation is now a necessity.
Video Conferencing with Crestron Mercury
Crestron Mercury combines UC and AV into an all-in-one tabletop solution that supports any web collaboration application. Combining all the must-have video conferencing and collaboration tools in one easy-to-use console. Crestron Mercury enables people to work together regardless of location or video conferencing application. Mercury has Bluetooth integration for smart devices, as well as its own SIP conference phone to make calls. Crestron Digital AirMedia is also built-in to Mercury, allowing users to share their content to those in the room without HDMI.
Crestron Mercury integrates with Microsoft Exchange and Crestron Fusion to automate room scheduling. The built-in graphics engine allows organizers to see what is scheduled in every room and to add or modify their own scheduled meetings. Meetings are scheduled through Microsoft Outlook, Crestron Scheduling Panels or from the Mercury itself.
Video Conferencing and Collaboration Features
Crestron Mercury comes loaded with an array of Unified Communications and Video Conferencing features.
- Full Open SIP conference phone
- Room scheduling and one touch join
- Bluetooth audio pairs and mobile headphones
- Support the latest in web conferencing apps (WebEx, GoToMeeting, Skype)
- Built-in AirMedia for wireless presentation
- Enterprise provisioning and management
- Built-in occupancy sensor for usage data and automation
Strategic has installed and integrated the Crestron Mercury into customers’ conference room automation controls and the results were very encouraging. The ease of use, and the increased integration, have made video conferencing significantly more efficient. In addition, the open SIP conference phone functionality and the room scheduling integration capability adds even more value. The Crestron Mercury truly is a turn key video conferencing and room scheduling automation solution for any size collaboration room!
For more information regarding Crestron Mercury solutions, please contact us by going to www.yourstrategic.com/contact-us.
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