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Exceptional Days at InfoComm 2016

Download: Pro AV Meets IoT

Standards in Action

The Future of Communication Spaces

More News
Reading From the Web; APEx Spotlight; Be an InfoComm 2016 Room Host; Register for IoT Insights; Meet the ITS Council Chair; A CTS in Norway; AV Transport Methods Virtual Classroom

Recorded Webinars

Featured Events

ribbon Exceptional Days at InfoComm 2016
It's time to start planning your days at InfoComm 2016, June 4-10 in Las Vegas. Where do you start? With so much to choose from, we've got a few suggestions. Here are some for Day One, and a lot more ideas for Day Two.
Download: Pro AV Meets IoT
A free new white paper from InfoComm International® lays out the case for AV companies embracing the Internet of Things. After all, AV pros have been putting devices on the network since before IoT was a thing. Learn what you need to know next and the opportunities the IoT affords.
AV Integration Standards in Action
You’ve heard that industry standards can have a positive impact on your business. Now read what AV professionals have to say about using standards in actual installations. "Standards are essential tools to help create exceptional user experiences," says one.
Video: The Future of Communication
Craig Janssen, President of the InfoComm Board of Directors and Managing Director of Idibri, gave a TEDx Talk about how the way people communicate affects the spaces they do it in. In short, designers face challenges when trying to keep pace with new technologies.
Craig Janssen

IoT Read This: Who Invented the IoT?

You did, of course. Not convinced? Read a brief explanation in the All Voices Blog, then delve into such meaty reading topics as Netflix streaming HDR content, Facebook's wicked-fast Wi-Fi and a video gadget that lets you edit on the fly. And please catch us up on the news: Are we allowed to text in AMC movie theaters or not? Read more.

Verrex APEx Spotlight: Verrex Corp.

InfoComm welcomes Verrex Corp. to the AV Provider of Excellence (APEx) program. APEx is a recognition program for AV integration and design firms that set high standards for employee training and certification and meet their clients' needs by delivering exceptional solutions. Family-run Verrex specializes in videoconferencing, presentation, collaboration and multimedia systems. Its global managed services group offers maintenance, onsite staffing and cloud-based conferencing. Will your company be next in the APEx program? Learn more today.

room host Be an InfoComm 2016 Room Host

Are you going to InfoComm 2016? Volunteer to serve as a room host and receive a free Seminar and Workshop Package, worth up to $279. InfoComm is looking for 31 volunteers to monitor and introduce sessions at the show. The free package gives you unlimited access to InfoComm University™ seminars and workshops held June 8-10. Hosts will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis. Find out more and apply today.

IoT Insights Gain Insight Into the IoT

InfoComm brings you a new conference program created to explore the role of the Internet of Things in pro-AV solutions. IoT Insights debuts May 9 in Santa Clara, Calif. The daylong event will include panel discussions, real-world case studies and a keynote address by Gary Hall, CTS®-D, CTS-I, Chief Technology Officer for Federal Defense at Cisco Systems. Register today.

John Rice Fresh Take on the ITS Council

Meet John Rice, Senior Business Development Manager at Field Nation and the recently elected Chair of InfoComm's Independent Technical Services (ITS) Council. Rice talked to us about what he hopes to achieve as ITS Council Chair and his AV career to date. "What I love about my job is we're helping people get work done," he says. Learn what he has planned and more about the council.

Svein-Erik Jensen A CTS in Norway

Although Norway ranks as one of the smallest European countries in terms of population, it nevertheless has a thriving AV industry. Describing his company Viju as a "big player in a small market," Svein-Erik Jensen, CTS, Senior Director of Competence and Quality at the 18-year-old systems integration company, which also operates in the U.K., U.S. and Singapore, is leading the charge for education and certification in Norway. Jensen himself was one of the first people to become CTS certified in Norway, after transitioning to AV from the IT industry, where certification is traditionally more commonplace. Read what happened when Viju embraced certification.

transport New AV Transport Methods Virtual Classroom

Don't miss a special training opportunity. InfoComm University's new AV Transport Methods Virtual Classroom will be offered one time only in 2016, May 2-26. The virtual class will meet online twice a week for four weeks, with reading and group discussions outside of class time. Gain insight from expert instructors on everything from HDBaseT to Dante, AVB/TSN to AES67, and H.265 to CobraNet. If it runs on a network, they'll cover it. Register today.


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IoT Insights
May 9
Santa Clara, Calif.

Live, Loud & Local
June 8
Las Vegas

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June 4-10
Las Vegas

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