UC are communication systems, which combine various types of data – text, image, audio, video, etc. – and run on many media. Many organizations use one or many UC systems to increase employees’ work productivity as well as decrease communication costs.
Frequently called video conference system, it is widely used for most organizations that require real-time communications – both audio and video – over a long distance. A professional Tele-conference system can normally support both point-to-point and multi-points communication architectures. Some systems also have advanced features such as video recordings, video streaming, etc.
This has been the main communication system for over a century. At present, telephony systems have both analog systems, which run on the traditional telephone wiring and IP-based systems, which run on LAN, WAN and Internet.
This is one of the most common one-way communication systems, which is widely used for big meeting room, concert hall, or public area. Speakers have been normally used as a main component of this system for audio communication, while monitors are recently added as another component for visual communication. Digital signage, another example of Audio & Visual systems, is widely used in many industries, such as mass transportation, retail, healthcare, finance, etc.