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If You Only Read 8 Articles in 2015 …

Need to get caught up on the best of Commercial Integrator in 2015? These eight articles are enough.

Pitfalls and Profits of Working with Family, Friends

Like any other industry, commercial integration has its share of spouse-, family- and friend-run businesses. So what’s the secret to this marriage of work and personal life?

Chelsea's Latest Posts

ListenWiFi Brings Fitness Center TV Audio To Personal Devices

Integrators specializing in fitness centers and gyms can offer clients a more affordable, low latency, mobile solution that streams TV audio directly to users’ personal iPhone and Android devices.

QSC AcousticDesign Loudspeakers Solve the Problem of Blended Audio Integration

QSC’s AcousticDesign series aims to achieve consistent timbre and tonal characteristics between both surface and ceiling mounted systems.

3 Ways to Increase Business Value and Owner Equity Before It’s Time to Sell

You’re not thinking about retirement yet, or maybe you are, but either way you want to make sure your business is ready when it’s time to sell or hand the reins down to another generation.

AVI-SPL Creates Identical Huddle Room Experiences in Tampa, London and Beyond

AVI-SPL’s Integrated Systems Europe presentation included Microsoft Surface Hub, a new UnifyME microsite, a preview of EZ app and a reaffirmed commitment to the EMEA market.

Record Attendance Confirms ISE as World’s Largest Systems Integration Show

Integrated Systems Europe saw a record 65,686 attendees at its 2016 show in Amsterdam, a 10.7% increase from the previous year.

Crestron’s Big News at ISE: Fusion Cloud Software & PinPoint App Integration

Schedule meetings based on room size, equipment needed, previously starred rooms and proximity to users with Crestron Fusion and PinPoint mobile app.

AJA Introduces UHD, HDBaseT-Enabled RovoCam & Mini-Connect Network Box at ISE

The RovoCam captures high resolution Ultra HD imagery with a little help from Sony optics and the RovoRx-HDMI Receiver.

Shure Lays Its Cards on Table … and Ceiling with Microflex Advance

Microflex Advance portfolio includes networked ceiling and table array microphones, audio interfaces and control software for enhanced AV conferencing.

3 Totally New Cameras That Will Catch All the Super Bowl 50 Action

From 360-degree angles to close-up shots, check out the new camera technology that will bring the big game closer to fans this Super Bowl Sunday.

Inside Celebrity Chef Richard Blais’ New SoCal Restaurant, Complete with ELAN Control

The Crack Shack needed a robust security system since the outdoor, open-air venue had no doors, windows or even walls. The final result is a custom-designed automation system centered around ELAN Entertainment and Control.