In today's workplace, the most common challenge our clients say they face is the time it takes to get a meeting started. When they walk into a conference room, they want to begin immediately. Time is valuable, and the number of meetings spaces are often limited. Losing meeting time connecting to the room's technology is inefficient and frustrating.
Our VP for Strategic and Global Accounts, Lori Cook explained it like this:
"Let's say you've got a 30-minute meeting scheduled and it takes 8-12 minutes for those in attendance to get hooked up and ready to share. You've just wasted almost half of your time together. "
Cook said, "When we hear this kind of pain point we typically turn to wireless connectivity solutions." Cook added "There are a few solutions on the market, but we tend to stick with best in the breed. We've had much success with the Crestron Air Media and the Crestron Mercury."
Mercury has a built-in AirMedia that allows wireless presentation on the room display from a laptop, smartphone, or tablet; or connect directly via HDMI.
Mercury allows the use of any softphone, video conferencing, or UC services, such as Cisco WebEx ®, GoToMeeting ®, or Slack® to collaborate. Crestron Mercury can also be configured to run native Skype for Business or the Zoom UX, without a laptop.
Cook says "Gone are the days of coming in 15 minutes early and making sure all your technology is working together. That's why solutions like the Crestron Mercury are such a hit with our clients."