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GEMS Education Selects Prysm for Groundbreaking Blended Learning Plaza

World’s Leading Provider of Quality Education Uses Cascade Video Wall to Facilitate Collaborative Teaching Approach

San Jose, CA | April 28, 2015

Prysm, Inc., a privately held designer and manufacturer of video wall systems that deliver immersive and engaging user experiences, today announced the installation of a Prysm Cascade 190 collaboration solution at GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis. The installation, located in the newly launched Blended Learning Plaza in Dubai, will facilitate collaborative, online and blended learning opportunities.

GEMS selected the Cascade 190 video wall, with 75 sq ft of digital canvas, to deliver a 21st century education experience. “At GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis, we pride ourselves on innovation and leadership in education. The Blended Learning Plaza provides a truly unique environment for our teachers and students to engage in collaborative learning,” said Michael Gernon, chief executive officer and principal for GEMS. “The pioneering work undertaken in the Plaza will have impact across the GEMS educational network and help support developments in all our schools.”

The Blended Learning Plaza provides students and teachers with digital technology and software tools that allow them to create and shape technologically-based outcomes and learning experiences. “GEMS is renowned for providing world-class education,” said Tanvir Osama, vice president of sales in the Middle East for Prysm. “Our Cascade video walls with their unrivaled collaboration capabilities are the perfect fit for institutions looking to embrace a culture of innovation and advanced learning.”

Prysm’s Cascade collaboration solutions enable users to present, share, reposition, resize and annotate all types of content through on-screen touch. Multiple, simultaneous live inputs can be displayed and interacted with on screen including video, telepresence, web apps, PCs and mobile devices. Cascade solutions bring groundbreaking collaboration capabilities to every meeting space from the executive boardroom to the classroom.

The Cascade 190 is part of Prysm’s full line of Cascade collaboration video walls and displays with screen sizes from 190” to 65”. Adopted by innovative universities, corporations and governments worldwide, Cascade solutions are changing the way we learn and work forever.

About Prysm, Inc.
Prysm is a Silicon Valley-headquartered company delivering total display solutions that create unrivaled immersion and engagement. Combining groundbreaking hardware, software and services, Prysm is revolutionizing the world of large-scale displays. Prysm’s Laser Phosphor Display (LPD) platform is a key foundational technology that makes possible breathtakingly beautiful, scalable and versatile video walls. Prysm display solutions serve major brands worldwide including leaders in technology, retail, financial services and media as well as governments and universities. Prysm has a global sales and support network with offices in Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, New York, San Jose, London, Bangalore, Dubai and Beijing. Learn more at prysm.com.

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Shannon Lyman,
Director of Communications

SLyman@prysm.com
+1 859-699-6891