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AVI-SPL Wraps Up First Year of Webinars

AVI-SPL University OnlineAt the end of November, AVI-SPL concluded its first year of webinars with its valued manufacturer partners. In 2011, we teamed with companies like Polycom, Cisco, Bosch, NEC Display and many more to bring you the latest information on pro AV and collaboration solutions that help businesses and organizations collaborate and compete. Our topics included video wall technology, best practices for audio conferencing, mass notification for facilities managers, video in healthcare, distance learning and many more.

If you’re interested in learning more about these subjects, I encourage you to visit AVI-SPL’s webinar resource page to watch the presentations and listen to the recorded webinars.

Because of the positive response we’ve had to these webinars, we plan on offering even more in 2012. Bookmark the AVI-SPL events page for information on our upcoming webinars, as well as tradeshows and expos.


Register for October 12 Webinar on Audio Video Bridging With AVI-SPL and Biamp Systems

AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online LogoJoin us Wednesday, October 12, at 1 p.m. for “Audio Video Bridging (AVB) — The Next Generation in Digital Media Transport,” a FREE webinar hosted by AVI-SPL and presented by Biamp Systems. During this event, Biamp’s Mike DeFreece will explore end-to-end digital networks that are easy to manage through the new standards of Audio Video Bridging (AVB) . With the first open, industry-accepted standards for transporting audio and video over the network, AVB bridges the gap between AV and IT technologies, synchronizes multiple streams, eliminates buffering delays and creates resource reservation. Mike will deliver several real-world applications of AVB, and teach more efficient, reliable and cost-effective means to deliver AV content throughout your organization.

Photo of Mike DeFreeceMike is a regional manager for Biamp Systems, an internationally recognized leader in the audio electronics industry on developing tech support, tech information and Web services to better serve the needs of systems sales, design and integration. His background includes over 20 years of experience in the areas of system sales, design and integration, as well as the operation of large-scale sound reinforcement systems. 

On the agenda:

  • Gain an overview of the AVB standards and terminology
  • Explore real-world applications of AVB
  • Learn more efficient, reliable and cost-effective use of your network

Those who attend will also have access to the guide “How AVB is Changing the Industry” following the webinar. Register for “Audio Video Bridging (AVB) — The Next Generation in Digital Media Transport.” Check out more of our upcoming events at the AVI-SPL Events and Tradeshows page.

Webinar Recording: Advancing Business Processes Through Unified Communications

AVI-SPL University logoDuring AVI-SPL’s recent webinar, “Advancing Business Processes Through Unified Communications,” Polycom’s Louis Duchesne discussed the benefits a unified communications solution can have for businesses and organizations, including greater efficiency in recruitment, training, sales and time to market, as well as reduced travel and downtime. Louis also offered a number of scenarios that demonstrated the real-world gains savings afforded by a strategic unified communications solution. 

If you missed this event, or want to go over the information again, you can access the recording as well as the accompanying slides from the presentation.

You can also download Polycom’s informative seven-page pdf: “ROI in Action: How Polycom’s Collaboration Network Benefits the Bottom Line.”

Find Your Unified Communications Solution

If you are considering unified communications for your organization, be sure to contact AVI-SPL, the worldwide leader in pro AV integrations. We design, build, implement and support solutions from manufacturers like Polycom that will make your operations more efficient and productive, and enhance your ability to compete. Call us at 1-800-282-6733 or fill out this brief needs analysis form, and one of our experts will quickly get back to you.

Watch and Listen to Bosch’s Webinar on Facility Safety

If you missed the Bosch Security Systems webinar “Litigation vs. Implementation: Safeguarding Your Facility,” or you just want to review the information again, the recorded presentation and slideshow are now available.AVI-SPL University logo
During this webinar, Bosch’s Systems Application Specialist Barry Luz examined the importance of mass notification systems for facilities managers. He discussed new standards for speech intelligibility with signaling and public address systems, and offered an expert’s perspective on what it takes to future-proof facilities for tomorrow.

Be sure to listen to the end, when Barry answers a number of questions from those who attended this live webinar.

Review “Litigation vs. Implementation: Safeguarding Your Facility.”

Talk to the Experts

It’s never too late to ask your questions about mass notification systems — just email us at If you have an upcoming communications project, take a moment to fill out our brief needs analysis form. You can also call us at 800-282-6733.

Join Our Digital Signage Webinar on April 13

Register today for “The Impact of Digital Signage on Corporate America,” AVI-SPL’s upcoming webinar, presented by experts from Four Winds Interactive.

Digital signage has grown into an essential part of any corporate institution’s visual communication efforts. As an attention-grabbing medium, digital signage is a key component in every technologically forward company. 

During this engaging session, Four Winds International (FWi) Senior Sales Engineer R. Craig Boatman and International Partner Sales Manager Farah Hedwig will demonstrate how to make digital signage work for you and your organization by attracting the attention of customers and employees. Their talk will include a discussion of several popular applications being used by companies throughout the country.

During this presentation, you’ll learn about:

  • Installing eye-catching digital displays that welcome customers
  • Promoting your company values and mission statement
  • Showcasing detailed event lists and schedules
  • Delivering emergency alerts and safety precautions
  • Communicating important announcements to employees

R. Craig Boatman is a senior sales engineer with the higher education team at FWi, an industry-leading software company in the digital signage industry. He works with universities and colleges, showing them how FWi can meet their application needs. Craig has also worked as a signage architect, building signs for some of FWi’s high-profile clients (Hard Rock Punta Cana, Boise State). Prior to joining FWi, Craig spent his sales career with JD Edwards/Oracle.

Farah Hedwig is manager of international partners at FWi, and is responsible for training and support. Prior to joining FWi, Farah worked in sales, marketing, finance and management at companies including G&K Services, Turning Point and PCS Communications.

Register Today

Register for “The Impact of Digital Signage on Corporate America”