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Reaching the Next Generation of Standard-Bearers

Tech users are rarely aware of standards that work behind the scenes and make their experience accurate and repeatable. Adoption of standard procedure sets allow project designers to improve the quality of their deliverables and save money for their customers. And, as Ann Brigida, CTS, CStd, InfoComm International Director of Standards, succinctly noted in her award-winning World Standards Celebration paper, “each advance […]

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Classroom Standards IV: The Equipment!

This is the fourth and final stop on our whirlwind journey into the world of developing classroom standards. If you missed any of the previous episodes you can start catching up here. Much of this material is loosely based on the AV/IT Infrastructure Guidelines for Higher Education. The guidelines don’t cover classroom standards specifically, but because they cover […]

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Modern Control Systems: Q&A With Practitioners

On June 3, InfoComm International hosted a webinar titled Modern Approaches to Control Systems Design. The webinar built upon InfoComm’s whitepaper released earlier this year, delving deeper into the Control Systems Layer model, standardized programming and future trends. The Q&A session at the end of the presentation wasn’t long enough to cover the many questions we received […]

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Classroom Design Standards: Spelling Out ‘Look and Feel’

This is part three of my four-part blog on classroom design standards in higher education. In part one I discussed industry standards and how they can be helpful, either requiring that they be followed or using them as the basis for other internal standards. In part two I discussed what I called campus infrastructure standards, […]

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Weekly Reading: Video From Antarctica and KFC Food Trays (Yup)

Last December, I received a GoPro for my birthday. My sister immediately borrowed it for roller derby (yup). When I got it back, I downloaded the footage to clear up storage space. There was some interesting footage of fellow blockers and jammers skating up to marvel at the thing on my sister’s helmet. And a great […]

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