Displayed Image Size: How Big is Big Enough?
A standards development task group is studying this very question and the answer may actually surprise you. In this recorded webinar, Greg Jeffreys, CEO of Paradigm AV, and Dick Tollberg, CTS®-D, of AVI-SPL, update viewers on the latest findings and discuss the science behind image-size requirements. Watch now.
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 for your next project.
Meet the Innovations Showcase Winner
InfoComm 2015 marked the debut of the Innovations Showcase, where first-time exhibitors displayed new solutions — and attendees voted for their favorites. The votes have been tallied and Collaboration Squared has won the inaugural competition for its Ubiety cross-platform collaboration solution. The company receives $10,000 and exhibit space at InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. Read the news.
Request for Information
InfoComm International is issuing a request for information in support of its technical white paper program. If you know wireless AV — specifically how to use wireless technologies for distributing audio/video signals and collaboration — then share your knowledge with the AV/IT industry.
In addition, InfoComm is seeking information about best practices in digital signage, from network design to content creation. If you’re an expert, we’d like to hear from you. Take as big or small a role as you’d like. Just fill out the RFI form and get involved today.
Present at InfoComm 2016
Gather your innovative ideas and tell us how you can help prepare the AV industry for the future. Whether you make a short presentation or dive into a hands-on, four-hour lab, you'll be able to choose from many formats to find the right fit for what you have to share at InfoComm 2016. If your idea is accepted into the program, you'll receive access to the show’s Faculty Lounge and free training sessions. Plus, we may cover some travel costs, if you're eligible.
But don't wait too long. The call for presenters ends Sept. 15.
Read the FAQ and submit your proposal today.
Events Take to the Cloud
How are companies like Freeman and PSAV integrating cloud-based systems into their event offerings? Let them count the ways. Not only can the cloud help companies execute better, it supports new technology features that clients expect for their conference participants. Read the special report.
Improve Your AV Design — Onsite and Online
With InfoComm University™'s design courses, in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 5-13, you'll gain a keen understanding of the calculations, documentation and networking concepts required for an exceptional AV design. You’ll also learn about the skills necessary to work with other professionals and the infrastructure needed to optimize your design.
If you can't make it to all three onsite courses, mix and match live, in-person classes with the online AV design sessions. You’ll be creating your own custom path to meeting your design potential and preparing for the CTS-D exam.
View classroom design courses. View online design courses.
5 Reasons CTS is the AV Certification for You
Why should you become a Certified Technology Specialist™? Maybe because:
- CTS is the only American National Standards Institute-accredited certification for AV.
- CTS is a proven, reliable credential based on peer-reviewed standards for job performance knowledge, skill and ability.
- CTS is accredited under the International Organization for Standardization, therefore recognized around the world.
- People looking for AV professionals know CTS holders have met established standards by passing the exam.
- Your certification is yours to keep — no matter where your career takes you.
Are you ready to join the CTS community? Explore the CTS credential and take the free practice exam.
Last Chance: Tomorrow is the Indy Roundtable
Through a new interactive workshop, you’ll learn what makes an exceptional AV experience and how to apply its components to elevating your AV solutions. You’ll also earn 2 RUs in the process. So don’t miss this chance to connect with your peers and elevate your business.
The Indianapolis Roundtable, July 23 starting at 2 p.m., is free for everyone in AV and conveniently located near the city’s Union Station. Get more details and register for the roundtable today.
Be Exceptional. Tell the World.
Do you have a compelling AV case study you'd like people to know about? Did you design or integrate an AV system that exceeded your client's expectations? InfoComm is looking for a few exceptional AV experiences to share with the AV industry and beyond.
If you'd like InfoComm to profile your exceptional AV experience, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Give us a few details, like what the project was, the AV solutions involved and where it was installed. We'll look over all the submissions and select a variety. But we can't choose yours unless you tell us about it. Email details to email@example.com.