Alexis Bou Farhat, CTS-D, CTS-I

ELV Project Manager, IMAR Trading and Contracting

About Alexis Bou Farhat, CTS-D, CTS-I

With over 15 years of extensive experience in the audiovisual industry and a solid foundation in project management as a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI, coupled with CTS-D and CTS-I certifications from Avixa, I offer a unique blend of technical expertise and project leadership. My career has been marked by the successful delivery of diverse audiovisual projects across sectors like corporate, education, healthcare, hospitality, sports venues, and government. Proficient in AV technology including Crestron, Extron, and Biamp, I excel in AV system design, installation, equipment specification, and vendor management. I'm a seasoned user of project management tools such as Microsoft Project and Smartsheet, and my excellent interpersonal skills enable strong collaboration with teams and clients. Committed to continuous learning, I stay current with industry trends and actively mentor junior AV professionals, embodying a passion for exceeding customer expectations.

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Replying to Mohannad Mousa, CTS

Thank you for this insightful article! It's a useful guide for anyone trying to find their way around the complicated world of AV systems.

You're welcome @Mohannad Mousa, CTS ! I'm glad the article was helpful. It's great to be able to share insights from real-world experience with the AV community.

Alexis, your contributions always seem very good to me, definitely good scouting, but in the exhaustive way you mention it, it can be a key to the success of a project. Greetings friend.

Thanks @Juan Carlos Medina, CTS for your feedback.

I learned these need assessment from Avixa 10+ years back and i am using it in my daily work and projects !

Thanks for Sharing ! Iulia Popescu - AVIXA

Virtual backgrounds have become a creative way to add a personal touch to online meetings. It's interesting to see how businesses are leveraging them for branding purposes, partnering with influencers to promote their products/services. These tips for creating and recording with virtual backgrounds are very helpful for anyone looking to enhance their online presence and make a lasting impression in virtual setting

Thanks @Kannan Seshadri for sharing.
Room acoustics play a vital role across industries, affecting education, business, healthcare, entertainment, and broadcasting. Poor acoustics lead to distractions, reduced productivity, and stress.
Addressing factors like room size, materials, and furniture placement can enhance sound quality. Implementing solutions such as acoustic treatments, carpeting, and sound-deadening materials can mitigate issues and create more comfortable environments.

Real-world examples highlight the tangible benefits of optimized acoustics, from improved student performance in classrooms to enhanced workplace productivity.
Advancements in technology continue to drive innovation in room acoustics, underscoring its ongoing significance in creating optimal auditory experiences.

Thank you, @Xchange Community Spotlight  for this recognition !

It's truly an honor to be featured as a member of AVIXA's community, especially after being a part of it for more than a 10 year ! My journey in the audiovisual industry has been a fulfilling one, and I'm grateful for the opportunities AVIXA ( training/courses/certifications) has provided me to grow both technically and professionally.

I truly believe in the power of collaboration and knowledge-sharing within the AV community. By fostering strong relationships between AV companies, manufacturers, and clients, we can collectively elevate the standards of excellence and deliver exceptional experiences to our clients.

Once again, I extend my gratitude to AVIXA and the Xchange community for this opportunity. I look forward to continuing this journey of growth and discovery !! 

Sphere in Las Vegas continues to captivate audiences with its impressive concert venue and massive LED exterior, making it a hot advertising billboard. Sphere Entertainment aims to elevate experiences and surprise audiences ! 
Amazing details ! thanks for sharing !

Great breakdown @Iulia Popescu - AVIXA   ! This post covers all the essentials for designing and setting up video walls effectively. From choosing the right display tech to understanding audience needs, it's a handy resource for anyone looking to make an impact with video walls !
Thanks for sharing !

Replying to Michael Umile

I'm curious if you've found any SPL weightings that make everyone happy?

Hello @Michael Umile
SPL weightings like A-weighting  is widely used and accepted, it's important to consider the specific requirements of the application, relevant regulations, and the characteristics of the sound being measured when selecting an appropriate weighting.
Basically A,C or Z SPL weighting are acceptable based on engineer years of reference and expertise in sound perception which can vary among individuals.