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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'.

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'.