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Networked AV Systems - Brad Grimes

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Published: 11th February 2014
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The industry-standard guide to networked AV systems-exclusively from McGraw-Hill Professional and InfoComm International. Networked AV Systems addresses the essential information that audiovisual and information technology professionals need to know when working with equipment and processes that have become more and more network driven.

Based on InfoComm's performance standards for the AV industry as they relate to networking, this book serves as both a reference tool and a curriculum for study. The perfect supplement to CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide, Second Edition, this official reference features complete coverage of all networked AV learning objectives, including on-the-job tips and end-of-chapter review question with in-depth answer explanations.

More than 150 illustrations reinforce key networked AV technology concepts. Coverage includes: The Certified Technology Specialist; the CTS Exam; Essentials of AV Technology; Analog and Digital Signals; Audio Systems; Video Systems; Networks; Signal-Management Systems; Control Systems; Electrical Systems; Radio Waves; Preparing for AV Solutions; Gathering Customer Information; Conducting a Site Survey; Evaluating a Site Environment; Maintaining Awareness of Changes to the Site Environment; Developing a Functional AV Scope; Designing and Building an AV Solution; Designing an AV Solution; Conducting a Vendor-Selection Process; Performing AV Finance and Job-Costing Activities; Building AV Solutions; Managing an AV Project; After the AV Installation; Operating an AV Solution; Conducting Maintenance Activities; Troubleshooting and Repairing AV Systems; The Business of Professional AV; Managing AV Business Operations; Marketing and Selling AV Solutions; Managing AV Personnel

About the Author

Brad Grimes is Senior Writer/Editor for InfoComm International, an Adjunct Faculty member of InfoComm University, and the former editor of Pro AV magazine. He has been writing about technology for more than 20 years, including positions covering IT for Ziff Davis, International Data Group, and Post Newsweek Tech Media (now 1105 Government Information Group). InfoComm International is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide. Founded in 1939, the association offers industry expertise and market research serving press and others seeking information about the industry. Through activities that include tradeshows, education, certification, government relations, outreach and information services, InfoComm promotes the industry and enhances members' ability to conduct business successfully and competently.

Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1:What is a Network? Chapter 2:Layers of a Network Chapter 3:Bandwidth, Encoding, and Transport Chapter 4:Network Building Blocks Chapter 5:Designing a Network for AV Systems Part II: Networking for AV Chapter 6:Ethernet, AVB, and More Chapter 7:Network Addressing Chapter 8:Subnetting: Networking AV Devices Together Chapter 9:Protocols, Ports, and Documenting AV Devices Part III: Networked AV Applications Chapter 10:Audio and Video Streaming Chapter 11:Digital Signage Chapter 12:Conferencing Chapter 13:Secure Remote Monitoring and Management Part IV: Ensuring Exceptional AV Experiences Chapter 14:Service Level Agreements Chapter 15:Network Security Chapter 16:Troubleshooting Networked AV Systems Appendix:Networked AV Systems Project Glossary

ISBN: 9780071825733
ISBN-10: 0071825738
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 11th February 2014
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 19.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Number: 1