Category Video Collaboration

AVI-SPL Tops List of North American Integrators for 2013

AVI-SPL ended 2013 as it has every year since 2008 — being ranked North America’s number one integrator by Systems Contractor News. This ranking, which reflects our revenue from AV integrations, would not be possible without the customers that entrust us with their business, the technology partners whose products make our work possible, and the industry support in showcasing our work.

You can reach us at 866-559-8197 or for any questions you may have about improving the audio and video communications in your organization.


A Hospital Improves Cardiology Care With Telemedicine

The cardiac surgeons at Evelina London Children’s Hospital in the U.K. are responsble for over 500 surgeries on year. So they can meet that challenge, the surgeons use telemedicine to examine high-quality scans during operations. In addition to the expert care, the benefits include:

  • Saves 1,300 hours in consultant and surgeon time each year
  • Reduces the time required for review of interoperative scans from 90 to 5 minutes
  • Enables cardiologists to see more patients

For more details about the hospital’s use of telemedicine solutions, you can read the Polycom’s summary. For any questions you may have about bringing these and similar solutions into your healthcare facility, contact AVI-SPL at 866-559-8197 or You can also fill out our contact form.


Infographic: Planning for the Future With Pervasive Video

Companies continue to increase their use of video to collaborate, train and share knowledge. This Polycom infographic shows the number of companies deploying desktop video for  their employees, how video is being used, and the high percentage of companies that will be video conferencing via desktop, room systems and mobile devices by the end of 2014.

Are you one of the companies planning to integrate or expand video into your operations? Contact AVI-SPL with any questions you may have and to discuss a plan best suited to your organization — 866-559-8197 or

Webinar Recording: Improving Legal Services With Video Communications

The webinar recording for “Improving Legal Services With Video Communications” is available. As you review the webinar, you’ll learn how firms are:

• Improving client service, satisfaction and retention

• Shortening project cycles and delivery times

• Increasing up-selling and cross-selling opportunities

• Amplifying employee efficiency, productivity and teamwork

• Reducing operational expenditures and project delivery costs

You’ll also hear about AVI-SPL managed services and how they support video collaboration systems so that companies can focus on the work, not the technology.

Review “Improving Legal Services With Video Communications >

About the Presenters

John Paul Williams is Director, Enterprise Solutions and Market Development, Americas for Polycom, where he utilizes years of experience as a global operations executive with P&L responsibility leading innovations in manufacturing, quality and engineering. John Paul’s Industry experience includes telecommunications, process controls, military avionics, consumer goods, and medical equipment design and manufacturing. He has been a successful senior quality officer implementing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methods, including developing strategic sourcing partnerships that increase competitive advantage. One of the plants John Paul managed won the Shingo Prize for Manufacturing Excellence, based on the Toyota Production System (TPS).

Shai Moshe is a proven leader and visionary in the telepresence and unified communications space. As the VP of Collaboration Solutions Engineering at AVI-SPL, Shai brings his 12+ years of experience, where he has driven video collaboration from a “nice to have” to a “must have”. He develops and maintains successful and profitable manufacturer relationships, while being responsible for developing many successful engineering practices and possessing a keen eye for talent.

Oblong Gets Supports for Mezzanine Conference Room From AVI-SPL

Calling it, “about the best news a startup could hope for,” Telepresence Options looks at AVI-SPL’s support for Oblong’s Mezzanine Conference Room. Using “Minority Report”-style technology, Mezzanine allows users collaborating from different locations to slide shared content across multiple wall-mounted displays. This capability makes it easy for attendees to work on a project during the meeting and gives them a high level of control. They can also see one another as Mezzanine supports video conferencing. (Mezzanine is also powering the big displays on the Fox News set.)

See the Mezzanine in action in the video, and reach out to for additional information.