Press Release - IGI Celebrates 15 Years of Advanced Visualization Solutions and Helping Customers "See What's Important"

Commerce Twp., MI – September 27, 2013 – Fifteen years ago, IGI was founded under the leadership of Pat Hernandez and this month marks the 15 year anniversary of IGI and the Company’s commitment to providing world-class advanced visualization solutions. In those 15 years, IGI has grown to become recognized as one of the top providers for customer-specific, advanced visualization as well as providing the industry’s highest quality of service and support.

This unparalleled reputation with customers and industry partners is the culmination of IGI’s vast industry experience in delivering leading-edge technologies along with their unwavering commitment to reliability, quality and attentive service.  IGI’s team of engineering and design experts have created and installed some of the most mission-critical solutions for corporate, government and military customers who demand world-class performance, usability, and stability.

Since being founded in 1998,  IGI has engineered, installed, and serviced some of the largest and most complex systems in the industry, including an award winning 4K projection based solution featuring a 120' wide image comprised of more than 52.8 million pixels, operating in a 24/7 environment.

The company has grown to six locations across the United States including Detroit, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Columbus, Cincinnati and Grand Rapids.  “Fifteen years may seem like a long time, and yet my team and I remain very passionate about these solutions and industries. We continue to work to ensure our customers are aware of the latest technologies that will enhance their workflows, speed up and improve their decision making and lower their costs. Our mission is to provide solutions that seamlessly integrate into our customers’ environment and toolsets so they can put 100% of their focus on accomplishing their job,” said Pat Hernandez, President and founder of IGI.

To celebrate its 15th anniversary, IGI has prepared a selection of 15 of their many milestones:

  • 2013 IGI Demonstrates First Ever 17.6 million Pixel (dual blended 4K projectors) 46,000 Lumen Projection System
  • 2012 Commercial Integrator Magazine Lists IGI on “21 Firms Worth Following”
  • 2011 IGI Integrates First US 4K DLP in an automotive studio
  • 2010 IGI Launches Post-Production Film Industry Vertical with opening of office in Los Angeles
  • 2009 Best Corporate AV Project Award from Pro AV
  • 2008 Opens Office in Indianapolis
  • 2007 Wins Multi-Year US Army TACOM Contract to Upgrade Video Conferencing Capabilities
  • 2006 Systems Contractor News (SCN) Lists IGI Top 50 Systems Integrators (46)
  • 2005 Systems Contractor News (SCN) Lists IGI Top 50 Systems Integrators (41)
  • 2004 Provided First Ever 4K PowerWindow in an Automotive Design Studio
  • 2003 Relocated to 10,000sf Building in Commerce Twp., MI with Full Fabrication Capabilities
  • 2002 Developed and Trademarked IGI PowerWindow (Self Standing High Resolution Visualization System)
  • 2001 Added General Audio Visual Solutions to Product Offerings
  • 2000 Sold Multiple IGI PowerWalls and first IGI CAVE
  • 1999 First PowerWall sold for over $1m
  • 1998 Company Founded by Pat Hernandez

About IGI

IGI is an industry leading provider of audio-visual (AV) systems for advanced visualization and commercial AV applications. These state-of-the-art solutions are the culmination of our vast industry experience in delivering leading-edge technologies and our unwavering commitment to reliability, quality, and attentive service.  IGI is based in Commerce, Michigan near Detroit with offices in Indianapolis and Los Angeles. Learn more at IGI.