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ESPN Makes Digital Splash with Eye-Popping SportsCenter Upgrade
Integrator WorldStage upgrades ESPN's SportsCenter digital studio, complete with a video floor, virtual technology, two touchscreens, a 56 LED multi-dimensional monitor wall and the ability to do live and pre-produced segments simultaneously.

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Mission Critical 411 on Control Room Integration
IntraLogic and Technical Innovation, integrators with long histories in this space, discuss how projects...
Inside Look: Long Island Railroad's Command Center Unveiled
IntraLogic Solutions outfits area’s largest railway with video wall and 4D GIS mapping...
Go Inside a Doomsday Survival Luxury Condo
For the first ever edition of Flashback Friday, go deep within a 1960s missile...


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ESPN Makes Digital Splash with Eye-Popping SportsCenter Upgrade
Integrator WorldStage upgrades ESPN's SportsCenter digital studio, complete with a video floor, virtual technology, two touchscreens, a 56 LED multi-dimensional monitor wall and the ability to do live and pre-produced segments simultaneously.

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?

Mission Critical 411 on Control Room Integration
IntraLogic and Technical Innovation, integrators with long histories in this space, discuss how projects and customer demands are different than others.

Monitor Company Service Vehicles Via Honeywell Total Connect Tracking
Honeywell's Total Connect Asset Tracker (TCAT) is a remote service enabling GPS tracking on company cars and trucks, and even the possibility to track family cars for the residential integrators.

AMX Enova DVX Passes JITC Testing, is First Conference Room Solution on U.S. APL
AMX lands first conference room control and switching solution on U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency’s Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (APL) with the Enova DVX.

AVI-SPL Talks Unique AV Requirements of the Control Room
We spoke with Carlos Lerma, Director of Engineering for the control room group of AVI-SPL, about the keys to successful control room installations.

Inside Look: Long Island Railroad’s Hiperwall Command Center Unveiled
IntraLogic Solutions outfits area’s largest railway with video wall and 4D GIS mapping solution.

How Much Are Your RMR Accounts Really Worth?
We talk a lot about the value of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) in building your business valuation and developing an exit strategy. Here are three big mistakes dealers make that hurt their RMR account valuations.

What This Crestron Pyng Thing Means for Commercial Automation
At last week's CEDIA Expo, Crestron released Pyng, its brand new home control and automation application. What lessons from Pyng can we apply to the commercial automation market?

Novelty’s Limitations: A Eulogy For Older Technologies
Limitations can inspire more creative solutions all while keeping the client experience high, and reducing costs. Take a good look at what was necessary in the past in order to create more efficient systems today.



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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
An AV Guy's Guide to Talking IT
What Are You Thinking… Seeking RMR From Yesteryear’s Trends?
5 Strategies for Selling and Renewing Service Plans
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Flashback Friday: 7 Super-Scary Wiring Scenarios

Chances are, when this story was published one year ago, you didn't learn anything from our Halloween-themed gallery of scary wiring scenarios. But hopefully it made you feel great about your own company's wiring techniques. Check it out for this week's edition of Flashback Friday.

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ESPN Makes Digital Splash with Eye-Popping SportsCenter Upgrade
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Campuses Banking on Emergency Notification, Upgrades

A survey from CI sister publication Campus Safety shows that one in two campus protection professionals say their institutions plan on or are considering deploying new/upgraded emergency alert solutions in the next year.

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
Webcast: 7 Ways an Integrator Can Save Clients Money on Utility Costs
White Paper: 3 Dazzling LED Panel Implementations
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I am a co-leader for my local ACE Mentor Program here in central Florida.  It is a very rewarding program…

Posted by Jim Landis on 2014 10 24 · commented on
'Tales of the Mentors Who Made Us Who We Are'.

This set really looks amazing, display walls everywhere!

Posted by Chanan Averbuch on 2014 10 23 · commented on
'ESPN Makes Digital Splash with Eye-Popping SportsCenter Upgrade'.

This device is just awesome. It expands line that includes access control and CCTV camera solutions to offer…

Posted by Nishad Hasan on 2014 10 20 · commented on
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Thanks for your comment, Alan. I understand and appreciate your frustration about the pictures and belief…

Posted by D. Craig MacCormack on 2014 10 14 · commented on
'Inside Look: Long Island Railroad's Hiperwall Command Center Unveiled'.