Blogs


Top Story in Blogs

An AV Guy's Guide to Talking IT
By no means a thorough resource, more of cheat-sheet, this quick glossary of IT terms will at least help AV integrators demonstrate some basic network knowledge when speaking to their clients' CIOs and IT directors.

Blogs Features

5 Strategies for Selling and Renewing Service Plans
When it comes to selling network-maintenance service, many firms can't close the deal... or...
Are Tech-Trained Millennials the Right Hire for AV Integrators?
The AV industry could be in the midst of an identity crisis. Consider opening...
Top 40 CI Influencers Under 40
There was no shortage of candidates for our look at some of the young...


All Entries Filed in Blogs

Challenge to Integrators: Find Your Telemachus
You might not know that in Homer's Odyssey, Mentor is Telemachus' teacher. But if you know a lot about the AV integration industry, you should mentor somebody.

Bridging Generational Gaps at CI Summit 2014
AV Nation’s “live from CI Summit” podcast delves into 4K, net neutrality, generational leadership and other conference topics.

19 Tips for Stable & Secure IP Video Surveillance
Here are more than a few dos and don’ts that security integrators should consider when installing IP video surveillance cameras.

Overheard at CI Summit: Wireless Video, Net Neutrality & More
AV professionals got together to talk market trends, technology, and business practices at last week's CI Summit in Orlando, Fl.

I’m Sure Gonna Miss You, George Feldstein
Recounting fond memories of the smart, goofy and lovable Crestron founder, George Feldstein.

George Feldstein: In a World of Pure Imagination
Passionate inventor and visionary George Feldstein passes away 45 years after launching commercial- and home-automation leader Crestron Electronics.

My Response to the AV Industry: Wake Up!
David Danto wants to clarify a few things about speaking AV, IT, and the future of the industry.

An IT Guy’s Guide to ‘Talking Legacy AV’
An IT consultant provides a sometimes serious, sometimes tongue-in-cheek glossary for IT guys who need to 'speak AV.'

Tales of the Mentors Who Made Us Who We Are
CI, along with InfoComm, NSCA's Chuck Wilson and Zdi's Jay McArdle, takes a step back to appreciate the mentors who get young, tech-savvy professionals excited about a career in the integration industry.

Redefining the Control Systems Programmer
The control system represents the biggest variable in the overall outcome of an integrated AV system. Isn't it time we paid more attention, respect and — let's face it, money — to control system programming?



  • Latest
  • Blogs
  • Photos
  • Resources
White Paper:
Changes in Workplace Design Equal New Revenue

Code adoption and an office cultural shift toward collaborative environments, create demand for integrated mass notification emergency communication and sound masking solutions.

White Paper: 5 Ways to Profit While Saving Clients’ Money on Utilities
White Paper: Campuses Banking on Emergency Notification, Upgrades
Webcast: Unscrambling Your AVB, HDBaseT Questions
White Paper: Technology Brief on Control Rooms
White Paper: The Voice: How to Design Emergency Communication Systems with Announcements
White Paper: Digital Signs of the Times
White Paper: A Snapshot of the Onsite Freelance & Contractor Workforce
View more papers or webcasts



Recent comments

Are you sure that Almo is the first to offer these services? SYNNEX has been offering installation services…

Posted by Josh Aldridge on 2014 11 21 · commented on
'Almo Pro A/V: Installation as a Service?'.

RPM-AVS has been providing these services to the leading integrators in the US for over twenty years. After…

Posted by Rodney Milner on 2014 11 20 · commented on
'Almo Pro A/V: Installation as a Service?'.

Do you see WHY tuition is so high in college? It has nothing to do with better education and everything to…

Posted by Follow N Money on 2014 11 18 · commented on
'University of Oregon Builds Football Performance Center for Champions'.

This article is disappointingly inaccurate.
The idea that 4K allows people at a distance to see content…

Posted by J. Johnson on 2014 11 17 · commented on
'5 Awesome Applications for 4K Video Projection'.