This book explores the technological advances and social interactions between interactive spaces, surfaces and devices, aiming to provide new insights into emerging social protocols that arise from the experimentation and long-term usage of interactive surfaces. This edited volume brings together researchers more » from around the world who investigate interactive surfaces and interaction techniques within large displays, wearable devices, software development, security and emergency management. Providing both theory and practical case studies, the authors look at current developments and challenges into 3D visualization, large surfaces, the interplay of mobile phone devices and large displays, wearable systems and head mounted displays (HMD’S), remote proxemics and interactive wall displays and how these can be employed throughout the home and work spaces.
Collaboration Meets Interactive Spaces is both for researchers and industry practitioners, providing readers with a coherent narrative into the current state-of-the-art within interactive surfaces and pervasive display technology, providing necessary tools and techniques as interactive media increasingly permeates everyday contexts. « less
Over 90 recipes to empower you to configure, integrate, and manage your very own Lync Server deployment
This book begins with the fundamental security-related tasks you should be aware of when working with Lync, before moving on to walk you through the authentication mechanisms. You will get hands-on experience with the steps required to integrate Lync with Office 365, Exchange, or trusted forests. You more » will explore how to use various tools such as the Bandwidth calculator, Lync resource kit tools, stress and performance tools, and planning tools that will help you to manage complex Lync features such as enterprise voice. This book will take you through designing a Lync solution right from assessing the existing infrastructure and capturing the requirements through to planning for user-training. Finally, the book concludes by showing you how to control and manage your networks and introduces you to various debugging tools such as Wireshark, CLSController, and more. The book aims at empowering you to successfully manage your Lync deployments with ease. « less
Successfully create and host web meetings, virtual classes, and webinars with Adobe Connect
Modern world organizations require effective collaboration in order to improve productivity. Conferencing tools enable users to increase their productivity and improve communication with their functionalities that include interactive experiences supported by multiple features. One of the most advanced more » conferencing tools and the market leader is Adobe Connect. It is a great tool that will help you organize and present your content in the most efficient manner possible while capturing the audience with rich and engaging presentations.
Learning Adobe Connect 9 is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises that will help you take advantage of the real power that is behind Adobe Connect. « less
From Telephony to Real Time Communication in the Digital Age
Unified Communications brings all relevant types of communication technology and modalities together: telephony, chat, availability information, video, sharing, and the integration into line of business software.
Microsoft Lync 2013 Unified Communications is a business and technology book combined more » into one about Unified Communications and it shares everything you need to know: how to evaluate and integrate a Unified Communications project in your own company and how you plan, design, and implement the technology itself. Additionally you get to know current innovations and available technologies for social networking, collaboration, cloud services, contact centers, and also enhanced collaboration for mobile devices. This book also offers a real business case of a transformational project from traditional telecommunications to Unified Communications and what business case you can realize for all business sizes. « less
Upgrade your system and embrace the exciting new features of the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3 platform
IBM Lotus Domino software is a world class platform for critical business, collaboration, and messaging applications. With Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3, IBM has once again provided business users with an intuitive, fully integrated platform to enhance each user's experience with business communications, more » while reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and increasing Return on Investment (ROI). You can create and share information effectively to make quick business decisions and streamline the way individuals and teams work. It is no longer just an email tool, but a means of extending business communications to a new level. In order to utilize all the powerful features of the new release, you need to upgrade your existing system to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3. « less
Classic Web Application Development Techniques
Development with Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Unified Communications (UC) integrates real-time communications (telephony, video conferencing, speech recognition) with non real-time communication (voicemail, e-mail, fax) to unify users across multiple devices and media types. This book offers practical development advice based on the authors' experiences more » developing solutions on the UC platform. You'll discover how to solve problems and get answers to common questions that you may encounter while developing solutions with the UC APIs. « less
Upgrade your system and embrace the exciting new features of the Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 platform
Upgrade to the latest version of Lotus Notes and Domino. Understand the new features and put them to work in your business. Thoroughly covers Domino Attachment Object Service (DAOS), Domino Configuration Tuner (DCT), and iNotes. Explore other useful Lotus products, such as Lotus Sametime, Lotus Quickr, more » Lotus Connections, and IBM WebSphere Portal. Packed with expert tips and useful screenshots. « less
This book is a step-by-step tutorial to guide you through learning WCF and LINQ to Entities. You will be guided to create five WCF and LINQ solutions from scratch, of which three are multi-tiered real-world WCF service solutions, so you will not only be reading, but also be coding through the book, to more » gain practical experience of WCF and LINQ to Entities. Various test clients will be associated with each solution and these solutions can be built and run independently of other solutions.
Clear step-by-step instructions and relevant screenshots will make sure you won't get lost in the new world of WCF and LINQ to Entities. Configuration files, host applications, test clients, and WCF services for each solution will also be available for download for you to examine, modify, and debug from the outside in. The book focuses on the essentials of using WCF and LINQ to Entities, rather than providing a reference to every single possibility. It leaves the reference material online where it belongs, and concentrates instead on practical examples, code, and advice. This book is for C# and C++ developers who are eager to get started with WCF and LINQ to Entities, and want a book that is practical and rich with examples from the very beginning.
Developers and architects evaluating SOA implementation technologies for their company will find this book particularly useful because it gets you started with Microsoft's tools for SOA and shows you how to customize our examples for your prototypes. This book presumes basic knowledge of C# or C++. Previous experience with Visual Studio will be helpful but is not required, as detailed instructions are given throughout the book. « less