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D. Craig MacCormack, Editor-at-Large

Craig MacCormack is a veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering local and national news and sports as well as architecture and engineering before moving into his current role. He joined Commercial Integrator in January 2011.

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D. Craig's Latest Blog Posts

Alexa For Business, Conference Room Booking

Alexa for Business Adding Conference Room Booking Feature

Amazon Alexa for Business links with Google G Suite & Microsoft Exchange to make sure there’re no double-booked meeting rooms when conference room booking.

Unified Technology Systems, AV integrator

Unified is the Latest Example of an AV Integrator Who Doesn’t Want to Be Limited By ‘AV’

Walking away from Unified AV Systems moniker, Unified Technology Systems joins AV integrator group trying to express they can do more than just AV installs.

collaboration products

Our Surveys on Video Collaboration and Digital Signage Products Show Fierce Competition

With no one favorite brand in CI surveys on digital signage, video walls and video collaboration products, there’s an opportunity for all to grab business.

D. Craig's Latest Posts

Digital Signage Federation, Lyle Bunn

Digital Signage Industry Pioneer Lyle Bunn Remembered for Enthusiasm, Innovation

Digital Signage Federation founding member Lyle Bunn died last week at age 63 in his home in Brighton, Ontario, Canada, after fighting colon cancer.

Immersive Audio, immersive audio uses

These Immersive Audio Installs Put You Right in the Moment

From Broadway shows to eSports arenas, there are plenty of ways immersive audio can bring people closer than ever to the sound they enjoy.

Alexa For Business, Conference Room Booking

Alexa for Business Adding Conference Room Booking Feature

Amazon Alexa for Business links with Google G Suite & Microsoft Exchange to make sure there’re no double-booked meeting rooms when conference room booking.

Unified Technology Systems, AV integrator

Unified is the Latest Example of an AV Integrator Who Doesn’t Want to Be Limited By ‘AV’

Walking away from Unified AV Systems moniker, Unified Technology Systems joins AV integrator group trying to express they can do more than just AV installs.

Boston Red Sox, Red Sox, projection wallscape,

Boston Red Sox Celebrate Record-Setting Season with Projection Wallscape Around Boston

Red Sox video projection wallscape show in Boston and Cambridge features some of the major players and moments that led to team-record 108 wins in 2018.

HOV-Large-Conference-Room

Unified Technology Systems Rebrand Reflects Broader Offerings Across AV, IT and Security

Unified AV Systems’ branding overhaul is an acknowledgement that the company—and the industry—offers its customers a lot more than just AV today.

collaboration products

Our Surveys on Video Collaboration and Digital Signage Products Show Fierce Competition

With no one favorite brand in CI surveys on digital signage, video walls and video collaboration products, there’s an opportunity for all to grab business.

AV hiring, pro AV integration, AV news

AV Hiring Still Got You Down? Here Are More Ways to Welcome Hard-Working Youth into Pro AV

AV hiring an issue? NSCA Ignite, AVIXA grant initiative, Maverick Technical Institute, EnventU & more are attracting young people to pro AV integration.

User Experience, AV designs

Why AV Designs Should Be for the User Experience—and How To Do It

Using interactive design concepts and building in scalability are just two ways to make pro AV user designs more accessible for the user experience.

digital signage content creation,

If You Ignore Digital Signage Content Creation, You’re Missing Out on Big Bucks

Almo senior director of digital signage content creation Jim Nista says content creators are stealing work from pro AV integrators, but it’s not necessary.