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

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Go Inside a Doomsday Survival Luxury Condo
For the first ever edition of Flashback Friday, go deep within a 1960s missile...
University of Oregon Builds Football Performance Center for Champions
With stunning AV systems installed by CompView Audio Visual, this school's new athletic center...
Medical Simulation Lab Makes All the Difference in Education
CompView Audio Visual helps California community college district build high-tech nursing education facilities.


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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.

Go Inside a Doomsday Survival Luxury Condo
For the first ever edition of Flashback Friday, go deep within a 1960s missile silo, nearly 200 feet below ground, to a doomsday-ready condo community complete with audio, video and iPad-friendly Crestron automation. To say it was a unique project for integrator Logic Integration is an understatement.

On Controls Automation Software 4.0 Allows for 3rd Party Compatibility
New version 4.0 residential and commercial automation programming software from On Controls provides additional compatibility with third party devices such as Philips Hue lighting and two new Lutron modules.

coolux Pandoras Box media servers for eye-catching Arab Media Forum installation
TechnoPro was responsible for the operation of the coolux Pandoras Box media servers, among much other equipment.



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Recent comments

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'.

Too bad the pictures only show a promo of IntraLogic and no real or simulated picture of what was used during…

Posted by Alan M Hoffberg on 2014 10 14 · commented on
'Inside Look: Long Island Railroad's Hiperwall Command Center Unveiled'.

Benson - nicely done.  This is a trend in some of the smarter integrators in AV, but needs the kind of…

Posted by dave fahrbach on 2014 10 10 · commented on
'5 Strategies for Selling and Renewing Service Plans'.

For sure it’s not always better! Maybe just selling better!

Posted by Argis on 2014 10 06 · commented on
'Getting Over That Growth Hump: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself'.