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Visual Principles and the Display Environment

When it comes to video, you can’t just hang a screen on a wall and expect viewers to get the picture. The visual principles of AV design are about more than technology. Here are four things to consider when determining the perfect display environment.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Best Practices; Design; Display
  • Audience: CTS Professionals; Designers; Integrators
  • Publication Date:  July 2015
  • Language: English

InfoComm Today Podcast: Modern Approaches to Control Systems Design

In March 2015, InfoComm published "Modern Approaches to Control Systems Design," which was the product of a collaborative effort by different AV industry professionals. It sought to offer a framework for designing AV control systems in light of technical change and evolution. Hear Dave Silberstein, Director of Technical and Sales Education at Crestron Electronics, and Brad Grimes, Director of Editorial Services at InfoComm, discuss today's control systems with contributor and InfoComm Today host Tim Albright, Director of Operations at Innovad.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: Control Systems; Design
  • Audience: Designers; Independent Programmers; Integrators
  • Publication Date:  May 2015
  • Language: English

Your AV Environment: Ergonomics 101

Even if your AV system sports an impressive amount of flash, a poorly considered design could ruin it. For example, if a display's too small or placed in an awkward position, it can detract from your message. Addressing such factors requires experience in a key component of AV design: ergonomics.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Best Practices; Design; Display; Video
  • Audience: Designers
  • Publication Date:  May 2015
  • Language: English

Modern Approaches to Control Systems Design

Modern Approaches to Control Systems Design, an InfoComm International white paper, explores the ways that industry professionals today approach AV control systems in the context of enterprise AV and mobile, smart devices.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Control Systems; Design
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2015
  • Language: English

Acoustics — Critical Seasoning for the Exceptional Experience

If sound is the stepchild to picture, then acoustics is the junior partner of sound. At least that’s how it seems sometimes. But the practice of acoustics design in spaces used for AV is more important than ever, especially as recent trends make it more challenging to communicate content effectively. Read about it in the InfoComm International® special report.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Best Practices; Design; Live Events
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  February 2015
  • Language: English

The Phased Approach to AV Design

When you design an AV system, the idea is to streamline the process and ensure the system delivers on the customer’s expectations. Does your AV design go through these phases?

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  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Best Practices; Certification; Design
  • Audience: Consultants; Designers; Integrators
  • Publication Date:  February 2015
  • Language: English

InfoComm Glossary

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; Best Practices; Building Information Modeling (BIM); Business and Management; Certification; Conferencing; Control Systems; Design; Digital Signage; Display; Education; Installation; Lighting; Live Events; Marketing and Sales; Networked AV Systems; Project Management; Secure AV; Standards; Sustainable AV; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers
  • Publication Date:  January 2015
  • Language: English

AV/IT Infrastructure Guidelines for Higher Education

InfoComm International volunteers have produced a definitive guide to integrating AV into 21st-century learning spaces. The 158-page document is free to download and includes everything from descriptions of education technologies, to design considerations for learning spaces, to best practices in project planning, budgeting, and coordination. Learn more and download this valuable resource.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; AV Industry; Best Practices; Design; Education; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Project Management; Standards; Video
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors; Consultants; Designers; End Users; Facility Managers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  December 2014
  • Language: English

The Role of the AV Industry in Unified Communications and Collaboration

This InfoComm International whitepaper analyzes the impact that UCC is having on the AV industry and how AV professionals can play a significant role in UCC success. It outlines the business and end-user challenges of UCC solutions and how they can be overcome through the design and integration skills of AV pros.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Conferencing; Design; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: Consultants; End Users; Integrators; IT Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  December 2014
  • Language: English

InfoComm Today Podcast: Ensuring AV Systems Performance

How do you make sure that the AV system you designed and integrated meets the client’s expectations? (And if you’re the client, how do you make sure you get what you pay for?) By continually verifying the system’s performance against established, documented criteria. Listen to members of the InfoComm task force that published the AV Systems Performance Verification Guide discuss what makes it an essential tool for AV professionals who deliver exceptional experiences and raise the bar on quality throughout the industry.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: AV Industry; Best Practices; Design; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2014
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TimesCenter Makes Its Own Kind of News

Event spaces that come with notable provenance, like Alcatraz, the former federal prison in San Francisco Bay, may find that their names are a feature subject to interpretation. But in the case of the TimesCenter, its distinction tends to attract exactly the kind of client it wants: corporate, upscale and occasionally whimsical. But they still expect a show, and they usually get one. Dan Daley reports.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Design; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2014
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American Bar Association Adopts AV/IT Infrastructure Guidelines for Courts

The American Bar Association now lists the AV/IT Infrastructure Guidelines for Courts as one of its member resources. The document describes the design guidelines for architects, AV/IT specialists, judges, court administrators, and others concerned with courthouse and courtroom construction and renovation.

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

AV/IT Infrastructure Guidelines for Courts

Plan and design audiovisual systems in commercial and government spaces with this downloadable resource.

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Best Practices; Design; Government; InfoComm Products and Services; Installation; Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors; Designers; Installers; IT Professionals
  • Publication Date:  September 2013
  • Language: English

Line Arrays de pequeno porte

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

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

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

Designing Classrooms in the Digital Age

See what makes digital systems different, get an overview of various emerging digital technologies (HDMI, DisplayPort, HDBaseT), and learn about options for digital system design with this webinar

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Best Practices; Design; Display; Education; Installation; Networked AV Systems; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  November 2011
  • Language: English

Secure AV in Government: More Than Just AV

Working on projects for the government has always required a certain amount of discretion and attention to detail. And over time, the roles of the AV consultant and integrator have risen in profile as AV technologies have evolved into vital communications tools for government agencies.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Design; Government; Government Relations; Installation; Secure AV
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2011
  • Language: English

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

Design Guidelines for ACU

These design guidelines describe the processes involved in designing loudspeaker systems to the requirements outlined in ANSI/INFOCOMM 1M-2009, Audio Coverage Uniformity in Enclosed Listener Areas.

  • Type: Book; Standard
  • Topic: Design; Standards
  • Audience: Designers
  • Publication Date:  December 2009
  • Language: English

AV Design Reference Manual

The AV Design Reference Manual is a must-have for every design professional and is now available as a free digital download.

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Design
  • Audience: Designers; IT Professionals; Students
  • Publication Date:  January 2006
  • Language: English

An AV Perspective of Sightlines and Viewing Angles

Build a relationship with architects and clients by delivering this presentation on ergonomic principles for optimal AV environments.

  • Type: Presentation
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Best Practices; Design; Installation
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Architects, Builders and Contractors
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

Creating Exceptional AV Experiences

Designer; Installer; Live Events Professional; Technology Manager
  • Type: Video
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; Conferencing; Control Systems; Design; Exceptional Experience; Installation; Live Events; Networked AV Systems; Standards; Video
  • Audience: Event Planners; Facility Managers; Installers; Integrators; Live Events Professionals; Project Managers
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

CTS-D Exam Guide

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Best Practices; Design; Education; Exam Prep
  • Audience: CTS Professionals; Designers
  • Publication Date: 
  • 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

Trends in Legal AV

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Design; Government; Standards; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Architects, Builders and Contractors; IT Professionals; Project Managers
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: 
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