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    the life channel who are they

    Morning all,

    i have just had a call from one of the people their booking an appointment for next tuesday

    just had a look at the web site and not impressed, along with a quick search on here from past threads,

    in the email attached was a pdf from a schools ofsted staiting the use of the system but i know that ofsted have just changed its system.

    still would it be worth getting them in for a demo / talk

    and what are your past expriences with them?

    many thanks
    Bushby

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    RUN!!!!!!!!!!!

    But seriously run!!!!!!!!!!!

    No but seriously I have no personal experience of them but from past threads on here RUN!!!!!!!!!

    Ben

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    We used this company before, they went straight to our Head and SLT Team and before we knew it they were in and installing screens all over the site.

    The problem is the equipment is poor quality, the software is worse (individual setup and web interface per screen, no centrally managed system), the contract tied us in for 3 years and had to give 6 months notice to cancel and on top of all that it costs a huge amount annually. This was about 2 years ago granted

    You would do better in my opinion installing something like XIBO with some good quality screens.

    As Plexer said RUN!!!!!!!!!!!

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    thanks guys for the advice for dodging this bullet

    sent a very polite email to the guy to cancel the meeting until further notice

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    Don't bother, they have outsourced their support and tech guys and there callout times and reliability is shocking to say the least.

    We'll be replacing their boxes (our screens) with a standard Digital Signage box.

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    Same, went to the head, promised him things that they couldn't deliver, their software didn't even support proxies, guessed their vnc password on my first try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notalot View Post
    We used this company before, they went straight to our Head and SLT Team and before we knew it they were in and installing screens all over the site.!
    Ditto at my old school. But the equipment was OK and worked without a problem. We just over-rode their videos and presentations with our own.

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