Engage Students With Interactive Classroom Technology

George Atsidakos of Milestone begins this webinar with a look products from its Chief and Da-Lite brands, including the IDEA screen, which is both a projection screen and a writeable board that holds up to daily use. Gary Bailer of Sharp follows by discussing the effects of distance learning on education and the benefits of interactive collaboration in education. He then presents the Sharp Aquos board in this context, and how it allows students in-room and from different locations to collaborate with each other.

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Display Technologies That Engage Students in Higher Education

See how universities are using Christie interactive displays and projectors to help students experiment, create, and play. You’ll also get a look at university installations where Christie MicroTiles are being used by schools to improve the learning process and showcase student achievement. This webinar covers:

  • Christie’s lineup of projectors and displays
  • Different types of projector illumination sources and where they work best
  • Video walls that enhance the student experience
  • Displays for different environments
  • 3D virtual reality installations

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Reimagining the University Library

Reimagining the University Library

During this webinar, AVI-SPL Project Managers Mike Cenzer and Rob Thomsen look at the advanced audio visual solutions that make the new Hunt Library at North Carolina State University a model for the modern university library. With its video walls, visualization technology, and video conferencing spaces, the Hunt Library offers faculty and students flexible spaces for multimedia presentations, research and collaboration. Some of the areas we’ll touch on include the audio distribution by Biamp, AMX control system technology, the visual displays by Christie and Sharp, a SMART Technologies’ presentation system, and the video conferencing systems of Cisco.

About the presenters

Mike Cenzer, a project manager with AVI-SPL, has nearly 25 years of experience as an audio visual commercial integrator. His specialties include commercial audio/video sales, design, project management, and installation, as well as video conferencing and telepresence support.

Rob Thomsen is also a project manager with AVI-SPL, and works as part of the company’s Control Room Group division. Rob has 15 years of experience and has been with AVI-SPL for most of his career.

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Choosing the Right Display and Collaboration Technology for Higher Education

Christie Choosing the Right Display
Choosing the right display and technology for education

Today’s higher education environment can take advantage of the abundance of new applications for display and collaboration technology, both inside the classroom and, increasingly, all over campus, including:

  • LCD panels
  • 4K displays
  • Lampless projectors

However, before you commit to a solution you need to understand the considerations for choosing which technology application will best suit your needs.

Download the whitepaper “Choosing the Right Display and Collaboration Technology for Higher Education” for an overview on various Christie technologies and a rule-of-thumb guide to the applications for which they are best suited.

Trends in Video Collaboration and Unified Communications

Trends in Video Collaboration and Unified Communications

During this event, we look at trends in unified communications and video collaboration, including gamification, the demand for telepresence, the growth in mobility in the workplace, and the need for managed services.

About the Presenter

Shai Moshe, vice president of collaboration solutions for AVI-SPL,  is a proven leader and visionary in the telepresence and unified communications space, with over 12 years of experience. In that time, he has developed and maintained successful and profitable manufacturer relationships. Shai has been responsible for developing many successful engineering practices and possesses a keen eye for talent.

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Trends in Large-Panel Displays

Trends in Large-Panel Displays

As businesses and organizations discover the benefits of visual communications, the use of large panel displays for commercial applications continues to grow. During this webinar, Sharp’s Scott Aydelotte will explore the drivers of this growth – such as interactivity – and what companies need to consider when they want to implement large display solutions. Scott will also share Sharp’s latest innovations in large display panels and how they are promoting collaboration in the workplace.

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About the Presenter
Scott Aydelotte brings 21 years of Sales Management/ Product Management experience with him. In his current capacity, he is the Associate Director of Distribution and National Accounts at Sharp Electronics. He is responsible for managing the distribution channel for Sharp’s Professional Grade Monitors and Professional Projectors. He continues to be the main focal point for AVI-SPL for all Sharp-branded products.

New Directions for LCD Technology

New Directions for LCD Technology

There has been a shift in large-screen displays from traditional LCDs. The introduction of LED backlighting adds a dynamic new dimension, offering an innovative step into the future of display technology.

During this webinar, NEC’s product line manager, Rachel Karnani, discusses the emergence of LED-backlighting technology in the commercial space, as well as the benefits of LED-backlighting and the differences between edge-lit and direct-lit LED technologies. Rachel will also cover the new applications in digital signage and usage opportunities enabled by the versatility of this exciting technology.

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About the presenters
In her role at NEC, Rachel Karnani is responsible for the full gamut of large-format LCD display product marketing, including market analysis, pricing and inventory issues, as well as interfacing with the sales and channel marketing teams.

Visual Collaboration With Touch Technology

Visual Collaboration With Touch Technology

Statistics show that tech-savvy grads typically draw the higher salaries. For employers to attract and retain top-quality employees, touch technology, mobility, and flexibility are needed to meet the growing demand for collaboration among mobile and remote users.

SMART Technologies recently launched its Freestorm Business Solutions, an extension of its education-based solutions using Notebook software. Freestorm contains a variety of hardware and software solutions, including Interactive Whiteboard, Digital Displays (LCD Monitor), Desktop Display and others. Presenter Randall Birge will explain why Freestorm is becoming as valuable to a successful business as SMART boards are to classrooms.

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About the presenter
Randall Birge is a key account manager with SMART Technologies and has over 15 years of experience working in telecommunications. Randall’s unique technical background enables him to support all the various areas surrounding a collaboration solution. Having held senior positions with successful VARs and a recent position with a large international systems integrator, Randall has the experience needed to support some of SMART Technologies’ largest national and international resellers.

Why Laser Phosphor Displays Are Better for Commercial Applications

Why Laser Phosphor Displays are Better for Commercial Applications

During this webinar, Prysm’s Peter Schwartz and Chris Robson explore the technology behind Laser Phosphor Displays (LPD) and their benefits in various commercial applications. With their low energy use, reduced cost of ownership and stunning visual performance, LPD displays offer significant operational and economical advantages over traditional LCDs. You will also learn about Prysm’s LPD-driven solutions in corporate, retail and hospitality environments, and how they foster engaging experiences.

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About the presenter
Peter Schwartz is a 20-year veteran of the IT Manufacturing industry. For most of the past decade, Peter was running Western US and Canada for Nokia, and was responsible for Convergence as well as IT Security sales within those markets . With the continued convergence of IT and AV technologies, Peter has joined Prysm, and is excited to be part of an industry leading innovator in the field of large format digital display technology.

Chris Robson is Prysm’s Director of Product Management. Chris possesses 18 years of experience in the design, development, and commercialization of new technologies across the computer software, computer hardware, and display industries.