Category Video Collaboration

LifeSize Offers Free Virtual Field Trips in April

LifeSize® is offering teachers and their students the opportunity to journey to Australia and Madagascar — through live streaming. On April 12, LifeSize hosts three hour-long trips: “Madagascar: Conserving Biodiversity” (for grades 9-12)j; “Animals Down Under” (for grades 6-8); and “Home Sweet Home” (for grades k-5). LifeSize is a pioneer in high-definition video collaboration and is sharing these events through its UVC Video Center™.

Register for the LifeSize Virtual Field Trip Extravaganza >

New Polycom Video Showcases Its Executive Experience Center

In this recently released video, Polycom offers a quick look at its Executive Experience Center in San Jose, Calif. Guests to the center can see Polycom solutions in action, including multi-device video calls, its unified communications solutions and telepresence.

Contact AVI-SPL at or 866-559-8197 for all your questions about bringing Polycom solutions into your enterprise.

Chief Releases New Interfaces to Mount Cisco TelePresence EX90

Chief Thinstall mount for Cisco TelePresence EX90Chief  has announced new interfaces that mount the Cisco TelePresence EX90, a personal video conferencing solution. One interface is designed for Chief’s Kontour™ desk mount, while the other works with the company’s Thinstall™ swing-arm mounts. The swing-arm configuration is useful in settings such as hospitals, where space is at premium.

Read Chief’s news release on new interfaces for mounting Cisco TelePresence EX90.

Visit the AVI-SPL case stories page for ideas and examples on collaboration solutions.

LifeSize Introduces New Room-Based Video Conferencing

LifeSize, which specializes in innovative video conferencing solutions, has recently released its Icon series. In the video below, a number of key players at LifeSize discuss how this latest innovation offers an intuitive interface that takes the intimidation out of video conferencing. Among the speakers in the video is Simon Dudley, who has worked with AVI-SPL for our webinar series, and delivered a presentation on virtualization of the video conferencing infrastructure:

AVI-SPL Launches New Website

Screen-cap of AVI-SPL websiteIt’s a new year – out with the old and in with the new, the saying goes.  And part of that “new” is our website. To give visitors a better sense of how we  help organizations, AVI-SPL has unveiled a new website that takes visitors on a dynamic journey through the technology, solutions and services that improve the way businesses work.

The look is fresh and energetic. Because we believe better connections make a better world, our site shows how we empower those connections. You’ll see the AVI-SPL spirit and our capabilities represented in vibrant colors, crisp photography, rich customer case studies and compelling videos.

As you explore, you’ll find exciting stories about students connecting to new worlds through virtual field trips (Rialto Unified School District in CA),  state-of-the-art emergency operations centers (Minneapolis EOTF), world-class performance venues (ArtsQuest at SteelStacks), healthcare clinics helping remote patients over video (HELP Pain Clinic), and our clients’ own groundbreaking approaches to visual communication and video collaboration (Johnson Controls).

We also have links to our tech papers and resources for AV professionals.  Explore our offerings and how they can transform the way your organization works by going to