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Create a Student Based Enterprise with the VariQuest Suite of Products

The Awards Maker can be utilized for more than the Awards Ceremonies. Here are some ideas on how to utilize it year round! Use it to fundraise, create incentives, highlight specific programs, or educate.

The VariQuest Suite of products is perfect for developing a student based enterprise. This gives students real world work experience and responsibility for running the business. It can even help them fulfill academic, work based learning standards with exposure to marketing, operations, production, finance and sales disciplines. The Poster Maker, Awards Maker and Cutout Maker’s output can easily be sold no only to teachers but to other students and members of the community. Here are some ideas!

Back to School Night: Sell posters, banners and cutouts to teachers and administrators to decorate the hallways and classrooms with curriculum based materials.

Science Fair: Students can order cutouts to help decorate their science fair boards. Teachers can order plaques for the winners of the fair.

Sporting Events: Create posters and banners for pep rally events and advertise the upcoming games. Students can also sell posters depicting a picture of the sporting team with the team’s schedule. Local businesses can purchase stickers to post on water bottles with coupons to their businesses. Cutouts can be sold as ways to get the crowd excited!

School Dances: Sell posters of student photos taken at the dance. Sell cutouts to decorate the dances with. Student committees can purchase posters to advertise the events with.

Community Events: Members of the community can order posters to promote events, nametag stickers, and bumper stickers for events

Class Spirit and Club Events: Grade levels can purchase car decals and bumper stickers with their graduation year. Clubs can sell bumper stickers to members or as fundraisers.

Do you have a fundraiser idea using Varitronics products? Let us know and we can feature your idea on our blog or quarterly newsletter! Email Victoria Cobb at victoria.cobb@avispl.com with your ideas.

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LifeSize® Express 220™ – Full HD video communication – Budget friendly

The award-winning LifeSize® Express 220™ is an enhanced Full HD video communications system that is both affordable and scalable. Priced for broad deployment and uniquely flexible, the Express 220 is designed to enable companies to extend the reach of telepresence communications to any office or any size business. Ideal for small working groups, teams or individual knowledge workers who want to take communication over distance to the next level, LifeSize Express 220 has it all.

LifeSize Express 220

With LifeSize Express 220, you not only get Full HD video quality – 1080p30/720p60 – for natural, realistic interactions at the lowest possible bandwidth, but also crisp, crystal clear data-sharing and an all new digital I/O with Full HD support. With support for dual high definition displays, Full HD camera, and phone or microphone options, LifeSize Express 220 offers the ultimate flexibility.

Key Features

  • The highest available resolution on the market – 1080p30
  • The best motion handling with half the latency with 720p60
  • Full-motion video and content with 720p30 dual streaming
  • High definition quality. Simplicity. Meaningful team connections.

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Advanced HD Videoconferencing with Polycom’s HDX 8006

High-definition visual communications solution for conference rooms, classrooms and meeting places worldwide.

The clarity of Polycom HDX 8006 system enables users to interact over video freely and naturally, and with the HDX 8000 Series systems’ embedded multipoint and content-sharing capabilities, remote team members can quickly and easily be brought together collaborate on projects visually in this superior telepresence solution.

Polycom HDX 8006

Key Features:

  • High-definition video – Up to1920 x 1080 (1080p) video resolution or 1280 x720 (720p) resolution at 30 fps or 60 fps for excellent video quality at all data rates
  • High-definition voice – Polycom Siren™ 22 and Polycom StereoSurround™ technology for powerful, superior room-filling audio performance

For media-rich group presentations, the Polycom HDX 8006 system enables users to display rich-media content and data easily, enhancing collaboration and audience participation. And utilizing Polycom HDX 8000 Series systems in tandem with Polycom’s unique People On Content™ collaboration technology allows presenters to insert their video images into projected content to explain key elements more clearly.

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Biamp’s Sona™ AEC Algorithm Delivers Authentic Sound for Distance Conferencing

Biamp Systems offers to make your meetings and conversations even better with Sona™, their new acoustic echo cancelling innovation. Included in every Nexia TC and Nexia VC, as well as AudiaFLEX with the AEC-2HD Card, Sona delivers full, real sound to nearly any conferencing environment. Now conversations come through full, rich and completely authentic.

Sona sets a new standard in acoustic echo cancellation, delivering tail lengths of up to 300ms and convergence as fast as 100dB per second. The system also provides full 20Hz to 20kHz wideband AEC without compromising core DSP resources, and makes setting gain structure nearly effortless. Installations are faster, even in large and acoustically challenging spaces.

Key Features:

  • Incredibly natural sound
  • Tail length of up to 300ms
  • Convergence rate of up to 100dB per second
  • Less sensitive to changes in gain
  • Full duplex transmission of speech, including double-talk
  • True 20Hz to 20kHz wideband AEC
  • Faster installation and setup
  • Improves sound in large and acoustically challenging rooms
  • Available in Nexia and AudiaFLEX firmware

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See Clearly with Ken-A-Vision Auto Focus Vision Viewer™ 7880 Document Camera

The Vision Viewer™ 7880 makes it easy to focus on teaching, easily capturing images and movies. Simply plug the document camera into the USB port, launch the software, and go! There are no confusing cables or buttons to sort out, which can bring your lesson plan or presentation to a standstill.

Vision Viewer 7880You’ll also receive superior image quality in real time, displaying documents, nearby objects or even objects at a distance. This camera features auto focus, a factory-installed USB cable, 1280 X 1024 SXGA resolution, and comes complete with Applied Vision 4 Software.

Applied Vision 4 Software (AV4) enables you to connect your Ken-A-Vision digital product to your computer for viewing, capturing and manipulation of video and still images. Key features include: multi-camera support, full screen viewing, digital zoom, video rotation, time lapse recording, and much more.

With the Ken-A-Vision Vision Viewer™ 7880, you can get a top of the line document camera at a rock bottom price!

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