Category Digital Media

Video: Digital Signage Expo 2013 Take-Aways

Las VegasDigital Signage Expo (DSE) is the world’s largest international trade show dedicated to digital signage and interactive technology. Our Marketing Program Specialist Branden Welch checked out the latest technology at the show and shared his favorite take-aways in the video below.

In this brief video, Branden discusses interactive displays and mobile technology; 4K display technology; transparent screens and display boxes; and communicating with and informing employees through digital media.

AVI-SPL Showcases Interactive Digital Media Solutions at DSE 2013

DSE 2013

AVI-SPL is exhibiting at the 2013 Digital Signage Expo (DSE) from February 27-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Featured at booth 1354, AVI-SPL will showcase interactive customer-focused digital media solutions at the annual expo, an event billed as the world’s largest international trade show dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and out-of-home networks.

At the AVI-SPL booth, experts will demonstrate interactive wayfinding digital media with the Interactive ViewSonic ePoster. In addition, AVI-SPL will show how to transform communication environments by providing dynamic messaging, quick customization and cost-saving delivery to reach audiences.

“By visiting us, you’ll learn how AVI-SPL leads the industry in digital media integration as an end-to-end technology expert – providing the workflow, infrastructure, custom content creation, hardware and software support for the best solution,” said JD Jones, director of digital media services.”

AVI-SPL’s demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the expo so attendees can experience how the solutions work in real-time.

In addition, JD Jones will present “How to Work with IT to Make Your Digital Signage a Success” on Thursday, February from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. In his session, Jones will discuss the security risks inherent with digital signage, how different types of media affect bandwidth requirements and what IT needs to know to support digital signage solutions.

JD Jones is the director of digital media solutions for AVI-SPL and has been working in the IT/communications field for over 15 years. During this time, he has worked as a design architect, field engineer and instructor in technologies around client/server, network infrastructure, IP voice, call centers, security, telepresence and digital signage. Jones has extensive digital signage design experience and has created solutions for diverse environments, including schools, corporations, retail stores, transportation facilities, convention centers, municipalities, U.S. military and professional sports arenas.

Register for March 21 Webinar on Capturing and Streaming Digital Content

Join us online at 1 p.m. EST, March 21,  for “Capture and Stream Digital Content With Crestron,” a free webinar led by Crestron’s Jeff Singer. During his presentation, Singer will explain the benefits of Capture HD, a hands-free solution for recording and distributing high-def presentations. Singer will also discuss Crestron DigitalMedia, and how to save time and money with CEC protocols.  Healthcare providers, educators and those responsible for corporate training will want to attend this event.

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About the Presenter

Jeff Singer is the Director of Global Marketing Campaigns for Crestron Electronics. Singer has been with Crestron since 2004, and has been in the AV industry since 1992. He spent two years as regional vice president, business development, for manufacturer’s representative firm FM Valenti, Inc., where he managed sales channels for brands such as Winsted, Xantech, Toshiba and Philips. Singer spent the first 10 years of his career with manufacturer Knox Video Technologies, first as a sales manager and then as vice president, sales & marketing.

Webinar Recording: Digital Signage and IT

The webinar recording for “Working with IT for Successful Digital Signage”  is now available. During this event, JD Jones, director of digital media solutions for AVI-SPL, looked the issues that affect an IT department when a company implements digital signage. In the second half of this event, members of Cisco’s go-to-market team for digital media solutions talked about solutions in the Cisco Digital Media portfolio.

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Register for Webinar on Working with IT on Digital Signage

Join us at 1 p.m., Thursday, February 21 for “Working With IT for Successful Digital Signage,” sponsored by Cisco and hosted as part of the AVI-SPL University Professional Series. During this free webinar, JD Jones, director of digital media solutions for AVI-SPL, will offer this look at getting your IT department on board as you plan your implementation of a digital signage solution. We’ll also look at examples of AVI-SPL implementations of Cisco Digital Media solutions. Cisco’s Brian Gardner will also be a panelist to offer his insight and help answer attendee questions.

On the Agenda
• Empowering IT to support digital signage.
• How different media affect network performance
• Examples of Cisco digital signage installations

Register for “Working With IT for Successful Digital Signage

About the Panelists

JD Jones, Director, Digital Media Solutions for AVI-SPL, has over 15 years of collaboration experience in presales, design, and installation. JD’s expertise on the industry leaders includes certifications from Cisco, Microsoft, Polycom and Tandberg. His leadership and knowledge has helped make AVI-SPL a successful digital media solutions provider, working with clients from the initial assessment of their needs to the support and scalable growth they require.

Brian Gardner is the manager of Cisco’s go-to-market strategy for global media.