Guides & How-To’s
This is a listing of how-to articles and guides that I’ve written.
|Webcams & 21st Century UC: Understanding the little cameras that are coming to dominate the desktop UC landscape.
An ongoing series started in August 2013
|How To: Creating Great Quality Screencasts
Details a hardware-centric approach to producing excellent quality screencasts.
Originally published September 9, 2013
|Lighting for Video Calling and Conferencing in a Home Office
Originally published July – August, 2013
|Adding an intercom to our front gate
Originally published August – October, 2011
|A Tale Of Wonky Wifi: An Informal Series
Originally published February, 2010 – April, 2011
|D.I.Y. Asterisk Appliances: A Question Of Scale
An overview of hardware platforms for small DIY Asterisk servers, originally published here on July 8, 2010
Republished at Small Net Builder as
How To Build Asterisk Appliances On The Cheap
on July 13, 2010
|This series is a rework of the HDVoice session I presented in cooperation with Polycom at Astricon 2009.
|How-To Series: Making Use of Wideband Voice Right Now!
|Overview Of USB Speakerphones,
originally published May 10, 2009
|How To: DIY Music Server Using FreeNAS, SlimNAS and an H-P T5700,
Originally published July 22, 2008
|The Path To Whole House Audio
Originally published Spring & Summer 2008
|How To: Add A Cellular Trunk To Your VOIP System – Part 1,
Originally published May 9, 2008
How To: Add A Cellular Trunk To Your VOIP System – Part 2,
Originally published June 9, 2008
|The Beginners Guide To Successful VOIP Over DSL,
A guide to network issues relating to VoIP over small office/home office internet connections
Originally published January 6, 2008
|How To: Building An Embedded Asterisk Server,
Originally published January 13, 2006