Victoria Barela

Victoria Barela

Victoria Barela is a recent graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Live and Installed Sound. Her interests consist of just about anything audio and coding. After enrolling in an audiovisual course taught by Jeremy Caldera and experiencing InfoComm 2015 at Orlando, her love for audio and coding merged. Even though she is new to the AV industry, this does not stop Victoria from being a CTS holder and being recognized as one of SCN's 2015 Class of the Nine. Ambitious and ready to represent the new generation coming into the industry, Victoria is ready to share her AV experiences and findings as a new Crew member of the AV Power Up! rAVe radio podcast. Tune in and reach her at victoria.barela3@gmail.com or on Twitter @barelAVictoria_.

The Trade Show Minute—Episode 387: Nir Shomroni of Monitors AnyWhere

Victoria Barela and Johnny Mota interview Nir Shomroni of Monitors AnyWhere Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 378: Kevin Ancelin of Vitec

Gary Kirk interviews Kevin Ancelin of Vitec Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 367: Taft Stricklin of Just Add Power

Johnny Mota interviews Taft Stricklin of Just Add Power Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 366: Steve Sedaker of SigmaSense

Johnny Mota interviews Steve Sedaker of SigmaSense Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 365: Simon Carp of Onelan

Johnny Mota interviews Simon Carp of Onelan Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 364: Ryan Heath and Dena Colombo of PCM

Johnny Mota interviews Ryan Heath and Dena Colombo of PCM Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 363: PK Pandey of WSDG

Johnny Mota interviews PK Pandey of WSDG Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 362: Mike Anderson of Safe Zone

Johnny Mota and Victoria Barela interview Mike Anderson of Safe Zone Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 361: Michael Olmedo of Lumens

Victoria Barela interviews Michael Olmedo of Lumens Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 360: Melissa Price of Leon Speakers

Victoria Barela interviews Melissa Price of Leon Speakers Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 359: Megan Knedler of Legrand AV

Johnny Mota interviews Megan Knedler of Legrand AV Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 358: Mark Bishop of Lyntec

Johnny Mota interviews Mark Bishop of Lyntec Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 357: Mark Kocks of Powersoft

Gary Kirk interviews Mark Kocks of Powersoft Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 356: Kelly Harlin of NEC

Gary Kirk interviews Kelly Harlin of NEC Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 190: Nacho Perez of Absen

Victoria Barela chats with Nacho Perez about the success of the show as well as the high volume of foot traffic experienced during the week. Absen is involved with many trade shows, ISE being one of them, and is pleased with the outcome of the show. The show keeps growing and it still continues to […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 189: Robert Lawton of RTI

Robert Lawton and Victoria Barela chat about RTI’s history as well as last year’s celebration of the 25th anniversary. This year, RTI’s commercial line is expanding, and Robert Lawton explains the company’s goals this year for ISE 2018. Robert talks about the technology used in the products, such as data monitoring systems which provides diagnostics, […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 188: Roy Tal of Monitors AnyWhere

Roy Tal and Victoria Barela talk about the young but successful company, Monitors AnyWhere. Roy explains the evolution of the company and its AV over IP solutions. Tune in to hear what Monitors AnyWhere has to showcase at ISE 2018, such as the first USB connected video wall. Victoria asks Roy about his background and […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 187: Chuck Espinoza, Marcus Yarborough, and Jeremy Caldera of AVIXA

The great team of AVIXA, represented on this podcast by Chuck, Marcus, and Jeremy, chat with Victoria about their experiences and expectations of the AV industry. Of course, AVIXA encourages to keep up with certifications, but the team also recommends to look beyond the AV industry – to understand that the AV industry has its […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 186: Kevin Main of Torus Power

Kevin Main and Victoria Barela talk about the new products Torus Power has to offer at ISE 2018. Kevin explains the technology used for larger vs. smaller solutions, as well as the reason behind why Torus Power has launched some of its smaller solutions this year. Kevin goes into the AV industry’s history of clean […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 184: Aaron of EverPro

Aaron and Victoria talk about EverPro’s history, successes, and the company’s future goals  in the upcoming years. Tune in to hear about EverPro’s new FIBBR showcasing at ISE 2018. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 183: Maarten Bais of Elo

Maarten Bais and Victoria Barela talk about new touch solutions Elo is showcasing at ISE 2018. Maarten explains large format signage is in high demand, and customers say “it better be a touch screen.” Elo provides these solutions. Victoria asks Maarten about the evolution of touch technology and some of the hurdles the AV industry […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 179: Mark Rushton of VITEC

Mark Rushton and Victoria Barela discuss 30 successful years of VITEC and about its first year at ISE. VITEC demonstrates solutions to video technology this year at ISE 2018 and the expectations of the company from the tradeshow. Mark also explains to Victoria that new-comers of the industry attending the tradeshows should let themselves go […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 177: Tim Troast of Middle Atlantic

Tim Troast and Victoria Barela talk about what Middle Atlantic, a brand of Legrand, expects from ISE 2018, wrapping one’s new head around the AV industry, and chatting about creating an experience through AV. Twitter: @middleatlantic @Legrand Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 181: Mark Perry of Zytronic

Mark Perry of Zytronic talks about this year’s latest touch solutions, advancements in touch technology, and improvements in signal to noise ratio showcased at ISE 2018. Twitter: @Zytronic Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 182: Nancy Knowlton and Rob Abbott of Nureva

Nureva closes out Day 3 of ISE 2018. Tune in as Nancy and Rob discuss changes and hurdles over the past few years in the AV industry. Nureva showcases collaboration solutions that engage the client naturally. Twitter: @NurevaInc Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 178: Desiree Webster of Nuvo

Nuvo, a brand of Legrand, is a worldwide multi-room audio company. Desiree Webster and Victoria Barela talk about this year’s excitement and expectations of Nuvo at ISE 2018. Tune in to hear about the educational opportunities Nuvo has to offer, as well as the advice Desiree gives newcomers coming into the AV industry. Twitter: @Nuvo_Tweets […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 180: Carl Standertskjold of Sony Professional Solutions Europe

Carl Standertskjold of Sony Professional Solutions Europe talks about next generation’s solutions to improve collaboration and communication. This year at ISE 2018, there is a focus on the corporate and education segments. Twitter: @SonyDisplays Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 175: Jeff Boccaccio of DPL Labs

Jeff Boccaccio educates Victoria Barela on the history of HDMI and DPL Labs. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 176: Patrice Congard of Audio Excellence

Patrice Congard who is part of Audio Excellence, a recent department of Screen Excellence, explains to Victoria Barela the unique design of their small loudspeakers that reproduce the sound quality of commercial cinema but it the residential space. Twitter: @ScreenExcel Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 165: Ron Rouse of Wisdom Audio

Tune in as Victoria Barela takes the Trade Show Minute podcast On-the-Go. At Wisdom Audio’s booth, we see a full media room system displayed in an environment with windows, hardwood floors, and cabinets. With line source technology, Wisdom Audio is able to provide a high end theater experience even if the room doesn’t have the […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 163: Avi Rosenthal of Hogar Controls

This year at ISE 2018, Hogar Controls is showing off Milo, a small smart speaker that has Google Assistant built into it, but also includes Z-Wave, Zigbee, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. No separate gateway needed. Avi Rosenthal emphasizes the importance of creating a hobby into a career. For people entering the industry, Avi explains you do […]

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