Category Webinars

Webinar Recording: Devices That Improve Cloud Collaboration

In this session presented by Sherri Pipala, you’ll learn how Poly devices bridge the gap between platforms and how they ensure the best collaboration experiences for your users. You’ll also learn about:

  • The prevalence of UCC solutions in the workplace
  • What people expect out of their workplace meeting experience
  • Top three collaboration pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Poly solutions for Amazon, Microsoft, and Zoom
  • How the AVI-SPL Symphony user experience application manages and monitors the Poly devices that drive your collaboration

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About the presenter
Sherri Pipala joined Polycom in 2008 and has held numerous sales leadership roles.  She currently leads the Poly Field Alliance Team, where she’s focused on alignment and joint solutions with Poly’s Strategic Alliances. Sherri has over 25 years of experience marketing and selling collaboration solutions and advanced services for the enterprise and global account markets.  She focuses on executive relationships, business development, and partner enablement to support the best solution engagements. Sherri brings a “voice from the field” perspective to ensure product solutions, marketing and support drive customer success.

Creating Your Video Wall With Barco UniSee

Video walls are everywhere: conference rooms, office lobbies, healthcare facilities, and education campuses. Their increased popularity makes this webinar a valuable one. Review this webinar, and you’ll discover the features that make the Barco UniSee video wall system unique and valuable to your environment. Chris Donaldson, Barco’s national accounts manager, explains the key characteristics of Barco UniSee and answers questions as he covers:

  • UniSee View – Barco has optimized all aspects of LCD video walls with a reliable image with unmatched uniformity and a barely noticeable inter-tile gap.
  • UniSee Mount – Barco ensures precise alignment of panels without damaging sensitive edges with a completely redesigned mounting structure that adapts to the new generation of bezel-less video walls. And it allows for extremely fast installation.
  • UniSee Connect – In many applications, a video wall’s role is business-critical, so it needs to be operational at all times and scalable. Barco designed UniSee to be easily serviceable and ensure the system’s uptime.

Download “Barco UniSee Video Wall System” webinar >

 

Webinar Recording: Build Your Video Wall With the Right LED Video Technology

If you’ve been confused by the claims about LED displays or just aren’t sure which one is right for your environment, this webinar is available to help. Experts from Christie Digital and AVI-SPL combine their knowledge to provide a brief history of LED technology and steer you toward the solutions that bring the best return on investment for your video walls.

Today, AV integrators deploy LED displays to create seamless video walls that are bright, reduce eye fatigue for viewers (including those in spaces like control rooms), and can handle the load of 24/7 environments.

This webinar, presented by Commercial Integrator and TechDecisions with AVI-SPL and Christie Digital, includes an overview the basics that will empower you to become a smart buyer of video wall solutions for your company. You’ll learn the factors to consider when choosing displays to create a video wall. Related topics include:

  • LED terminology
  • Planning for power and HVAC
  • System-level certifications
  • Figuring our optimal viewing distances
  • Scan rates, refresh rates, brightness, contrast ratio
  • Compositing, windowing, configuration, video switching

You’ll hear from a panel of experts that includes:

  • Martin Waverly, senior manager, Technical Solutions Group, Christie Digital
  • Ted Romanowitz, senior product manager, Christie LED, Christie Digital
  • Carlos Lerma, director of engineering, Control Room Group, AVI-SPL

These experts will explain the advantage of investing in LED display technology while also clearing away the confusion about LED solutions. You’ll learn how LED displays can free up real estate in the spaces where they’ll be deployed, and you’ll get a look at Christie solutions likes its Apex and CorePlus video wall series.

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Webinar Recording: Intersection of AV and ADA Compliance

Access this webcast for a look at the issues you’ll encounter with accessibility and ways you can ensure your AV technology complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

When technology solutions don’t follow compliance dictates, they have the potential to create more barriers. For example: a lectern where the AV controls are not accessible to people in wheelchairs or a display that sticks out too far from the wall and becomes a hazard for those with sight disabilities.

In this AVI-SPL webinar, Legrand | AV’s Kathryn Gaskell and Karen Smidt discuss a few sections of the ADA (American With Disabilities Act) most relevant to AV, including:

  • Reach Ranges (section 308)
  • Operable Parts (sections 205 and 209)
  • Protruding Objects (sections 204 and 307)

You’ll gain an understanding of the AV challenges inherent in each section, and learn solutions for creating a more inclusive environment.

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About the presenters

Kathryn Gaskell
Director of Product Management – Chief Brand
Legrand | AV
 
Kathryn has worked at Legrand | AV for six years, leading product management for the Chief brand. Her efforts have led to the development of industry-leading display mounting solutions for education and corporate environments, digital signage applications and more. Her interest in ADA was spiked by frequent questions from customers, and a desire to solve their accessibility challenges with practical, well-designed solutions.
 
Karen Smidt
Director of Marketing – Commercial Brands
Legrand | AV
 
Karen began working at Legrand | AV 13 years ago and is currently leading the commercial marketing team in their efforts to provide useful, educational content to our customers and end users. Working with Kathryn to better understand customer questions around ADA, she has developed educational resources to help explain and solve many of the challenges at the intersection of AV and accessibility. 

Five Steps to Planning for a Video Wall

You want to create the perfect video wall, and this webinar explains how to do it. Bo Beard, sales engineer for LG Electronics, explains the factors that end users and integrators need to consider when planning a video wall project. Joining him is Chris Caputo, senior project engineer for AVI-SPL, who offers his expertise in control-room settings.

Bo will also address technology considerations that include:

  • webOS Smart Signage Platform
  • Curveable LAPE LED
  • Ultra-narrow bezel video wall display

You’ll also learn how determine display layout, find and prep the right environment, and choose the products that suit your content.

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