AV Shop Talk with Nate Schneider
Feltech joined Nate Schneider of AV Shop Talk to create Episode 24 of the legendary podcast on the impact of broadcast technology on AV.
With the miniaturisation of broadcast technology upon us new possibilities have presented themselves. Two distinct sectors of the AV industry, namely broadcast and corporate, are starting to mesh with one another. Small scale applications for broadcast technology have become affordable in the corporate world. The decision to pull Coax, RGBHV, CATx, or Fibre isn’t exactly a no-brainer. A great deal of thought is required especially for those integrated systems that implement elements of broadcast and elements of consumer AV, meanwhile keeping cost to a minimum while simultaneously attempting to future proof the cable infrastructure. Not to mention the bandwidth challenges that come with HDR and 4K/UHD signal types.
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Nate Schneider has worked in the AV industry since 2005 when he began mixing live sound for Durgin Technical Services as a student on the campus of UMass Lowell. After graduating in 2007 with a bachelors degree in Sound Recording Technology he transitioned into the world of commercial integration building racks and pulling cable for HB Communications. With a strong background in AutoCAD and a general love for any equipment that came with rack ears filling the role of drafting technician came naturally. Currently Nate is an AV system designer with Image Stream Medical specializing in the design of integrated operating rooms and video conferencing systems.
Nate can also be found producing How-To videos for the BigNate84 YouTube channel. This first venture into social media, personal branding and content creation in 2011 has lead to over 2.8 Million video views, 5.5 Million minutes watched, 7k subscribers not to mention a boatload of practical experience as a YouTube producer. In August of 2014 Commercial Integrator selected Nate as one of the rising stars within the industry, naming him to the 40 Under 40 top influencers list.