SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cisco has announced the development of a new qualification program for media professionals looking to create trusted, optimized content for digital signage. The Cisco Academy of digital signage will offer a specialized curriculum focusing on the three vital areas of digital signage: content creation, content management and content distribution.
Enrollees are expected to include media professionals looking to add a marketable credential to their skill set, staff members of companies interested in creating digital signage content and employees of Cisco channel partners planning to expand their digital signage solution capabilities.
- Content Creation will highlight best practices and methods for creating high-definition video on demand and network-broadcasted live video, multimedia and Web design, flash animations, still and animated images, text, dynamic content and modular designs.
- Content Management instruction will involve ingestion, organization, playlisting, dayparting and scheduling, and digital signage management and administration.
- Content Distribution will include best practices and methods for content delivery networking, store-and-forward, IP multicasting and streaming video (architecture, design and protocols).
Cisco will be raffling off several scholarships for the new academy throughout the digital signage Expo, Feb. 27-28 in Las Vegas.