Category Video Communications

The Value of Managed Services to Higher Education

Systems Contractor News looks at the value integrators provide to higher education, which continues to invest in video collaboration solutions. The article looks at the advances being made in video walls and in placing collaboration platforms on a network.

It also looks at the importance of collecting data to see which rooms and equipment are being used, and how often. That leads to a highlight of AVI-SPL and its ability to collect and analyze such data . Jeff Van Horn, sales and engineering manager, talks about AVI-SPL’s managed services and why it matters.

Read “Trends in the Connected Campus” > 

Webinar Recording: AV-over-IP Networked Video Systems

This webinar looks at steps you can take to ensure your networked video systems are a success. Geordie Klueber, field sales engineer for Biamp, offers his advice during this event, which was presented by Tech Decisions and Commercial Integrator, and sponsored by AVI-SPL. Geordie covers:

  • Managing video within the limitations of the network infrastructure
  • Uplink bandwidth management
  • How the network manages the ability to multicast
  • Questions about AVB
  • Suggestions on how to mitigate common problems encountered with networked video solutions

Listen and watch the recording for “Pitfalls to Perks: Avoiding Peril With AV-over-IP Networked Video Systems” >

Download a pdf of the presentation >

Live TV Interviews From Your Campus

Faculty, researchers, and administrators will be ready for on-demand live TV appearances with the VideoLink ReadyCam®. The ReadyCam HD TV studio makes video production easy because it’s designed to be always ready for an on-camera interview. You’ll also be able to quickly deliver video content like executive communications, training, video news releases, and more. Features include:

  • HD 16:9 format
  • Professional lighting and audio quality
  • Customizable electronic backdrop
  • Enhanced IP for video delivery

In the ReadyCam sheet for higher education, you’ll see how easy it is to appear on live TV from your school. And the dedicated ReadyCam page includes a form you can fill out, more features and benefits, and videos that talk about the ReadyCam, how it works, and how other organizations use it for their communications.

To talk to an expert about your interest in ReadyCam, contact marketing@videolinktv.com or call 617-340-4200.

Midway Through ISE 2018

The first two days of the ISE 2018 expo in Amsterdam have seen AVI-SPL demonstrate its Unify ME Symphony managed service platform, and deliver talks on user-friendly technology, workplace collaboration, and the Internet of Things as a driver of AV technology. Over the next two days of the event, AVI-SPL will continue to demo Symphony while being a part of talks about collaboration and how the retail environment should be using technology to engage customers. If you’re at ISE and haven’t seen AVI-SPL yet, be sure to stop by booth 11-B130.

Schedule of events

Thurs, February 8

  • Managed services demos, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., AVI-SPL stand 11-B130
  • “What is the way forward for video communications and collaboration?” 11:30 a.m.-noon, AVI-SPL stand 11-B130

Friday, February 9

  • Managed services demos, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., AVI-SPL stand 11-B130
  • AV Magazine panel, “Reinvigorating the retail environment,” with AVI-SPL Managing Director EMEA James Shanks, 10:30 a.m., Commercial Solutions Theater

Since most reading this will not be at ISE 2018, I encourage you to contact an AVI-SPL rep at 866-559-8197 or sales@avispl.com  and let them know about your collaboration or AV communication challenges.

 

What Is Collaboration Technology?

In this interview with Tech Decisions, AVI-SPL SVP of Marketing Kelly Bousman talks about what we mean by “collaboration technology.”

Kelly also addresses related issues that can be of benefit for organizations trying to improve their workplace environment, including beyond its physical walls.

  • What to look for in collaboration systems
  • How to decide which collaboration features are right for your company
  • Differences between in-room and remote collaboration
  • How to get started with a successful implementation of a collaboration solution

Read “Interview: Kelly Bousman of AVI-SPL Talks Collaboration Technology” >