Entries by Jay McArdle

Zdi Achieves Elite Status with Cisco

Premier integrator Zdi has recently achieved an impressive designation with international powerhouse Cisco. Zdi is the second integrator in the States and third worldwide to receive the Cisco Preferred Solutions Developer status in the Cisco Developer Network (CDN). CDN is where third-party developers gain access to Cisco technologies and support resources to craft compelling business […]

Zdi Presents Project Workplace Development with Cisco at Enterprise Connect

More than 5,000 Enterprise Connect attendees will have the opportunity to hear Zdi present its Project Workplace Development (PWD) solution with Cisco. According to Enterprise Connect, this is “the leading conference and exposition on enterprise communications and collaboration,” scheduled for March 18–21, 2013, at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Jay McArdle will […]

The Showcase Features Zdi’s Work at Peoria Riverfront Museum

The Showcase magazine has profiled the Peoria Riverfront Museum in its Winter 2013 issue. The article titled “On the Riverfront” highlights Zdi’s work for the museum: “Systems Integrator Zdi played a large role in the development of the project and all of the exciting technology. [ . . . ] “In addition to the audio […]

Zdi Team Boasts Certified Quality Technicians

The audiovisual team at Zdi recently added the Association for Quality in AV Technology (AQAV) to its extensive list of certifications. Eight employees have already completed the AQAV Certified Quality Technician program, with three more scheduled for spring 2013. Quality is key for Zdi, a leader in the audiovisual field. Lead engineer Jay McArdle says, […]

Zdi’s Jeremy Caldera Earns CTS-I and Elite Ranking

Another elite status designation can be added to the already impressive list of certifications held by Zdi. When Zdi engineer Jeremy Caldera earned his CTS-I, he became one of approximately 100 worldwide to hold both the CTS-I and CTS-D. And this is Zdi’s second employee to hold both—a remarkable achievement. Caldera committed hours of preparation […]

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

Multitasking is imperative for employees of the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD). Imagine the coordination needed to provide more than 11,000,000 rides per year with 100-plus vehicles along more than 40 routes. Technology keeps CUMTD running smoothly. When it was time to upgrade the CUMTD control center, AECom was asked designed the system and Zdi […]

Oaks Community Church

Corporate buildings and transport hubs are not the only places that use Audio/Visual displays to expand their impact. Worship Centers are also looking for new ways to make their messages more accessible and more understandable to their ever-expanding communities. This was the case at Oaks Community Church in Dahinda, Il. Oaks Community had received donations, […]

Green City Schools

In 2012, Zdi was given the opportunity to work with a school district centered in Green City, Missouri. The Green City school system is comprised of four schools, each ten miles from the other. The schools share one program to teach accelerated students and over the last ten years have used Video conferencing to teach […]

Carle Foundation Hospital

Over the past several years, Zdi has completed projects for this regional healthcare facility in Urbana, Illinois. The quality of Zdi’s work has created a growing, trusted relationship with this institution. When asked to describe the work done by Zdi, the manager of systems and technology explains: “Zdi has done several large projects for us […]