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The SDVoE Alliance Introduces Japanese-Language Translation for SDVoE Design Partner Certification

SDVoE Alliance adds Japanese translation to provide education and certification for the AV industry’s international professionals

MONTREAL (December 20, 2022) – The SDVoE Alliance, a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, announces Japanese-language translation for SDVoE Design Partner certification. The SDVoE Alliance’s addition of Japanese-language translation is aimed to provide more accessibility for Japanese end-users interested in obtaining certification through the SDVoE Academy.

SDVoE Academy is a free, self-paced online course offering two professional certification programs, SDVoE Design Partners and SDVoE Developers. The latest translation for SDVoE Academy aims to provide Japanese-language professionals with a resource to learn the necessary skills to take advantage of the latest AV signal management technology. Whether designing, integrating, installing, selling or managing professional AV systems, participants can access free lessons and case studies to expand their knowledge in professional AV. Since its inception in 2018, SDVoE Academy has attracted more than 6,000 students and offered more than 120 different courses in video technology, network basics and system design. Participants can obtain AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Renewal Unit (RU) by participating in the SDVoE Academy.

“The SDVoE Alliance established the SDVoE Academy to provide global AV professionals with resources to accelerate their careers,” said Justin Kennington, president of the SDVoE Alliance. “The SDVoE Alliance supports many Japan-based members and supports a growing number of member events and industry trade shows in the Japanese region. It’s important for us, as a global alliance, to provide our members with the necessary resources to support their growing needs. Now that our website and these critical elements of the SDVoE Academy are available in Japanese, we are better able to serve this important market for pro AV.”

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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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Laura Hunt
Marketing and Communications Manager, SDVoE Alliance
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Morgan Lawrence, APR
Director of Communications, THE rAVe Agency
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