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SDVoE Developer Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Now Available in SDVoE Academy

Comprehensive training is free to all programmers interested in creating amazing user experiences on an interoperable AV-over-IP platform

MONTREAL — Dec. 02, 2021 — The SDVoE Alliance® today announced the expansion of the free SDVoE Developer Certification Program to allow access for all programmers and software developers. In addition, a more advanced Level 2 certification has been added to the original basic Level 1 qualification course. Each level consists of seven online video modules followed by an exam, which once successfully completed confers “SDVoE Developer” status and opens access to additional resources. Detailed online documentation walks developers through the more complex features of the SDVoE API™.

“During the past year we worked closely with a select group of AV programmers and software developers to design and perfect a complete program that provides the foundation for easily creating amazing user experiences on the SDVoE platform. We took participants’ feedback and advice to create a truly useful training environment,” said Justin Kennington, president of the SDVoE Alliance. “The open SDVoE API is quickly becoming the standard application development platform – “the Android” – for pro AV.  It’s the way for developers – small independents and large manufacturers – to play in the same arena, and create outstanding user experiences built around audio and video distribution.”

“Ongoing training and support around the SDVoE API are key differentiators for what we’re doing in the SDVoE Developer Certification Program,” said Matt Dodd, head of education for the SDVoE Alliance.  “We are taking a very proactive approach to working with developers and fostering a vibrant user forum where SDVoE members and certified developers can mingle and share tips, tricks and questions.”

For more information about the SDVoE Developer Certification Program, visit the SDVoE Alliance website.

About the SDVoE Alliance

SDVoE is an initialism for “Software Defined Video over Ethernet”. The SDVoE Alliance is a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology allowing software to define AV applications. The alliance operates the free SDVoE Academy training platform, participates in tradeshows and conferences, publishes white papers and case studies and promotes SDVoE technology, and solutions based on the technology, to system integrators, designers, consultants and end users. Steering members of the SDVoE Alliance are Black Box, Christie Digital, IDK Corporation, NETGEAR, Semtech and ZeeVee. All interested parties are invited to join the alliance and work toward its goals. For more information, visit or connect with us on Twitter @SDVoE, LinkedIn, and the SDVoE blog.


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