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Advanced Awarded 2013 DIGI Award For Integrating Groundbreaking AV Solutions In GE's Grid IQ Global Innovation Center

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Advanced, Canada’s premier AV and IT integrator, today announced that it has been awarded Digital Signage Magazine’s 2013 DIGI Award in the category of Interactive Technology, Rollout, for its design and installation of AV solutions in 55 rooms of GE’s $40 million, 200,000 square foot facility in Markham, Ontario.The installation included a one-of-a-kind Customer Experience Center designed to educate customers on GE’s full suite of energy management tools.


“In receiving this award, we are honored and excited to have our work recognized by Digital Signage Magazine,” said Advanced President & CEO Mark Mulford. “After a comprehensive search, we were chosen by GE to design and install AV solutions that would offer their customers an unparalleled visitor experience. In the end, we integrated cutting-edge AV solutions throughout their facility, including a 58-foot Prysm LDP video wall in their Customer Experience Center, giving them all that they asked for and more.”


The DIGI Awards recognize the resellers, integrators and service providers who have gone the extra mile to ensure success for their clients, thereby furthering the digital signage industry as a whole. Additionally, Digital Signage recognizes the best New Products for the digital signage and DOOH market.

“As Chair of the Judges Committee for the DIGI Awards–administered by NewBay Media's Digital Signage magazine– I want to congratulate all the winners of 2013 DIGI Awards,” said David Keene, Executive Editor of Digital Signage. “Each year, the task of choosing winners becomes a more daunting one, as the world’s top digital signage and DOOH providers continue to raise the bar for excellence. In myriad ways, the entrants in the 2013 DIGI Awards showed new and creative ways to address customers’ challenges– whether for digital signage in the retail space, for transportation, for entertainment venues, corporate applications, or educational institutions.”

The installation at GE’s Grid IQ™Global Innovation Center encompassed 55 rooms including the Customer Experience Center, executive offices, boardrooms, training rooms, and meeting rooms, all of which utilize state-of-the-art AV equipment including video conferencing systems, interactive touchscreens, in-ceiling speakers and microphones.

About Advanced

Advanced is a leading audiovisual and collaborative communications company working with corporations, government agencies, healthcare, and educational organizations throughout Canada and beyond. Dedicated to innovation in technology and services, Advanced has a strong set of businesses aligned to meet today’s needs. The company offers presentation and videoconferencing solutions in addition to complete integrated systems, visual collaboration systems, rental and staging services, repair, maintenance, and value-added integration services including design and engineering, installation and audiovisual consulting. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Advanced also has offices in Toronto, Ottawa, London and Sudbury with partner offices located in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. To learn more visit www.advanced-inc.com.

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