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Register Today! Explore Top Video Communications Solutions at AVI-SPL’s Tampa Technology Expo – Oct. 6

AVI-SPL’s Technology Expo will make its next stop in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, October 6 at the A La Carte Event Pavilion. More than 30 of the AV industry’s top manufacturers will exhibit, including innovative leaders in video conferencing, telepresence and audio networking technologies.

As a video communications industry leader, AVI-SPL translates its expertise into winning business strategies for our customers. From the true-to-life appeal of HD video conferencing and telepresence to the seamless connections of audio networking, our premier engineering team in Tampa can effectively help you communicate, collaborate and compete using today’s top technologies.

As our special Technology Expo guest, you’ll also have an insiders’ look at an exclusive keynote on “Harnessing the Hidden Value of Unified Communications presented by our EVP of Unified Communications and Video, Mike Brandofino.

In addition, exclusive presentations will be delivered by Cisco and NEC Display Solutions with AIA and InfoComm accredited courses offered by Cables To Go and Crestron.

More reasons to attend:

  • Network with over 25 top Pro AV leaders and manufacturers
  • Discover the latest advances for video communications and digital signage
  • Explore top applications for audio networking and management
  • Take FREE courses and accredited classes (AIA and CTS included)
  • Simply attending means you’re automatically registered to win an iPad 2!

What Participants Are Saying…

AVI-SPL’s Technology Expo has already drawn the attention of top professionals from the business communications field such as Joe Pappalardo, a multimedia architect for Northern Trust financial services, who attended the Chicago show. “There’s nothing better than getting to see the equipment live. If you’ve got questions, this event provides experts who can help.”

Ready to Register? 

For more information on the  AVI-SPL Technology Expo and to register, click here

Who should attend? Technology managers; IT managers and CIOs; architects and engineers; construction specialists; sales and marketing professionals; programmers; design consultants; acoustical consultants; presentation and video production professionals; rental and staging companies.

We hope to see you there!

Polycom Makes Push for Video Conferencing Interoperability

As part of its ongoing effort to encourage and foster interoperability among providers of video conferencing and telepresence solutions, Polycom recently announced that it has teamed up with a number of service providers to form the Open Visual Communications Consortium (OVCC).

The goal of the OVCC is to enable businesses, education and healthcare organizations to collaborate from anywhere in the world via a standards-based visual communications exchange. Video systems to be supported include telepresence, high-definition and standard definition systems, as well as desktop clients and mobile devices. The hope is that by connecting millions of enterprise users through secure, standards-based interoperable systems, the OVCC will drive B2B applications as well as market growth.

Read Polycom’s press release on the consortium.

A Video Communications Solution Designed for You

Streamline your collaborations and make faster decisions through video communications solutions designed, installed and supported by AVI-SPL. Fill out our brief needs analysis form or speak with one of our experts at 1-800-282-6733.

AVI-SPL and Cisco Deliver Collaboration Solutions

Now is the time to build up your business operations with the Cisco Collaboration Architecture. AVI-SPL combines its unmatched Pro AV integration expertise with Cisco’s innovative communication tools, delivering solutions that enhance your business operations. Through the power and flexibility of unified communications, Cisco’s Collaboration Architecture provides what all businesses want: a better user experience of the technologies that bring people together anywhere, anytime.

At the heart of the Cisco Collaboration Architecture is the ability to communicate and work with others anywhere in the world across a variety of devices and applications – including mobile, desktop PC and in-room. Video collaboration not only saves on travel expenses, it also speeds the decision-making process and allows companies to scale their expertise. Training sessions of all types and company meetings can be held one-to-one or among large groups of people via video tools such as TelePresence and video conferencing.

AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports environments that allow you to share video, files and audio with anyone, anywhere, in real time. Together, AVI-SPL and Cisco make it easy to find, contact and collaborate with others both within and outside your enterprise.

Choose the Cisco Collaboration Architecture to Expand Your Communications Power

For an independent assessment of your current collaboration capabilities, fill out AVI-SPL’s brief needs analysis form or talk to one of our experts at 800-282-6733.

‘Telepresence Options’ Magazine Launches

Telepresence Options, the leading publishing firm and website covering telepresence and effective visual collaboration, has announced the launch of Telepresence Options Magazine. The new publication covers the revolution in telepresence conferencing, telepresence robotics and high-definition visual collaboration which is restructuring work, impacting business travel/ airline profitability, and enhancing interaction of friends and families separated by distance.

The first issue of the magazine covers telepresence end-points and environments and is available in both hard copy and a digital edition.

 Articles include:

  • What is Telepresence?
  • Understanding the Telepresence Marketplace: Endpoints & Environments
  • Robotic Telepresence: A Primer & Tale of the Tape
  • The ROI of Telepresence in a World of Economic & Geopolitical Uncertainty
  • Creating Telepresence Environments: A Design Guide

Subscription is free and provides instant access to the digital edition at

The next issue which will be published in the fall of 2011 will cover: Video Network Infrastructure, Managed Services, Internetworking, Security, and Exchange.