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Control4 Adds Products, Upgrades OS and App
By Joseph Palenchar,   March 03, 2015
Control 4 has unveiled its 2.7 smart-home OS and multiple products compatible with it, including a new wireless thermostat, new in-wall and tabletop touchscreens with HD video intercom, and a handheld remote. More..

Establishing a Proper Succession Plan for Your Family-Owned Business
By Mike Detmer,   March 02, 2015
When I sat down with Jack, David, and Erik to talk about managing their family-owned-and-operated business, several questions were on my mind. More..

Time for Xchange
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   March 02, 2015
I’m usually not a demanding person, but you really need to register for CEDIA’s Business Xchange Conference today. More..

How to Find and Fix Common Audio Setup Errors
By Tony Grimani,   March 02, 2015
Despite our geek-driven desire to impress clients, we often miss the mark. More..

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..


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