Adopts Standard AV Symbols for Design and Documentation Software

Standards-700x300-0316InfoComm International has announced that software provider has licensed a standardized set of architectural floor plan and reflected ceiling plan symbols for audio, video and control systems, with associated technologies such as environmental control and communication networks. The symbols are part of the American National Standard Institute-accredited J-STD-710, Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols Standard. will implement the standardized symbols into its AV design and documentation software Stardraw Design 7.2.

InfoComm International, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) led the initiative to develop the standardized set of architectural symbols. Published in 2015, they are designed to bring universal consistency to AV design and documentation. The J-STD-710 standard includes 84 symbols for installed technologies, such as equipment, devices, sensors, control interfaces and cabling.

Stardraw Design 7.2 is a project design and documentation system that allows AV professionals to create system schematics, presentations, rack layouts, plan-view drawings and custom panel designs. The program includes approximately 100,000 symbols that graphically represent over 30,000 products from more than 700 different manufacturers.

InfoComm is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer (ASD). More than 700 industry volunteers support InfoComm’s standards development, which has resulted in seven ANSI-accredited standards. For more on InfoComm standards, go here.

The J-STD-710 standard itself is free. Digitized symbol files are available for purchase, with a discount available to members of InfoComm International here.