Category Archives: Lync

Thoughts and explorations with Microsoft Lync. Lync is Microsoft’s Unified Communications server that can enable instant messaging (IM), audio conferencing, video conferencing, web conferencing, and telephony (VoIP, PBX).

Lync: Got BlackMagic DeckLink Duo to Work with Lync 2013

I talked to some teammates and they got the Blackmagic Dccklink card to work with Lync 2013.  I am having some video sync issues with the Osprey Capture card working with Lync 2013 so I  decided to go back and … Continue reading

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Lync: Producing Webcasts WIth Lync 2013

We have been on a journey to produce webcasts using Microsoft Lync 2013 as the communications mechanism.  We recently upgraded our equipment to include: SDI Cameras.  We are using a Blackmagic Studio Cinema (http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagicstudiocamera) Better video switcher.  We just got … Continue reading

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Lync 2013: Presence not showing up in SharePoint

Hi.  I have been super busy so its has been difficult to find time to blog.  But, I have taken notes on a bunch of things that I wanted to share.  I have found that one of the primary reasons … Continue reading

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Technology: Exciting Lync Mobile Enhancements Released

A key issue that my customers have raised is that if they send a Lync meeting request to their customers/partners who don’t have Lync, then can their customers/partners join via a mobile device.   Prior to October 3, the answer was … Continue reading

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Technology: Sharing Videos in your Lync Meetings

I recently got a customer request that they wanted to show a video through their Lync meetings.  With Lync, you can share presentations, whiteboard, your desktop, but sharing videos in the past has been a challenge. Great News!   Lync 2013 … Continue reading

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Technology: Lync Room System

We just installed the new Lync Room System (LRS) by Smart Technologies. It has generated a buzz of excitement among our customers. Since installation last week, we have had multiple customers request to come in and get a demonstration of … Continue reading

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Technology: Lync 2013 Monitoring and Archiving

Hi, I had to setup Lync 2013 monitoring and archiving again.   So, I revisited my earlier post on monitoring and added some lessons learned as I was going through this process.  I updated the step by step document:  Lync 2013 Monitoring/Archiving … Continue reading

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