Visix Inc. , Norcross, Georgia-based maker of browser-based digital signage software, received the 2012 Best of InfoComm Award, sponsored by NEC Display Solutions  and given to the best product or service at #InfoComm12.
Visix is donating the $10,000 prize from NEC Display Solutions to The Hirsch Academy , an Atlanta-based organization that meets the educational and developmental needs of children with learning differences. Visix won the award after its AxisTV Version 8.0 Digital Signage Software submission finished in the top five during the public voting period, and then judging by a panel of four industry experts.Pierre Richer, NEC Display Solutions president and CEO, presented the award to Sean Matthews, president of Visix, during an awards ceremony June 15 in the NEC booth at the annual global professional AV and digital signage forum at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.
“The Best of InfoComm Award has grown in stature as a robust competition, and this year was no exception,” said Ashley Flaska, vice- president of marketing at NEC Display Solutions. “Kudos to Visix for capturing a hard-earned victory in this year’s program.”
Visix’s AxisTV Version 8.0 Digital Signage Software includes a completely new user interface, a new background library, as well as 64-bit support for Microsoft Server 2008. The user interface runs in a web browser and has been redesigned to provide a cleaner, more consistent content management experience through Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
“We’re honored to receive the 2012 Best of InfoComm Award from NEC and to support one of our favorite organizations in The Hirsch Academy,” Matthews said. “Visix has built a reputation for longevity and commitment to the digital signage and professional audio-visual industries, so we’re grateful for this recognition.”