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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; InfoComm Products and Services; Project Management; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2014
  • Language: 

InfoComm Products Featured in Italian National Standards

Twelve InfoComm publications and standards have been included in an Italian collection of standards called UNI/PdR 4:2013, Audio-Video and Controls (AVC) integration services — Requirements for design, installation, configuration, calibration, programming and technical verification.

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

PLASA Announces Publication of Two Rigging Safety Standards

Two of PLASA's standards related to theatrical rigging safety have been revised and approved by ANSI as American National Standards: ANSI E1.21 for temporary outdoor structures and ANSI E1.4 for manual counterweight rigging systems.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; AV Industry; Best Practices; Digital Signage; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  February 2014
  • Language: English

AV Systems Energy Management Handbook

Learn to apply ANSI/INFOCOMM 4:2012 Audiovisual Systems Energy Management with this handbook.

  • Type: Book; Standard
  • Topic: Best Practices; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers; Installers; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  January 2014
  • Language: English

ANSI/INFOCOMM 10:2013, Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification

Verify the performance of audiovisual systems throughout the system integration process with this standard.

  • Type: Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers; Executives and Business Managers; Installers; IT Professionals; Live Events Professionals; Project Managers; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  December 2013
  • 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

InfoComm Today Podcast: The Scoop on Standards

In the latest episode of the InfoComm Today Podcast, we tackle the question, “What are these InfoComm standards and what do they have to do with me?” Join InfoComm Vice President of Standards and Industry Innovations Joe Bocchiaro, CTS®-D, CTS®-I, along with Matthew Silverman, CTS®, of George Mason University and former InfoComm President Greg Jeffreys of Paradigm Audio Visual as they discuss the latest InfoComm standard, how you can get involved and what’s next for AV standards.

  • Type: Podcasts
  • Topic: AV Industry; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2013
  • Language: English

InfoComm Teams With SMPTE, AES and ASA on Audio’s Holy Grail: Sound Standards for All Enclosed Spaces

If you’ve enjoyed cinema sound in a movie theater (or elsewhere), you’re familiar with B-chain audio — the speakers, amplifiers and processors that make up a sound system. Today, InfoComm is working with leading thinkers from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the Audio Engineering Society, and the Acoustical Society of America on standards and best practices that could improve audio well beyond the movie house.

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

Designing for High Contrast: How One University Uses InfoComm’s Projected Image Standard

Today, George Mason University has a tool at its disposal that will help its various departments — and others on campus — to define objectively its high-contrast requirements: the ANSI/INFOCOMM 3M-2011 Projected Image System Contrast Ratio standard.

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

Normas da InfoComm — beneficios para nossa empresa e nossos clientes

Uma análise sobre as normas AV da InfoComm aprovadas pela ANSI (American National Standards Institute), um olhar sobre o processo de criação, bem como os benefícios da adoção dessas normas.

  • Type: Recorded Webinar
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2012
  • Language: Portuguese

AVB — Audio Video Bridging

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

ANSI/INFOCOMM 4:2012, Audiovisual Systems Energy Management

Defines and prescribes processes and requirements for power-consumption management of an AV system.

  • Type: Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers; Installers; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  June 2012
  • Language: English

The Importance of Energy Management in AV

Last year marked the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program's first decade of existence, a span bookended by two major economic slumps.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Project Management; Smart Building Technology (SBT); Standards; Sustainable AV
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  February 2012
  • Language: English

Live Event Safety Standards: More Important Than Ever

On August 13, 2011, a stage collapsed during a powerful storm at the Indiana State Fair. Now, proponents say, getting the word out and training professionals to use the standards are critical to this dynamic industry.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Live Events; Standards
  • Audience: Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2011
  • Language: English

Why AV Standards Matter

In almost every market where they’re used, audiovisual systems have evolved from “nice-to-have” toys to business-critical systems — to the benefit of the entire AV industry.

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

How the California Courts Apply InfoComm Standards to Every Courthouse in the State

It is perhaps the Holy Grail of industry standards: to be specified or expressly integrated into other industry standards, best practices or requests for proposals. Take, for example, the growing stable of ANSI-accredited, AV performance standards from InfoComm International®.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Government; Government Relations; InfoComm Products and Services; Standards
  • Audience: Designers; Facility Managers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Live Events Professionals; Project Managers; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  November 2011
  • 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

What’s Next for AV and Smart Buildings?

Last August, members of InfoComm International®’s Integrated Building Technologies Task Force attended the National Conference on Building Commissioning in Cincinnati, Ohio. Their goal: to explain to building facility managers how the AV industry could help them coordinate their low-voltage systems in order to make their buildings operate more efficiently.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Smart Building Technology (SBT); Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors
  • Publication Date:  August 2011
  • Language: English

Projected Image Standard: What’s in it for You?

InfoComm International recently released its newest performance standard, ANSI/INFOCOMM 3M-2011 Projected Image System Contrast Ratio. The voluntary standard seeks to define acceptable minimum contrast ratios for projected images, relative to their application, for both installed systems and live events.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Display; Installation; Live Events; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2011
  • Language: English

ANSI/INFOCOMM 3M-2011, Projected Image System Contrast Ratio

This performance standard establishes four viewing requirement categories and defines a minimum contrast ratio requiremnt for each category.

  • Type: Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: Designers; Installers; Live Events Professionals; Project Managers
  • Publication Date:  June 2011
  • Language: English

BIM Parameter List

Enter BIM metadata for audiovisual-related devices with this list.

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Building Information Modeling (BIM); Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors
  • Publication Date:  February 2011
  • Language: English

BIM Parameter List User Guide

Learn the guidelines for using the BIM parameters list with this guide.

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Building Information Modeling (BIM); Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors
  • Publication Date:  February 2011
  • Language: English

Building Information Modeling (BIM) Guide

Develop a strong understanding of what Building Information Modeling (BIM) is and learn what it means to the audiovisual professional both now and in the coming years with this guide.

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Building Information Modeling (BIM); Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors
  • Publication Date:  February 2011
  • Language: English

ANSI/INFOCOMM 2M-2010, Standard Guide for Audiovisual Systems Design and Coordination Processes

This Ssandard outlines a consistent set of the standard tasks, responsibilities, and deliverables required for professional audiovisual systems design and construction.

  • Type: Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers; Executives and Business Managers; Installers; Live Events Professionals; Project Managers; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  December 2010
  • Language: English

AV Implementation Handbook

Clarify the tasks on the coordination processes checklist for ANSI/INFOCOMM 2M-2010 with this handbook.

  • Type: Book; Standard
  • Topic: Installation; Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Architects, Builders and Contractors; Designers; Installers; Integrators
  • Publication Date:  December 2010
  • 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

ACU Field Guide

The ACU Field Guide is designed to help audio technicians and engineers conduct the required in-field preparations, data collection and reporting for the ANSI/INFOCOMM 1M-2009 Audio Coverage Uniformity in Enclosed Listener Areas performance standard.

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

Audiovisual Systems Energy Management ROI Calculator

Complete with formulas, this editable spreadsheet can be used to calcualte AV systems energy management ROI.

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2009
  • 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

Energy Management Plan Example Spreadsheet

An editable document following industry standards and best practices.

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  December 2009
  • Language: English

Five Steps to Smart Building Technology Success

There are many reasons why smart building technologies (SBT) are a growing trend in the design and construction industry — lower costs, higher efficiency and sustainability, to name a few.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors
  • Publication Date:  December 2009
  • Language: English

ANSI/INFOCOMM 1M-2009, Audio Coverage Uniformity in Enclosed Listener Areas

This standard provides a procedure to measure spatial coverage, and criteria for use in the design and commissioning of audio systems.

  • Type: Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: Architects, Builders and Contractors; Designers; End Users; Installers; Integrators; Live Events Professionals; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date:  November 2009
  • Language: English

Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification Guide

Learn how to implement each verification item with this free companion to the ANSI/INFOCOMM 10:2013 standard.

  • Type: Book; Guide or Template; Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Architects, Builders and Contractors; Designers; Executives and Business Managers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Live Events Professionals; Project Managers; Technology Managers
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

Audiovisual Systems Project Documentation Sample

See how the AV systems documents relate to documentation from allied professions with this coordinated example of the unique documentation required for AV systems.

  • Type: Book
  • Topic: Installation; Standards
  • Audience: Installers; Project Managers; Students
  • Publication Date: 
  • Language: English

AV Standards Clearinghouse

Find published standards specific or applicable to audiovisual projects with this free resource created in cooperation with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

  • Type: Guide or Template; Standard
  • Topic: Standards
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Architects, Builders and Contractors; CTS Professionals; Designers; Installers; Integrators; IT Professionals; Live Events Professionals; Manufacturers; Project Managers; Students
  • 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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