AVI-SPL Network Operations Center, NOC

Overview

Control Room Group Expertise

The well-designed and integrated control room provides a comprehensive overview of independent information sources and provides the situational awareness that enables operators to make quick decisions that affect the organization and its stakeholders. AVI-SPL understands how to integrate video technology into the decision-making process in industries as wide-ranging as aerospace, military, telecommunications, federal, state and local governments or transportation services. Using AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group services, your company receives:

  • ICIA-certified engineers and technicians
  • Programming and interface design to match your application
  • Systems acceptance and QC testing
  • Onsite operator system training
  • Ongoing support, including help desk, training and remote system monitoring

Read more about the Control Room Group and why we’re qualified to take on your project in this CRG overview.

The Whole Room Approach

Our Control Room Group’s whole room approach brings order to your control room. We take into account sight lines, ergonomics, lighting, technology required and types of information being monitored to create a comprehensive solution. This provides operators the best environment to react quickly and make decisions based on accurate, clearly presented information. Whether it is a large-scale video wall that enables operators to acquire, control and analyze visual data quickly within a collaborative space, or multiple displays arranged in workstations throughout the room, we deliver an integrated control and command center that lets you focus on effective operations.

As you explore the tabs in this section, you’ll read about the practical impact our solutions have had for clients, the types of control room technology we implement and support, and our accreditations. If you have any questions about what you’ve read or are considering a project for your organization, call us at 866-559-8197 or click on the contact form.

 

Tech and Partners

Control Room Technology and Partners

Command and control centers are highly specialized facilities that take in signals from various video audio and data sources and coalesces them into an intelligible format. They can be dispatch centers, emergency response centers, traffic operations centers, or market trading floors. Control Room Group supports critical visual applications in aerospace, military, telecommunications, federal, state and local governments, and transportation. Large-scale video wall solutions enable operators to acquire, control and make sense of visual data within a collaborative environment. Control Room Group’s holistic approach takes into account sight-lines, ergonomics, lighting, selection of technology and the kind of information being delivered to so that operators can react quickly and make decisions based on accurate, clearly presented information.

For command and control rooms, we combine the latest technology with industry leading providers to deliver outstanding results through video walls, interactive displays and digital signal routers and switches for your business.

Technologies Involved:

  • Video walls
  • Digital signal distribution
  • Interactive display technology
  • Intelligent equipment control and monitoring
  • Control panels

Technology in Action

For the Naval Warfare Development Command in Roanoke, Va., AVI-SPL implemented a variety of display solutions that make it easy for operations staff and military personnel to track simulations and to video conference across the Navy network. Barco processors are used throughout the simulation lab, including  the Briefing Center, where it enables eight independent video images to be shown across a video wall that spans 20 feet by 7 feet.

Partners

Barco designs and manufacture a large portfolio of display systems, from narrow-bezel high-resolution LCD display for small to medium-sized control room application to large variety of LED rear-projection tiled video wall applications in mission critical environment.

Christie offers world-class projection displays and visualization solutions for any type of content. Christie® Phoenix™ video wall processor enables seamless access and control of audio-visual data, regardless of the user’s location.

Mitsubishi is standard for minimal maintenance and adjustment and long duration. Mitsubishi’s MegaView display wall systems offers comprehensive display system emphasizing automation, modularity, and ease-of-installation.

Planar delivers a vibrant, perfectly flat, seamless wall of pixels viewable from every critical location within your installation. The Clarity Matrix LCD video wall offer the ultra-thin bezel LCD video wall that support extended operation.

Extron offers multiple video wall processing solutions including the WindoWall system, a robust solution for managing multiple video and graphic sources on display system, and the industry leading Quantum Series video wall processors, which provide scalable solutions for installations ranging from small retail display to large, mission0critical command and control facility.

Jupiter display wall processors enable the collaborative sharing of any source on the video wall no matter where they are located Users can access content wherever and whenever it is needed, on display walls, PCs, and tablets.

Businesses trust Sharp Professional LCD displays and Projectors to communicate visually. Sharp is the #1 supplier of large format (60-80”) public displays in the North American market. With the slimmest bezel in the 60” diagonal class*, the PN-V601, PNV602 and PN-V600 are the new standard for multi-screen video wall displays.

Services Provided

Control Room Services Provided

AVI-SPL provides a robust set of resources for monitoring and managing a customer’s infrastructure deployment. We’ve categorized our services below so you can easily understand how we can help you. Together, these make up our holistic approach to client satisfaction.

Professional Services

These services start before a project materializes. Our engineers perform network assessments and site surveys. We can recommend a system design or specify a comprehensive solution. We may also develop an implementation plan, which provides a step-by-step roadmap of the technology and resources required. From there, AVI-SPL can also provide project management services, acting as the onsite director of the implementation plan.

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Integration Services

Once we have a solution design and a project implementation plan, we go to work integrating the solution into your environment. These services can range from fabrication (which we do at our own facilities), to installation at your locations, integration with your network, our network or another hosted (cloud-based) service, and then testing that the overall solution is working as a seamless extension of your business.

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Managed Services

Our managed services take the stress off of companies that don’t have the internal resources to constantly maintain their solutions. Our portfolio includes remote endpoint monitoring, as well as Strategic Onsite Solutions, which embeds AVI-SPL personnel with you to directly and personally manage day-to-day functions—from technical to creative support.

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Support Services

These are our “Customer Care” service offerings that provide help desk and break/fix support, preventative maintenance services, and proactive monitoring of a customer’s solution through room sweeps, usage reports and maintenance visits.

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Case Stories

Control Room Case Stories

Learn how AVI-SPL implemented command and control room solutions in real world applications to help our partners make informed, real-time decisions.

More Command and Control Clients

Accreditations

Associations and Certifications

AVI-SPL’s dedication to excellence is reflected in its credentials and the company it keeps. Our industry-leading organizational and individual certifications help ensure the quality of our integrations and support services.

Associations

  • Association of Briefing Program Managers (ABPM)
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • InfoComm International
  • National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA)
  • National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD)
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

 Certifications

  • PMI Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP)
  • InfoComm Certified Professionals CTS, CTS-I and CTS-D
  • Mitsubishi Control Room Certified Technicians
  • AMX Certified Expert (ACE) Programmers
  • Crestron Certified Programmers
  • Cisco (Tandberg) Certified Engineers
  • Polycom Platinum Certified Engineers
  • ISF Commercial Certified Calibration Technicians
  • Barco Certified Technicians
  • EMI – FEMA NIMS Certified Technicians
  • Christie Certified technicians
  • Cyviz Collaboration Systems Certified Engineers
  • Evans Console Certified Installers
  • Extron AV Associate (EAVA) Certified Technicians
  • Jupiter Systems Certified Technician
  • State licensed Professional Engineers (PE)
  • Biamp Audia Certified Engineers
  • AMX ACE Audio, Control, Digital Signage, RMS, Signal Management Certified
  • Cisco Master ATP Telepresence
  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, and CCDP Networking Certifications
  • Crestron Certified Programmer
  • Extron Control Certification
  • InfoComm Diamond Level A/V Solutions Provider
  • LEED Accredited Professionals
  • NSCA Advanced Sound Design