The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Network Contracting Office 19 (NCO 19) is conducting a market survey and is seeking potential sources for MLVC TV Arms and Headend Servers. This Sources Sought Notice is issued for information and planning purposes only. This is not a solicitation or a request for proposal and shall not be construed as an obligation or commitment by the Government. An award will not be made on any offers submitted in response to this notice, and it shall not be implied the Government is committed to providing any solicitation or award following this notice. The Government will not pay for any information received in response to this request, nor will the Government compensate a respondent for any costs incurred in developing the information provided.
NCO 19 is seeking responses to this request for information from interested, capable firms that can meet the requirements set forth that include but are not limited to;
Replace and install new televisions/tablets/pads and wall mounted arms. Televisions/tablets/pads will have/be:
At least 16 inches
Powered over Ethernet (POE)
Pillow Speaker capable
A Smart TV
Wireless audio capabilities
UL listed for healthcare
Weight no more than 7 lbs.
Memory games/ Relaxation sounds ie. Waterfalls/thunderstorm
Minimum resolution of 1366 x 768
16:9, 14:9 and 4:3 Aspect Ratio
Have a panel life of 7 years with 18 hour a day use
Wall mounted arms will have/be:
Able to hold at least 7 lbs.
Lift will be at least 24.5 from the wall plate
Lower will be at least 24.3 from the wall plate
Display must be able to tilt +/- 15 degrees, pan at least 270 degrees and rotate at least 180 degrees
Able to extend at least 67.8
Gray in color
Wired with CAT6
UL listed for healthcare
An Anti-Recoils and swivel safety feature
Removable wire shields on the top of the arm for easy access for cable replacement and remove for multiple cables
A two-year warranty
Headwall will have/be:
Be no more than 5 rack spaces
The Mainframe with 30 Gb Backplane, 2.5 Gb Bi-directional to each module, 12 module Slots, Easily Replaceable Fans for Heat Dissipation, Front to Back Airflow; Cleanable / Replaceable Air Filters and have the modules listed below installed in the mainframe.
The Master Controller Module specifications, One (1) 10 GigE SFP+, Four (4) 1 GigE Connections via RJ45, LED Indicators for Power, Temperature, Fans, and all Network Connections, System Configuration and Traffic Management, Alarm Summary and Event Logs, System Status of All Modules,
Import, Export, and Edit Configuration Files, Schedule Future Firmware Updates to Modules, Supports Fully redundant Deployments in IP-based Installations.
Two (2) Power supply modules for redundancy, input 100-240 VAC; 9A; 50/60 Hz, Output 12 VDC; 54.2A; 650 W.
256 Input/256 Output IP Stream Module, 4xGbE Ports, Input IP: 2.2 Gb via RJ45 Connector, Video Codecs: MPEG-2 or H.264, Addressing: Multicast or Unicast, MPEG TS: SPTS Full-Duplex, Management: IGMPv2 & IGMPv3; Output IP: 2.2 Gb via RJ45 Connector, Video Codecs: MPEG-2 or H.264, Addressing: Multicast or Unicast, MPEG TS: SPTS Full-Duplex.
Input Quam Module: Must work with Spectrum/Charter cable services.
HD ENCODER For HMDI Module
Responses shall be submitted to Aretha.Cannon@va.gov by 4:00pm EST on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020.
This notice is intended strictly for market research. The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to determine interest and capability of potential qualified sources of supply and determine the socioeconomic size classification of the supplier and manufacturer of the end item.
Interested companies shall provide, at a minimum, the following information with their response;
Company Name and Address:
Point of Contact (POC)
The anticipated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 541519 Software Installation Services, Computer. Mark if your firm is eligible for participation in one of the following small business programs. If so, please indicate the program:
[ ] yes [ ] no - Small Business (SB)
[ ] yes [ ] no - HUBZone
[ ] yes [ ] no - Small Business 8(a)
[ ] yes [ ] no - Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
[ ] yes [ ] no - Women-Owned (WO) Small Business
[ ] yes [ ] no - Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
[ ] yes [ ] no - Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB)
[ ] yes [ ] no - Large Business
[ ] yes [ ] no - Other (please specify)
Please answer the following questions:
[ ] yes [ ] no - Does not exceed 500 employees; (for NAICS 541519, must be verifiable thru the System for Award Management)
[ ] yes [ ] no - Is primarily engaged in the retail or wholesale trade and normally sells the type of item being supplied;
[ ] yes [ ] no - Takes ownership or possession of the item(s) with its personnel, equipment or facilities in a manner consistent with industry practice (identify how this occurs); and
[ ] yes [ ] no - Will supply the end item of a small business manufacturer, processor or producer made in the United States, or obtains a waiver of such requirement pursuant to paragraph (b)(5) CFR 121.406.
Note: Do not include Proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information in responses.