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AVI-SPL Showcases Latest Collaboration Solutions at Integrated Systems Europe 2014

AMSTERDAM, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVI-SPL will showcase its video solutions expertise this February 4-6, 2014 at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) with demonstrations of its Virtual Meeting Room service and award-winning VNOC Symphony® management platform and Block ME™ meeting environment privacy solution. (Booths 8-K290 and 12-F74)

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During the show, AVI-SPL will illustrate the flexibility of its Virtual Meeting Room service as it connects from a desktop, Lync system, mobile device and more. The VMR service leverages AVI-SPL's high availability virtual architecture to create a Video as a Service (VaaS) offering for a reliable, scalable and low-cost option for virtual meetings. The unique design also enables larger enterprises to support the growing trend of BYOD (bring your own device) and provides a secure virtual meeting room outside the corporate network for mobile users.

AVI-SPL will also showcase its patented and award-winning VNOC Symphony, the first software platform to automate the complex, backend processes needed to schedule, monitor and manage video conferencing and AV resources. Symphony's recent release of version 3.1 includes enhanced reporting capabilities and expanded AV monitoring features, with over 3,000 AV devices from leading manufacturers now supported with AVI-SPL's AV monitoring service.

In addition, AVI-SPL will demonstrate its patent-pending meeting environment privacy product Block ME, a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award winner. Block ME addresses the concern of unauthorized video calls launching in meeting rooms. Users simply press a button to stop video calls from being initiated or received. The control is in the hands of the user with no need for technical expertise because at a glance, you'll know if the device is engaged. Green means calls are unblocked; red means calls are blocked.

"As people increasingly embrace video communications as a critical component of their collaboration strategy, they demand more from it. They want to take it outside of the boardroom to their desktop and mobile devices," said Mike Brandofino, executive vice president of video and unified communications. "It's our job to provide solutions and services that meet these growing demands and elevate the user experience. At this year's ISE show, I think we'll show the European market that AVI-SPL is the only partner they need for all of their collaboration needs."

Also during ISE 2014, members of AVI-SPL's leadership team will participate in presentations on topics affecting today's business communications, including:

Cloud Virtualization Value
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
11:00 – 12:00 Room: D407
Panelist: Danny Rogers, business development manager, AVI-SPL UK

Mobility at Work and at Home
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
16:00 – 17:00 Room: D407
Presenter: Mike Brandofino, EVP of video and unified communications, AVI-SPL

About Integrated Systems Europe
Launched in 2004, ISE is Europe's largest trade show for the professional AV and electronic systems industry. ISE 2014 will take place from 4–6 February 2014, and is expected to draw over 900 exhibitors and more than 45,000 registered attendees to its Amsterdam RAI location. The event is a joint venture of the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) and InfoComm International®. For further information, please visit:

As the world's leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout its nearly 40 offices across the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Kingdom and Dubai. Visit for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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