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Webinar Recording: Successful Communications in Audio Conferencing

AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online logoIf you missed our January webinar with Biamp Systems on the best practices in audio conferencing (or you just want to review the material again), the recording of the event is available.

During this presentation, Biamp’s Read Wineland, regional director of Eastern U.S. sales, discussed the elements that must be addressed for successful audio experience, including during video conferencing. He also discusssed the state of the art in acoustic echo cancellation and the advantages of networked media systems in the distribution of audio and video.

 Review “Successful Communications: What You Need to Know About Audio Conferencing“.

Register for Free March 13 Webinar on Digital AV for the Network

AVI-SPL University OnlineJoin us at 1 p.m., March 13 for “Choosing the Right Digital AV Solution for Your Network,” presented by Crestron and brought to you through the AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online. During this free webinar, Jeff Singer will look at the considerations that must be taken into account when you decide to manage and distribute digital AV signals over an IT network.

This discussion will cover the most important and commonly overlooked considerations when designing and installing a digital AV switching or distribution system. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding about different choices of infrastructure, hardware, data management, control options, scalability, and more. This is a very practical discussion intended to empower consumers to make educated and intelligent purchasing decisions.

On the Agenda

  • Identifying the best solution for digital distribution of AV
  • Overlooked considerations of digital AV systems
  • Understanding choices for hardware control and more

Register for “Choosing the Right Digital AV Solution for Your Network.”

Jeff Singer About the Presenter

Jeff Singer is the Director of Global Marketing Campaigns for Crestron Electronics. Singer has been with Crestron since 2004, and has been in the AV industry since 1992.

Singer previously spent two years as regional vice president, business development, for manufacturer’s representative firm FM Valenti, Inc., where he managed sales channels for brands such as Winsted, Xantech, Toshiba and Philips. Singer spent the first 10 years of his career with manufacturer Knox Video Technologies, first as a sales manager and then as vice president, sales & marketing.

AVI-SPL and Biamp Team Up for First Webinar of 2012

AVI-SPL University OnlineFleming Island, Fla. – Is the audio in your video conference sessions the best it can be? What you don’t know about intelligible audio can affect the quality of your conferencing experience. Join us at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 31 for Successful Communications: What You Need to Know About Audio Conferencing,” hosted by AVI-SPL and presented by Biamp. Click on the link above to register for this free event.

During this webinar, Biamp’s Read Wineland will teach you what to look for in a quality audio conferencing system (as well as the audio part of a video conferencing system). The microphones, DSP core electronics, loudspeakers, installation and room acoustics all need attention. If any one of those elements are inadequate, then your communications will suffer. Read will also explain and discuss the “state of the art” in Acoustic Echo Cancellation and the advantage of networked media systems in the distribution of audio and video.

Read Wineland is regional director Eastern North America for Biamp. Prior to joining the company in 1995, Read was an independent representative for Biamp and other professional audio product lines while based in Ohio. He also worked for Hollywood Sound Systems, and worked on such events as the Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Saturday Night Live. Read holds a CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) certification awarded by Infocomm, the AV Industry’s governing body and is a member of the Audio Engineering Society.

AVI-SPL Wraps Up First Year of Webinars

AVI-SPL University OnlineAt the end of November, AVI-SPL concluded its first year of webinars with its valued manufacturer partners. In 2011, we teamed with companies like Polycom, Cisco, Bosch, NEC Display and many more to bring you the latest information on pro AV and collaboration solutions that help businesses and organizations collaborate and compete. Our topics included video wall technology, best practices for audio conferencing, mass notification for facilities managers, video in healthcare, distance learning and many more.

If you’re interested in learning more about these subjects, I encourage you to visit AVI-SPL’s webinar resource page to watch the presentations and listen to the recorded webinars.

Because of the positive response we’ve had to these webinars, we plan on offering even more in 2012. Bookmark the AVI-SPL events page for information on our upcoming webinars, as well as tradeshows and expos.


Register for October 12 Webinar on Audio Video Bridging With AVI-SPL and Biamp Systems

AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online LogoJoin us Wednesday, October 12, at 1 p.m. for “Audio Video Bridging (AVB) — The Next Generation in Digital Media Transport,” a FREE webinar hosted by AVI-SPL and presented by Biamp Systems. During this event, Biamp’s Mike DeFreece will explore end-to-end digital networks that are easy to manage through the new standards of Audio Video Bridging (AVB) . With the first open, industry-accepted standards for transporting audio and video over the network, AVB bridges the gap between AV and IT technologies, synchronizes multiple streams, eliminates buffering delays and creates resource reservation. Mike will deliver several real-world applications of AVB, and teach more efficient, reliable and cost-effective means to deliver AV content throughout your organization.

Photo of Mike DeFreeceMike is a regional manager for Biamp Systems, an internationally recognized leader in the audio electronics industry on developing tech support, tech information and Web services to better serve the needs of systems sales, design and integration. His background includes over 20 years of experience in the areas of system sales, design and integration, as well as the operation of large-scale sound reinforcement systems. 

On the agenda:

  • Gain an overview of the AVB standards and terminology
  • Explore real-world applications of AVB
  • Learn more efficient, reliable and cost-effective use of your network

Those who attend will also have access to the guide “How AVB is Changing the Industry” following the webinar. Register for “Audio Video Bridging (AVB) — The Next Generation in Digital Media Transport.” Check out more of our upcoming events at the AVI-SPL Events and Tradeshows page.