AV Fundamentals for Engineers




This 2 day course explains the basis of the technology used and how video and audio ‘essence’ is wrapped into computer files along with associated metadata. The techniques and technologies used to manage and store audio and video in a broadcast environment are explained along with the main mechanisms by which video and audio is transported to audiences via different delivery platforms including satellite, terrestrial, cable, IPTV and streaming.udiences and customers.


2 days (14 training hours)



Course Fee

S$ 2490 per person (S$2664.30)

IABM Member organisations can qualify for discounts. Please contact the IABM to find out more

Who should attend

  • Engineers or technicians with a general electronics, computer science or IT background who need to be more familiar with the specific requirements of broadcast and media applications
  • Almost anyone in the media technology industry who needs to build their understanding of audio and video, particularly those who are new to the industry such as apprentices and trainees
  • Sales and marketing people, product managers, technical support staff, software developers and broadcast operational staff IT staff or Broadcast engineers and technicians requiring a refresher course in the fundamentals of audio and video

What We Cover

  • Module 1 Broadcast systems
  • Module 2 Video technology
  • Module 3 Television standards & technology
  • Module 4 Audio technology
  • Module 5 Video compression
  • Module 6 – Synchronisation, conversion and standards
  • Module 7 – IP and storage technology
  • Module 8 – Transmission technology