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 189: Robert Lawton of RTI

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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 187: Chuck Espinoza, Marcus Yarborough, and Jeremy Caldera of AVIXA

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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 183: Maarten Bais of Elo

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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

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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 178: Desiree Webster of Nuvo

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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

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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: Android | RSS

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

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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: Android | RSS

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

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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

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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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