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AV Technology Increases Student Retention and Engagement

A new generation of students has high expectation for the technology in their learning spaces. AV technology integrations on a college campus send a signal to students that the learning experience will be interactive and collaborative.

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This Brand New School is Training the Next Generation of AV professionals


Located in Madrid Content City and just a few blocks from a Netflix production hub, iFP is a brand-new facility that equips students with the knowledge they need to succeed and lead the AV industry. And it's packed with some of the latest and greatest AV technology. So come on, let's take a Field Trip!


Going Full Circle with Michigan State University’s VR Igloo


While "Spartans Will" can be used to describe Michigan State University's tenacity when it comes to athletics, it can also be used to describe the future of academics and what can be created. With this in mind, look no further than the fully immersive VR experience by Igloo Vision. Located in MSU's Digital Scholarship Lab, this installation provides students and professors with the tools to take their projects to the next level. Let's take a field trip and explore!


InfoComm 2023 Will Reveal the Latest Pro AV Solutions for Online and In-Person Learning Environments


InfoComm 2023 will spotlight AV products and solutions that will transform the future of learning environments, from presentation aids to streaming distribution systems. The show will feature a rich education program, expert-led tours of learning solutions on the trade show floor, and tours of innovative solutions at the University of Central Florida (UCF).


GPT-4 Tutor for Students

By Iulia Popescu

On the same day OpenAI released GPT-4, Sal Khan, founder and chief executive of the nonprofit global classroom Khan Academy, introduced an application of GPT-4 called Khanmigo. How is GPT-4 expected to impact higher education institutions?


Teaching the Next Generation of AV Pros—On Campus

By Sam Molineaux

Newly certified UNH AV specialist Kaetryn Williams-Barnard, CTS, passes the baton to her students in hopes of igniting their interest in a career in AV.


Science and AV bring LIFE to Denmark


Located on the outskirts of Copenhagen, LIFE Campus offers children and young adults the opportunity to take additional courses in science, engineering and mathematics. It's also equipped with some of coolest AV equipment in the world. Take a Field Trip with AVIXA to learn more!


The Impact of Technology on Modern Education

By Iulia Popescu

Education today is not only becoming more global in terms of the way information is distributed, but it is also becoming more technologically oriented. Students are often ahead of the curve, so technology encourages them to research and be more responsible.


UNLV Delivers the Cinematic Experience with Theater Renovation


When the University of Nevada Las Vegas wanted to renovate their on-campus theater, they went all out - Dolby Atmos sound system, 4K projection with 3D capability, stadium seating and more. Frank Alaimo, David Peterson, and Francisco Menendez describe the process of renovating the old classroom and creating a world-class theater.


ISE22 - Tecnologías Audiovisuales para la educación de hoy y mañana - AV Experience Zone


La formación ha cambiado definitivamente y han surgido infinidad de soluciones que impedirán que nadie quede atrás: soluciones digitales, comunicación y formación remota, nuevos modelos de negocio.


Forecasting the Future at InfoComm’s Technology Innovation Stage

By Annette Sandler

Each year tens of thousands of tech professionals attend InfoComm because they are looking for industry insight on trends that actively drive innovation and set you apart from competitors.


A Paradigm Shift in Education is Coming

By Iulia Popescu

Not all two students are alike in their learning needs, but technology may be changing the old education model in the system. Learn more about the shift that is already in motion here.


Learning Sessions at InfoComm 2022: How AV is Leading the Way to the Future of Education

By Marcella Walsh

Higher education paved the way for remote communications as it accelerated during the pandemic and AV played a key role in making that distance learning possible. Today, hybrid classrooms and smart campuses are the new standard. Hear about the possibilities during the Learning sessions at InfoComm 2022


Learning Tech Managers Power Hour: The Role of AV/IT in Addressing Education Inequality

By Marcella Walsh

Education inequality became even more of an issue during the pandemic as students and educators were forced to switch to remote learning. However in spite of the sometimes very large, and somewhat cumbersome bureaucracy of many higher education institutions, they were able to very quickly react to provide the necessary technology to continue education.


InfoComm is Back for 2022! Registration is Officially Open!

The AVIXA-produced InfoComm 2022 is scheduled for June 4-10, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Registration is officially open.


The Role of Virtual Reality in Healthcare | AV Trends


The academic world has significantly benefited from virtual reality, which has opened up plenty of doors. This technology is used to provide students with more realistic and accurate learning experiences, specifically in the healthcare field.

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