Technologies and Business Techniques that are Making CIs Successful
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   February 02, 2015
As we all continue our quests to charge into 2015 with renewed energy and a conviction toward better business practices and product buying decisions, Residential Systems surveyed a collection of leading custom integrators to see what business lessons they’re carrying into the new year and what products and/or technologies are influencing their buying decisions. More..

Truly Entertaining Audio Demos from CES 2015
By Dennis Burger,   February 02, 2015
I have absolutely no intention of taking credit for this. More..

CES 2015 Offered Many Bleeding-Edge TV Choices
By Michael Heiss,   February 02, 2015
We’ve all seen a movie or TV show where, at some point along the line, someone has only seconds to deactivate a bomb, but they don’t know how. More..

Garth Lobban Looks to Offer Better Sales Tools for Atlona's Integrator and Distributor Partners
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 29, 2015
Late last year, Atlona hired industry veteran Garth Lobban to serve as its new senior marketing manager. More..

URC to Combine Total Control and ccGEN2; Sonos Update Coming Soon
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 21, 2015
The Harrison, NY, manufacturer is combining its two control systems lines, Total Control and ccGEN2, converging the software in the next two weeks. The move is intended to “make things easier on products, purchasing, training, programming, and marketing." More..

Comparing Over-the-Air DVRs from TiVo, ChannelMaster, SimpleTV, and Tablo
By Michael Heiss,   January 08, 2015
As more and more cord-cutting consumers abandon cable or satellite, their DVRs often go out with them. More..

The Latest Test Tools and Accessories for the Custom Integrator
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 08, 2015
They’re essential to the work that you do and yet these less glamorous products of the trade (cable testing equipment, tool belts, needle nose pliers, and drills) don’t often get the same attention in these pages, as the stuff that you actually sell, like speakers, projectors, and control systems. More..

Distributing 4K the Right Way
By Kevin Iselli,   January 08, 2015
Four-K Ultra HD is capable of delivering stunning beauty and resolution. More..

VanReit Adds Automation to Cold Lake Residence
By RS Staff,   January 08, 2015
In residential installations, flexible, easy-to-use, and visually pleasing control solutions are tantamount to success, especially during projects where design aesthetics are a high priority. More..

Platinum Tools' Success Leads to Bigger Home
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 08, 2015
Platinum Tools, a company that has earned respect in the custom installation business for its innovative solutions and tools for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, recently relocated its base of operation to a larger facility in Newbury Park. More..

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