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Unscrambling Your AVB, HDBaseT Questions
Experts from AVnu Alliance and HDBaseT Alliance respond to live webinar questions from the integrator, AV system design community. Submit yours now.
7 Ways an Integrator Can Save Clients Money on Utility Costs
Free webinar features industry leaders speaking about ways that integrators can help enterprises save money on utility costs through various products and software. View the archive today!
Debate: What’s the Next Frontier for Automation?
Commercial Integrator presents the world’s geekiest debate topic with certified automation programmers arguing the future of touch panels versus voice and gesture based control methods. Register for this free webinar.
PSIM: The Basics and Beyond
There’s been a lot of momentum in the area of physical security information management, but there’s potential for a lot more to be done. How can you get involved or do more?
What Will Video Walls Be Like in 2019?
The video wall category is growing so quickly that integrators need to prepare for how to sell it five years from now. This free webcast outlines future video wall integration opportunities.
4K: There’s More Than Meets The Eye!
Join Kramer Electronics on April 16, 2014 for this free informative webinar which will discuss all of the reasons why UHDTV is a substantial upgrade from 2K. Register now!
Top Digital Signage Trends of 2014
Don’t fall behind (or further behind) on this increasingly critical integration category. This free webcast will help you keep pace with fast-evolving digital signage developments.
4th Annual Integration Business Outlook Presented by CI & NSCA
Mark your calendar for Chuck Wilson, Tom LeBlanc and CI’s Integrator of the Year for the State of the Industry web event, January 30.
How to Build an Air-Tight Digital Signage Network
Free CI Partner Series Webinar offers digital signage design tips on content creation, management, distribution and more.
Why Integrators Can No Longer Afford to Ignore MNEC
Learn metrics on demand for mass notification emergency communication solutions, plus the basics on how to deliver MNEC to clients across all markets in this free web event.
Top 5 Best Practices for Digital System Designs
In this free Partner Series webinar we will discuss the difficulty of installing digital systems, and explain our 5 best practices for digital system designs.
ROI: The Indisputable Digital Signage Sales Pitch
If your firm sells digital signage solutions -- or wants to -- get a pen, paper, and calculator and watch this free Commercial Integrator webinar.

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Are You Creating Exceptional Experiences?
Industry insiders talk about how they’re achieving the most-discussed goal of InfoComm's strategic plan.
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?
5 Years of Almo Pro A/V: A Brief Oral History
Gene and Warren Chaiken of Almo Corporation took a "calculated risk" when they turned Sam Taylor's proposal into Almo Pro A/V. Five years and $200 million in annual revenue later, the key players recall the early days and the milestones that followed.
InfoComm AVEC Focused on Changing the Future
Attendees wrestle with lower emphasis on hardware, wonder about what’s next for them at InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference.
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.
InfoComm Cancels First Stop in End-User Focused InfoComm Connections Series
The October 22 Philadelphia event, the first of InfoComm’s new tech manager and CIO targeted Connections series has been canceled, but the March 4-5 San Jose stop is still planned.
Your September To-Do List
Keep your summer stride into the fall season -- here are some upcoming events that will keep you engaged while the competition slows down.
CI Accepts AVNation’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Editor-at-large Craig MacCormack gets soaked, passes challenge on to CI 40 Under 40, InfoComm International and NSCA.
Zdi is First to Receive InfoComm APEx Certification
This week Zdi, Inc. became the first AV integration firm to receive InfoComm's new APEx certification award for audiovisual excellence.
Who Got You Excited About This Industry?
There’s a difference between taking a job and embracing a career. How can we instill passion for the AV industry in today's sharp young minds?
Harman Execs Optimistic About AMX, 2015
Continued expansion into new geographies and markets has officials excited for next year and beyond.
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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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White Paper:
5 Ways to Profit While Saving Clients’ Money on Utilities

How integrators can leverage power management, lighting control, HVAC, uninterruptable power supplies and room management systems increase revenue while offering customers solid ROI.

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
Webcast: 7 Ways an Integrator Can Save Clients Money on Utility Costs
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