Date Archives October 2014

Go Inside the High-Tech Lobby

Lobbies are often the first place that guests interact with an organization. That’s why it’s important to make that first impression a good one, and turn those guests into clients. In this AVI-SPL paper, discover the technologies that can create a lobby that’s more than just a waiting area. You’ll learn about what to look for in:

  • Touch technology
  • Sound distribution systems
  • Digital signage displays
  • Control systems

Download Inside the High Tech Lobby. If this paper inspires any questions, contact us at 1-866-559-8197.

See How Collaboration Tech Is Evolving, October 29

Mark your calendars and make plans: On Wednesday, October 29, come to AVI-SPL’s Ft. Lauderdale office and learn about what’s current and trending in collaboration technology. All types of organizations, including educational institutions, will find plenty of value here.

This event will feature live demonstrations and educational sessions from many of our manufacturer partners, as well as a keynote presentation from AVI-SPL’s EVP of Integration Sales Don Mastro, on the future of collaborative technologies.

Partner presenters include AMX, Biamp, Chief-Da-Lite, Christie, Cisco, Crestron, NEC, Polycom, SMART and Sharp. They will be addressing subjects like:

  • 4K distribution
  • Collaboration with Lync
  • Future of display technology
  • BYOD

Guests will also have the opportunity to meet with AVI-SPL CEO John Zettel and ask questions of our sales, engineering and technical teams. Food and refreshments will be available throughout the day.

Register here — we look forward to seeing you.


How to Design Open Collaboration Spaces

With so many companies discovering the value of open collaboration spaces, we’ve put together this paper to help organizations like yours understand what goes into a properly designed collaboration area.

In this brief paper, you’ll learn about open collaboration space essentials, including:

  • Room design
  • System components
  • The role of unified communications

Download How to Design Successful Open Collaboration Spaces.

Special Report: Better Classroom Management

This Special Report from the Center for Digital Education covers the most important considerations and investments K-12 and higher education leaders should make to teach with technology, improve classroom management of technology and positively impact student achievement. The paper also includes:

  • Survey responses from education leaders on how to approach IT systems in education
  • Hard and soft infrastructure, and technology components of 21st-century classroom management
  • An initiative to break down communication silos between departments, staff and students
  • Guidance for bringing new technology into the classroom

You’ll also find examples of AVI-SPL projects for K-12 and higher education that have improved the way lessons are taught and learned. Download the CDE Report on Classroom Management.


Why Are State and Local Agencies Investing in Video Collaboration?

In Polycom’s Public Sector View blog, AVI-SPL VP of Sales Tracie Bryant answers questions that cover:

  • Why state and local agencies are investing in video collaboration systems
  • Federal grants available to these agencies
  • Areas of growth for grant funding
  • Resources for acquiring grant funding

Read the interview at the Polycom Public Sector View blog. The bottom of the interview includes a link to download our white paper: Four Enterprise Solutions for Government Agencies. Contact AVI-SPL at 1-866-559-8197 to bring the benefits of video collaboration into your daily operations.