Category Audiovisual Resources

Webinar: Intersection of AV and ADA Compliance

Join us on Sept. 4 at 1 p.m. EST for “The Intersection of AV Technology and the ADA: Challenges and Solutions.”

A host of new technology solutions — like assistive listening systems — has helped level the playing field for people with disabilities. However, if not executed in a compliant manner, some technology additions have the potential for creating more barriers. For example, a lectern where the AV controls are not accessible to people in wheelchairs, or a display that sticks out too far from the wall and becomes a protruding object hazard for those with sight disabilities.

In this webinar, we’ve simplified a few sections of the ADA (American With Disabilities Act) most relevant to AV, including:

  • Reach Ranges (section 308)
  • Operable Parts (sections 205 and 209)
  • Protruding Objects (sections 204 and 307)

We’ll give an overview of the AV challenges inherent in each section, and share solutions for creating a more inclusive environment.

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About the presenters

Kathryn Gaskell
Director of Product Management – Chief Brand
Legrand | AV
 
Kathryn has worked at Legrand | AV for six years, leading product management for the Chief brand. Her efforts have led to the development of industry-leading display mounting solutions for education and corporate environments, digital signage applications and more. Her interest in ADA was spiked by frequent questions from customers, and a desire to solve their accessibility challenges with practical, well-designed solutions.
 
Karen Smidt
Director of Marketing – Commercial Brands
Legrand | AV
 
Karen began working at Legrand | AV 13 years ago and is currently leading the commercial marketing team in their efforts to provide useful, educational content to our customers and end users. Working with Kathryn to better understand customer questions around ADA, she has developed educational resources to help explain and solve many of the challenges at the intersection of AV and accessibility. 

Webinar Recording: Creating the Huddle Room With Samsung and HARMAN

During this AVI-SPL webinar, you’ll learn about Samsung and HARMAN‘s collaboration solutions for business and education, including:

Amanda Stanley, technical account senior manager for Samsung, discusses the workplace trends that make huddle rooms valuable as centers of collaboration. In this context, she explains the benefits of Samsung and HARMAN’s solutions for the huddle room. Amanda covers features like premium conferencing audio, touch interfaces, the Acendo Vibe (a conferencing sound bar with camera), and Acendo Core (a one-click meeting collaboration system).

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Webinar Recording: Biamp’s Voice-Tracking Microphone Arrays

During this webinar, Zach Snook, audio product manager for Biamp, explains beamforming microphones and mic arrays and how they provide coverage within a meeting space. Download this webinar to hear Zach demonstrate Biamp’s voice-tracking performance from the Biamp Beamforming Studio, and learn about:

  • Benefits of beamforming mic arrays
  • How these mic arrays can be arranged in your rooms
  • How Biamp Beamtracking™ microphones track a moving talker so their voice is always being picked up
  • Tesira POE+ amplifiers
  • Using Biamp calculators to determine mic coverage and design rooms

Zach also answers questions on topics such as coverage in large rooms, and how to account for multiple talkers in a room or zone.

Download this recording of “Microphone Arrays, Beamforming, and Voice-Tracking Technologies” >

July 11 Webinar: Improve Your Workplace Experience With Crestron

Crestron showcased Technology for Every Space at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. This related webinar will highlight key technologies demonstrated at the event, including video, audio, unified communications, scheduling, digital signage, wireless presentation tools, cloud-based provisioning software and more.

Join us on Wed., July 11 at 1 p.m. EST for a better understanding of how the latest technologies can help improve your workplace technology experience.

About the presenter

Nic Milani is Creston’s director of commercial product marketing, and is responsible for identifying and creating go-to-market strategies for established and emerging markets such as corporate, education, hospitality, healthcare and retail sectors.

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June 27 Webinar: Biamp on Microphone Arrays

On Wed., June 27 at 1 p.m. EST join this AVI-SPL-hosted webinar about why microphone arrays are becoming increasingly popular, along with the new design opportunities and new challenges they offer. This talk, presented by Biamp, will go into:

  • Underlying technologies
  • The capabilities and potential pitfalls of the new solutions
  • Practical guidance to those specifying, designing, commissioning and using beamforming microphone arrays

Zach Snook, Biamp product manager for audio, will lead this event.

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