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Daily Download June 19, 2018

Driving certification demand

State of Control 45: Crestron, AMX, and other programming companies have several levels of certification. A year ago Crestron introduced their “Diamond” level programmer. Today’s panel is three of those Diamonds talking about what these certifications mean to customers and those outside the audiovisual industry.

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DSE 2017 to Offer Four Professional Certification Programs

Atlanta – Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced today that its 2017 educational conference will feature four individual full-day educational programs for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification or renewal credits. Tuesday, March 28 – 9 a.m.- … Read more

Tips to maintaining your CTS certification

Ever notice that as soon as you get certified, it feels like it’s already time to renew? If you are new to our industry—welcome! If you’ve been around a while, then you most likely know the various certifications that keep your AV technology skills fresh. Let’s talk about the mother of all industry certifications—InfoComm’s Certified … Read more

Teachable Moment

“Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.“  – Attributed to Horace Mann “A teachable moment.” It’s a phrase often used to describe a lesson learned from an awkward attempt by the inexperienced. It is also a phrase that all too often describes the only education field technicians get. It is bad … Read more

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AVWeek Episode 216: Polycom Huddles Up

Polycom released a new lineup of video and audio conferencing tools. InFocus purchased Jupiter Systems. We talk about the new “certified” HDMI cable and the UL listed ones. Plus, what are you doing for AV Month? Host: Tim Albright Guests: Josh Srago, Roger Takacs, Ray Estrada, and Peter Mitchell Record Date: 10/09/2015 Running Time: 56:04 Video: … Read more

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AVWeek Episode 212: Moral Ambiguity

Apple and Cisco have entered into a deal that gives iOS devices preferential treatment on Cisco networks. The Digital Signage Federation is gaining members. Why and when does Avnu Certification matter? Plus, what is the best way to mic a collaborative crowd? Host: Tim Albright Guests:George Tucker, Josh Srago, and Mark Cichowski Record Date: 9/11/2015 Running … Read more

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The LIVE Life Episode 2: But It’s Wafer Thin!

Hosts: George Tucker & Mike Postupak Guests: Donald Guzauckas, Christian Samuelson & Jason Cooklin Record Date: 04/19/2012 Episode Two is all about rigging. Hosts George Tucker and Mike Postupak chat with Donald Guzauckas of HB Group Inc, Christian Samuelson of Xrosspoint Audio Visual and Jason Cooklin of Colortone  about the Indiana State Fair collapse report, ... Read more
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