Technology Record - Issue 23: Winter 21/22

19 MAR K E TWATCH Workplace technology firm Crestron is building on the Crestron Flex platform with intelligent video support from Jabra and Huddly. The new video integration provides features including full-room view, whiteboard sharing and analytics. With full-room view, users get a 180-degree view of the room, which improves video conferences in small rooms, and ensures all participants can be seen clearly. Also new is ‘people counting and face framing’, where intelligent cameras recognise each participant in the room, ensuring each participant has “an equal seat at the table”. “Hybrid meeting isn’t going away, so we have to make the experience better for everyone,” said Alex Peras, director of unified communications and corporate development at Crestron. Crestron integrates intelligent video support from Jabra and Huddly Finastra launches online channel for innovation and collaboration Finastra has launched Finastra Universe Channel, a new financial technology content series designed to “unlock the potential of finance”, says Finastra, as it “invites the industry to learn, inspire, celebrate and network”. The debut keynote, from Jim Marous, co-publisher of The Financial Brand and owner and host of the Banking Transformed Podcast, explores the future of banking transformation and is available now: