SDVoE Academy to Present Educational Sessions on Trending Topics and Industry Insights at InfoComm 2023

SDVoE Academy

The SDVoE Alliance will lead two comprehensive educational sessions presented by Justin Kennington, president of the SDVoE Alliance, at InfoComm 2023. Kennington’s sessions will focus on trending topics and industry insights furnished “engagingly and entertainingly.”

Impact of Supply Chain on Design: Kennington’s informative session will uncover how systems integrators and systems designers can design systems that are not impacted by a single vendor’s ability to deliver hardware. By selecting hardware from interoperable ecosystems and relying more on software, integrators and systems designers can protect their bottom line. Kennington’s session will start with an overview of the AV electronics supply chain, from raw materials to microchips and components, all the way to manufactured finished products. The engaging presentation will include an overview of available technologies and platforms that enable designers to make the choices that protect their businesses’ bottom line. Kennington will highlight at least five platforms that are software-based, or built on multi-vendor, interoperable hardware.

Harness the Power of Multicast: Kennington, alongside Laurent Masia, director of product line management for managed switching and ProAV design team at NETGEAR, will dive into strategies and techniques for implementing high-bandwidth multicast across multi-switch networks. Kennington and Masia will explain the difference between multicast, unicast and broadcast traffic, and provide an understanding of the appropriate use cases for each. They will explain why high-bandwidth multicast leaves no room for error, unlike low-bandwidth multicast. Kennington and Masia’s session will walk through some of the techniques for properly implementing multicast across multiple switches, with specific examples from graphical user interface (GUI) and command line interface (CLI) from several major switch manufacturers.

Kennington will present the Impact of Supply Chain on Design on June 14, 2023, at 10 a.m. EST and Harness the Power of Multicast with Laurent Masia on June 14, 2023 at 4 p.m. EST. For more information on educational sessions at InfoComm 2023, please visit