Video Systems Resources
Audio Video, Paging, Intercom, Digital Signage
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- ICIA serves its worldwide membership and the AV communications
industry as the pre-eminent provider of education, exhibitions,
and information services to enhance their ability to conduct
business successfully, profitably and competently. ICIAs
membership is made up of 2,700 companies and individuals
located in 56 countries, representing tens of thousands
of AV communications professionals. ICIA presents value
to its members as an industry-wide non-competitive entity.
- The NSCA is the leading not-for-profit association representing
the commercial electronic systems industry. With a slate
of more than 2,500 member companies worldwide, the National
Systems Contractors Association is a powerful advocate of
all who work within the low-voltage industry, including
systems contractors/integrators, product manufacturers,
consultants, sales representatives, a growing number of
architects, specifying engineers and others.
- Targeted to design consultants, dealer system designers,
system engineers, system sales professionals, and managers
of design and installation departments. Testing addresses
facilities and systems design, as well as processes, codes
- Requires 8,000 hours (or 4 years) work experience,
the NSCA project management course and 120 hours of "electives"
with not more than 40 hours from one of the following: audio,
video, telephony, data networking, intra building communications,
security/life safety, integrated automation and computer
programming to sit for the registered, electronic systems
integrator exam (R-ESI).
- Audio Systems - This certification program is for
engineering technicians engaged in the layout, installation,
and maintenance of audio systems for commercial, industrial,
and large space applications. Areas covered on the exam
include: basic electronics, acoustics, and related math;
basic understanding of other related low voltage systems;
and application of codes and standards.
Papers and Arcticles
of Troubleshooting Sound Systems - How to quickly locate
problem sections from Whirlwind Tech Support
Guides and Tutorials
Calculator from Projector Central - Will your projector
fit the available space? What about your screen?
& Communications - Addresses the interests of its
readers from church sound installations to "cutting
edge" audiovisual theme park systems. Unique and challenging
installation profiles, as well as new and developing products
and technologies receive in-depth coverage in every informative
Contractor News - The recognized authority in analyzing,
defining and forecasting the electronic systems market.
Industry decision-makers rely on its unique perspective
on key business and marketing issues affecting contractors
and consultants. They also value its coverage of how the
latest technological, governmental and corporate developments
affect the market.
and Distributors (with resources listed on this page)
manufactures and distributes a wide variety of products
through our worldwide network of independent dealers. Some
only sell pro audio, some only service the install and contracting
markets and others are music stores which primarily sell our
snakes, cables and interface boxes.