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Studio Gear Takes the Stage

Everyone from rock bands to corporate presenters wants live events to sound their best. To that end, live events professionals are taking top-of-the-line gear from studios and putting it on stage. “The spoken word isn’t just getting a touch of EQ anymore,” says one pro. Read more in this InfoComm special report.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  September 2014
  • Language: English

The Reality of Radio Frequency (RF) Access Changes to AV Users

This seminar will cover how different types of wireless systems operate, from analogue to digital, from UHF to 2.4GHz, and further aim to demystify some of the confusion that surrounds this vital topic for the AV industry.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2014
  • Language: English

Church Doesn’t Sound the Way It Used To

Churches and other houses of worship are now integral parts of sales strategies for pro-audio manufacturers, some of which have dedicated personnel on their sales staffs to this market. In an industry whose profit margins have been pressured by lower-cost digital-based products and global competition, the growing need for this technology in the HOW market is a welcome one. Dan Daley reports on this trend.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; Live Events
  • Audience: Integrators; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  April 2014
  • Language: English

Microsoft Lync: The Software Giant Looks for a Foothold in Pro AV

Lync enables PCs, tablets and smartphones to double as both deskphones and videoconferencing endpoints. As a result, many companies are using Lync as a way to eliminate the upfront and operational costs of deskphones and specialized endpoints. That savings could free up more money for the AV budget.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Industry; Conferencing; Education; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  April 2014
  • Language: English

Celebrating 75th Anniversary: An Interview With Gordon Moore, CTS, InfoComm University™ Senior Faculty Member

Gordon Moore, CTS®, is Vice President at Lectrosonics. Selected as InfoComm International® Educator of the Year in 2000, Moore has been active as an instructor for InfoComm International since 1991. He is a Senior Faculty Member for the InfoComm University™. He will be teaching a course titled All About Audio at InfoComm 2014. He has abundant professional and teaching experience so we asked him to share some of it with you for our anniversary.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2014
  • Language: English

Lights, Camera, Action on the Floor

As we entered the 21st century’s teens, audio and video recordings of panel discussions, interviews on stage, and other types of events transitioned to digital files. But, what’s radically different from the old days are the array of file format choices and the ways those recordings can now be delivered to attendees after the show.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  February 2014
  • Language: English

Wireless Microphone Users Face Another Round of Spectrum Cuts

The use of wireless audio systems, including wireless microphones for artistic performers and onstage announcements, and intercom systems needed to keep complex live-event productions running smoothly, has been steadily increasing as business picks up in the wake of a lengthy recession. As per Strategic Meetings Management, a sector analysis by market researcher Aberdeen Group, analysts are estimating that total U.S. spending on corporate meetings and events is expected to rise by 20 percent over the next two years, Unfortunately, it’s doing so just as wireless spectrum -- the radio frequencies used for wireless communication -- is about to undergo yet another contraction that will further restrict the wireless playing field for professional users.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  January 2014
  • Language: English

Behind the Scenes of the CMA Awards

Now that country music’s big night has gotten even bigger, the sky — and the RF channel count — is the limit. How did the crew for this month’s Country Music Association Awards turn a cavernous hockey rink in Nashville, Tenn., into a more intimate, TV viewer-friendly venue?

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  November 2013
  • Language: English

AES Throws New Audio Networking Standard Into the Ring

Chances are you’ve got a solid grasp on CobraNet. And maybe you’ve come around to Audio Video Bridging (aka, AVB) and understand that Dante wasn’t just a major Italian poet who wrote about hades. Congratulations. For all your diligence, the Audio Engineering Society has a new networking standard you should learn.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events; Networked AV Systems
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2013
  • Language: English

Boo! Haunted Houses are the Next Big AV Venue

Roll out the Halloween decorations and spooky stories! And if you’re brave enough, drop by one of this year’s increasingly sophisticated haunted houses, replete with high-end AV, intricate lighting and complex show control. In fact, you can probably visit the best of these venues long after the goblins hibernate because they’re big business.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Control Systems; Video
  • Audience: 
  • Publication Date:  October 2013
  • Language: English

Wireless Sound Systems Find Their Niche

What do you think of when you think of portable PA systems? Hostage negotiators? (Apparently, you’re not alone.) Think again. Today’s wireless PA systems are feature-rich, versatile and ready for deployment at live events. Did we mention they sound good, too?

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  September 2013
  • Language: English

'Silent Sound' is Getting Louder

How strange would it be to walk into a ballroom, see everybody swaying to the music, and not hear a note? So-called “silent shows” are gaining interest from live-event planners, and not just in music venues. Corporate, retail and education event producers are clueing into the possibilities of turning a group experience into something more personal.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  August 2013
  • Language: English

Line Arrays de pequeno porte

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; Design
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  August 2013
  • Language: Portuguese

Line Arrays de Pequeño Formato

Como parte de nuestras actividades orientadas a los profesionales AV en América Latina para 2013, InfoComm International® le invita a participar en nuestros seminarios virtuales gratuitos en español.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2013
  • Language: Spanish

InfoComm 2013: Uma visão geral

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; InfoComm Products and Services
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2013
  • Language: Portuguese

InfoComm 2013: Una Visión General

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; InfoComm Products and Services
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2013
  • Language: Spanish

HIPAA and Acoustics: Maximizing Patient Privacy

According to InfoComm’s 2012 Global Market Definition and Strategy Study, the healthcare market is the fastest-growing in North America. How can you crack it? One way is to offer solutions that protect speech privacy and help facilities comply with federal regulations.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2013
  • Language: English

The Remote-Controlled Front of House

Do you want to mix the sound for a concert or corporate event from the balcony, even though the FOH console is on the main level? How about from the box seats, house left? No problem, there’s an app for that

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2013
  • Language: English

Meeting AV Takes Cues From Theater, Broadcast, Science

Clients don't want pre-recession AV for their presentations. Pipes and drapes don't cut it anymore. Read what else today's meeting planners are looking for.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Conferencing; Display; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2012
  • Language: English

AVB — Audio Video Bridging

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; Networked AV Systems; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2012
  • Language: Italian

Conselhos práticos sobre HDMI: Construção, projeto e instalação

Neste seminário, apresentaremos características da construção do cabo e de equipamentos com o sinal HDMI e como elas podem influenciar os projetos e instalações de Audio e Video.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Design; Installation; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2012
  • Language: Portuguese

Networked Audio for Live Events

Networked digital audio has become a goal for many live-event producers, with the Holy Grail being an analog-to-digital conversion that takes place at the stage box, with the audio signal staying digital until it hits an amplifier on the way to a speaker.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events; Networked AV Systems
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2012
  • Language: English

Audio Multicanale: Principi e Tecnologie di base

Durante il webinar verranno illustrati i principi fisici e le tecnologie di base impiegate nella realizzazioni di sistemi audio multicanale.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2012
  • Language: Italian

It Has to Sound Good, Too?

The relationship between Austin, Texas, and the South By Southwest (SXSW) mega-event that the city has hosted for the past 25 years is becoming one of basic physics.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Design; Live Events
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2012
  • Language: English

Sistemas de Áudio Profissional para Grandes Empreendimentos

O seminário objetiva por expor os diferentes sistemas de áudio profissional necessários em grandes empreendimentos, provendo uma visão introdutória sobre esses sistemas e expondo sua importância para o desenvolvimento das atividades em grandes edificações sob aspectos técnicos, comerciais e de segurança.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2012
  • Language: Portuguese

Why Live Sound Systems Proliferate

If the world seems like it’s gotten a lot louder, it’s because it has. Or at least there are a lot more sound systems out there making noise.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  February 2012
  • Language: English

NFPA 72-2010 and Its Implications for the AV Industry

Building codes have existed for almost 4,000 years. To this day, building and safety codes dictate construction practices. But codes have only become high priority for AV professionals over the last 50 years, as AV equipment migrated from the movable rolling cart to permanent installation in public and private buildings.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Standards; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  November 2011
  • Language: English

Acoustics Snapshot

Like no other, the field of acoustics is rife with myth, misinformation and marketing tactics that belies the true science and legacy of the trade.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  August 2011
  • Language: English

Matematica Audiovisual

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2011
  • Language: Portuguese

Audiovisual Technology Standards Support Accessibility

An examination of how AV technology standards are helping people with physical limitations to enjoy more interactive and safe experiences in everday life.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Design; Government; Healthcare; Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors; Consultants; Designers; Integrators; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  November 2010
  • Language: English

Essentials of the AV Industry Self-Assessment

Not sure if you need to take Essentials of the AV Industry? Do you think you know the basics of audiovisual? Take this quick assessment test on audio, visual and systems to find out!

  • Type: Self-Assessment or Practice Exam
  • Topic: Audio; AV Industry; Video
  • Audience: New to the Industry; Students
  • Publication Date:  January 2008
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 1: An Introduction to Myths & Truths

Explore the myths and truths of fiber optics for AV with the first of an eight-presentation series.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Design; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Manufacturers
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 2: Transmitters and Receivers

Learn about transmitters and receivers with the second of an eight-presentation series on fiber optics for AV.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Control Systems; Design; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Manufacturers
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 3: Cable and Connectors

Learn about cable and connectors with the third of an eight-presentation series on fiber optics for AV.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Design; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 4: Basics of Digital Fiber Technology

Learn about the basics of digital fiber technology with the fourth of an eight-presentation series on fiber optics for AV.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 5: Advantages of Digital Fiber Systems

Learn about the advantages of digital fiber systems with the fifth of an eight-presentation series on fiber optics for AV.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Design; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 6: The Link Budget

Learn about the link budget with the sixth of an eight-presentation series on fiber optics for AV.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Fiber Optics for AV, Part 7: AV Fiber System Topologies

Explore AV fiber system topologies with the seventh of an eight-presentation series on fiber optics for AV.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; Design; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2005
  • Language: English

Microphone Basics

Gordon Moore, CTS®, discusses types of microphones, how they work, and proper placement.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Best Practices
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2004
  • Language: English

Mix-Minus Speech Reinforcement Systems

Learn about the purpose of "mix-minus" systems and how to properly configure them with this webinar.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2004
  • Language: English

Elements of Acoustics

  • Type: Presentation
  • Topic: Audio; Design
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Architects, Builders and Contractors; Installers; New to the Industry
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

Entertainment and Media Servers

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; Display; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

Microphone Specifications

Use this presentation to educate architects and clients about the types, purpose and functionality of microphones.

  • Type: Presentation
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors; Designers; Installers; Integrators; New to the Industry
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

Wireless Mics and White Spaces: A Changed (and Changing) Landscape

It’s been more than three years since the United States threw the metaphorical switch that transitioned the country from analog to digital broadcasting. In the process, it created a controversy around what are called “white spaces” – the radio-frequency (RF) spectrum that acts as a buffer between TV channels, and forced AV pros out of a popular frequency range.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Live Events
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English
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