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RGB Communications Taps Atlona Industry Thought Leaders to Present at CEDIA Tech Forum

Atlona experts selected by UK Distributor RGB Communications to educate on AV over IP and 4K/HDR

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND and HUNGERFORD, UK,March 14, 2017 – Recognizing a need for Networked AV and 4K/HDR education within the custom electronics industry, RGB Communications, an audio-visual products distributor in Great Britain and Ireland, has selected Atlona as one of a small, select group of manufacturers prepared to address these two highly important AV business opportunities at the CEDIA Tech Forum on March 23.

Atlona’s impact as an industry thought leader was most recently recognized at ISE 2017, where Director of Field Training and Technical Sales, Ken Eagle, gave four presentations on varying topics around emerging AV trends. The feedback from the event in part influencedRGB Communications to invite Mr. Eagle to address AV over IP and 4K/HDR.

“Atlona’s products and AV connectivity solutions continue to evolve to meet the demands of emerging requirements around AV over IP, 4K/HDR and other pertinent industry developments,” said Caroline Britt, RGB Communications Managing Director. “Considering the wealth of knowledge that Mr. Eagle possess on these topics, we felt they were ideally suited to bring an engaging educational experience to attendees.”

Taking place in the Birmingham Airport Holiday Inn in Birmingham, England, the March 23 date is the first of six CEDIA Tech Forum events aimed at combining education and networking for custom installers in residential AV. Atlona’s session will be included among several additional 60-minute manufacturer product training sessions:

  • Networked AV: This part of the presentation will explore the tools required to design and create a networked AV systems. This includes inside in OmniStream, Atlona’s soon-shipping AV over IP product family for distributing 4K video, audio and control over standard Gigabit networks. The presentation will demonstrate how OmniStream can support a profitable networked AV solution that is also easy to deploy and operate.  
  • 4K and HDR:Thispart of the presentation will look at the top five topics custom installers need to master to successfully design and install 4K and HDR AV systems. The five topics include breaking down 4K resolution, understanding and estimating bandwidth requirements, planning for cable limitations, education on 4K and HDR formats, and hardware and copyright considerations. 

“The topics of AV over IP and 4K/HDR continue to evolve, and with a quickly growing number of products flooding the market, it’s important to understand how these technology shifts will affect the custom installation business moving forward,saidEagle. “We’re proud to be involved with such a timely event that custom installers worldwide look forward to each year, and we thank RGB Communications for giving us an opportunity to bring our knowledge and thought leadership to an extraordinarily talented group of companies and individuals.”

About RGB Communications

RGB is a technical audio visual distributor established in 1991. In partnership with their vendors and customers, they specialize in providing high quality, technical products to audio visual resellers and custom installers. RGB represent worldwide brands with product ranges covering all areas of audio visual solutions including; Room & Lighting Control, Networks, Audio & Video Conferencing, Projection & Image Processing, Connectivity and Racks & Power. Their technical expertise, support and customer service is second to none, earning them the industry reputation they are so proud to have.

+44(0)1488 73366, info@rgbcomms.co.ukwww.rgbcomms.co.ukTwitter: @RGB_Comms. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/rgb-communications-ltd

About Atlona

Atlona is a leading global provider of AV and IT distribution and connectivity solutions. In an ever-changing industry, the company has been designing and engineering innovative, award-winning products for a diverse range of residential and commercial AV and IT markets, including education, business, government, entertainment, and healthcare.

Atlona’s products and services enable system designers, integrators, consultants, and installers worldwide to simplify installation, minimize maintenance and maximize the versatility of premier automated control solutions.  Backed by an industry-exclusive 10-year warranty, Atlona’s customer-driven products are designed and developed with the features, performance and reliability that leaders demand.  More information about Atlona is available at http://www.atlona.com.  Follow Atlona on Twitter at @Atlona.

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