Georgia Perimeter College Connects Multiple Campuses with Visix Unified Communications Solution
Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Atlanta, GA – Visix, Inc., a leading developer of web-enabled communications software, has deployed one of the Southeast’s most sophisticated dynamic visual messaging platforms to Georgia Perimeter College (GPC), the state’s third largest institution of higher learning. GPC campuses in Newton County, Clarkston, Decatur and Dunwoody are now equipped with AxisTV, a powerful visual communications software application enabling multiple users to remotely create, manage and deliver an array of static and dynamic content across the college.
GPC utilizes nine Visix Channel Players in thirteen buildings to deliver content to large-screen displays at all four campuses. AxisTV enables administrators to quickly and effectively broadcast messages – such as student activity schedules, news and weather updates, and emergency alerts – to students, faculty and staff at each of its rapidly growing locations for improved organization communications.
“It’s important to us to provide unified communication solutions to schools in our home state of Georgia. GPC is an excellent higher education venue, and we’re pleased to be able to contribute to their improved communications, which are so essential to the entire GPC community,” states Trey Hicks, Vice President, Sales at Visix, Inc.
The school’s faculty and staff complete a media request form on the college intranet to petition announcements to be broadcast at either individual campuses or across all four locations. What would have traditionally been advertised on printed posters is now displayed on LCD screens throughout the college.
Glenn Sierko, Assistant Director Classroom & Event Technologies Georgia Perimeter College, comments, “AxisTV has helped us to cut printing costs and has increased efficiencies, since the built-in scheduling function automatically removes notices without further user intervention,” said Sierko. “Visix has a knowledgeable sales staff. They had good clear view of what the product could do for us and what it can offer in the future.”
GPC is currently exploring expansion opportunities to integrate cable news video feeds for multiple display locations, as well as the addition of Visix’s Screen Saver messaging option for use in the school’s many computer labs. Future plans also include linking the AxisTV system to their CollegeNET R25® room scheduling software.
About Georgia Perimeter College
Georgia Perimeter College, the third largest institution in the University System of Georgia, serves more than 21,000 students through five locations in metro Atlanta. For additional information, visit www.gpc.edu.
Visix, Inc. designs, develops and supports a suite of software applications that allow users to create, import and manage their communications from anywhere and to deliver those messages to virtually any endpoint.
The company offers a digital signage application, a room and event scheduling solution, and applications for targeted messaging to portable devices. Each of these products works independently or can be integrated into scaleable deployments from a single display to large networks. This comprehensive approach to on-time communications – from concept to delivery – provides turnkey systems including software, hardware and distribution accessories, as well as multi-tier support options to manage and maintain dynamic visual communications.
Contact Visix at 800.572.4935 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Parties interested in additional information about Visix, AxisTV, MeetingMinder™, and MessageBlox™ Dynamic Visual Messaging applications should visit the Visix Web site at www.visix.com.
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