Barco Certified Specialist - TransForm N

This certification course introduces students about the setup and configuration of display controllers and CMS software which are part of the TransForm N system.

Course description

This four-day classroom training is the first of a two parts certification training on TransForm N. 

It is designed to teach students how to service and maintain all common TransForm N input, output and service nodes.

The Specialist Level course focuses on the hardware and their functionality mainly, in a way that a TransForm N Certified Specialist is able to assist in installing a full TransForm N Control Room and able to execute basic troubleshooting steps, and to service and maintain components.

Students will engage in considerable hands-on activities in order to practice their skills.

The course will be delivered based on the latest available version of TransForm N.


  • Successful completion of the CMS e-learning and the Transform ECU e-learning
  • Basic knowledge of LAN and TCP/IP
  • Basic knowledge of Windows Operating systems (XP, 7)
  • Basic knowledge of video and computer graphics (resolutions, formats, protocols)

Target audience

This training is intended for Barco service engineers and external Service Partners who will service or assist in a TransForm N installation.

This training is NOT suitable for end-customers: As most projects are unique and combine multiple products and technologies, we recommend end-customers to take contact with their Barco sales, service representative or project manager to request a customized training better suited to answer the specific needs for their project. This way the training can be optimized in length and in content to cover only the components that are installed at the end-customer’s site and that are of relevance, as well as focus on how the system is used, and also accommodate for any special areas of interest or need.


At the end of the session the attendee will be able to:

  • Use a TransForm N system
  • Assist Certified Experts with installation of a TransForm N system
  • Service and maintain a TransForm N system
  • Design basic perspectives and layouts including decoration
  • Backup and restore configuration
  • Understand where to find help
  • Collect relevant information to prior to escalate a problem to Barco


Morning *

Afternoon *



Welcome and introduction 

  • E-learning refresh!
  • Introduction to the training room
  • TFN overview & Concept
  • CMS Server and homepage
  • CMS Control panel

(inc. Licensing mechanism)

(inc. Backup and restore)


Display controllers

  • Hardware components
  • NGP-400
  • Direct Show Filter Suite
  • Transform N - SD
  • NGP-200

Display controllers

  • DCB-100
  • Transform ECU (&SCU introduction)
  • CMS display configuration exercises


Video encoders and sources

  • NGS-D200
  • NGS-D220
  • NGS-D101
  • Axis Q7414
  • MGS (introduction only)
  • Proserver and VNC
  • Web sources
  • Sources configuration exercises

Usage and design

  • Design exercises
  • Sidebar usage and customization
  • Perspectives creation
  • Applying decorators
  • Local application management
  • Minidisplay and layouts creation
  • Shortcut keys
  • Remote control


Service and maintenance

  • Identifying and replacing hardware components
  • Replacing a CMS server (Windows and Linux)
  • Replacing an NGP-200 (Linux)
  • Replacing an MGS



  • Troubleshooting tools
  • Information collection
  • How to get help from Barco
  • Nice to know & resources
  • Summary overview
  • Q&A


  • Exam


  • Exam review
  • Q&A
  • Additional hands-on



* The agenda is subject to local changes. The training offerings will define the time when the class starts.


4 days



Spoken language

English, Spanish (used only at our LATAM training facilities)


Barco Certified Specialist - TransForm N (valid for 2 years from date of issuance)

Training Schedule

Date Location Remaining seats
Monday, January 27, 2020 TR Berkeley University - Kortrijk, Belgium 2 Sign up
Monday, March 9, 2020 TR DUL1 - Duluth, Georgia 2 Sign up
Monday, May 11, 2020 TR DUL1 - Duluth, Georgia 6 Sign up
Monday, May 25, 2020 TR Berkeley University - Kortrijk, Belgium 8 Sign up
Monday, September 14, 2020 TR Berkeley University - Kortrijk, Belgium 8 Sign up
Monday, December 7, 2020 TR Berkeley University - Kortrijk, Belgium 8 Sign up

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