CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide, Second Edition [NOOK Book]

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The Most Complete, Up-to-Date CTS Exam Study System

Published with InfoComm International, CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all objectives on the latest release of the InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist exam—the leading internationally recognized audiovisual (AV) certification. You’ll get learning objectives at the beginning of each ...

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CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide, Second Edition

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Overview

The Most Complete, Up-to-Date CTS Exam Study System

Published with InfoComm International, CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all objectives on the latest release of the InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist exam—the leading internationally recognized audiovisual (AV) certification. You’ll get learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, best practices, checklists, diagrams, photos, chapter review questions with in-depth explanations, and a full-color insert. Designed to help you prepare for the CTS exam, this authoritative resource also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.



Electronic content includes:



  • One all-new CTS practice exam


  • PDF eBook




Covers all current CTS exam objectives, including how to:



  • Conduct a site survey


  • Gather customer information


  • Evaluate and recommend changes to a site environment


  • Develop a functional AV scope


  • Design, provide, and sell AV solutions


  • Conduct a vendor selection process


  • Operate AV solutions


  • Conduct maintenance activities


  • Manage AV solutions and operations


  • Project manage AV projects


  • Perform AV finance and job costing activities


  • Troubleshoot and repair AV solutions


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071807951
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 6/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 697,833
  • File size: 18 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Brad Grimes is a senior writer/editor for InfoComm International, an adjunct faculty member of InfoComm University, and the former editor of Pro AV magazine. He has been writing about technology for more than 20 years, including positions covering IT for Ziff Davis, International Data Group, and Post Newsweek Tech Media (now 1105 Government Information Group). Brad’s work has been recognized by the American Business Media, the American Society of Business Publication Editors, and the American Society of Magazine Editors.



InfoComm International is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide. Founded in 1939, the association offers industry expertise and market research serving press and others seeking information about the industry. Through activities that include tradeshows, education, certification, government relations, outreach and information services, InfoComm promotes the industry and enhances members’ ability to conduct business successfully and competently.

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Table of Contents

PART I: The Certified Technology Specialist and the CTS Exam

Chapter 1: What Is a Certified Technology Specialist?

Chapter 2: The CTS Exam

PART II: Essentials of AV Technology

Chapter 3: Analog and Digital Signals

Chapter 4: Audio Systems

Chapter 5: Video Systems

Chapter 6: Networks

Chapter 7: Signal-Management Systems

Chapter 8: Control Systems

Chapter 9: Electrical Systems

Chapter 10: Radio Waves

PART III: Preparing for AV Solutions

Chapter 11: Gathering Customer Information

Chapter 12: Conducting a Site Survey

Chapter 13: Evaluating a Site Environment

Chapter 14: Maintaining Awareness of Changes to the Site Environment

Chapter 15: Developing a Functional AV Scope

PART IV: Designing and Building an AV Solution

Chapter 16: Designing an AV Solution

Chapter 17: Conducting a Vendor-Selection Process

Chapter 18: Performing AV Finance and Job-Costing Activities

Chapter 19: Building AV Solutions

Chapter 20: Managing an AV Project

PART V: After the AV Installation

Chapter 21: Operating an AV Solution

Chapter 22: Conducting Maintenance Activities

Chapter 23: Troubleshooting and Repairing AV Systems

PART VI The Business of Professional AV

Chapter 24: Managing AV Business Operations

Chapter 25: Marketing and Selling AV Solutions

Chapter 26: Managing AV Personnel

PART VII Appendixes

Appendix A: Future Trends in Professional AV

Appendix B: InfoComm Standards

Appendix C: AV Math

Glossary

Index
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