CEDIA PARTNERS WITH THX TO OFFER VIDEO CALIBRATION COURSE

Open to all industry professionals who want to learn the art of video calibration.

CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) has partnered with THX, the highly respected Video Calibrations specialists. THX level 1 and 2 will be held in Amsterdam following ISE 2013 on Friday 1stFebruary. THX Video Calibration training is open to all industry professionals who want to learn the art of video calibration and become THX certified calibration experts.


"Keeping up-to-date by undertaking regular education is a great way of remaining competitive within the industry", says Matt Dodd, CEDIA's Education Chair. "This is especially true of the THX Video Calibration course, which results in advanced capabilities enabling students to confidently offer a highly technical service to their clients." Matt continues, "A large percentage of the industry will already be in Amsterdam to attend the ISE 2013 show - it couldn't be more convenient!"

THX Certified Video Calibration Level 1 is a one-day introductory course designed for those looking to improve their knowledge and join the ranks of professional calibrators. Level 1 must be completed before students can progress onto the Level 2 course.

Level 2 of the course is further advanced than the first, constructed to provide the industry's most hands-on training available for calibration professionals. The two days of intense training will include laboratory instruction, an in-depth look at video calibration techniques and the use of various video calibration techniques and testing with different instruments.

The curriculum covers topics as; History of TV Technology, Why We Calibrate, Signal Path and Optimization Strategies, Colour Tint and Decoding Colour, amongst many others. After completion of the course, students will benefit by being listed on the THX directory of Certified Professionals, amongst other marketing support materials.

CEDIA members are entitled to discount on all course fees. Course fees are as follows (costs include all day time meals and refreshments and are inclusive of VAT):

Level I Only - Member Cost: £450.00 (€555)

Level I Only - Non-member Cost: £550.00 (€680)

Level II Only - Member Cost: £1,100 (€1360)

Level II Only - Non-member Cost: £1,250 (€1545)

Level I & II - Member Cost: £1,450 (€1790)

Level I & II - Non-member Cost: £1,700 (€2100)

Earn CEU points for attending the course:

Video Calibration Professional Certification - Level 1 = 6 CEUs

Video Calibration Professional Certification - Level 2 = 10 CEUs

To book your place or, for more information please visit http://www.cediaeducation.com/thx-video

About CEDIA:

CEDIA is the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, an international trade organisation covering three continents, with a global membership of over 3,000 companies. Its members specialise in the planning, design, supply, installation, integration, concealment and control of automated electronic systems for the modern, intelligent home. CEDIA's respected education programme is at the heart of the Association's work and the curriculum keeps installers and designers up-to-date with the latest techniques and knowledge in order to maintain the highest standards in the industry.

About THX:

From the big screen to your screen, THX ignites your passion for exciting entertainment experiences. Founded by George Lucas and recognized by audiences around the globe, THX is synonymous with the design and certification of world-class cinemas, premium audio systems, 3D HDTVs and blockbuster movies. Products featuring THX technologies defy convention and define quality in their class, whether in the cinema, in the home or on the road. For more information visit, http://www.thx.com/professional/

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