The SDVoE Alliance, has announced a major upgrade to its SDVoE Academy education and training platform for AV professionals. New features are designed to facilitate learning and community engagement for systems designers, integrators and end users.
Offering free self-paced online courses since its inception in 2018, SDVoE Academy has attracted more than 5,000 students and served more than 25,000 lessons over more than 100 different courses in video technology, network basics, and system design across a variety of vertical markets. Two professional certifications programs, for SDVoE Design Partners and SDVoE Developers, have together graduated more than 1,600 students. The SDVoE Alliance is an official AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Renewal Unit (RU) Provider.
“Earlier this year, we surveyed SDVoE Academy users, listened to their feedback and undertook a complete redesign to make our learning platform easier to use and more customizable to individual learning styles,” says Matt Dodd, head of education for the SDVoE Alliance and CEO of Clavia Group.
“We’ve even implemented a dashboard that lets users track their progress as they develop the skills they need to take advantage of the latest technologies for AV signal management and AV-over-IP.”
SDVoE Academy is also the home of SDVoE LIVE!, pro AV’s only edutainment program. These 30-minute interactive shows are educational and fun, and they feature interviews with the industry’s leading lights. In season one, a full slate of topics was covered that range from HDR and 8K to USB, cybersecurity, the digital canvas, esports, APIs and more. Season two kicks off on October 19 with a fresh line-up of guests and topics. In the meantime, all 16 episodes from season one are available on demand.