When Connor Kelly, CTS®, a site manager at Johnson Audio Video, first began working in AV, it was his background as a working drummer, interest in sound gear and experience with structured cabling that pointed him in the direction of a career in AV.
The audiovisual market in the Indian subcontinent is projected to reach an astonishing US$5.4 billion by the end of 2016, according to the InfoComm Market Definition and Strategy Study for India.
Revision Update: ANSI/AVIXA2M-2010 Standard Guide for Audiovisual Systems Design and Coordination Processes
At the Standards Plenary at InfoComm 2016, members of the 2M-2010 revision task group talked about it and here are a few key Q&A’s to give you an understanding of the direction it's going in.
Self-professed AV/IT nerd, Donald Palmer wins the award for the longest job title: A/V Management Analyst for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Facilities and Security Office, Space and Facilities.
A year into his AV career, 24-year-old system design engineer Jesse Scarborough, CTS®, chair of the new Young AV Professionals Committee, talked to AVIXA about his entry into the AV industry and his thoughts on how the industry can appeal to millennials and the next-generation AV workforce.
Hot on the heels of last year's first standalone AVIXAstandard (F501.01:2015 Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems), AVIXA's newest standard will address the need for uniformity and standardization in audiovisual rack building.
Sponsored by the University of Hong Kong, AVIXA on Campus takes place on 24 May, 2016. The university classroom is moving beyond the simple one-way lecture, a standard practice that hasn’t advan
Lloyd B. Ranola, Vice President at the San Francisco-based acoustical, audiovisual and telecommunications consulting firm Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc., admits he doesn’t look like your average VP.
Education Management Solutions (EMS) Project Operations Manager Todd Clauser, CTS®, recently led the charge to get 19 staff members CTS certified — from installers to sales personnel, software developers and members of the IT team
Recent graduate Victoria Barela, CTS®, earned her CTS certification just two months after graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Live and Installed Sound.
After 18 years in the live events/rental and staging side of the business and a subsequent move into integration two years ago, salesperson Alexis B. La Broi, MBA, CTS® — now a systems consultant for Sterling, Virginia-based Avitecture — set herself a new target: to finally try for her CTS certification.
It's coincidental, but symbolic, that the first two people to gain their CTS®-I and CTS-D certifications in 2016 hail from India.
RTS Solutionz Vice President of Engineering Joy Caspar, CTS®, has been working in AV for longer than she will care to admit.
Since the beginning of the year, Electro Acoustics, a Texas-based APEx integrator, has been able to reduce the number of warranty callbacks by 41 percent.
Wasting no time with his new year's resolutions, Joel Vugteveen, Project Manager at Chicago-based installer TVTI, started the year with his nose in a study guide.
Although Norway ranks as one of the smallest European countries in terms of population, it nevertheless has a thriving AV industry.
When Alan Taylor, CTS®, joined UK systems integrator avsnet in early 2015, one of the first things on his mind was to get the company’s 50 or so technical and service staff CTS-certified.
In her nearly 20 years in the AV industry, Electrosonic's Sarah Joyce has worked in a variety of disciplines, including sales, account management, business development, general management, product marketing and human resources.
On the surface, a standard to define how cables should be labeled in audiovisual systems might not sound like the most exciting thing in the world.
John Rice is Senior Business Development Manager at Field Nation and the recently elected Chair of AVIXA's Independent Technical Services (ITS) Council. The council represents small businesses that supply services to the AV industry.