ANSI Approves InfoComm International AV Systems Performance Verification Standard

Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification provides a comprehensive, systematic, and practical approach to verifying performance of AV systems.

FAIRFAX, VA - January 20, 2013 -InfoComm International's latest standard, ANSI/INFOCOMM 10-2013, Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification, has been approved by ANSI, a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment systems.


ANSI/INFOCOMM 10-2013, Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification provides a comprehensive, systematic, and practical approach to verifying performance of AV systems. This standard will provide practitioners the ability to produce a verifiable evaluation of the audiovisual system based on quality assurance, testing, and acceptance, and will ensure the system conforms to the owners' operational needs, as established in the system/project documentation. A one-page overview can be found at infocomm.org/standards.

"Through the development of this standard, InfoComm has achieved its goal of establishing verification guidelines to promote effective communication between industry professionals and their clients on issues relating to system performance," said David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. "However, in order for this standard to be a true success it must become integrated into the way the AV industry does business. I urge manufacturers to encourage their partners to use this standard, integrators and design consultants to implement the standard and technology managers to ask commercial service providers about it."

InfoComm thanks the following subject matter experts for their leadership in developing this standard:

Matthew Silverman, CTS, PMP, George Mason University, Moderator

John Bailey, CTS-D, CTS-I, Whitlock

Jason Brameld, BSc (Hons) ARCS, MInstSCE, PTS Consulting, LLP

Greg Bronson, CTS-D, Cornell University

Paul Depperschmidt, CTS, Cisco

Richard Derbyshire, CTS, Shen Milsom & Wilke, LLC

Dan Doolen, MS, ISF-C, CQT, University of Illinois

Tristan Gfrerer, Google, CTS, BEng (Hons)

Mike Izatt, CTS-D, Spectrum Engineers, Inc.

Thomas Kopin, CTS, ISF-C, Kramer Electronics USA

Richard Morrison, CTS, Prince2, CPEng, BE (Computer Systems), Norman Disney & Young

Mike Quinn, BEng, CEng, MIET, CTS-D

The standard is available at the IHS standards store at global.ihs.com or from ANSI at webstore.ansi.org. InfoComm members can download a free copy of the standard. InfoComm will also be offering an education session, Audiovisual Systems Performance Verification: Deliver What you Promise, on February 5, at Integrated Systems Europe. Please visit infocomm.org/ISE for more information.

About InfoComm International

Now in its 75th year, InfoComm International® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Europe, the Middle East, China and Latin America. Additional information is available at www.infocomm.org.

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