Going Forward


G2i Brings Solar Energy Services to the Custom Install Channel
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   October 15, 2014
Last month at CEDIA EXPO, premium smart home service provider G2i announced its strategic partnership with SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and service provider, presenting a solar energy system “Path to Partnership,” a commission-based sales and installation platform for the custom integration channel. More..

CEDIA Chairman Says 'Hyper-Change' is More Than a Slogan for 2014 CEDIA Expo in Denver
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   September 03, 2014
For CEDIA EXPO planners, the motto “Hyper-Change” is much more than just a metaphor for the way products and technologies are evolving at a rapid rate in the custom integration channel. More..

How One Integrator's Persistence Led to a New Surround Sound Option for Home Theaters
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   June 23, 2014
Two years ago at an international cinema convention, Greg Margolis witnessed what he believed to be the future of home theater audio. More..

Eight Keys to Brightening LED Sales Opportunities
By Gino Hefner, Energy Squad,   March 06, 2014
Consumer demand for high quality, application-specific lighting is growing. More..

Five Ways to Promote Your Company on the Internet Effectively
   February 06, 2014
You’re spending hundreds or maybe thousands every month on a litany of marketing activities to promote your custom integration business. More..

Core Brands Looks to 2014
By Lindsey M. Adler,   January 13, 2014
The names that make up Core Brands have long been well recognized as leaders in the custom installation business. More..

Recurring Revenue Models From ihiji and enerG Offer New Profit Streams
By Lindsey M. Adler,   December 18, 2013
Some integrators report struggling to adapt a recurring revenue model to their businesses, yet new products designed for just this that are both consumer and dealer friendly have been popping up as the industry looks to new business models to adapt to the changing market. More..

Evolving Rack Systems Keep Up with Latest Consumer Trends
By Lindsey M. Adler,   November 06, 2013
A multitude of evolving consumer demands influence every aspect of home integration projects, right down to the way racks are designed. More..

BitWise Controls Unveils New Dealer Services and Its First Remote
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   October 11, 2013
Bitwise Controls, which was founded by tech industry veterans back in 2008, recently expanded its offerings with a new Dealer Store, a remote access service, and its first handheld remote. More..

Vantage Equinox 73 Touchscreen Heralds in Next Gen Control Interfaces
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   July 31, 2013
Equinox 73, Vantage’s new glass-to-the-edge LCD touchscreen, represents the next step in the development of the Orem, UT, manufacturer’s new family of interfaces, following on the heels of the December 2012 release of its Equinox 40 keypad. More..


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