AMX Middle East Showcases Leading-Edge School Technology at Kuwait Edutech 2012

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Education professionals get first-hand look at advanced sustainability, connectivity and distance learning solutions

Rashid Skaf, President and CEO of AMX, signs the first DVX-3150 at Wake Forest University.

The thing that especially sets AMX apart from other educational systems is that our solutions are designed for simplicity of use – allowing educators to focus on teaching kids and running schools, not on the technology itself.

AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, today announced it will take part in the 2012 Kuwait Edutech Conference, October 9-10 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kuwait. In the AMX booth attendees will get an interactive demonstration of the newest technologies for the ‘perfect classroom’ and intelligent campus.

AMX solutions unify best-in-class AV and IT technology to create the fundamentals for sustainable, intelligent buildings and technologically advanced learning environments. As academic facilities seek to meet these critical objectives AMX control and automation solutions meet these demands while providing investment security and scalability to keep pace with advances yet to be introduced.

“The thing that especially sets AMX apart from other educational systems is that our solutions are designed for simplicity of use – allowing educators to focus on teaching kids and running schools, not on the technology itself,” said Wadih Skaf, Managing Director, AMX Middle East. “Another critical factor, our newest innovations are all-in-one solutions that reduce the number of components needed to build a meeting room rack. So instead of the ten individual components required for a standard rack configuration, which consumes more energy, AMX offers compact units that handle it all, cutting energy consumption by 80 percent.”

The key building block of the perfect classroom is the new Enova® DVX All-In-One Presentation Switcher. Enova DVX Switchers are all-in-one solutions for classrooms where a dedicated control solution is needed – and which can be networked to all others and centrally controlled. The DVX combines AV switching, control, audio processing, amplification and category cable distribution from a 3 RU chassis and can be supported and serviced remotely over an IT infrastructure.

Complementing the classroom solution is the AMX intelligent-campus solution, enabling administrators in the main office to easily coordinate audio-visual and multi-media content for individual classrooms or throughout the facility. At its core are Enova® DGX Digital Media Switchers. The DGX provides centralized digital media management and distribution of analog and digital audio and video, including HDMI/HDCP, from up to 16 or 32 sources to 16 or 32 locations.

Also included in the AMX innovations on display are the panoramic and widescreen Modero X Series® Touch Panels. The multi-award winning Modero X introduces possibly the most intuitive user interface yet developed, allowing teachers to focus on the lesson at hand and not the technology itself.

To learn more about education solutions from AMX visit the AMX booth at Kuwait Edutech or navigate to the AMX Middle East site.

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About AMX
AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments. With the increasing number of technologies and operating platforms at work and home, AMX solves the complexity of managing this technology with reliable, consistent and scalable systems. Our award-winning products span control and automation, system-wide switching and audio/video signal distribution, digital signage and technology management. They are implemented worldwide in conference rooms, homes, classrooms, network operation / command centers, hotels, entertainment venues, broadcast facilities, among others.

AMX was founded in 1982 and is a member of the Duchossois Group of Companies. For more information, visit http://www.amx.com
AMX, Modero X Series and Enova are trademarks of AMX, LLC registered in the U.S. and other countries. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

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