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Biamp Systems Addresses Network Challenges at 2017 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

BEAVERTON, Oregon — Jan. 18, 2017 — Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, will lead two educational courses at the 2107 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition, Jan. 22-26 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Biamp’s Michael Frank, CTS, Eastern North America sales development director, will lead a session titled, “Navigating our Next Disruption to Video Distribution Video over Ethernet,” and L. William Nattress, CTS-D, CTS-I, director of channel strategy paging, will present “Understanding NFPA 72: ‘Class N’ Ethernet Infrastructure.”

The “Navigating our Next Disruption to Video Distribution Video over Ethernet” session will be held Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 10:30 11:30 a.m. Frank will review how video distribution has evolved to point-to-point digital video solutions, how to successfully transition to an Ethernet infrastructure to enable flawless streaming, and the pros and cons to this transition. Attendees will learn the correct questions to ask their customers in order to select and integrate the most functional system to match their streaming needs.

In “Understanding NFPA 72: ‘Class N’ Ethernet Infrastructure,” held Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 3 4 p.m., Nattress will review the new update to the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Code 72, which approves the use of a Class N Ethernet infrastructure for alarm and signaling systems. Attendees will learn the definition and use case of the Class N infrastructure and how the communications industry now has a pivotal role in the messaging and distribution of emergency communications systems.

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About Biamp Systems
Biamp Systems is a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems that power the world’s most sophisticated audio/video installations. The company is recognized worldwide for delivering high-quality products and backing each one with a commitment to exceptional customer service. 

Recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Global Installed Audio Conferencing Enabling Technology Leadership Award, Biamp(R) is dedicated to creating products that drive the evolution of communication through sound. The award-winning Biamp product suite includes: Tesira(R) media system for digital audio and video networking, Audia(R) digital audio platform, Nexia(R) digital signal processors, Oreno(R) mobile control software for Tesira-equipped rooms, Devio(R) collaboration tool for modern workplaces, and Vocia(R) networked public address and voice evacuation system. Each has its own specific feature set that can be customized and integrated in a wide range of applications, including corporate boardrooms, conference centers, huddle rooms, performing arts venues, courtrooms, hospitals, transportation hubs, campuses, and multi-building facilities.

Founded in 1976, Biamp is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, USA, with additional engineering operations in Brisbane, Australia, and Rochester, New York. For more information on Biamp, please visit  


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