Insight Media Update on virtual conference - Libraries Connected Dec 2020

We took part in supporting and sponsoring the recent Libraries Connected Day Seminar virtual event which was held on the 2nd December.

Libraries Connected Online Day Seminar - December 2nd 2020

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We would like to congratulate Libraries Connected on the planning and organisation of such an on-line event and from our experience we believe this proved to be a great success.

The day brought together around 350 on-line delegates from various authorities along with eminent guest speakers providing interesting and inspirational talks along with useful informative presentations.

Suppliers in the form of Virtual Sponsors had a virtual on-line presence during the day.

Insight Media listened in and contributed to the event in the form of two scheduled slots covering a Breakout Room and a Three-minute ‘Flash Film’ as detailed below.

1. Insight Media Breakout Room

This was a ½ hour breakout chat room session and was attended by 12 virtual visitors. Neil Johnson hosted the session and provided a brief update and engaged in discussions and Q & As’ covering the following key areas.

iCAM Online Appointments Module
- Helps libraries manage library visitors.
- On-line staff and public self-service web-based booking appointments.
- Optional web browser staff check-in and checkout tasks performed on tablets etc.
- Records user details automatically on the iCAM Central Database.

Covid-19 PC Management
- iCAM new version release to ensure safety of PC usage.
- Software can be configured to automatically disable a PC after user session.
- Allows PC and surrounding area to be cleansed ready for next user.
- Staff can re-enable PC ready for use once cleaned and made safe.

iCAM Self-Service Printing
- Self-service has become more important now than ever before.
- Less staff involvement in certain areas is highly desirable.
- iCAM kiosk integration on various supplier’s kiosks / devices available.
- Cashless payment options are seen as the way forward.
- Flexible payment developments to include card, contactless & on-line.
- Future use of LCF (Library Communications Framework) to integrate charges and payments to the LMS borrower account.

iCAM Wireless / Cloud Printing
- Supporting BOYD (Bring Your Own Device).
- Use your own device in a library and print.
- Home Working and printing sent to your local library.
- Supports Print from anywhere over the internet.
- Full document manipulation: A4, A3 etc. / BW or Colour / select page(s) / number of copies etc.
- Only pay for what you require.

iCAM Hosted Services (Cloud)
- Insight Media offer a range of hosted services.
- Dedicated owned and managed Datacentre.
- Many customers have adopted our hosted models, and this is a growth area of our business.
- Councils opting to move to Cloud solutions.
- Offers reduced ownership, responsibility and saves council IT resources.
- Cost effective solutions with priority management control.

2. Three-minute ‘flash film’

Insight Media prepared a pre-recorded presentation with slides and audio and this was featured as part of the main programme and shared on the Libraries Connected website. This presentation whilst short, provides a comprehensive useful summary of Insight Media and our products and services. Please click here to watch our Insight Media – Flash Film and turn your volume up.

Insight Media continue to support events like this as they help the library community. It also provides a great opportunity for us to meet and connect with people and talk to our existing customers, prospects and business associates in the library world.

Should you need further information or would like to discuss any of our services, please contact us. Email: info@insight-media.co.uk Tel: 0844 335 6350