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CTS-D Exam Guide

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Best Practices; Design; Education; Exam Prep
  • Audience: CTS Professionals; Designers
  • Publication Date:  August 2014
  • Language: English

Giving AV the Old College Try

The buzz around concepts such as distance learning and massive open online courses (MOOCs) make it seem as if media and higher education have suddenly and serendipitously collided, like some professorial version of chocolate and peanut butter.

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

CTS-I Exam Guide

Prepare for the CTS-I with this complete study system covering AV systems installation and important exam topics.

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Best Practices; Education; Exam Prep; Installation
  • Audience: CTS Professionals; Installers
  • Publication Date:  July 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 video conferencing 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

Veni, Vidi, Vici — Kids Conquer AV at the Science and Engineering Festival

InfoComm was privileged to sponsor and participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival, held April 25-27 in Washington, D.C. Thousands of kids, parents and educators got to play with some of the latest audiovisual (AV) applications and learn more about careers and training in AV.

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

InfoComm Today Podcast: AV's Generation Next

How does the pro-AV industry attract and educate the next generation of audiovisual designers, engineers, installers, operators, and more? The InfoComm Board of Directors has made workforce development part of its latest strategic plan. Join Jeremy Caldera, CTS-D, CTS-I of Zdi Inc.; Barry Goldin, CTS, of Unified AV Systems; and Sarah Joyce of Electrosonic as they share their thoughts on apprenticeship, scholarships, AV curricula and more.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: AV Industry; Certification; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  September 2013
  • Language: English

InfoComm Today Podcast: Tech Managers Speak Out

They’re your customers, colleagues and — in many cases — the ultimate judges of the AV systems you design, install and/or operate. Join tech managers Ernie Bailey, CTS, of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Greg Brown, CTS, of UCLA; and Tim Albright, CTS, of Lewis & Clark Community College to find out what they think about AV integrators, which AV solutions they want the most, and what it’s like managing AV technology in an IT world. Tune into the latest InfoComm Today Podcast now.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: AV Industry; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  September 2013
  • Language: English

AV Freelancers Face Training Challenges

Many live events and other AV professionals came into the industry through a side door. They went to a school to study graphics design, or TV production or some other specialty. There was a time these important AV technicians learned on the job, but today, is that enough to build a trained network of independent service providers?

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Certification; Education; Installation; Live Events
  • Audience: Installers; Integrators; Live Events Professionals; Students
  • Publication Date:  July 2013
  • Language: English

Get Ready: BYOD or Bust

Within a few short years, half of all employers will formally welcome employees to use their personal mobile devices on the job. It will be up to technology specialists to make sure all those devices can get on a network, join a videoconference or just beam content to a presentation system.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Education; Networked AV Systems
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2013
  • Language: English

InfoComm Today Podcast: Countdown to InfoComm 2013

With just days to go before InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, InfoComm Senior Vice President of Education and Certification Melissa Taggart, IMCCA Director of Emerging Technologies David Danto, Marshall Electronics Director of Sales and Marketing Perry Goldstein, and InfoComm Senior Editor Brad Grimes discuss Super Tuesday, collaborative conferencing events, the Digital Signage Presentation Stage (Booth 5589), and CTS.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: AV Industry; Conferencing; Digital Signage; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2013
  • Language: English

Why More Live Events Pros Embrace AV Training

To many, live events and installed AV systems are like apple and oranges. So why would a rigger, for example, want to acquire the skills necessary to become a Certified Technology Specialist? It turns out there are many reasons, and today, more live events professionals are taking the time to broaden their knowledge base.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Education; Exam Prep; Live Events
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2013
  • Language: English

El Aula de Clase: Proyección y Pizarras Interactivas

En este seminario revisaremos los temas de dispositivos de visualización, tamaños de proyección, características de los proyectores, y características y diferencias de los diferentes sistemas de pizarra interactiva utilizadas en el diseño y desarrollo de las aulas de clase en la actualidad.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Display; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2012
  • Language: Spanish

Sala de Aula: Projeção e Lousas Interativas

Neste seminário revisaremos os tópicos de dispositivos de exibição, tamanhos de projeção, características de projetores, características e as diferenças dos diferentes sistemas de lousa interativas utilizados na concepção e no desenvolvimento das sala de aula nos dias atuais.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Display; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2012
  • Language: Portuguese

Future-Proofing Classroom AV

The roots of the AV industry are firmly planted in the K-12 education market, dating back to the formation of the National Association of Visual Education Dealers (NAVED) in 1939.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  May 2012
  • Language: English

Distance Learning for All

Look in any college student's room and it's a safe bet you won't find a Cisco E20 or a Polycom VVX 1500. Their absence is a major reason why it's challenging for schools to enable one-on-one and multiparty videoconferences between students and faculty.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Conferencing; Education
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2012
  • Language: English

Become a Test-Taking Whiz

Learn to self-assess the areas where you need to focus your study, find resources that are right for your learning style and conquer the art of taking a test with this webinar

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Education; Exam Prep
  • Audience: Students
  • Publication Date:  December 2011
  • 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

Fiber Optics

Fiber-optic networks are showing up in AV installs at an increasing rate, driven by the need to transport a large amount audio, video and data over a long distance.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Education; Government; Healthcare; Installation; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2010
  • Language: English

The Interactive Classroom: Student Response Systems

Learn about the new generation of interactive classroom technologies, specifically student/audience response systems with this webinar.

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

AV Setup Guide for Events, Meetings, Conferences and Classrooms

For those new to the indutry, this setup guide will be a handy reference for troubleshooting, identifying unfamiliar connectors, or knowing when to call for help.

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Conferencing; Education; Installation; Live Events
  • Audience: Installers; Live Events Professionals; New to the Industry; Students; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English
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