Sony and unveiled a new suite of solutions as part of its flagship ‘TEOS’ offering, providing new and improved ways of managing AV products and solutions remotely.
The new updates, announced today (April 11), now included the ability for staff to control AV devices from their own smartphones, use tablets to book meeting rooms and create a virtual receptionist. This will be enhanced with the launch of TEOS Connect that will enable intuitive content sharing for all users through instant wireless mirroring.
We are making the corporate environment more intuitive and easy to use
Sony Professional Solutions Europe has worked with customers and partners to develop a new range of solutions for corporate environments.
“The dynamic within organisations is ever-changing and Sony intends to support this by improving the efficiency and productivity of each employee through our TEOS offering, whether it is in meeting rooms, public areas or even receptions, we are making the corporate environment more intuitive and easy to use,” said Thomas Issa, product manager at Sony Professional Solutions Europe.
“It is very rare that all attendees are present for a meeting in the same building at the same time, therefore making the process as seamless as possible is often more complex than first anticipated and can waste many hours if the right solution is not in place. The TEOS family aims to connect all the disparate parts of a meeting and corporate communications that may take place with many different people involved and once again make it feel like one streamlined, simple process, that anyone can take control of at any time.”
Under the TEOS family, this new suite of solutions will be available as part of a solutions package for all corporate communication needs including:
TEOS Connect which enables employees in the corporate environment to instantly mirror content wirelessly from laptops to BRAVIA Professional Displays to enjoy smoother and more focused meetings. Without the need for a hardware receiver, it is available separately from TEOS Manage and will enable simple content sharing for organisations within both large meeting rooms and small huddle spaces for intuitive smart working.
TEOS Book – As part of the wider TEOS Manage offering, this additional service enables users to avoid double bookings and poor space utilisation by installing a 7” or 10” tablet on the outside of a meeting room that allows employees to easily check in, book, and extend meetings all while integrating with Sony’s range of B2B grade Android tablets. The room booking solution is fully compatible with Office 365, Microsoft Exchange and Google Agenda.
TEOS Reception –The service provides a virtual receptionist for offices and corporate environments. A highly cost-effective solution for organisations without a dedicated receptionist, it ensures visitors feel welcome, informed and can check in smoothly to notify the host of their arrival.
TEOS Remote – This new solution enables employees to take control of connected devices from their smartphone or an in-room tablet. It also allows for customisation to create your own look and feel. Simply scan an NFC code and get direct control over the meeting room as you enter.
TEOS Manage - Additionally, a significant upgrade to the core TEOS Manage solution, V1.3, adds many additional features including room booking, virtual reception, interface improvements such as alarm management, enhanced projector and display management as well as Active Directory compatibility.
This is at the heart of enhancements to TEOS, with Sony aiming for concerns around technology disrupting meetings to be a thing of the past and ensure it is truly enabling customers to create efficient and effective corporate communications from anywhere at any time. TEOS Connect and the upgrades to the suite of TEOS Manage solutions are designed to support businesses in overcoming these challenges, increase efficiencies and as a result, ensure employees are productive.