Category AV Everywhere

AVI-SPL Hosts 50+ Kids for Bring Your Child to Work Day

"Bring Your Child to Work Day" "SMART Board"For the second year, AVI-SPL sponsored activities for Bring Your Child to Work Day. On April 26, our Tampa, New York and Denver offices welcomed more than 50 of our team’s children for a day of activities.

These young men and women spent the day learning about business and what we do at AVI-SPL.

Each office tailored activities to their specific group of visitors, including an office tour, budgeting discussion, technology demonstrations – 3D, video conferencing, a control room and play time on a SMART board and SMART table- movie time on the projector and lots more. Denver even got a bounce house for the event! The kids also competed in AV word searches and crossword puzzles in activity books we created for this year’s event.

In Tampa, the older kids spent their afternoon learning about marketing. We challenged three teams of four to mix their own soda flavor (out of a variety of juices), name their drink, create a logo and film a short commercial advertising the soda to the younger kids. At the end of the day, we let the younger kids vote on their favorites. It was a hit!

Overall the day was a huge success! Big thanks to everyone who helped with the event and to all of the kids for joining us at AVI-SPL!

View Bring Your Child to Work Day Photos on Facebook >>

One Week Til AVI-SPL Collaboration Expo in Washington, D.C.

Next Wednesday, May 9, join us in Washington, D.C. for AVI-SPL‘s Collaboration Expo 2012. At this FREE event, you’ll see the latest communication solutions that help organizations streamline their processes and compete in a global economy. Leading manufacturers of video conferencing, Unified Communications and digital media solutions will be on hand to demonstrate their solutions. They’ll also provide educational seminars about the technologies that are helping businesses operate efficiently, save money and drive growth. You’ll also have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits.

Plus, it’s all free – entry, lunch, and a chance to win an iPad2.

Andrew W. Davis, cofounder of Wainhouse Research, will deliver the Expo keynote speech, “Beyond ROI: Find Real Value in Collaboration.” During his presentation, Davis will discuss the technical and social implications of the voice-video-data convergence on the way businesses communicate and collaborate. An industry visionary, Davis offers an in-depth look into how IT professionals, line managers and senior executives can get a return on their investment in collaboration solutions.

Register Today!

Register for the May 9 Collaboration Expo event in Washington, D.C., and see the list of exhibitors and find out more about the educational seminars.

Each full-day conference is your opportunity to learn about the latest collaboration technologies, helping you make informed decisions on communication investments for your company.

Collaboration Expo 2012 BannerFollowing this stop in D.C., this FREE series of events will take a summer break before returning to land in four more cities throughout the U.S.:

  • Chicago, IL – September 13
  • New York City, NY – September 25
  • Tampa, FL – October 18
  • Anaheim, CA – October 30

If you have any questions about any of our upcoming events, visit our Collaboration Expo 2012 FAQ page, email events@avispl.com or call 877-440-6205.

Webinar Recording: Cloud-Ready Collaboration by Polycom

AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online logoAVI-SPL and Polycom’s webinar “Building Cloud-Ready Collaboration Solutions” is now available for download. During this event, Polycom’s Roger Farnsworth explored the advantages of cloud-based video conferencing systems, including faster decision making and better customer relations. Farnsworth also explained how cloud-computing overdomes the interoperability obstacles posed by on-premise systems.

Download “Building Cloud-Ready Collaboration Solutions.”

You can see solutions by Polycom and other manufacturers firsthand when you attend the AVI-SPL Collaboration Expo 2012. Join us May 9 for our Collaboration Expo in Washington, D.C.

See AVI-SPL’s Collaborative Systems at Offshore Technology Conference 2012

Houston, Tx. – Business solutions integrator AVI-SPL and its Control Room Group division will showcase collaborative visualization systems at the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference 2012 from April 30-May 3, 2012 at Reliant Park.

Collaborative visualization solutions display large amounts of data simultaneously for teams around the world, allowing geoscientists, engineers and researchers to analyze critical data. These systems optimize all phases of the oil and gas life cycle, allowing for sophisticated exploration capabilities, accurate well construction/positioning,  and increasing production and recovery rates to reduce total cost of ownership.  The Control Room Group’s dedicated Oil & Gas team has completed multiple remote control rooms( RCRs), operations centers, visualization centers, process control centers, as well as conference and training rooms.

Look for AVI-SPL at booth 7702 and visit the CRG page to learn more about our ability to integrate conrol room environments.

AVI-SPL Expands Unify ME™ Video Managed Services with Blue Jeans Network

 AVI-SPL is excited to announce today that we’ve expanded our bridging as a service model to include self-serve interoperable video conferencing services from Blue Jeans Network. This partnership augments our Unify ME Managed Services strategy with an easy to use “meet me” option for customers looking to connect meeting rooms, desktops and mobile devices running a wide range of popular business and consumer video conferencing endpoints.

Blue Jeans Network is a video conferencing service hosted in the cloud that provides interoperability with a variety of video solutions. Modeled after traditional audio conferencing services, it is designed to be easy, open, and affordable. Blue Jeans is the leader in providing video services that can bring together business video conferencing solutions like Cisco®, Polycom®, LifeSize®, and Microsoft® Lync™, with consumer solutions like Skype™ and Google®, all in a single video call.

To learn more about this partnership and how to receive a free 14 day trial, access the full press release.