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Case Study - West Chester University

PROJECT BACKGROUND

Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester University (WCU) is a comprehensive public institution, offering more than 118 undergraduate, 80+ graduate programs and 4 doctoral programs in more than 50 fields of study. Serving more than 17,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, West Chester University has earned a national reputation for excellence, value and student success.

Like many universities in 2020, WCU needed to adapt to a virtual education model. The University did not want to simply rely on built-in laptop audio and video, and instead sought to design a simple-to-use web conferencing solution for classrooms and meeting spaces to provide an online experience that reflects the high quality of education students have come to expect.

THE IMS SOLUTION

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Discovery, coordination, design, installation, programming, commissioning, and ongoing support services
State-of-the-art audio and camera technology to provide a quality online experience that simulates the in-person classroom experience for students
Technology training for staff to accelerate the adoption rate of the new conferencing system

“Because of IMS’s professionalism and technical expertise in the audio-visual industry, West Chester University was able to effectively accommodate remote/hybrid instruction for our faculty and students in 200 campus classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic. We were pleased with how quickly IMS identified and installed a reliable and user-friendly Hyflex solution to meet our needs that has proven successful during the fall semester. Their highly-qualified staff understood our requirements and time constraints, and yet were able to complete this project on-time due to appropriate planning and scheduling, remarkable project management, commendable installation, and a thorough testing and commissioning process.”

- Teresa Hudson, Director, Technical Support Services, Information Services & Technology, WCU

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IMS is built around a commitment to excellence which starts with our staff and dedication to providing you with the highest quality client experience and the best system quality in the industry.

Our customer focus and dedication to quality will make your project less stressful and more successful. We have earned the InfoComm Diamond level certification and we are an AVIXA AV Provider of Excellence (APEx). Our proven process adherence keeps your projects successful and drives our culture of performance and excellence.

IMS implements leading technologies that facilitate:

Video conferencing, web and audio conferencing

Virtual learning

Dynamic presentations

Collaboration and unified communication solutions

Display systems and video walls

Wireless collaboration

Content management, content creation and digital signage

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