Advance Your Career in AV
Nathan Cox, CTS
Are you an IATSE member? If so, check out the IATSE Education Program for free professional development and the opportunity to earn the InfoComm/IATSE Live Event Technician Certificate. With specially-selected courses, including Audiovisual Fundamentals for Stagehands, this training is a must to learn about AV integration in stagecraft.
“With InfoComm education and CTS® certification, people working in stagecraft can address AV issues needed early in the production process to provide a good experience for themselves, fellow workers and ultimately the audience.”
— Nathan Cox, CTS, Vice President, IATSE Local 675
Explore the program.
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.
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.
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.