InfoComm 2022 on June 4-10 (exhibits June 8-10) at the Las Vegas Convention Center will explore content, production and streaming solutions. InfoComm, held by AVIXA, is the largest technology exhibition and conference in North America focused on the pro AV industry. The show will feature more than 20 education sessions and 150 exhibitors focused on content creation and delivery solutions.
“The streaming boom has accelerated in recent years and more and more AV technologists have been tasked with delivering solutions for an array of industries, from education to performance venues,” says Annette Sandler, director of live content U.S./Canada, AVIXA. “InfoComm 2022 is excited to provide a platform for AV professionals to learn about the trends and see solutions up close to enhance their content and production strategy.”
Exploring with the Experts
The session “Media Servers vs. Screen Switchers” on Wed., June 8, will address the age-old questions: do I need a media server for my event or a screen switcher? Or both? Kevin Ring of Nationwide Video will discuss the relevancy and use-cases of both and help attendees determine the appropriate gear needed when planning an event.
On Thurs., June 9, the session “Intro to Live Streaming Design for Performance Spaces” will feature a panel of experts who will break down the basics of creating and operating a professional live streaming system for small and medium venues. They’ll discuss camera and microphone selection and positioning, various infrastructure approaches, options for controlling the stream, adding production effects and much more. The panelists include Paul Richards of HuddleCamHD and PTZOptics, Alesia Hendley from Audinate, Rebecca Sullins from ProMedia Audio Video, Rachael Harris from American Express and Jim Bask of Broadfield Distributing.
In addition, Jesse Miller, CEO of Midtown Video, will lead the workshop “Streaming with Remote Guests” on Thurs., June 9. Attendees will learn tips and techniques to make productions stand out for quality and cohesive storytelling when guests appear from remote locations. Topics will include audio mixes, video encoding and delivery methods, general conferencing software like Teams and Zoom and manufacturer-specific platforms.
For the full schedule of content, production and streaming sessions, visit infocommshow.org/solution-areas/streaming-storage-and-everything-in-between.
From the Tradeshow Floor to the Real World
On the InfoComm 2022 tradeshow floor, more than 150 exhibitors will be showcasing content, production, and streaming solutions, from networking and storage to signal routing/switching solutions.
In addition, an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Illuminarium Experiences will showcase how cutting-edge technology brings a first-of-its-kind, fully immersive experience to guests using techniques from traditional motion picture production and virtual reality combined with interactive features that facilitate the experience of the real world, all without wearable hardware.
Led by Calum Pearson, EVP and GM of Illuminarium Experiences, this tour takes place Wed., June 8, from 8 am to 11 am. Additional tours showcasing content, production, and streaming solutions in the real world will take place at Arcadia Earth, Las Vegas Nightclubs JEWEL, Hakkasan, Omnia, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart and AREA15, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.