Category AVI-SPL in the News

AVI-SPL Execs Talk Telepresence, 3D

Commercial Integrator Magazine looked to AVI-SPL for insight into issues of telepresence and the viability of 3D video conferencing.

Commercial Integrator’s article on revenue opportunities in telepresence reports that 91 percent of respondents to a National Systems Contractors Assocation survey expect revenue from telepresence to grow over the next three years. AVI-SPL CEO John Zettel talked about the increasing share of revenue that telepresence will account for with pro AV companies. “The adoption of video in [public meeting] rooms will increase dramatically over the next few years as it penetrates corporate America, and that’s a big move in our industry,” Zettel said.

The magazine also reported on Panasonic’s unveiling of its HD Visual Communications System at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. As the article noted, the main selling point of the HDVC is its 3D capability. Mike Brandofino, AVI-SPL’s executive vice president of video conferencing and unified collaboration, likened the current positioning of 3D to HD when it was first introduced. Brandofino said he expects the technology to catch on in areas where detail is critical, like telemedicine, manufacturer design and engineering.

Make sure to read both articles for everything Zettel, Brandofino and other industry execs had to say on these timely topics.

AVI-SPL Exec Talks Telepresence and Video Conferencing

Mike Brandofino, executive vice president of video communications and unified collaboration at AVI-SPL, recently discussed a range of challenges and successes in video communications.

During Brandofino’s interview, he talked about AVI-SPL’s newly opened Video Briefing Centers, the interoperability issues facing telepresence and video conferencing, and the customer advantages of the company’s ConferencePoint meeting suite.

He also went into the ROI success of AVI-SPL’s Business Video Group, which encompasses business development, product development and management, professional services, the HelpDesk and video managed services. Under Brandofino’s leadership, the BVG team launched the video-focused support program, Customer Care Plus+; Digital Media as a Services (DMaaS) and the multifunction Telepresence solution, Caméléon.

Speak With a Video Communications Expert

To learn more about AVI-SPL’s wide range of video conferencing solutions, fill out our brief needs analysis form, and a representative will be in touch. You can also contact us at 866-559-8197 or email us at sales@avispl.com.

AVI-SPL Blog Week in Review

Monday: AVI-SPL Keeps Growing Strong: We add a new general manager to our San Francisco office and a director of procurement at the Tampa headquarters.

Tuesday: Video Briefing Centers Open in Tampa and Chicago: AVI-SPL demonstrates the latest telepresence and video communication solutions.

Wednesday: Cisco TelePresence Teams Up With the NHL: A major AVI-SPL partner enhances the hockey fan experience.

Thursday: AV Community Gives Back to Wounded Warriors: Crestron and AVI-SPL provide a home theater and recreation room to our Wounded Warriors in Hawaii.

Thursday: AVI-SPL Renews at Diamond Level with InfoComm: Once again, AVI-SPL maintains its commitment to the highest standards of excellence in the AV industry.

AVI-SPL Number One Integrator for 2010

Once again, AVI-SPL  kept its streak alive and topped SCN magazine’s just-released Top 50 Systems Integrators listing. AVI-SPL had projected revenues for 2010 of nearly $500 million – more than three times that of its nearest competitor.

The win confirmed AVI-SPL’s standing as the global leader in audio and video communications technologies for businesses of all stripes.  Through strategic partnerships with recognized industry leaders, AVI-SPL continues to deliver outstanding audio/video solutions – including Telepresence, Unified Communications, audio conferencing and videoconferencing — that are effective and easy to use.

AVI-SPL has completed installations for clients the world over, each one uniquely tailored to its customers’ needs.  It works across a range of industries, including:

Government and Military

Healthcare

Stadiums and Arenas

Education

Corporate

Hospitality and Entertainment

From budget-friendly videoconferencing to digital signage to comprehensive control rooms, AVI-SPL designs, implements and supports solutions that enhance your communication and presentation capabilities. We also offer the full production resources of our Creative Show Services, a team of directors, project managers and audio/video engineers dedicated to helping you engage with your audience to make a lasting, persuasive impact.

Because of AVI-SPL’s partnerships with over 700 of the industry’s leading manufacturers and its group of certified technical specialists, the company has been able to complete more than 25,000 installations worldwide.

As an active partner in the Green AV Initiative and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, AVI-SPL also works to promote AV solutions that help companies reduce their carbon footprint while saving money.

To find the AV solution that’s right for your business, complete this brief needs analysis form and an AVI-SPL representative will give you a call. You can also contact us at (866) 559-8197 or via email at sales@avispl.com.

AVI-SPL’s NYC Hall Situation Room Featured on CBS Evening News

In coverage of the recent bomb threat to New York City, anchor Katie Couric interviews Mayor Bloomberg in the high-tech Situation Room. AVI-SPL’s critical control room solution highlights advanced videoconferencing technology, an innovative 1 x 2 video wall, 46″ LCD displays and highly-secure communications for rapid decision making.

From more details on the Situation Room’s technology, including the Crestron programming and IP-based systems, click here.