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Do Young, Tech-Trained Professionals Want a Career in AV?
The answer is yes, but they might not know what jobs exist. NSCA is working with ESPA and 22 technical schools to educate students about electronic systems careers, and some integrators are going right to the source through internships.

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4 House of Worship Acoustic Myths Debunked
The acoustics inside a church can make the difference between a properly communicated message...
Are Tech-Trained Millennials the Right Hire for AV Integrators?
The AV industry could be in the midst of an identity crisis. Consider opening...
49 BEST Products of 2014
The fourth annual Best Electronics Systems Technologies honorees highlight the first day of InfoComm 2014.


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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
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?

Submit Questions for Our Wiki-Webinar on HDBaseT and AVB
You send the questions. We ask them to AVNu and HDBaseT Alliance folks during the live free webinar event on October 23. Simple as that.

Do Young, Tech-Trained Professionals Want a Career in AV?
The answer is yes, but they might not know what jobs exist. NSCA is working with ESPA and 22 technical schools to educate students about electronic systems careers, and some integrators are going right to the source through internships.

Inside Almo Pro AV’s Decision to Provide Third-Party Labor
At E4 Tour Boston, Almo Pro AV speaks with CI about its new Installation Services, available to integrators working on jobs out of their reach. The services include site surveys, hardware recommendations, wiring attachment, mounting and testing the equipment, removing packing materials and more.

Almo Pro AV Announces New Installation Services
Almo Installation Services are available for projects incorporating flat panel monitors, interactive whiteboards, video walls and premise wiring.

4 House of Worship Acoustic Myths Debunked
The acoustics inside a church can make the difference between a properly communicated message and a garbled-up mess. To help churches overcome acoustic challenges, let’s examine some of the prevailing myths about church sound.

Are Tech-Trained Millennials the Right Hire for AV Integrators?
The AV industry could be in the midst of an identity crisis. Consider opening the door to team members who know all about emerging tech... and why people want it.

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?

What I Personally Learned at InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference
AV Nation founder and automation programmer shares clear business lessons learned during InfoComm's second annual gathering of C-level AV executives.



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Flashback Friday: 7 Spooky Technologies (Still?) Frightening CIs

For this week's edition of Flashback Friday, take a look at what technologies were giving installers and manufacturers the willies just one year ago. AVB, HDBaseT, 4K, wireless video ... are you any more comfortable with these technologies in 2014?

Western Digital Expands Purple Line of Surveillance Hard Drives
24 High-Tech Halloween Costumes
Audio-Technica Presents ‘How to Mic a Zombie’
10 Cable Commandments of the HDBaseT Installer
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Flashback Friday: 7 Spooky Technologies (Still?) Frightening CIs

For this week's edition of Flashback Friday, take a look at what technologies were giving installers and manufacturers the willies just one year ago. AVB, HDBaseT, 4K, wireless video ... are you any more comfortable with these technologies in 2014?

24 High-Tech Halloween Costumes
Advanced Places Projection in Back, Control Up Front
Digital Signage Gets Spooky at 14-Acre Sports Complex
Inside Atlanta’s High-Profile Security Control Rooms
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How integrators can leverage power management, lighting control, HVAC, uninterruptable power supplies and room management systems increase revenue while offering customers solid ROI.

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Webcast: Unscrambling Your AVB, HDBaseT Questions
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White Paper: The Voice: How to Design Emergency Communication Systems with Announcements
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White Paper: A Snapshot of the Onsite Freelance & Contractor Workforce
Webcast: 7 Ways an Integrator Can Save Clients Money on Utility Costs
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