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Dish Network Continues CI Channel Partnership Roll-out
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   February 02, 2015
During International CES last month, Dish Network made headlines with news of its first 4K Ultra HD programming plans and an “over-thetop” (OTT) streaming service targeting so-called cord cutters. More..

Avoiding Oversights in Private Theater Lighting Designs
By Sam Cavitt,   January 29, 2015
We often hear comments like, “What’s the big deal, it is supposed to be a dark room anyway” or “The lighting design has already been done by the interior designer.” More..

Selling Against the Mass Luxury Trend
By Ira Friedman,   January 29, 2015
Client expectations have intensified in the past decade, putting increased pressure on your margins, workmanship, and timeliness. More..

CES Memories
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 29, 2015
CES has evolved greatly over the years to include more and more to include products that, while interesting, aren’t anything like products one would find at the much more targeted AV integration trade show, CEDIA EXPO. More..

How to Seal the Deal Every Time Opportunity Calls
By Mike Detmer,   January 08, 2015
After spending most of the year working in New Hampshire, my wife greeted me back home in Florida with a loving smile and a long honey-do list. More..

Starbucks Gets Theatrical, You Should Too
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 08, 2015
Starbucks, love ’em or hate ’em, has changed the way we think about coffee. More..

Rachio's IRO is the 'Nest' of Irrigation Control
By Gordon van Zuiden,   January 08, 2015
At cyberManor we consider ourselves to be the digital consultants and curators for our clients’ homes. More..

Legrand Taps User Research to Design More Intuitive Products
   January 08, 2015
Legrand has been working to enhance the user experience for its dealers’ clients with new product advancements across its portfolio of products. More..

The Influence of the Internet of Things
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   December 29, 2014
For this month’s cover story on top selling products of 2014, I asked a question about a technology/product trend that was most surprising to those I interviewed. More..

Relidy Adds Custom Websites, Branding, and Strategic Services for Integrators
   November 25, 2014
It is a rare custom integration company that doesn’t need a least a little help with its website design, branding, and strategic marketing efforts. More..


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