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ICA Video Calibration Workshop, with PVA Certification: Level I
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ICA Video Calibration Workshop, with PVA Certification: Level I

Description
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The ICA Professional Video Systems Calibration Workshop with PVA Certification is a professional program designed to take video calibrators to the next level.
Overview

Overview

From the ICA, the brand your customers recognize and respect, comes a new professional-level certification workshop. Join the ICA for a three-day, both Level I and Level II, Professional Video Systems Calibration workshop and gain the hands-on experience and skills you need to properly calibrate modern high definition video systems – practical knowledge that can start generating revenue for your business immediately. ** ICA Video Training - now with a 4th optional day of HDR / Hands-On On Training - Approved as ICA / PVA Video Level III!

This ICA Workshop is part of Gregg Loewen's PVA Certified Video Calibration Workshop series, which includes Level I, Level II, and an optional Level III. Please note: This workshop is most effective when Level I and Level II are taken consecutively.

Level I (Day 1) $600, Level II (Day 2 and 3) $1600. Take both for only $1999! Receive an extra 15% off when you purchase all three levels of ICA training! Email [email protected] before registering to receive any / all discounts.
Please note that this pricing is for USA based classes. Out of the USA classes may have different pricing and may include local taxes.

 

This is an overview of Level I only. Please follow these links for an overview of Level II or Level III.

Overview
Level I of the ICA Calibration Workshop With PVA Certification is comprised of workbook focused exercises. ICA emphasizes color management systems and how to best adjust them to achieve true reference colors.

As soon as you complete this course you will be registered to access the ICA Video Calibrators’ forum, www.lionavtech.com. This unique community gives you key industry information, such as the service level calibration codes needed for top quality calibration, as well as a direct Q&A forum to support you when working in the field.In addition to being able to offer a premium calibration service, you will be able to offer PVA Calibration plaques including a "PVA Calibrated" certificate, and a thank you letter from PVA. This marketing tool can be used to generate additional sales, helping to offset the cost of the workshop itself.

You are welcome to bring your own calibration tools to class. However, if you are interested in purchasing equipment, this class will help you identify the right tools to fit your needs.

Detailed Agenda
Day One: CEDIA CEUP502: 6.0 CEUs
* History of Television (brief)
* Why We Calibrate
* What Makes a "Good" Image, Just Noticeable Differences (JND), and Video Performance
* Signal Path and Optimization Strategies
* Calibration Process
* Contrast Ratios and Screen Uniformity (Lab #1)
* Geometry & Convergence
* Contrast and Brightness (Lab #2)
* Color, Tint and Color Decoding (Lab #3)
* Sharpness and Enhancement Controls (Lab #4)
* Overview of color management systems (CMS)

General Course Information
ICA Education Program workshops include lunch on each day of the training. Attendees must cover their travel costs including airfare, hotels, parking and transportation, as well as breakfast and dinner. ICA will provide all necessary classroom and workshop material, a certificate of completion and other cool ICA stuff.

Hours Each Day
9am to 6pm for workshop activities, including structured lab work. Plan travel generously to allow for possible traffic or other delays.

The benefits listed below refer to those students who participate in both Level I and Level II of the ICA Training with PVA Certification:

Benefits of becoming a PVA Certified Professional Video Systems Calibrator
* Obtain the Video Calibration Certification
* Three instruction days, including two days of coached hands-on calibrating exercises
* Exposure and practice using a variety of the world’s best display devices and measurement equipment
* Access to the exclusive PVA Video Calibrators' forum and extranet, which provides service menu data and calibration advice directly from PVA professionals
* Your services and certification listed on the PVA Web site
* Have access to use the coveted ICA and PVA Certified Professional Video Calibration logo
* Offer your clients Professional PVA Certified Video Calibration services
* A free demo DVD.
* CEDIA CEU Credit - 6.00 units for Level I (CEUP502) and 8.00 units for Level II (CEUP347) 

Professional Certification Requirements
* Attend the entire Video Calibration workshop
* Complete and pass Video Calibration online exam within 3 weeks of your course date
* Submit ten sample video calibrations for approval via the Web
 
ICA Does Video
ICA is your premier choice for training in video system design, setup and calibration. ICA Video Training Workshops are based on years of expertise in the physics of video and psycho-visual perception. Proven facts, solid concepts and decades of expertise come together in this unique, top rate, one of a kind workshop. Once certified, ICA Trained Professional Video Calibrators will be able to offer PVA Calibrated Display services to their customers as a premium offering.

As the market for complex high definition, video systems continues to grow in the coming years, consumers will look to professional calibrators in greater numbers than ever before. The key to success in this highly lucrative field is to identify yourself as an elite, educated member of the expanding pool of ICA Certified Professional Video Systems Calibrators.

Completing the ICA Certified Professional Video Systems Calibration Workshop, and obtaining the ICA Video Calibration Certification will provide you with more unique benefits, unlike those found in any other program. Your ICA certification will serve to differentiate you and your business in a way that will enhance your bottom-line and reputation for years to come.

The ICA Certified Professional Video Calibrator Advantage:
* Use of the prestigious ICA mark for advertising your business, in print ads, on your business cards, and your Web site. No other brand can signal quality, act to differentiate, or bring the high level of assurance to your clients in the way that ICA can.
* The ability to conduct a ICA Certified Video Calibration, allowing you to provide your customers with a plaque that shows their display has been calibrated by a ICA Video Professional, to exacting standards.
* Access to a unique Video Display Systems database, with countless listings of consumer service menu codes. You will be equipped to access and calibrate all of the latest models in your client’s location.
* Entry to a Professional Video Calibrator forum, a great place to share and obtain information with fellow ICA professionals around the globe. 


What does a typical classroom look like?

6 front projectors, including 2 anamorphic lense systems.
12 direct view plasma, LCD, LED, and OLED panels, including 3D.
We ensure that there is equipment available so every student has a great hands on learning experience.

Instructors

Instructors

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • Colorists and Editors
  • Digital Imaging Specialists & Supervisors (DITs)
  • Production / Post Production personnel including Broadcast engineers
  • Manufacturers and manufacturer representatives
  • Independent Calibrators and enthusiasts
  • AV Installers and Integrators (Residential - Commercial - House of Worship)
  • Contractors and Technology Consultants
  • Buyers for installation and integration companies
Certification

Certification

You will receive a certificate from the ICA and PVA for completing the level 1 of the ICA Professional Video Systems Calibration Workshop, with PVA Certification.

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