Exton, PA (PRWEB) February 18, 2008
Scala, the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for the digital signage market, today announced that Jeff Porter, Executive Vice President Scala Inc. has been awarded, for the second year, status as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor for InfoComm Academy.
The Faculty Program was created to recognize the contributions of its corps of dedicated instructors and to contribute to their professional development. In doing so, InfoComm provides students with the highest quality training from the industry's technical experts. The InfoComm Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC) nominate faculty members, with final selections made by the association's Board of Governors. There are three levels of the Faculty Program: Adjunct Faculty, Academy Faculty and Senior Academy Faculty. There is also an honorary title of Instructor Emeritus.
As Adjunct Faculty, Mr. Porter is required to present at least two hours of instruction a year. In recognition of his Adjunct status, Mr. Porter is bestowed a certificate of honor. Adjunct Faculty have their name is posted on the InfoComm web portal at http://www.infocomm.org.
"The InfoComm Academy program was developed by the AV industry to compile and promote the industry's vast body of knowledge and develop best practices in order to advance the skills of industry professionals," said Melissa Taggart, InfoComm Senior Vice President, Education, Certification and Standards. "Thanks to the contributions and expertise of our faculty, InfoComm is continuing to provide the audiovisual industry with quality training that stays ahead of technology trends and is of value to both the AV industry and the people who use our systems to communicate."
"We are very proud of Jeff Porter," says Robert Koolen, President Scala Inc. "Jeff Porter is one of the recognized pioneers of the industry and continues to contribute to the success of Scala and the industry in general."
About InfoComm International:
InfoComm International® is the international trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has 4,500 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 70 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV market research and news. Its training and education programs, along with its separately administered Certified Technology Specialist (CTS®) and corporately administered Certified Audiovisual Solutions Provider (CAVSP) company credentials, set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Europe, Asia, and China. Additional information is available at http://www.infocomm.org.
Founded in 1987, Scala pioneered the Digital Signage industry and today remains the world's largest provider of software for creating digital signage networks, driving more screens that all competitors combined. The company's InfoChannel product line is used for dynamic digital media networks in retail, education, entertainment, government and other industries for diverse applications such as Retail Advertising networks (Retail TV), Corporate Communications (Employee TV), Digital Billboards, Digital Menu Boards, Digital Posters, Community Access channels (Cable TV), Hotel lobby signage and information channels, Gas Pump "toppers", Convention Center Signage, Interactive touch-screens and Kiosks, etc. The Company's cutting-edge InfoChannel software platform powers thousands of digital signs around the world including the digital signage networks of Rabobank, IKEA, Bloomberg, Burger King, T-Mobile, Virgin MegaStore, EuroDisney, Kiwi, McDonalds, Warner Brothers, Santiago Airport, Ericsson, The Life Channel, Rikstoto, FuelCast, Repsol, Shell, NorgesGruppen, The Wall Street Journal Office Network and many more. Scala is today headquartered near Philadelphia, PA and has wholly-owned subsidiaries in The Netherlands, France, Norway, and Japan with a direct presence in a number of other locations and countries. Scala's products are primarily sold through an international network of Scala Certified Partners. More information is available at http://www.scala.com.
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