Official AVIXA® Renewal Unit (RU) Provider
Since 2017, Dataton is a proud official AVIXA® Renewal Unit (RU) Provider (formerly InfoComm). Participants completing the full Dataton Academy WATCHOUT training, and passing the hands-on exercises, will be awarded a Diploma. If you are a CTS holder you can earn certification renewal units by sending a copy of the Diploma to AVIXA.
- WATCHOUT Operator's Course (CTS/CTS-I - 3.5 credits)
- WATCHOUT Certified Users (CTS/CTS-D/CTS-I - 7.0 credits)
Dataton support standards development
AVIXA is an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer Organization (ASD), and provides industry standards as the foundation for quality audiovisual systems. AVIXA has developed several industry standards, and Dataton is participating in the development of a new standard, the DVI.
AVIXA is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide.
From offices around the world, AVIXA serves its members and the industry through:
- Education, including technical and business courses, in the classroom and online
- Resources, such as AV standards, thought pieces and market research
- Events, including local events and international trade shows
AVIXA has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries.
As an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer Organization (ASD), AVIXA provides industry standards as the foundation for quality audiovisual systems. In addition, as an ANSI Accredited Certification Body, AVIXA offers the Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) program — the only ANSI accredited audiovisual certification under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024:2012.
AVIXA is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers in the Western Hemisphere. There are also InfoComm trade shows in Asia, Europe, India, Latin America and the Middle East.