InfoComm, Members, Lead Exceptional Experience Discussion at the Technology Convergence Conference
On Feb. 18, InfoComm Executive Director and CEO David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, moderated the closing keynote panel at Teladata's Technology Convergence Conference, an event attended by more than 500 technology end users. Featured panelists included Andrew Milne, Ph.D., Executive Director of Tidebreak, Inc., and Alain J. Durocher, CTS, Manager of LE Strategy, Planning and Development, Information Technology Services, University of Southern California.
The panel discussed how technology can be used to create exceptional experiences in a variety of user facilities. The importance of the user experience, the varying definitions of exceptional experience, discussions of the human factors that interplay in exceptional experiences and moving expectations from good to great were all addressed. InfoComm International's strategic plan calls for the association to provide the leadership that drives the transformation of human communications while creating exceptional experiences through technology.
Navigate the Newest AV Technologies at Almo's E4 Dallas on March 11
"Navigate to New Horizons" with Almo Professional A/V and InfoComm International at E4 Dallas on March 11! Get ready for a productive day packed with InfoComm Renewal Units (RUs), networking and new products.
InfoComm's Andre LeJeune will lead two sessions worth RUs focusing on audio gain structure and assessing network readiness for AV systems. Learn more.
AMX-Sponsored Networking for the AV Industry Program for EU, UK and Oceania Kicks off
InfoComm's two networking courses, Networking Technology Online and Networked Audio Visual Systems (NAVS), will begin a European Union tour on March 6 in Zevenaar, Netherlands, and will touch a total of six cities. A United Kingdom program with the same structure started on March 3 and will be available on two additional dates. The 12-date Australian program began in February and will be available through November in Sidney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Auckland.
Students will learn how to glean customer needs, manage trade-offs between quality and bandwidth, and work through the sometimes conflicting needs of customers and network managers. In the end, through better coordination among clients, IT professionals and AV designers, network-based AV systems can deliver the kind of communication experience that benefits everyone.
View the video that explains why we teach network technology or attend the online course.
InfoComm Hosting Second Audiovisual Executive Conference
InfoComm International will be hosting its second annual AV Executive Conference and Golf Tournament Sept. 17-19, 2014, at the Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, AZ.
Registration will be available in late March at infocomm.org/avec.
Rethink Your Digital Signage
Explore the InfoComm University™ newest course, Digital Signage for Technology Managers Online.
Watch this video and get the details about how this course addresses the need for sustainable, scalable digital signage.
Get Your AV Systems Energy Management Handbook
Thinking of applying the ANSI/INFOCOMM 4:2012 Audiovisual Systems Energy Management standard to your next project? Then, check out the AV Systems Energy Management Handbook. You'll learn how to assess, design and implement an energy management system. Purchase your copy from the InfoComm Store.
What is AV-iQ?
AV-iQ is a:
- Web-based industry marketing and new business development solution
- Cloud-based product research and project development tool
- Data service that populates your other applications
Complete this 30-second form and AV-iQ will begin making sure you have access to the best AV project management cloud software.
CTS Prep on the Road
InfoComm University is heading your way. Take the popular CTS Prep in the following locations:
CTS in Demand in the UK
Greg Moores, CTS
Greg Moores, CTS, Feltech, earned his credentials at this year's Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). Here's why he thinks the CTS® matters:
"CTS is becoming the benchmark standard for integrators in the UK. AV consultants often request the CTS credentials of proposed staff to work on their projects. We are keen that our staff at Feltech go through the training and get the certification."
Get on the Track to CTS-I
Hurry, save your seat now for the upcoming install courses in Fairfax, VA:
- Installation 1: System Fabrication
Audience: AV professionals who work on AV systems before their initial power-up including installation technicians and system integrators.
The next course will be held on Nov. 3–5. Register
- Installation 2: Setup and Verification
Audience: AV professionals who work on AV systems before their initial power-up including installation technicians, system integrators, and others who configure systems, perform testing, and verify compliance with standards and other documentation. Register
Available on the following dates:
Roundtables Coming to the Cities Near You
Hear the presentation "Shift Happens: If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail" by James Feldman, a change management expert. Discuss changes occurring in the industry and the InfoComm programs developed to address them.
They're coming to the following cities:
We invite you to attend the following webinar:
The Future of Videoconferencing and Collaboration
Wed., March 26
1 p.m. (New York), 6 p.m. (London)
Videoconferencing technology has evolved dramatically over the years. This webinar explains how virtualization is affecting videoconferencing strategies, what pervasive video is bringing to the industry and how Microsoft Lync will change the way we think about videoconferencing.