October 18th webcast - AV over IP: Don’t Be Afraid!

Oct 18th, 2019

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October 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM CDT / 10:00 AM PDT / 5:00 PM GMT


Approved for 1 BICSI ITS CEC*

Webcast Description:

Over the past decade, AV systems for applications like video displays, video conferencing and digital signage have shifted from connecting via traditional RCA coaxial, component cables and baluns to low-voltage network cabling such as balanced twisted-pair copper and optical fiber cables. While many of these networked AV systems still utilize proprietary equipment and protocols, newer AV-over-IP systems like SDVoE are doing more than just leveraging existing network cabling—they’re also now leveraging common Ethernet/IP switches and are easier to design and deploy than ever before.While the growth of advanced AV-over-IP applications and an ever-increasing amount of HD and Ultra HD video requires the right low-voltage cabling infrastructure with the performance to deliver clear, high-quality video and audio signals, the world of Ethernet/IP and structured cabling can be scary for those not familiar with IP-based network infrastructures. Likewise, taking on AV projects may appear scary or challenging for professionals who are deeply experienced in Ethernet/IP-based technologies. Selecting the right type of cabling and connectivity, identifying the key features to consider and understanding related structured cabling standards, installation best practices and the need for proper testing and reporting can go a long way in helping AV integrators and network professionals alike eliminate their fears and ensure a successful, certified standards-compliant AV-over-IP deployment.                 


Justin Kennington 
SDVoE Alliance
As President of the SDVoE Alliance, Justin’s passion is leading the pro AV industry away from reliance on archaic matrix switches and into the world of software-defined video over Ethernet, where anything is possible. Justin’s former experience included cutting-edge product execution at AptoVision, Crestron and Google. He is widely recognized as an influential technologist in professional AV, who received InfoComm’s Young AV Professional of the Year Award in 2014.

Mike Boisseau
Copper Systems Business Unit Leader
Currently responsible for the global product line direction of Siemon's copper systems business unit, Mike has over 12 years of experience in the ICT industry. Well versed in copper cabling technology and standards, Mike drives Siemon’s copper system product development and execution based on comprehensive global market research and tactical planning, including high performance twisted-pair copper cabling, 8-contact modular outlets, patch panels, preterminated copper cabling assemblies and patch cords. Mike holds a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

Arvind C. Patel
Director of Engineering
Arvind C. Patel is Director of Engineering in the Test and Measurement Solutions division at AEM. He is a product engineer and architect with over 20 years of experience in electronic circuits & RF systems. Arvind has been involved in the design and development of Test and Measurement Solutions for the cabling industry for the last 15 years. He holds a B.Tech in Electrical & Electronics and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from National University of Singapore.

Moderator: Patrick McLaughlin
Chief Editor
Cabling Installation & Maintenance

*The granting of 1 Continuing Education Credit for this webcast by BICSI does not imply or suggest that BICSI approves or endorses this event.

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