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DECT vs Bluetooth: How to choose the right wireless headset

As you hunt for wireless headsets, you’ll likely come across the so-called “DECT standard.” You may find yourself wondering just what DECT is and how it differs from Bluetooth. We hope this post puts the matter to rest. DECT stands for “Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications” although it’s also known as “Digital European Cordless Telecommunications” – which makes sense, because it’s a standard that originated in Europe. DECT is widely used in wireless phone systems to connect the cordless phone to a base station. It is used for both consumer and corporate phones. In the latter case, it can be used with a PBX (private branch exchange) and a wireless LAN to let users move around…
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Bluetooth Security
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Bluetooth Security

Bluetooth® is a wireless technology used for exchanging voice and data over short distances between Bluetooth enabled devices. Ericsson introduced Bluetooth to the market in 1994 to overcome the challenges of connecting devices with different types of technology and communication protocols. Since its introduction, the Bluetooth® Special Interest Group has collected more than 20,000 member companies and the Bluetooth standard has become a widespread and popular method of connecting devices. More than 2 billion units are able to use Bluetooth technology, which has consequentially raised concerns about security issues. Before getting into details about Bluetooth security, it should be mentioned that overall, the risk of unauthorized access to communication via Bluetooth is…
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7 Technology Considerations for today’s Web-Enabled Meetings
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7 Technology Considerations for today’s Web-Enabled Meetings

A web conference is only as good as the technology that enables it to happen. Here are 7 necessary technologies to help ensure end users can take full advantage of web conferencing, from wherever they happen to be. 1. MOBILITY Mobile usage continues to grow, and with it, users demand to be able to use personal devices. And it’s not just BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) anymore—it’s also BYOA (Bring Your Own App). Users need to know they have the ability to communicate and collaborate remotely under almost any conditions, whatever the technology, the distance, or the environment may be. Considerations: The ability to support multiple personal devices may require too many IT…
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