ViewSonic and Crestron Join Forces for Enhanced AV Device Management

Published: February 5, 2024
Courtesy / ViewSonic

ViewSonic Corp., the Calif.-based global provider of visual solutions, has partnered with Crestron Electronics Inc. to elevate integration convenience across device management. Crestron, is, of course, a global provider of workplace collaboration technology.  Following the certification of ViewSonic’s ViewBoard IFP62 series of interactive displays and CDE30 series of presentation displays on the Crestron Connected technology platform, the partnership will provide a more accessible and simplified approach to audiovisual technology for onsite and offsite work, says the ViewSonic.

“In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, the demand for seamless, centralized management across diverse screens has become more crucial than ever,” says Clifford Chen, general manager of the Presentation Group at ViewSonic. “We are excited to increase our collaboration with Crestron, which aims to deliver unparalleled ease of use and efficient solutions. Moreover, the partnership ensures high-security standard control management for our customers.”

Bob Bavolacco, Creston’s director of technology partner programs, says, “ViewSonic’s commitment to innovation and quality AV solutions makes them an ideal partner for us. The integration of ViewSonic’s product into our Crestron Connected program and the Crestron XiO Cloud platform represents a significant advancement for our AV management ecosystem. We are excited to see how this collaboration will transform the management of audiovisual environments in business spaces, enhancing both the user experience and operational efficiency.”

A Complete AV Ecosystem Provided by ViewSonic and Crestron  

To simplify management and increase adaptability, ViewSonic has developed myViewBoard Manager, a web-based management and remote control platform for ViewSonic displays. This partnership enables Crestron’s customers to adopt and manage ViewSonic’s display solutions, such as the features and functionality of the IFP and CDE series, and meeting the diverse requirements of modern work environments. Simultaneously, for ViewSonic customers, this collaboration enhances the utility of their existing IFP62 series and CDE30 series. It enables seamless incorporation into centralized control systems and ensures improved compatibility with various devices from different brands, all supported by Crestron’s platform, says ViewSonic.

Event hosts and presenters can manage their presentation environment using the web-based platform provided by the Crestron XiO Cloud platform or LAN control platform. This includes switching signals/input sources, adjusting image size and audio volume, or broadcasting public messages, particularly beneficial in large forum spaces with multiple displays. Moreover, the adoption of the XiO Cloud remote management feature allows IT administrators to monitor device status from one location, minimizing downtime and streamlining troubleshooting and maintenance processes.

The initial phase of the partnership focuses on integrating ViewSonic’s ViewBoard IFP62 series and CDE30 series, which are widely acclaimed in business environments for facilitating collaborative sessions, says ViewSonic. The company plans to encompass a broader range of its visual solutions in different professional settings to strengthen unified communication capabilities.

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