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StarTech University offers computer enthusiasts and IT professionals a chance to learn more about new technologies and innovations in the IT world. Take some time to review the material, then pass the exam to earn your printable certificate for each course.

Course 3: Audio/Video

Chapter 1: Introduction to A/V?

The terms Audio/Video, Audio-Visual, and A/V (for short), are broadly used terms used to describe technology relating to sight and sound. While the terms are used generically in many cases, our focus for Course 3 will be based on the application of A/V equipment used in professional settings in a "convergence" environment.

Referring to the convergence of IT and AV technologies into a singular technology, "Convergence" is an industry term denoting a series of audio and video devices including signal splitters, switches, amplifiers, scalers and converters that are used to process and distribute audio and video signals suitable to individual application needs.

Next — Chapter 2: Common Technologies


Chapter 1: Introduction to A/V

Chapter 2: Common Technologies

Chapter 3: Common Applications

Final Exam


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