QSC Announces Quantum Level 1 Training Course

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QSC is excited to add a new course to its robust training portfolio – Quantum Level 1 Training. This advanced course goes beyond the basics of QSC system design and equips the system integrator with best practices and procedures to implement systems more successfully, as well as troubleshooting methods and procedures for resolving common post-sales support problems.

PERG Releases Safe Return to Work Guidelines

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PERG is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 of the PERG Safe Return to Work Guidelines, Precautions for Preventing Transmission of COVID-19 for Camera and Lighting Rental Operations, Sound Stages, and Production Vehicles.

The document has now completed its public review cycle. The task group received feedback from all parts of the industry, rental companies, IATSE, and production. We are grateful for the thoughtfulness and concern of all who provided feedback.

New IPMX Website From AIMS Is Now Live

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The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today launched a new website dedicated to the alliance’s new Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) proposed set of open standards and specifications. IPMX addresses the Pro AV industry’s need for a single set of common, ubiquitous, standards-based protocols that ensure interoperability for AV over IP.

“The IPMX website makes it easy for anyone to learn more about this exciting approach to AV over IP,” said David Chiappini, working group chair, Pro AV Workgroup at AIMS. “In addition to outlining the fundamentals of IPMX and the benefits it enables, the website provides up-to-date information on related events and presentations by industry experts. The site is a one-stop shop for those interested in finding out more about IPMX and how it can be implemented within their operations.”

Just Add Power Now Offering Webinars on Demand

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Just Add Power, a leader in video-over-IP distribution, announced that the company is now offering webinars on demand via registration through its website. For dealers with questions on Just Add Power and its products, the personalized webinars allow them to conveniently get answers, on their schedule.

“We’re known for providing outstanding support to our dealers, but with COVID-19 restrictions still in place, we had to get a little creative in finding a way to make product and service introductions readily available,” said Eric Martin, training director at Just Add Power. “Our on-demand webinars are the perfect answer. They allow us to cover any topic that dealers want when it’s most convenient for them and their guests.”

Understanding Fiber Cable Types: an Intro to Constructions & Applications

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from Techlogix Networx

Do you know the difference between zip and distribution cables? How about tight buffered versus loose tube? How about the differences in termination? If not, then this webinar is for you.

Techlogix Networx will explore the various constructions of fiber optic cable, including where and how they’re used. We’ll also examine the installation accessories required for each cable format, including connector termination.

Announcing FILO’s First Event in Spanish

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FILO, which stands for First In and Last Out, is a community of people who volunteer and work in production for their local church. What they do isn’t easy and it isn’t for everyone and since most people don’t totally understand what FILO does, it is so important for them to connect and then stay connected.

The FILO Conference is an event that gathers the group together for skill development, community and inspiration. With Covid-19 keeping many of us from traveling, our in-person gatherings have been put on hold and we have had to learn how to hold virtual events now. One of the advantages of this new method is that they have the ability to extend the FILO Conference to a wider audience. That’s where FILO en Español comes in!

SiPA Invites Industry to Sustainability Webinar

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The Sustainability in Production Alliance (SiPA), is joining forces with the Association of British Technicians (ABTT) and The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), to stage a free webinar on Wednesday 29 July, where a panel of experts will discuss how the industry can use the current hiatus to create a more sustainable approach to its work.

SiPA’s Carol Scott, Principal Advocate for Sustainability at TAIT and SiPA, will be joined by a host of respected live production industry and environment leaders to discuss how we shape the future of touring and performance to reflect the climate emergency the world is facing.

Alongside Carol Scott will be Jon Bausor – multi-award-winning international Stage Designer and Creative Director; Spike Brant – CEO of Nimblist and a designer and advocator of sustainability; Ian Garrett – USITT Member and designer with Toasterlab; Huntly Christie – CEO of Christie Lites based in the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom; and Dr Chris Jones, Research Fellow at University of Manchester who is currently examining the key impact areas of the music industry on the environment.

Drumeo Uses Wirecast Pro to Livestream Drum Lessons

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Telestream, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced that Drumeo, the world’s largest online drumming tutorial site, is using Wirecast Pro to livestream drum lessons to its over 3.5 million online subscribers.

Produced by Musora Media, Inc., in Abbotsford, B.C., Canada, Drumeo provides premium live and on-demand drumming videos and podcasts to paid subscribers via its website, drumeo.com, as well as a video library on social media. Drumeo is one of three music education brands under the Musora Music umbrella, along with Pianote for piano and Guitareo for guitar. All three share a production model that livestreams video-based instrument lessons—conducted by top instructors and musicians—directly into each respective brands’ website and social media channels.

NewTek Launches Official Product Training And Certification; Online, OnDemand, 24/7

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NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, today announced exclusive learning and certification opportunities through NewTek University. Available to resellers and end users alike, NewTek University courses range from operating guides to classes on selling NewTek solutions.

All learning materials are available online and on-demand, connecting users with an unparalleled learning opportunity no matter their location or time zone. New team members can be brought right up to speed in no time with new content being added to the existing library throughout the rest of 2020.

PTZOptics Worship Summit

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Learn How to Connect Your Church with an Online Community
The global pandemic has changed the way Christian communities worship and interact. Right now, the congregation cannot safely gather together for church on Sundays so most of the communication has to be done online. A challenge many pastors and worship teams are facing is learning how to connect with people through video sermons and small group Zoom meetings. For some, the technology is difficult to navigate and for others, the virtual experience simply isn’t as genuine.

Times of uncertainty are when your congregation need God and worship the most. It’s up to you to figure out how to bring people together online and keep people engaged. Below is information on the upcoming live Worship Summit held on July 29. This free virtual conference will teach your worship team everything they need to know about living in a digital age and communicating online.