Event Map

MANUFACTURER TRAINING SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

FEBRUARY

7

12:30PM - 4:00PM

AudioControl

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: AudioControl
  • Room: Seaside 1
  • Title: AudioControl – New Products, New Innovations and OE Integration
  • Description: Make the most out of your time at the 2020 Knowledgefest – Long Beach. Join Chris Bennett and Matthew Palumbo as we discuss New Products, New Innovations, and why AudioControl remains the go to company for OE Integration. Never has choosing the right product for OE integration been more important then today. AudioControl has several new products that will make sure you can “Make Good Sound Great” when integrating with today’s more complex vehicles. Learn about Load Generation which is highlighted in the new LC1i and LC2i PRO active line output converters. Take a peek at the new IPX6 rated ACX amplifier line up. These all-weather amps are durable enough to withstand the challenges of marine and powersports applications and still sound simply amazing. Then learn why the new LC-5.1300 and D-5.1300 5 channel amps will be your go to amplifiers in 2020. As with all AudioControl amplifiers, the features, benefits and warranty will help you find success and exceed the expectations of todays consumers. Of course, we can’t have a training and not show off the AudioControl DM-RTA. A quick run down of what it is, how it works and why this has become the tool more and more techs are trusting every day!
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Metra-Axxess

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: Metra-Axxess
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: The Future of Vehicle Integration with New Axxess Products
  • Description: Integration is the future of the aftermarket 12 volt industry - and it’s only getting more complex. With the reduction in OE radio chassis sizes, the rising popularity of tablet-style screens, and many of the personalization features controlled through the OE radio, it is difficult for shops to offer simple aftermarket solutions. Attend this training to learn about new products from Axxess that have been engineered specifically to address the complexity of today’s integrated vehicle technology systems and retain key convenience and safety features when upgrading a radio. For consumers who want to keep their radio but add safety, navigation, smart device mirroring, or simply override the annoying STOP/START engine feature, learn about new products from Axxess that will allow you to make their ride much more enjoyable. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from Axxess.
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Radenso Radar

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: Radenso Radar
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: 2020 - a new era of Radar
  • Description: Training from Radenso will focus on the award winning RC M, a top ranked custom installed detector. You’ll learn about our existing product line up at high level and then we will turn to the future. Learn about how Radenso Radar is changing the radar detector industry as you’ve known it. Born from complacency in the industry, Radenso Radar has dedicated itself to building the worlds best radar detectors. Find out about the first AI powered detector, Theia.
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Directed

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: Directed
  • Room: Seaside 3B
  • Title: Directed Technical Training
  • Description: Join Directed’s PSRs as they take attendees through the latest technical updates on Directed’s evolving product line. The boys will be reviewing Directed’s industry-leading DS4 technology and highlighting Directed’s new Bluetooth siren! If you haven’t seen the blazing-fast speed of Viper SmartStart Pro you’ll get a chance to go hands-on with the product and understand the Vehicle Control Platform driving things behind the scenes. You’ll also learn about Viper Powersports offerings including Security and GPS systems. Plus you’ll be introduced to Directed’s newest business opportunity – Alcohol Detection Systems. Topics: DS4, Viper Powersports, Bluetooth Siren, Connected Car, Directechs.com, T-Harnesses, Firmware, Directlink, SmartStart Pro, Alcohol Detection Systems.
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Cerwin Vega Mobile

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: Cerwin Vega Mobile
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: Don't Sleep On Us!! New 2020 Product
  • Description: All the new cool product for 2020 and how you can profit from it.
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Wāvtech

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: Wāvtech
  • Room: Seaside 5B
  • Title: Practical and Profitable OEM Integration Solutions
  • Description: Upgrading factory sound systems should already be a significant part of your daily business, so don’t get left behind. Using the right tools with a repeatable process is essential for predictable and profitable results, just as choosing the appropriate integration products is critical to maximizing performance and customer satisfaction. Jason Kemmerer, CTO at Wāvtech, will be discussing test equipment options and techniques for all skill levels, as well as presenting the performance, installation and sales benefits of their integration product solutions.
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MSC America

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: MSC America
  • Room: Seaside 6
  • Title: MSC America presents: Audiotec Fischer DSP PC Tool V4 Software: Tuning for efficiency and profitability
  • Description: The world of DSP software can sometimes be daunting and confusing. In this presentation, the Technical Team from MSC America will guide you through the most intuitive DSP Tuning Software on the planet! Learn how the new ISA (Input Signal Analyzer) will let you look at each input signal individually or summed, letting you determine if any EQ, delay or all-pass filters have been applied to the OEM signal. This software in conjunction with any ACO based Brax, Helix or Match DSP product will then present the tools required to correct these anomalies.
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iDatastart & iDatalink

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Company: iDatastart & iDatalink
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: iDatastart & iDatalink Dealer Training
  • Description: ADS’ Senior Product Specialist Phil Camirand will show you the latest iDatalink/iDataStart remote car starter and interface solutions including newly-supported vehicle applications, new bypass firmware, new integration harnesses and enhanced installer tools.
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AudioControl (en Espanol)

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Empresa: AudioControl (en Espanol)
  • Ubicación: Seaside 1
  • Título: The Future of Vehicle Integration with New Axxess Products
  • Descripción: Aproveche al máximo su tiempo en el Knowledgefest 2020 - Long Beach. Únase a Chris Bennett y Matthew Palumbo mientras hablamos de Nuevos productos, Nuevas innovaciones y por qué AudioControl sigue siendo la compañía para la integración de equipos originales. Nunca ha sido tan importante elegir el producto adecuado para la integración de OE que hoy. AudioControl tiene varios productos nuevos que se asegurarán de que pueda "hacer un buen sonido excelente" al integrarse con los vehículos más complejos de la actualidad. Obtenga información sobre la generación de carga, que se destaca en los nuevos convertidores de salida de línea activa LC1i y LC2i PRO. Eche un vistazo a la nueva línea de amplificadores ACX con clasificación IPX6. Estos amplificadores para todo tipo de clima son lo suficientemente duraderos como para soportar los desafíos de las aplicaciones marinas y de deportes motorizados y aún suenan simplemente increíbles. Luego, sepa por qué los nuevos amplificadores de 5 canales LC-5.1300 y D-5.1300 serán su opción para los amplificadores en 2020. Al igual que con todos los amplificadores AudioControl, las características, beneficios y garantía lo ayudarán a encontrar el éxito y superar las expectativas de los consumidores de hoy. Por supuesto, no podemos tener un entrenamiento y no mostrar el AudioControl DM-RTA. ¡Un rápido resumen de lo que es, cómo funciona y por qué se ha convertido en la herramienta cada vez más técnicos confían cada día!
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Metra - iBeam

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Metra - iBeam
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: The Future of Vehicle Integration with New Axxess Products
  • Description: Integration is the future of the aftermarket 12 volt industry - and it’s only getting more complex. With the reduction in OE radio chassis sizes, the rising popularity of tablet-style screens, and many of the personalization features controlled through the OE radio, it is difficult for shops to offer simple aftermarket solutions. Attend this training to learn about new products from Axxess that have been engineered specifically to address the complexity of today’s integrated vehicle technology systems and retain key convenience and safety features when upgrading a radio. For consumers who want to keep their radio but add safety, navigation, smart device mirroring, or simply override the annoying STOP/START engine feature, learn about new products from Axxess that will allow you to make their ride much more enjoyable. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from Axxess.
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Arc Audio

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Arc Audio
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: Introduction to Arc Audio - why it’s The Brand Professionals Use
  • Description: Selling DSP - The Arc Audio Way: The Unique Problems of Car Stereo, OEM Locations versus fabricated locations, Making DSP into a business. Arc DSP-Enabled Product Line Overview: Standalone Processors, Medium-Power Amplifier/Processor, Full-Power Amplifier/Processors
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Directed

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Directed
  • Room: Seaside 3B
  • Title: Directed Technical Training
  • Description: Join Directed’s PSRs as they take attendees through the latest technical updates on Directed’s evolving product line. The boys will be reviewing Directed’s industry-leading DS4 technology and highlighting Directed’s new Bluetooth siren! If you haven’t seen the blazing-fast speed of Viper SmartStart Pro you’ll get a chance to go hands-on with the product and understand the Vehicle Control Platform driving things behind the scenes. You’ll also learn about Viper Powersports offerings including Security and GPS systems. Plus you’ll be introduced to Directed’s newest business opportunity – Alcohol Detection Systems. Topics: DS4, Viper Powersports, Bluetooth Siren, Connected Car, Directechs.com, T-Harnesses, Firmware, Directlink, SmartStart Pro, Alcohol Detection Systems.
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Firstech - Drone Mobile & Compustar

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Firstech - Drone Mobile & Compustar
  • Room: Seaside 4A
  • Title: Firstech - DroneMobile
  • Description: We will discuss the world of vehicle connectivity through Smartphone, Google Assistant and Alexa technology. During this training we will discuss NEW Dronemobile Hardware, Activation's Portal, Rewards Programs, Setting up Voice Control for Alexa and Google Assistant. Also we will have some the top troubleshooting tips for you, We will show live demonstrations with Dronemobile to help you demonstrate some of the cool features of Dronemobile during and after the sale.
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Kenwood

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Kenwood
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: Cut The Cord! Kenwood Adds NEW Wireless Features, New Subwoofers & More!
  • Description: Join us in Long Beach at KnowledgeFest 2020, where we will be introducing all of the new KENWOOD technology to give your customers an experience that’s easier and more convenient than ever before. Be sure to check out our new Hi-Res Audio Speakers and eye-catching High-Performance Subwoofers that are sure to impress. We will also be demonstrating our new to market iPhone Screen Mirroring technology. Come and experience the products first-hand at our booth, and don’t miss out on our trainings, so you can be prepared to cut the cord!
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Race Sport Lighting

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Race Sport Lighting
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: Tips to become a Lighting Professional
  • Description: Discover dozens of tips to becoming a Lighting professional in your industry, in your store, at your counter, and in your install bay! In this 1-hour training, Race Sport Lighting will bring you through tech tips on Lumens vs Lux, Projectors vs Non-projectors, Patent features of the GEN4 Ultimate LED kit, LED headlight Specification comparisons, HID vs LED, and the testing advantage that RSL does on all our products. Also gain helpful sales counter tools such as the Road Map to Success, the Starting Lineup, Our Vehicle Fit Guide, and our Race Sport Nation toolbox. At the end, we will show you how to sign up for continuing education courses on our RS University! In 1-hour, any sales and tech staff should have the tools they need to be a lighting professional in their businesses!
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JL Audio

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: JL Audio
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: MVi Marine Amplifier Product Training
  • Description: MVi is the latest DSP amplifier product offering from JL Audio and is specifically designed for the marine environment. Attending this training will provide you with a better understanding of how to sell and set up MVi amplifiers. The session will start with a brief introduction of the new marine amplifier lineup, then cover the benefits that DSP system tuning and zone control bring to boat systems. You will also learn how to add DSP to an existing system using the expanded feature set of MVi.
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Orca - Focal

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Company: Orca - Focal
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: 2020 Innovations: Flax EVO and BMW Integration From Focal Inside
  • Description: Join Orca Design and Manufacturing Friday afternoon at KnowledgeFest to go in-depth with our newest technologies from Focal! First, get the detail behind one of the most anticipated product launches of 2020: the Flax EVO series. Flax EVO brings groundbreaking technology and build processes pioneered in the flagship Utopia M series—such as the ‘M’ profile tweeters and TMD surround—to a quality speaker collection at a highly marketable price point. Then, delve into the new, vehicle-specific solutions for BMW, which feature complete audio system upgrade kits that are tooled and tuned to fit and enhance factory audio.
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Voxx Electronics - CarLink

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: Voxx Electronics - CarLink
  • Room: Seaside 1
  • Title: Carlink the Introduction of Carlink Long Range
  • Description: Join us for the introduction of Carlink Long Range and the all new patented Credit Card transmitter. We will take you through the features and installation techniques for Carlink Long Range and we will also cover Carlink Cellular and how-to set-up and use My Branded App. The training will cover the features and benefits of Carlink and cover the installation techniques for adding Carlink to competitors Remote Start Systems.
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Alpine Electronics

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: Alpine Electronics
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: 2020 Alpine Product Lineup Review
  • Description: Join Chris Teguh and the Alpine Brand Specialist team to review Alpine’s new models for 2020 highlighting the new Alpine Halo11, monoblock PowerStacking amp as well as the new R-Series staggered 6 channel amp and new powerful 16-channel processor. See how these great new products will open opportunities with Alpine in your store.
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SONY

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: SONY
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: Big Screens and Big Power
  • Description: The Sony XAV-AX8000 and XAV-AX7000 bring big screens and big power to any vehicle - learn how to maximize your install and create customer excitement about these new products. National Trainer Kris Bulla will coach you on getting the most out of these products.
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Directed

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: Directed
  • Room: Seaside 3B
  • Title: Directed Sales Training
  • Description: Join Directed’s Tim Page as he navigates you through the world of selling Directed’s products. You’ll leave with a great understanding of how to sell Directed’s products to maximize your profits!
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AAMP Global - Stinger & Phoenix Gold

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: AAMP Global - Stinger & Phoenix Gold
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: Stinger & Phoenix Gold Training
  • Description: Come experience the new products from Stinger’s most exciting lines including the HEIGH10 - the only Modular 10” Floating Media Display available, the ELEV8 8” Rotatable Multi Media Display, SPXM1 Marine and Powersports digital media receiver that is SwitchHub ready, SPX1000X5 5ch 1000w Powersports/Marine amplifier, Dynamic LED Lighting and more. Phoenix Gold will also be presenting the new and exciting GX series of audiophile and performance amplifiers, subwoofers and speakers as well as an overview of the space saving MX series with its small footprint amplifiers, low profile woofers and dual concentric speakers. Experience what can be achieved with the Stinger/Phoenix Gold 1-2 combo!
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Escort Radar

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: Escort Radar
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: Detection, Protection, Integration – Products Engineered for a Purpose
  • Description: Join us to learn about the most thorough radar product lineup capable of creating solutions to detection, integration and connectivity. Our goal is to educate you on selling and installing driver alert systems as well as being profitable in selling them to your customer. Escort and Cobra offer the most diverse lineup in this category from dash mount radar, DVR dash cams, and custom install units to maximize your potential profits.
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Rydeen Mobile

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: Rydeen Mobile
  • Room: Seaside 5B
  • Title: Blind Spot Safety and why RYDEEN
  • Description: Join us at KnowledgeFest-Long Beach 2020 as we go over our line up of safety products and solutions. We will be discussing the brand and focusing on what is new to our blind spot safety category, explaining universal solutions for all vehicles as well as covering the different options to accommodate your customers.
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DD Audio

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: DD Audio
  • Room: Seaside 6
  • Title: More Than Just Subwoofers
  • Description: DD Audio will review it's current and soon to be released product lineup for 2020.
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Orca - Mosconi

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Company: Orca - Mosconi
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: Mosconi Workshop: How to Build a Complementary Audio Chain Through Proper Gaining
  • Description: In pro audio, gain-staging is one of the most important processes for ensuring high-quality recordings and live performances. And as car audio has gone from simple head-unit-to-amplifier systems to now include DSP, the ability to properly adjust gains is just as crucial to producing a quality sound stage. Join Orca trainers Sage Weir and Nick Wingate as they teach professional technicians how to work with digital signal processors from Mosconi. In this informative class, attendees will learn to create complementary gain stages throughout the signal chain to minimize noise and clipping and deliver the fullest sound possible.
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SATURDAY

FEBRUARY

8

4:45pm - 7:00pm

Voxx In-Vehicle Entertainment

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: Voxx In-Vehicle Entertainment
  • Room: Seaside 1
  • Title: Experience how to capture HIGH $$ Sales with the Latest Innovations for In-Vehicle Entertainment
  • Description: In-Vehicle Entertainment is alive and kicking and Voxx is giving you the product and tools to meet the demand of todays consumrs who want to make the most out their Roadtrips. With Innovative and unique technology integrations, sales tools and new go to market strategies, learn and share with leaders of In-Vehicle Entertainment since 1998!
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Kenwood

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: Kenwood
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: Cut The Cord! Kenwood Adds NEW Wireless Features, New Subwoofers & More!
  • Description: Join us in Long Beach at KnowledgeFest 2020, where we will be introducing all of the new KENWOOD technology to give your customers an experience that’s easier and more convenient than ever before. Be sure to check out our new Hi-Res Audio Speakers and eye-catching High-Performance Subwoofers that are sure to impress. We will also be demonstrating our new to market iPhone Screen Mirroring technology. Come and experience the products first-hand at our booth, and don’t miss out on our trainings, so you can be prepared to cut the cord!
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Metra - Axxess

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: Metra - Axxess
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: Simplify your installs with Axxess Digital Sound Processors
  • Description: Upgrading a sound system doesn’t have to be complicated. With the new Axxess AX-DSP-LITE and the AX-DSP-X, Metra is putting plug-n-play products back into the installation bay. This training will cover the entire Axxess AX-DSP product line and how these solutions can increase your sales in the showroom and decrease your time in the bay. Metra will also discuss how to use and set up the AX-DSP through the app for complete tuning control. This training will also go over and explain how to use the different types of applications offered within the AX-DSP line, including CAN-based systems, new A2B systems, MOST25, and MOST50 vehicle technology. As vehicle technology becomes more and more complex, look for Metra’s patented DSP products to help simplify installation and provide affordable audio solutions for your customers. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from Axxess.
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SounDigital

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: SounDigital
  • Room: Seaside 3B
  • Title: SounDigital - The New Step In EVOlution
  • Description: We will cover not only the what and why that is SounDigial but also the newly announced EVOX family of amplifiers. What does this mean to the market, and what can they do for your business?
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SONY

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: SONY
  • Room: Seaside 4A
  • Title: Sony Car Audio Dealer Profit and Support
  • Description: This course is for retailers that are new to Sony Car Audio or are ready to jump back into the brand. National Trainer Kris Bulla will coach you how Sony Car Audio supports its retailer partners with dedicated technical support, a strict MAP program, and the Promo calendar. All of these mean more significant profit selling and installing Sony Car Audio products!
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Firstech - Compustar

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: Firstech - Compustar
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: Firstech - Compustar Training
  • Description: We want to invite you to come see why we are voted Top Vendor 6x running in the 12v Industry by your peers, by showing you different products, T-harness solutions, cool accessories for cleaner installation and prep methods. Get the latest news on vehicles covered for Remote Start and Security options, we will show you Safety/Convenience Solutions also. There will be Sales and Technical staff on site to answer any and all questions you may have about pricing and installations.
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Escort Radar

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: Escort Radar
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: Detection, Protection, Integration – Products Engineered for a Purpose
  • Description: Join us to learn about the most thorough radar product lineup capable of creating solutions to detection, integration and connectivity. Our goal is to educate you on selling and installing driver alert systems as well as being profitable in selling them to your customer. Escort and Cobra offer the most diverse lineup in this category from dash mount radar, DVR dash cams, and custom install units to maximize your potential profits.
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JL Audio

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: JL Audio
  • Room: Seaside 6
  • Title: Active and Passive Crossover Networks
  • Description: During this session you will learn the ins and outs of filters and crossovers to help you make good decisions on system design and tuning. Following this, you will learn how to properly set up and tune active crossover networks using a DSP. You will leave this training with an understanding of the 3 pillars of tuning (Level, Frequency Response, and Phase) and how to correct them with a DSP and system tuning software.
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AudioControl

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Company: AudioControl
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: AudioControl – New Products, New Innovations and OE Integration
  • Description: Make the most out of your time at the 2020 Knowledgefest – Long Beach. Join Chris Bennett and Matthew Palumbo as we discuss New Products, New Innovations, and why AudioControl remains the go to company for OE Integration. Never has choosing the right product for OE integration been more important then today. AudioControl has several new products that will make sure you can “Make Good Sound Great” when integrating with today’s more complex vehicles. Learn about Load Generation which is highlighted in the new LC1i and LC2i PRO active line output converters. Take a peek at the new IPX6 rated ACX amplifier line up. These all-weather amps are durable enough to withstand the challenges of marine and powersports applications and still sound simply amazing. Then learn why the new LC-5.1300 and D-5.1300 5 channel amps will be your go to amplifiers in 2020. As with all AudioControl amplifiers, the features, benefits and warranty will help you find success and exceed the expectations of todays consumers. Of course, we can’t have a training and not show off the AudioControl DM-RTA. A quick run down of what it is, how it works and why this has become the tool more and more techs are trusting every day!
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Alpine Electronics

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: Alpine Electronics
  • Room: Seaside 1
  • Title: Marketing that Drives New Customers to your Store
  • Description: Foot traffic low? Discover Alpine’s latest marketing initiatives designed to help drive new customers to your store. Join us for an open conversation covering the evolution of the Alpine Experience Event and the new Alpine Demo Plus program.
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JVC

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: JVC
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: Is JVC in Your Product Mix? It Should Be!
  • Description: The JVC line offers a complete line of 12-volt products that include the latest technologies with reliability that can’t be beat. We support distributor dealers as well as direct relationships. Stop by our booth to see our new products in action – then join us in our training class, as we provide information to make you JVC experts! LDAC – What is it and why should you be excited for it! Got Input? – We’ve got MORE! New Enhanced Safety offerings for your customers! New Marine / Motorsports – What has 20 color options and is ready to show it all off? Come and find out! iPhone and Android Screen Mirroring – What this means and why it involves iPhones.
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Metra-Heise Lighting

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: Metra-Heise Lighting
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: Selling and Installing Heise LED Lighting Solutions
  • Description: The recent popularity in aftermarket LED lighting presents a valuable opportunity for installers to go beyond car audio services, giving consumers a way to customize their ride and increase visibility in the dark. However, not all LED lights on the market are the same. Learn about Heise’s unique features and selling points that have set this brand apart from the rest. This training will cover the new High Output lightbars, replacement LED headlights, New RGBW controller, RGBW accent lights and the new Municipality Series of safety lights for commercial equipment and fleet vehicles. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from Heise.
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Directed

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: Directed
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: Directed Technical Training
  • Description: Join Directed’s PSRs as they take attendees through the latest technical updates on Directed’s evolving product line. The boys will be reviewing Directed’s industry-leading DS4 technology and highlighting Directed’s new Bluetooth siren! If you haven’t seen the blazing-fast speed of Viper SmartStart Pro you’ll get a chance to go hands-on with the product and understand the Vehicle Control Platform driving things behind the scenes. You’ll also learn about Viper Powersports offerings including Security and GPS systems. Plus you’ll be introduced to Directed’s newest business opportunity – Alcohol Detection Systems. Topics: DS4, Viper Powersports, Bluetooth Siren, Connected Car, Directechs.com, T-Harnesses, Firmware, Directlink, SmartStart Pro, Alcohol Detection Systems.
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iDatalink Maestro

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: iDatalink Maestro
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: iDatalink Maestro Dealer Training
  • Description: ADS’ Matt Yerger will show you how to unlock radio sales by leveraging Maestro RR with compatible Alpine, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer and SONY radios and exclusive Maestro dash kits. In addition, learn how to facilitate amplifier replacement in vehicles where radio replacement is not possible with Maestro AR and DSR1. Finally, get a sneak peek at the upcoming Maestro RR2, Bluetooth-programmable radio replacement interface as well as exclusive dash kits.
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AAMP Global - PAC

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: AAMP Global - PAC
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: Stop doing it the hard way!
  • Description: Join us as we show you simple, time-saving solutions to modern installation challenges in the complex world of automotive technology integration. Learn how RadioPRO Advanced, RadioPRO Integrated Kits, AmpPRO, and ControlPRO will save you installation cost and protect profit margins for all levels of radio replacement and audio integration with solutions that work exactly the way you want and need, the first time! Learn about the soon-to-be-launched HVAC integrated dash kits for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango and recently introduced kits for Ford trucks and RAM trucks. Prizes and giveaways for attendance and participation!
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Orca - Focal

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: Orca - Focal
  • Room: Seaside 5B
  • Title: 2020 Innovations: Flax EVO and BMW Integration From Focal Inside
  • Description: Join Orca Design and Manufacturing Friday afternoon at KnowledgeFest to go in-depth with our newest technologies from Focal! First, get the detail behind one of the most anticipated product launches of 2020: the Flax EVO series. Flax EVO brings groundbreaking technology and build processes pioneered in the flagship Utopia M series—such as the ‘M’ profile tweeters and TMD surround—to a quality speaker collection at a highly marketable price point. Then, delve into the new, vehicle-specific solutions for BMW, which feature complete audio system upgrade kits that are tooled and tuned to fit and enhance factory audio.
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Arc Audio

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Company: Arc Audio
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: Introduction to Arc Audio - why it’s The Brand Professionals Use
  • Description: Selling DSP - The Arc Audio Way: The Unique Problems of Car Stereo, OEM Locations versus fabricated locations, Making DSP into a business. Arc DSP-Enabled Product Line Overview: Standalone Processors, Medium-Power Amplifier/Processor, Full-Power Amplifier/Processors
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SUNDAY

FEBRUARY

9

9:30am - 11:45am

Alpine Electronics

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Alpine Electronics
  • Room: Seaside 1
  • Title: Alpine’s New PXE-X09 16-Channel Processor training
  • Description: Introducing Alpine’s latest processor, the PXE-X09. Come learn how this new 16-channel processor can help grow your business with its multichannel integration tools. Arrive early and secure a spot with one of our four group training stations and get a hands on walkthrough of the PC software’s summing/mixing capabilities, as well as the on board RTA and signal generator.
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Firstech - Compustar

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Firstech - Compustar
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: Firstech - Compustar Basic Training
  • Description: We would like to invite the New Modern Installer to come out and see one of the Top Vendors in the 12v Industry teach some of the basics, come see the Basics from ease of installations to remote programming, valet mode, relay wiring and even the horrible key wrap, key wraps are coming back to some of the Toyota 2020 installs, and some of the European vehicles still have key wraps part of the current installations. We will have Sales and Tech staff on site for your all your questions! So come hang out with us and get your learn on.
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JL Audio

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: JL Audio
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: Active and Passive Crossover Networks
  • Description: During this session you will learn the ins and outs of filters and crossovers to help you make good decisions on system design and tuning. Following this, you will learn how to properly set up and tune active crossover networks using a DSP. You will leave this training with an understanding of the 3 pillars of tuning (Level, Frequency Response, and Phase) and how to correct them with a DSP and system tuning software.
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Ground Zero

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Ground Zero
  • Room: Seaside 3B
  • Title: Ground Zero - The Perfect Blend of Elements
  • Description: By providing a solution for all sides of the table from a single source, Ground Zero brings to market a complete brand with regard to car audio products. We will discuss the product lines from entry level to high end, SPL, and OEM Drop-In solutions while helping you place our custom tailored product line in to your business.
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Directed

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Directed
  • Room: Seaside 4A
  • Title: Directed Sales Training
  • Description: Join Directed’s Tim Page as he navigates you through the world of selling Directed’s products. You’ll leave with a great understanding of how to sell Directed’s products to maximize your profits!
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JVC

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: JVC
  • Room: Seaside 4B
  • Title: Is JVC in Your Product Mix? It Should Be!
  • Description: The JVC line offers a complete line of 12-volt products that include the latest technologies with reliability that can’t be beat. We support distributor dealers as well as direct relationships. Stop by our booth to see our new products in action – then join us in our training class, as we provide information to make you JVC experts! LDAC – What is it and why should you be excited for it! Got Input? – We’ve got MORE! New Enhanced Safety offerings for your customers! New Marine / Motorsports – What has 20 color options and is ready to show it all off? Come and find out! iPhone and Android Screen Mirroring – What this means and why it involves iPhones.
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VAIS Technology

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: VAIS Technology
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: Vais Technology Training
  • Description: Learn how to integrate hundreds of radios with one device.
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Orca - Illusion Audio

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Orca - Illusion Audio
  • Room: Seaside 5B
  • Title: Bulletproof: The Technology Behind Illusion Audio
  • Description: It’s a brand of speakers designed from the ground up here in California, encompassing 50 years of audio production experience combined with proactive imagination. Orca Design and Manufacturing invites you to join an a unique workshop that answers many of the “whys” of Illusion Audio driver design and material selection, and how the designs are influenced by emerging technology, the automakers, and professionals like yourself who install them.
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Metra-Heise Lighting

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Metra-Heise Lighting
  • Room: Seaside 6
  • Title: Selling and Installing Heise LED Lighting Solutions
  • Description: The recent popularity in aftermarket LED lighting presents a valuable opportunity for installers to go beyond car audio services, giving consumers a way to customize their ride and increase visibility in the dark. However, not all LED lights on the market are the same. Learn about Heise’s unique features and selling points that have set this brand apart from the rest. This training will cover the new High Output lightbars, replacement LED headlights, New RGBW controller, RGBW accent lights and the new Municipality Series of safety lights for commercial equipment and fleet vehicles. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from Heise.
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Diamond Audio

9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Company: Diamond Audio
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: Motorcycle Audio and YOU!! New 2020 Product
  • Description: All the new cool product that Diamond is introducing for 2020. Don't be left out!
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Voxx Electronics - CarLink

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: Voxx Electronics - CarLink
  • Room: Seaside 1
  • Title: Carlink the Introduction of Carlink Long Range
  • Description: Join us for the introduction of Carlink Long Range and the all new patented Credit Card transmitter. We will take you through the features and installation techniques for Carlink Long Range and we will also cover Carlink Cellular and how-to set-up and use My Branded App. The training will cover the features and benefits of Carlink and cover the installation techniques for adding Carlink to competitors Remote Start Systems.
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SONY

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: SONY
  • Room: Seaside B
  • Title: Big Screens and Big Power
  • Description: The Sony XAV-AX8000 and XAV-AX7000 bring big screens and big power to any vehicle - learn how to maximize your install and create customer excitement about these new products. National Trainer Kris Bulla will coach you on getting the most out of these products.
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JL Audio

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: JL Audio
  • Room: Seaside 3A
  • Title: MVi Marine Amplifier Product Training
  • Description: MVi is the latest DSP amplifier product offering from JL Audio and is specifically designed for the marine environment. Attending this training will provide you with a better understanding of how to sell and set up MVi amplifiers. The session will start with a brief introduction of the new marine amplifier lineup, then cover the benefits that DSP system tuning and zone control bring to boat systems. You will also learn how to add DSP to an existing system using the expanded feature set of MVi.
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AAMP Global - Echomaster

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: AAMP Global - Echomaster
  • Room: Seaside 3B
  • Title: Echomaster Training
  • Description: Join us to learn about the latest in automotive safety! We will feature our new AHD cameras and monitors, Third Brake Light cameras (with three viewing angles), PLUS learn about EchoMaster easy to add backup camera solutions – the perfect add-on to any installation
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Directed

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: Directed
  • Room: Seaside 4A
  • Title: Directed Technical Training
  • Description: Join Directed’s PSRs as they take attendees through the latest technical updates on Directed’s evolving product line. The boys will be reviewing Directed’s industry-leading DS4 technology and highlighting Directed’s new Bluetooth siren! If you haven’t seen the blazing-fast speed of Viper SmartStart Pro you’ll get a chance to go hands-on with the product and understand the Vehicle Control Platform driving things behind the scenes. You’ll also learn about Viper Powersports offerings including Security and GPS systems. Plus you’ll be introduced to Directed’s newest business opportunity – Alcohol Detection Systems. Topics: DS4, Viper Powersports, Bluetooth Siren, Connected Car, Directechs.com, T-Harnesses, Firmware, Directlink, SmartStart Pro, Alcohol Detection Systems.
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VAIS Technology

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: VAIS Technology
  • Room: Seaside 5A
  • Title: VAIS Technology Training
  • Description: Learn how to integrate hundreds of radios with one device.
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Metra - iBeam

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: Metra - iBeam
  • Room: Seaside 6
  • Title: Upgrading Vehicle Safety Systems with iBEAM
  • Description: Is selling safety and convenience part of your service offering? Installing aftermarket cameras and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in both consumer and commercial vehicles has become a significant revenue source for mobile electronics shops. Attend this training to learn about iBEAM’s latest vehicle cameras, dashboard cameras with DVRs, replacement rearview mirrors, vehicle-specific solutions and commercial line. You’ll learn about the hot-button selling points and features that consumers and fleet owners are asking for, plus installation tips to give you a better understanding of what is involved in an upgrade. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from iBEAM.
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MSC America

10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Company: MSC America
  • Room: Seaside 7
  • Title: MSC America presents: Choosing the right DSP for the task at hand
  • Description: Choosing the correct products for a particular system design could be the difference between sub-standard performance and world-class performance. With over 15 DSP based products available throughout the Brax, Helix and Match product lines, which one addresses the technical and performance goals you have for your system? The Technical Team from MSC America will guide you through understanding the features of our products and when, why and where to use them for perfect integration into an OEM upgrade system or a complete reference aftermarket system!
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