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AVIXA and Performance Standards

AVIXA is the leading resource for AV performance standards. Our standards are balanced and open, so everyone in the AV industry can benefit from incorporating them into their projects. These standards support technology design and procedures that focus on reliability, competency and success. This collection will help you access new markets, reduce cost, decrease project complexity, be more productive, and reduce risk.

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Standards Committee

The ANSI standards development process involves groups that work cooperatively to develop voluntary national consensus standards. AVIXA's Board of Directors established a Standards Committee in 2006 to start working on performance standards. It is currently chaired by Greg Jeffreys, Visual Displays Ltd. There are now more than 700 volunteers supporting standards development.

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Hear from standards task group members Justin Watts, CTS of AVI Systems, Joe Gombos, CTS-D, of JBA Technology, and Rhen Taylor, CTS, of Milestone AV Technologies, about the benefits of standards to deliver reliable AV solutions in this video.

ansi-282x191AVIXA® is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer (ASD). Accreditation by ANSI signifies that the procedures used by the standards body in connection with the development of American National Standards meet the Institute's essential requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process.

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Standards Quizzes

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Sneak Peek at Rack Building Standard

Nick Pidgeon from Visualization Limited and Tim Troast from Middle Atlantic Products are two of the experts working on a standard for building AV racks. Hear why they think uniformity is important.

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How to Reduce Your Callbacks

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.

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AV Standards Clearinghouse

This free resource gives you open access to all standards that relate to AV, all on one document.

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2019 Standards Brochure

Use this guide to stay updated on the current AV standards and to get a peek at the ones still being developed.