Archive | June, 2015

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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Weekly Reading: Back in the Saddle After InfoComm 2015

I’m not sure how you did it. You got ready for InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, attended InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, and recovered from InfoComm 2015 in Orlando — all without reading. Yes, Weekly Reading was on hiatus around the Big Show, which, if you hadn’t heard, was bigger than ever. But Weekly Reading is back! What? […]

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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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25th Anniversary of the ADA

At the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush stated: “Three weeks ago we celebrated our nation’s Independence Day. Today we’re here to rejoice in and celebrate another ‘independence day,’ one that is long overdue. With today’s signing of the landmark Americans for Disabilities Act, every […]

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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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