Webinars, videos and a complete training portal are all on offer to those using the Atlona Academy. Zoe Mutter hears from three AV professionals that have completed the training courses.
Ian Tyler, Christie’s director technical services EMEA tells Zoe Mutter how Christie University, a versatile mix of instructor-led training and an online centre for e-learning, has created a flexible tool to boost staff and customer familiarity with a growing product portfolio and made the best use of them in each application.
Wim Barbaix, global product training and certification manager, Barco, talks to Zoe Mutter about the benefits of attending Barco’s University which combines online and instructor-led, hands-on classroom training.
Avolites has been equipping LDs and visual creatives with the knowledge they require to stay ahead of the game for 25 years.
Martin Featherstone, CYP product manager for UK distributor CIE-Group, talks about the latest free-to-attend HDMI and HDBaseT Training courses.
Tuomo Tolonen, manager ProAudio Group, Shure Distribution UK, tells Zoe Mutter about Shure Academy and why understanding how to set up and troubleshoot wireless systems is such a valuable skill set.
Crestron is launching a new EMEA Training facility at Crestron International’s EMEA training HQ in Cobham next May. Along with an expanded training room and facilities, it is also introducing new 4K training courses and has appointed a new EMEA Trainer, Lee Nicholson, to support the region’s Training Manager in welcoming increased numbers to its offices.
Vision’s general manager, Stuart Lockhart discusses the company’s free training videos that span a range of product areas – from audio and control through to mounting and visualisers.
When it comes to Philips Vari-Lite training in EMEA, Coral Cooper is the go-to trainer.
Event production skills training centre Backstage Academy has announced its new BS 7909 course.
Sean Karpowicz, Soundcraft product manager and Si Expression ‘train the trainer’, gives us the lowdown on the free FoH and monitor engineering hands-on course.
InfoComm International will be hosting its second annual AV Executive Conference and Golf Tournament September 23-25, 2014, at the Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cabletime, developer of the MediaStar range of IPTV distribution solutions, has launched a new Training Academy delivering a variety of group and one-to-one courses.
Vision has refreshed their online “Navigator Training”. The course is a 28 session in-depth AV training resource free to resellers on their website.
Orbital Sound has announced the dates for its two-day course focuses on the practical skills and theory behind the best-practice FOH mixing requirements of musicals. The course, combining theory, practice and a West End show visit runs from 27–28 August.
Sound Technology, the exclusive Harman distributor in the UK/Ireland, is to host a Houses of Worship demo event at its facility in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, on Thursday 18th July.
Roland Systems Group (RSG) is joining with some of their biggest dealers to put on a series of one day training events across the UK, starting on 20th June at SFL Group in Reading, followed by July 3rd at Wigwam Acoustics in Heywood.
AV professionals often voice concern about the lack of young people with the skills they need for a rapidly changing and expanding industry sector. Brian Davis investigates some new initiatives.
The company’s Design and Experience Centre
in Leeds provides support for local dealers
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in central London is staging an event called called OpenStage, a forum for theatre sound designers and engineers. The event, on 12 May, will see them engage with designers and engineers from six manufacturers of audio technology and software, and discuss the latest developments and ideas for the future.
To coincide with the release of Allen & Heath’s M-Dante option module for the iLive digital mixing system, Audinate and Allen & Heath are staging interactive online seminars to provide information and technical understanding about the card and the Dante protocol in general.