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From defining processes and requirements, to promoting reliable performance of AV systems, AVIXA standards can increase your competitive advantage.

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Audio Coverage Uniformity

This Standard defines parameters for characterizing a sound system's coverage of defined listener areas.

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Standard Guide for Audiovisual Systems Design and Coordination Processes

ANSI/AVIXA D401.01:201X
This Standard provides a framework for the methods, procedures, tasks, and deliverables typically recommended/applied by industry professionals in the design/implementation of AV communication systems.

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Image System Contrast Ratio

This Standard defines image system contrast ratio and its measurement.

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Energy Management for Audiovisual Systems

AVIXA S601.01:2021
This Standard defines processes and requirements for ongoing power-consumption management of audiovisual systems.

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Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification

This Standard provides a framework and supporting processes for determining elements of an audiovisual system that need to be verified; the timing of that verification within the project delivery cycle; a process for determining verification criteria/metrics; and reporting procedures.

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Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols

This free document provides a standardized set of architectural floor plan and reflected ceiling plan symbols for audio, video and control systems, with associated technologies such as environmental control and communication networks. It also includes descriptions and guidelines for the use of these symbols.


Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems

This Standard defines requirements for audiovisual system cable labeling for a variety of venues. The Standard provides requirements for easy identification of all power and signal paths in a completed audiovisual system to aid in operation, support, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

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Display Image Size for 2D Content in Audiovisual Systems

This Standard determines required display image size and relative viewing positions based on user need. It can be used to design a new space or to assess/modify an existing space, from either drawings or the space itself. It applies to permanently installed and temporary systems. The Standard does not apply to the performance or efficiency of any component. A free online calculator is available for ease of conformance (one-time registration).

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Recommended Practices for Security in Networked AV Systems

This Recommended Practice provides guidance and current best practices for securing networked audiovisual systems. This includes recognizing risks in networked audiovisual systems and developing a risk mitigation management plan to address those risks.

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Recommended Practice for Lighting Performance for Small to Medium Sized Videoconferencing Rooms

This Standard provides parameters and performance criteria for lighting small-to-medium sized single-axis videoconferencing spaces (maximum of 25 participants), defined as one set of video displays and cameras oriented toward a group of seated participants, providing technical and practical requirements to assist practitioners who configure and specify lighting systems specific to videoconferencing projects.

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Rack Design

Rack Building for Audiovisual Systems

AVIXA F502.01:2018
This Standard defines requirements for audiovisual equipment rack planning/assembly, equipment population/loading, and integration. Key performance criteria included are rack mounting, cable management for power and signal, thermal management, and finishing.

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Unified Automation for Buildings

This Technical Report provides an overview of the building automation environment and identifies the need for a unified set of standards to integrate multiple building systems, including but not limited to traditional Building Automation Systems (BAS), into cohesive and functional systems and/or sub-systems for increased benefits.

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Rack Design for AV Systems

This Standard defines minimum requirements for the audiovisual rack planning and design process including required process inputs and outputs. Key performance criteria validate the impact to internal and external integration with the facility requirements.

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A Behind-the Scenes Look at AVIXA’s New Rack Design Standard

AVIXA’s Rack Design for Audiovisual Systems standard completes the pair of standards aimed at formalizing guidelines for efficient design and integration of racks in AV systems. In this story, to co-moderators of the task group for this standard offer some insight into the new standard and how it was developed.


Volunteer Spotlight

Hear from Kenneth Ng, Chief Executive Officer, Mojoworx Asia Limited Hong Kong, a task group member on the new Rack Design standard. He shares his rewarding experience of working on standards development — including the friendships.