The Integration Awards, presented by Commercial Integrator, recognizes top commercial systems integrators who successfully addressed their customers’ needs with innovative and noteworthy installations.
This year, Visionaire is recognized as Finalist of the fourth annual Commercial Integrator Integration Awards contest for their Rabdan Academy project which was nominated under the Best Government Project category.The announcement was made during the awards ceremony at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, Florida.
Nearly 100 entries were submitted this year across 13 verticals, and the editors of Commercial Integrator teamed up with the editorial staff of TechDecisions, a sister site, to go through the entries. Just like in the past years, some projects immediately rose to the top for consideration, among which is Visionaire’s, while others merited spirited debate.
Visionaire’s entry, the Rabdan Academy, is a world class, professional training organisation created by the Government of Abu Dhabi. The academy’s mission is to provide a future-class multi-disciplinary learning environment for the continuing educational development and training of safety, security, defence, crisis management and emergency preparedness professionals across all sectors to meet the challenges of today and the future.
The Rabdan technology mission is to pursue effective ways for learning spaces to be enhanced to better facilitate human collaboration during face-to-face and distance interaction by providing a secure, standards based, orchestrated, high-quality converged voice, video and data communication and collaboration system, utilizing and leveraging the benefits of various web, audio-visual and data technologies available today into a single cohesive and intuitive Immersive Collaborative Next Generation Experience. By leveraging technology and collaboration, Rabdan expects to dramatically improve the way its faculty, researchers, students and partners physically and virtually work together inside and outside various types of spaces and locations, anytime and anywhere.
As designed and built, ICT@Rabdan scales from a single desktop to the largest auditoriums, classrooms, laboratories, meeting rooms, board rooms, briefing rooms, cafés and dining facilities and continuously evolve with new and emerging technologies, product roadmaps and business change.
According to Commercial Integrator, regardless of which projects won, one constant element shown through in each piece of work was tenacity and originality of thought and design that each firm brought to bear on its work, the client being the winner in the end.