With 24 years’ experience across many facets of the industry, David now works in CEDIA’s Technology & Standards department as the Director of Technical Research; a global role which he facilitates from Australia. He is a professional member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and CEDIA’s joint R10 Standards Working Group. David is a prolific Subject Matter Expert and educator, and author of many articles and white papers which have been published across three continents, with a particular specialty in all things video and connectivity.
Discounts are the kiss of death on any project. In an ideal world, clients never ask for discounts. But we do not live in an ideal world and discounts threaten our survival every day. This entertaining and interactive class will address the issues around discounting head on. How do you respond to that deadly question? Hint: it's all about creating and delivering value. You'll leave this class with new insights about estimating, value engineering, negotiating with creative confidence, and increased profitability.
Distributing video over an IP network is quickly gaining preference over matrix or splitter-based distribution systems. From professional post- production to commercial and residential applications, this 2019 updated course looks into current and emerging compression codes and standards, network speed and latency implications, maintaining video features such as HDR, and infrastructure and system design best practices.
Cabling for network and AV distribution, as well as new ultra high- bandwidth applications such as HDMI 2.1 keep moving at a fast pace. This course will outline the requirements, standards and best practices for which cable types to run for current demands and the foreseeable future for commercial and residential infrastructure. Attendees will receive a FREE copy of the 2019 CEDIA white paper Infrastructure Cabling for Voice, Data & Video .