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In honor of the Super Bowl, we're rounding up the most transformational stadium upgrades featured on Commercial Integrator. Check out these great installations and get ready for the big game!

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Flashback Friday: U. of Oregon Upgrades Football Center, Makes the Playoffs
With stunning AV systems installed by CompView Audio Visual, this school's new athletic center...
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Commercial Integrator readers nominate 29 products that made a significant impact on their businesses during...
Projecting the Tragedy, Courage of a Day at September 11 Museum
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Inside New Zealand’s Nationwide Power Center Control Room
Transpower New Zealand installs Matrox Extio fiber-optic KVM extenders to deliver 24/7 control room video from PC to operator.

Joel Spira, Founder of Lutron, Passes Away
Commercial integration industry pioneer and inventor of solid state dimmer Joel Spira's accomplishments are on display at the Smithsonian along side that of Thomas Edison. He dies of natural causes at 88 years old.

Video Storm Introduces Wire-free NetPlay Matrix Switch
AV distribution system from Video Storm is an HDCP-enabled, network-based HDMI matrix featuring H.264 video encoding and decoding.

9 Reasons Huddle Rooms Are in High Demand
AMX lays out some rock-solid reasons behind the workplace trend toward providing employees with collaborative huddle spaces.

Don’t Freak Out: Skype as an Affordable Collaboration Solution
Corporate clients often have limited budgets for huddle spaces, so integrators need affordable collaboration solutions.

Graybar to Acquire Commercial Automation Provider
The distributor will acquire Advantage Industry Automation, a provider of control and automation solutions, on April 1, 2015.

People & Places: Herman Pro AV to Distribute On Controls Products
Herman enters into distribution partnership with On Controls to provide cloud-based control and automation products to commercial AV industry.

Crestron RL 2 Adds Skype for Business Support
Crestron’s RL 2 group collaboration solution and RL systems will now support Skype for Business upgrades.

Leviton Brings Cloud-Based Security Platform to Commercial Market
Leviton launches entirely new energy management platform for commercial automation called Lumina Gateway, moves into cloud-based architecture for building control.

ELK 6050 Wireless Smoke Detector Can Both ‘Talk’ and ‘Listen’
ELK’s new 6050 Sound All Smoke Detector utilizes two-way communications that automatically engages the detector’s alarm, while also alerting the central monitoring station.



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