Just minutes before the presentation of the AMX 2012 Innovations Awards for higher education at UBTech Monday, June 11, Jackie Deluna, AMX’s director of strategic education marketing was given a change in plans.
In celebration of AMX’s 30th anniversary, AMX President and CEO, Rashid Skaf decided to increase the total award package value from $100,000 to $300,000 by giving all 12 finalists a DVX-2155 HD switcher, a 10-inch Modero touchpanel and the newly released, cloud-based configuration tool, Rapid Project Maker.
The AMX Innovation Awards at UBTech recognizes higher education member institutions of the Global Education Alliance. Awards were given in three categories:
Grand Prize, The Connected Campus Award: Wake Forest University
Automation and Control Award: Stanford School of Medicine
Collaboration Initiatives Award: George Washington University
The twelve finalists were:
Queensland University of Technology
Stanford School of Medicine
University of Houston–Downtown
George Washington University
University of Florida
University of Strathclyde
University of Washington
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Ottawa
University of Queensland
Wake Forest University
Check out the video for the details of the winning universities from the awards ceremony.