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Mackie to Co-Sponsor Dante AV Networking World at InfoComm

Multiple In-Depth Training Tracks and Dante Certification to be Offered

Las Vegas, NV – May 2016… Mackie is among a list of top-tier industry leaders co-sponsoring the sixth annual Dante AV Networking World education event during InfoComm 2016. The workshop, to be held on June 7th at the Treasure Island hotel in Las Vegas, will feature in-depth training with two separate tracks: one for attendees that are new to Dante, and another for more experienced Dante users.

Audinate will also introduce its new two level Dante certification program at the event. Dante AV Networking World will give design consultants, system integrators, audio engineers and IT managers the tools and information they need to get the most out of Audinate’s revolutionary audio networking solution.

As part of the workshop, Mackie will be showing the new AXIS Mixing System, offering a Dante capable mixing solution for professional production and system integration applications. The modular 32-channel system aims to drastically speed up workflow through immense visual feedback and unmatched customization. Multiple guided seminars are also available daily throughout the show at the Mackie booth (#C9745).

The free all-day conference will open with a general session for all attendees featuring the following presentations:

Audio Networking Trends and Research, presented by Roland Hemming, RH Consulting

Unlocking the Power of Dante Via, presented by Brad Price, Sr. Product Manager, Audinate

Inside Dante LabsPreview of New Dante Features by Aidan Williams, CTO, Audinate

Following the joint general session, attendees will have the option of attending one of two tracks.

Track 1 is designed for attendees that are new to Dante, and are looking for the basic foundation to get started. This track will feature the following two sessions: Introduction to Dante, covering audio networking fundamentals, basic networking concepts, creating a small-scale Dante network, and using Dante Controller and Dante Virtual Soundcard. Intermediate Dante Concepts, covering topics such as Dante redundancy, clocking, latency, multicast and AES67.

Track 2 is geared toward attendees that are already using Dante, and are looking to create more advanced systems and learn best practices. This track will feature the following two sessions: Intermediate Dante Concepts, covering topics such as Dante redundancy, clocking, latency, multicast and AES67. Advanced Dante Workshop, an interactive session covering advanced networking concepts, mixed use networks, networking best practices, and troubleshooting techniques.

All attendees will receive 4 InfoComm CTS RU credits. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Audinate’s new Dante Certification Program. The Dante Certification program will provide an easy way for design consultants, integrators and others to promote their proficiency to build, operate and support Dante networks of various sizes.

Co-sponsoring the Dante AV Networking World event are 40 of the AV industry’s leading audio brands, each showcasing Dante-enabled products in an extensive, hands-on demonstration room. These companies include: AKG, Allen & Heath, AMK Innovations, Amphenol, Ashly Audio, Attero Tech, Audinate, Audio-Technica, AuviTran, Bosch, Bose Professional Systems, BSS, ClearOne, Crest Audio, dbx, Electro-Voice, Extron, Focusrite RedNet, Harman, Lectrosonics, Mackie, Media Vision, Nexo, Peavey Commercial Audio, Powersoft, RDL, RTS Intercom Systems, Rane, Renkus-Heinz, Sennheiser, Shure, Soundcraft, SoundTube Entertainment, Stewart Audio, Studer, Symetrix, TASCAM, Visionary Solutions, VUE Audiotechnik and Yamaha Commercial Audio.

Media sponsors for the event include ProSoundWeb, Live Sound International rAVe Publications and Sound & Communications.

The program runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and includes a catered lunch for all attendees and a hosted cocktail reception to conclude the day. Seating is limited, so register now to reserve your spot. To register, visit

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