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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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Learning Sessions at InfoComm 2021: A Major Shift in Education

By Marcella Walsh

Fueled by the pandemic over the past year and a half, higher education has seen a major shift in how they deliver classes and content to students and staff. During InfoComm 2021, you can learn about the multiple different ways that universities and colleges are managing the process successfully.

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New "Holoportation" Technology Is a Game-Changer for the University of Central Florida's College of Health Professions and Sciences

By Joey Davis

The use of holoportation technology gives medical students at UCF a new 3D tool to study and diagnose patients in real-time.

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Earning Dual-CTS Designations in Istanbul

Sercan Aktas, Director of Integration at Redmouse Audio Visual Integration, recently became only the second person in Turkey to hold both AVIXA® CTS®-D and CTS-I.

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New Revenue Forecasts From AVIXA Reveal 5-Year Positive Outlook

In a time when the future prospects of any sector appears to change daily, AVIXA is out with real actionable intelligence for the AV industry and the news is good.

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A Look Back at the 2020 AVX Award Winners

The Audiovisual Experience Awards celebrates and showcases the innovative integration of content, space, and technology to create or enhance an experience. Here's a look back at the winners of the inaugural 2020 AVX Awards. Read more about more at the

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Virtual Learning Begins with Robust AV Technology | AV Trends

With more than a year of distance learning experiences, we learn how to optimize virtual learning with these tips from the Consortium for School Networking in their new study. Read the full article here.

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Study Confirms Effective Virtual Learning Starts with Robust AV Technology

By Joey Davis

A study on student home connectivity by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has revealed key objectives school systems, colleges, and universities must consider in order to provide an efficient remote learning experience.

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Upcoming Webinar: Learning Tech Managers Power Hour with Kylie Kendrick

Join Kylie Kendrick, Technical Specialist for Lecture Capture (Encore via Panopto) at Durham University for Learning Tech Managers Power Hour: eSports in education - Lessons Learned on July 19, 2021 at 1:00 to 2:00 PM EST. Register today!

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Learning Tech Manager’s Power Hour: Classroom of the Future l AVIXA Webinars

Is it in the cloud? Heading into the summer break, institutions with different needs and budgets share their approach to fully implementing learning’s new normal. Join us for the May Power Hour to learn how to: Identify the “new normal” and what this means for institutions. Discuss the challenges of remote participation. Review the necessary standards for installing equipment in classrooms.

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5 Best Pre-Sales Practices in AV Projects for the Educational Market

By Franciele Mesadri

AV projects for educational facilities require careful planning. From information gathering to completion, here are five steps to make the process a success.

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How to Build an Effective and Trusted Audiovisual Team

In March 2020, when university administrations were starting to grasp the brutal realities of COVID-19, one of the many challenges they were facing was how to move their entire class schedules online.

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Learning Tech Manager’s Power Hour: Improving the Online Learning Experience

This session will look at the common elements of video conference-capable AV systems for learning.

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Learning Power Hour: Improving the Online Learning Experience l AVIXA Webinars

The modern focus of video conference systems should not start and end with the most top-of-the-line video camera but instead should start with other AV components such as audio, content, and control. This session will look at the common elements of video conference-capable AV systems for learning.

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The San Diego State University Online Lessons Challenge | AV Case Studies

With more than 36,000 students and professors, the Instructional Technology Service at San Diego State University has a huge challenge ahead of them amidst the lockdown. Here is a quick breakdown on their story and their solution. To read more about this case study, visit: https://www.avixa.org/av-topics/articles/road-to-the-congreso-avixa-2021-the-san-diego-state-university-online-lessons-challenge

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Learning Power Hour: Presenting AV requirements to the IT Team l AVIXA Webinars

Tech managers are working closer than ever with IT teams to support the rise in cloud service usage. What are the new network requirements in higher education?

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Road to the Congreso AVIXA 2021: The San Diego State University Online Lessons Challenge

By Franciele Mesadri

This article is a preview of the case story that the San Diego State University team will present during the next AVIXA 2021 Congress: Technologies for education today and tomorrow, which will take place virtually from April 27 to 30.

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The Sweet Sound of Online Education

By Franciele Mesadri

The art of listening to users to meet the technological needs of educational institutions is a task that we as members of the AV industry must cultivate. And, if luck smiles on us, we can discover internal allies to help us develop better solutions.

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Learning Tech Manager’s Power Hour: Scaling Security l AVIXA Webinars

With AV technology enabling learning to continue, overall network security, as well as data sharing and data privacy, will play a huge role in 2021. This session looks at what this will mean for higher education with new insights from EDUCAUSE, which identifies information security and managing financial resources in the top IT issues for 2021 for the majority of higher education institutions.

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DV-LED has Mainstreamed, But Much of Pro AV is Still Learning the Tech

By David Haynes

Direct view LED has rapidly become a mainstream product in digital signage, but while the display technology is seeing rapid and diverse adoption, it’s clear much of the pro AV ecosystem is still trying to sort out what it is and how to differentiate the huge assortment of products and suppliers.

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2021 Trends: Seeing Yourself in Digital Signage

By Kirsten Nelson

As we look ahead to the next year and wonder how brands and retailers will communicate with us, we’re going to hold them to a high standard: how human are your virtual experiences? Video content and apps are more than just placeholders and distractions, they need to connect, immerse and understand us.

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