Category Audiovisual Resources

Webinar Recording: Purchasing AV Equipment for State of Florida Buyers

During this webinar, Jay Bosch, AVI-SPL Director of Business Development, and Frank Meyran, Program Manager for The Interlocal Purchasing System, discussed and answered question around the discontinuation of the Florida State Contract for Audio Visual Equipment and Accessories.

Jay leads this look at alternate purchasing vehicles for state of Florida purchasers. Among the options he covers:

  • Two ways to purchase through the GSA contract
  • Manufacturers on the GSA contract
  • PEPPM Florida contract (to purchase SMART Technologies)

Frank covers:

  • Benefits of working with TIPS
  • Interlocal Purchasing System
  • Searching for vendors on the TIPS website
  • Where to find the AVI-SPL contract landing page (and how to select audio products)
  • The value of the “due diligence” tab on the contract page

Download “Purchasing AV Equipment and Services — State of Florida Buyers” >

Webinar Recording: Shure on Audio Technology

Learn about microphone technology in application, how the microphone works, and how to choose the right technology for your application when you listen to this AVI-SPL-hosted webinar. Michael Moore, Market Development for Shure, looks at topics related to microphone deployment, audio challenges, and select Shure product features.

  • Basics of acoustics and microphones (including speaker-to-noise ratio)
  • How to improve sound intelligibility
  • The three types of microphones
  • Advantages of digital audio (control, audio, security)
  • FCC spectrum update (and its impact on wireless systems)
  • Shure products (DDS 5900, DCS 6000, ADX 2018, MXA910, and more)

Get the recording for “Advancing Audio Conferencing Technology” >

AVI-SPL is Helping Develop Best Practices for Workplace Design

If you’ve been wondering what steps to take for improving your workplace collaboration, know that AVI-SPL’s knowledge is valued across industries. The most recent example of that respect is our appointment to the Workplace Strategy Council launched by JLL.

This council will use the talents and knowledge of its members to discuss the evolution of the workplace experience.

You can access this collective knowledge when you attend AVI-SPL’s upcoming TechXchange events in Chicago, Dallas, Toronto, and New York City.  At each full-day event, experts from JLL and our manufacturer partners (including Crestron, Oblong, Polycom, and many others) will be available to offer their insights and advice so you can improve collaboration and productivity in your workplace through smart design and technology.

Please share this post or the AVI-SPL Events page with those you think could benefit from attending these workplace transformation events.

Collaborate and Share Content Between Multi-Site Teams

If content-sharing and collaboration for your colleagues isn’t as is easy at it should be, this resource is for you.

This AVI-SPL article, written with input from visual tech manufacturer Christie, looks at what you should expect from presentation solutions built for the enterprise. Whether your business is small or large, the features you want will likely be the same:

  • Device support
  • Security
  • Annotation capabilities
  • Wireless connection

Read this article on what to look for in a content-sharing and presentation solution >

Overcoming Poor AV in the Meeting

When you’re collaborating with people in remote locations, the meeting is only as good as the audio and video powering it.

This AVI-SPL article offers tips for a good meeting experience, addressing audio, video, and presentations. It also looks at the Christie Brio, a device that allows you to share content from a personal device with in-room participants and those joining from remote locations.

Read “How to Overcome Poor Audiovisual Quality and Improve Group Work” >