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InfoComm 2010 Tracks

This year, two of the most compelling trends in AV—digital signage and 3D—are well-represented with a wide array of products, demonstrations, classes, and presentations. 5/25/2010 6:09 AM Eastern

InfoComm 2010 Tracks

May 25, 2010 10:09 AM




Digital Signage Track | 3D Track

To help you focus efficiently on digital signage and 3D trends, here’s a selection of what is available on a daily basis during InfoComm. See a printable PDF.

Welcome to InfoComm 2010. This year, two of the most compelling trends in AV—digital signage and 3D—are well-represented with a wide array of products, demonstrations, classes, and presentations. To help you focus efficiently on these trends, here’s a selection of what is available on a daily basis during InfoComm week.

See a printable PDF to take to the show or click on the individual tracks above to see a day-by-day list.


InfoComm 2010 Tracks

May 25, 2010 10:09 AM




Digital Signage Track | 3D Track

InfoComm 2010 Digital Signage Track

InfoComm 2010 Digital Signage Track. See a printable PDF.


Digital Signage Track
Monday, June 7
Tuesday, June 8
Wednesday, June 9
Thursday, June 10
Friday, June 11
Digital Signage Booths to Visit


Monday, June 7

Digital Signage Summit
8:45 a.m.
Case Study: Emergency Integration
How to Strengthen Safety and Security Through Realtime Emergency Alerts and Notifications
Presenter: Andy Altizer, Georgia Institute of Technology
Hear how one university has taken the commitment to communicate efficiently with its students, staff, and faculty using mobile, email, test, RSS, sirens, and social media.

9:30 a.m.
Case Study: Lessons Learned
How to Install and Maintain a Digital Signage Network to Reinvigorate Employee Communications
Presenter: Ed Gilbert, PepsiCo
Communicating effectively to employees—whether they number in the tens, hundreds, or thousands—is no small feat. Hear how one organization has embraced digital signage and the lessons learned in getting its system up and running.

10:45 a.m.
Case Study: Sourcing Vendors
Request for Proposal: How to Formulate Your RFP for Best Results
Presenter: Gabriel Tullier, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Given the available products and services on the market for digital signage, how do you coherently put together a request for proposal to meet your needs?

11:30 a.m.
Case Study: Interactive Innovation
Next-generation Visitor Signage Systems: Innovative Interactive Touchscreens You Can Incorporate in the Next 2-3 Years
Presenter: Chaki Ng, MIT Media Lab
This session will present the results from one of the latest innovative projects at the MIT Media Lab, “a place where the future is lived, not imagined.”

1:30 p.m.
Hands On
How to Develop Your Complete Digital Signage Network: Setting Objectives, Budgets, and Content Strategy
In a peer-to-peer environment, enhance your learning and understanding of how to approach your digital signage project.

3:30 p.m.
Expert: How to Create Compelling Content and Programming to Increase Engagement
Presenter: Joshua Hoffert, Digital Display Group
Take away practical tips to help ensure your digital signage is worth looking at.

Tuesday, June 8

Digital Signage Summit
8:45 a.m.
Case Study: Visitor Experience
How to Seamlessly Integrate Broadcast and Interactive Displays to Create a Unique Visual, Learning, and Visitor Experience
Presenter: Elizabeth Neely, Art Institute of Chicago
Seamlessly incorporate broadcast and interactive displays to guide and educate visitors.

9:30 a.m.
Case Study: Roles and Responsibilities
How to Allocate Responsibilities and Ownership for Your Digital Signage to Maximize Success
Presenter: Travis Tasker, Utah Valley University
Create a structured process for content generation, distribution, and approval.

10:45 a.m.
Connectivity Strategies
Balancing Network Requirements and Resources to Maximize Fit
Presenter: Simon Wilson, MediaTile
Choose the network link that best matches your organization needs and resources.

11:30 a.m.
Case Study: Guide, Inform, and Promote
How to Leverage Dynamic Messaging to Create a Memorable Public and Visitor Experience
Presenter: Bernard Drolet, Quebec City Convention Centre
Take away lessons learned, approaches, and tips for project success.

12:30 p.m.
Case Study: Cost Model
How to Make the Case for Digital Signage Investment and Explore Cost-recovery Models to Maximize Value
Presenter: Tom Kunka, University of Illinois
Hear the experience of your university peer.

2:15 p.m.
Case Study: Educate and Inform
How to Proactively Communicate with Staff, Patients, and Visitors to Enhance Patient Care Outcomes and Health Promotion
Presenter: David Saier, Central Baptist Hospital
Educate, entertain, and improve patient satisfaction through dynamic messaging.

3:15 p.m.
Integrator Panel
Best Practices of Digital Signage Deployments: Save Time, Money, and Frustration
Presenters: Angelo Kosmidis, Sharp’s Audio Visual; Mary Hood, Digital Road; and Tom Johnson, Digital AV
Learn from those who have been in the trenches and plan your project for success.

InfoComm 2010
4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Opening Keynote
Video Propels Next-generation Collaboration
Presenter: Marthin De Beer, Cisco
De Beer spells out Cisco’s vision and strategy, innovations in creating a media-ready network, and how to enable customers to prepare their networks.

Wednesday, June 9

8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Digital Signage Fundamentals
Presenters: Lyle Bunn; Mike White, CTS; and Paul Streffon MBA, CTS-D, CTS-I
Renewal Units: 4; Room: N262
A digital signage primer for anyone.

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
ZeeVee: Learn to Distribute VGA and HD Video Over Coax Manufacturer’s Training
Presenter: Chris Bauer
Renewal Units: 0; Room: N211
Topics include HD encoding, RF modulation, designing with coax, determining signal loss in coax systems, and installation and setup of ZvBoxes.

2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
SpinetiX: Smart Non-PC-based Digital Signage Solutions Manufacturer’s Training
Presenter: Serge Konter
Renewal Units: 1; NSCA Learning Units: 1 Room: N209
Discover smart non-PC-based and amazingly easy-to-use digital signage devices from SpinetiX.

Thursday, June 10

8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Black Box: The Digital Signage Roadmap to Success
Manufacturer’s Training
Presenter: George Borden
Renewal Units: 1; NSCA Learning Units: 1
Room: N207
You’ll learn about the critical building blocks, then you’ll learn how to compel your audience with iCompel, the award-winning, low-cost solution from Black Box.

8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Digital Signage Business Planning
Presenter: Paul Streffon MBA, CTS-D, CTS-I
Renewal Units: 4; Room: N262
Wondering if digital signage should be part of your business plan but find it hard to make the time to think it through and document your decisions?

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Peerless Industries: Digital Signage: Dos & Don’ts for Installers & Marketers
Manufacturer’s Training
Presenter: Dale Smith
Renewal Units: 1; NSCA Learning Units: 1
Room: N207
This session will cover variables to consider when choosing display location; how to decide whether to use a ceiling, floor, desktop, gondola, or wall mount; and how the right choices will both speed installation and deliver maximum business ROI.

2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
A Time of the Signs
Presenter: James Huber Ph.D.
Renewal Units: 2; Room: N239
Learn how to quickly realize ROI on the deployment of digital signage, including how digital signage can provide green benefits.

Friday, June 11

8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Multimegapixel 3D: Challenges and Solutions
Presenter: Sander Phipps
Renewal Units: 0; Room N231
This seminar will discuss market needs and good design, setup, and calibration methods.

8 a.m.-10 a.m.
25 Gotchas of Digital Signage Projects
Presenter: Mike White, CTS
Renewal Units: 2; Room: N241
This session reveals the challenges of implementing digital signage: the gotchas. Learn how to avoid the traps and grow your business. Discover how to identify money-making digital signage opportunities and when you should simply say “no.”

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
What Does the $90-billion Display Industry Know About Digital Signage?
Presenter: Chris Connery
Renewal Units: 2.5; Room: N255
At the heart of digital signage is the display itself. It is the most visible component, and also where the most capital is expended to make digital displays an affordable alternative to the printed page. This course provides an outlook on the digital signage market, opportunities and challenges in supporting new products and service offerings, and developing new relationships required for improved go-to-market strategies.

Digital Signage Booths to Visit

Central Hall
AJA Video Systems C4360
AMX C4417
Aurora C4145
Blue Pony Digital C4827
Cables to Go C5086
Cisco C5802
Contemporary Research C6210
DVI Gear C5338
Holosonics C6385
Innovative Office Products C6676
LG C5624
Magenta Research C4253
OmniMount C5028
Planar C5658
Samsung C5002
Sony C4200
Starin C5159

North Hall
AEI Components N1766
Almo Professional A/V N1125
Creative Digital Images A
Lighthouse Technologies N113
MultiTouch N402
NEC N903
ProDisplay N536
Smart AVI N303
Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SIMT) C

North Hall, Digital Signage Pavilion
Black Box N2542
Gefen N1751
GestureTek N1870
Harris N2351
Haivision N2539
IR Touch Systems N2068
Jelco N2039
Lumino N2547
Omnivex N1761
Opticis N2361
Pesa N2475
Scala N2151
SpinetiX N1739
Tightrope Media Systems N2461
VBrick N2139
Video Mount Products N2138
ViewSonic N2375
Vislogix N2568
X2O Media N1961


InfoComm 2010 Tracks

May 25, 2010 10:09 AM




Digital Signage Track | 3D Track

InfoComm 2010 3D Track

InfoComm 2010 3D Track. See a printable PDF.


3D Track
Wednesday June 9
Thursday, June 10
Friday, June 11
Theaters
Alioscopy Pavilion
3D Booths to Visit


Wednesday, June 9

8 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
3D Displays 101
Speaker: Arthur Berman
Room: N231
This seminar will provide the basics for understanding the technologies of 3D displays including the strengths and weakness of each, the applications where they are best suited, and the trends in technology development.

8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Dimensionalized Experience: Bringing 3D to Your Entire Visual Computing Experience
Speaker: Andrew Fear
Room: N233
This seminar will focus on PC-based 3D solutions describing content generation, GPU trends, and 3D display and glasses options for home and pro use.

10:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
3D in Home Theater
Speaker: Michael Williams
Room: N233
This seminar will provide the 3D technology basics and explain how to make money on this new opportunity.

10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Evaluating 3D Displays: Visual Techniques and Measurement Procedures
Speaker: Michael Rudd
Room: N231
Learn how to evaluate 3D displays, how and why they are different from 2D displays, and the test procedures needed to assess and recommend solutions.

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
3D for the Learning Environment: Understanding the 3D Ecosystem and How It Applies to Immersive Teaching
Speaker: Michael Guillory
Room: N233
Learn all of the components that make up the 3D ecosystem for classrooms and discover how 3D teaching can improve test scores while increasing profits for resellers.

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Single-lens 3D Projection: Essential Knowledge for Every Buyer
Speaker: Chris Ward
Room: N231
Learn how to identify the right components for a single-lens 3D projection solution and how to assemble the system, optimize it, and evaluate the 3D image.

2:30 p.m.-3:45p.m.
Light Field and Holographic 3D Displays
Speaker: Tibor Balogh
Room: N233
This seminar will discuss advanced glasses-free 3D displays that are available today and provide a details on the technology, technical trends, and market applications for these advanced systems.

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Technical Considerations for Delivering 3D Content to the Home
Speaker: Guido Voltolina
Room: N231
This seminar will address the problem of delivering quality (stereoscopic) 3D content to the home, highlighting the requirements and technologies to encode, deliver, and display.

Thursday, June 10

8 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
Understanding and Delivering Projector-based Stereoscopic 3D
Speaker: Dermot Quinn
Room: N231
This seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of today’s 3D projection applications, practical implementation methods, and trends that will affect the future.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
3D Content is Coming
Speaker: Greg Passmore
Room: N231
3D content creation requires new equipment, tools, workflows, and creative methods. This seminar will provide a foundation for understanding how 3D content is created and/or converted.

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
3D for the Learning Environment: Understanding the 3D Ecosystem and How It Applies to Immersive Teaching
Speaker: Michael Guillory
Room: N231
Learn all of the components that make up the 3D ecosystem for classrooms and discover how 3D teaching can improve test scores while increasing profits for resellers.

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Multimegapixel 3D: Challenges and Solutions
Speaker: Sander Phipps
Room: N233
Multi-megapixel 3D displays can be very impressive, but there are challenges in creating these solutions. This seminar will discuss market needs and good design, setup, and calibration methods.

2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
3D in Home Theater
Speaker: Michael Williams
Room: N233
This seminar will provide the 3D technology basics, but also explain how to make money on this new opportunity.

2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Capitalizing on Glasses-free 3D
Speaker: Tom Zerega
Room: N231
Learn all the aspects of successful no-glasses 3D displays from captivating content creation to deployment of displays and networks and successful business models.

Friday, June 11

8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Multimegapixel 3D: Challenges and Solutions
Speaker: Sander Phipps
Room: N231
Multi-megapixel 3D displays can be very impressive, but there are challenges in creating these solutions. This seminar will discuss market needs and good design, setup, and calibration methods.

8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Stereoscopic 3D to the Home Ecosystem, Opportunities, and Challenges
Speaker: Ethan Schur
Room: N233
This seminar provides overview of 3D content creation process, distribution options, and display system solutions for commercial and home applications with a special emphasis on 3D formats and signal management.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Interactive 3D Content Drives Profitability in Corporate Market
Speaker: Mats Johansson
Room: N233
Can 3D content improve performance/training and provide a revenue stream for suppliers? Find out via case studies in energy, defense, education and aerospace.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Single-lens 3D Projection: Essential Knowledge for Every Buyer
Speaker: Chris Ward
Room: N231
Learn how to identify the right components for a single-lens 3D projection solution, and how to assemble the system, optimize it, and evaluate the 3D image.

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Auto-stereoscopic Technology, Markets, and Application
Speaker: Pia Maffei
Room: N233
Where can no-glasses 3D best be used and how can system integrators, creative agencies, and businesses profit from this emerging opportunity? This class will give you the answers.

12:30 p.m.- 1:45 p.m.
Understanding and Delivering Projector-based Stereoscopic 3D
Speaker: Dermot Quinn
Room: N231
This seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of today’s 3D projection applications, practical implementation methods, and trends that will affect the future.

2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
3D Displays 101
Speaker: Arthur Berman
Room: N231
This seminar provides the basics for understanding 3D displays including their strengths and weakness, the applications where they are best suited, and the trends in technology development.

Theaters

Barco 3D Theater N3262
NEC Display Solutions Theater N3254
Harkness Screens and RealD Pro Theater N3246
Christie Digital 3D Theater N3238

Alioscopy Pavilion (N3062)

Alioscopy, along with its partners, is recognized today as being a worldwide technology leader in the field of 3D displays. Worldwide the company has garnered praise from a multitude of clients in a variety of vertical markets such as media and entertainment, museums, luxury industry, medical, automotive, government, education, architecture, engineering, and construction.
Participants:
3DTV Solutions
Applied Ideas
Creative Digital Images
Fraunhofer HHI
Freeman Audio Visual Solutions
N4D
Navtec
Numerix Strategies
Real 3D Display
Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing & Technology (SIMT)
TurboSquid
Useful Progress

3D Booths to Visit

Central Hall
Canon U.S.A. C5524
Clear-Com C6374
DVI Gear C5338
Mocomtech C7455
MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic
Systems C4823
SeaChanger C6879

North Hall
Almo Professional A/V N1125
Christie Digital Systems N1203
Darim Vision N1911
Digital Projection International N939
Digital Video Enterprises N2632
Doremi Labs N1951
Perfect Path by PPC N717
RT Com USA N1167
Verrex N2024
Vista Systems N1203

North Hall, 3D Pavilion
3D@Home Consortium N3054
3DTV N3056
Alioscopy Pavilion N3062
Applied Ideas F
Creative Digital Images A
Digitell N3057
Fraunhofer HHI I
Freeman Audio Visual Solutions H
Holografika N2957
Insight Media N3055
Lightspeed Design N3144
N4D G
NavTech J
Numerix D
Real 3D Display B
Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SIMT) C


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