IMS Receives 2008 DigiAward

IMS Audio Visual, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded the 2008 DIGI Award for Excellence in Creativity, Healthcare, from The Digital Signage Group. This recognition is for the Digital Signage Design and Integration of a custom system at Plymouth Meeting, PA. based Health Advocate, Inc.

Read More +/-

“It’s a terrific honor to be recognized by our peers for our design and installation at Health Advocate”, said Bob Lobascio, VP of Sales and Marketing for IMS. “It was a fun and interesting project. We have to thank Health Advocate and specifically Marty Rosen, their Chief Marketing Officer, for his vision which allowed our team to take on the challenge of creating their digital environment. Our clients give us the opportunity to work diligently, to stay on top of rapidly changing technologies, and to suggest the very best solutions for their projects. The digital signage industry has grown exponentially in the recent years and to know that our team produced an award winning project, during this growth period for digital signage, is very satisfying.”

IMS completed the successful project that brought together a “Welcome Wall” featuring a 50” 1080P HD display and an ultra large display featuring a floating 130” diagonal HD Nippura Blue Ocean™ rear projection screen driven by a Sanyo PLV-WF10™ LCD projector, in the main Lobby Exhibit Area. Both displays in the Exhibit Area show automated content; each with a networked AGNPRO miniBox™ HMP HD media player. The Exhibit area then opens into the Boardroom which features a Digital Gallery comprised of ten 32” flat panel displays showing automated content through ten networked AGNPRO miniBox™ NMP network media players. In addition, a 106” diagonal HD rear projection system is driven by a Sanyo PVL-80 LCD projector and networked PCs. Health Advocate’s messaging is further communicated throughout the headquarters to their operations departments utilizing six strategically placed 50” 720P HD flat panel displays showing automated content with an AGNPRO oneBox HD™ Digital Signage Appliance. With the exception of the Digital Gallery, the entire display system is controlled via an AMX NI-3100 and Modero 8.5” wireless touch panel, programmed with customized matrix switching.

This Digital Signage system creates a striking multi-media experience that emphasizes the fundamental elements of Health Advocate’s services to visitors, affiliates and vendors; while communicating the company’s core communications and messaging to employees. As a result, interaction and communication has increased among the above mentioned groups due to the systems high impact and easy to use technology. The system is a tool to market more effectively and overall it provides an experience that enhances Health Advocate’s potential for growth.

The Digital Signage Group will be announcing the winners of the fourth annual DIGI Awards during the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Feb 27-28th. IMS will be participating in a special Digital Signage panel discussion held at the Expo.

About IMS Audio Visual, Inc.
IMS Audio Visual Inc. is a privately held company, based in Aston, Pa. As one of the fastest growing AV companies in the Philadelphia region, IMS operates five business units: Show Services/Event Staging, AV Design/Integration, Service, Pre & Post Video Production and Rental Services. IMS serves clients in the corporate, education and private sector markets, from small organizations to Fortune 100 companies and has been for 14 years strong.

About Health Advocate, Inc.
Health Advocate was founded to help employers and other organizations and their respective employees better navigate the clinical and administrative complexities of the nation’s healthcare and insurance systems. The company currently serves more than 10 million Americans nation-wide through its relationships with 3,000+ employers, unions, third-party administrators and insurers, including some of the nation’s largest companies as well as a wide range of local and regional organizations. Health Advocate offers its clients a broad spectrum of time and money saving solutions including its core advocacy service as well as other adjunct wellness and HR solutions.

About The Digital Signage Group
The Digital Signage Group is a specialty distributor 100% focused on Digital Signage. They co publish the Digital Signage Resource Directory and Digital Signage Magazine. More information is available at www.tdsg.net

For additional information on Digital Signage please contact Bob Lobascio at 610-361-1870 or visit www.ims-av.com

Read the Health Advocate Case Study on IMS-AV.com