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Fedex, in Uniontown, awards SoundCom the design and installation of a sophisticated audio and video collaboration system

March 10, 2015

UNIONTOWN, Ohio –– SoundCom Systems of Berea, OH today was selected by FedEx to design and install the audio and video systems in the conference and training center at their Uniontown, OH Fedex Custom Critical facility.

SoundCom will engineer and deploy a sophisticated audio, video collaboration system based on the powerful Crestron DigitalMedia distribution platform to better enable the sharing of content in general meeting and training applications.

“This is a really flexible and powerful solution for FedEx,” says Jason Schmid, Account Executive for SoundCom Systems, “this project has incredible connectivity for just about any kind of device or media with wired and even wireless connections.”

This system will continue to position FedEx Custom Critical as a leader in time-specific critical shipments enabling more compelling and engagement content and information sharing with training tools unrivaled in the industry.

“We’ve worked very hard to design a system that allows virtually anyone to connect any kind of device, even without the burden of hard-wired connections so meetings can startup fast,” continues Mr. Schmid, “FedEx is in the trade business, not the AV business. Being a time sensitive company, difficult meeting setups and slow startups are just not an option.”

The system will be operated with highly intuitive and easy to use touch screen controls, including using off-the-shelf Apple iPads as wireless control interfaces. Project is to be completed in May of 2015.

Founded in 1947, FedEx Custom Critical provides time-specific, door-to-door, same-day, and next-day delivery of critical shipments, including urgent freight, valuable items, and hazardous goods, via air and surface expedited services and truckload brokerage. Headquartered in Green, OH, FedEx Custom Critical employs more than 1,600 team members globally using over 1,300 vehicles, moving over 800 shipments every day to every corner of globe, operating 24/7/365.

For nearly 40 years, SoundCom Systems has been providing cutting-edge sound, video, and communications solutions for businesses and institutions of nearly every size. Headquartered in Northeast Ohio, SoundCom is ranked among the top 25 systems integration firms in the U.S. by Systems Contractor News, and has ranked among the top 50 since 2004. With offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Cincinnati, SoundCom has the knowledge, experience, and scalability to meet virtually any project scope and deadline with an attention to detail and focus on quality that is unrivaled in the industry. From initial project conception through turn-key installation, SoundCom provides a comprehensive suite of services with on-going, post installation support and training helping our customers reach higher...everything else is just noise. For more information, visit

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