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Dan Ferrisi

Dan Ferrisi is the Group Editor for the Commercial and Security Division of Emerald. He has been covering the commercial AV industry as an editor, reporter and writer since 2004. He is the former editor of Sound & Communications. He joined Commercial Integrator as editor-in-chief in November 2021.

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AVI Systems’ Don Mastro: AV Living Legends #44

AVI Systems’ Don Mastro joins Commercial Integrator’s #AVLivingLegends series of industry superstars and pioneers, marking our 44th inductee.

ISE 2024 booths showcasing AV-over-IP

ISE 2024: 5 Network-Centric Booths That We Checked Out

At ISE 2024, among the hottest topics was the transmission of AV signals over IP-based network infrastructures. Here are some of the biggest attention getters.

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Avocor’s Ashanti Long: AV Living Legends #43

Avocor’s Ashanti Long shares his perspective in the latest iteration of Commercial Integrator’s #AVLivingLegends series.

Dan's Latest Posts

Johnson Controls Acquires Foghorn Building Automation

Johnson Controls, a specialist in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has acquired FogHorn, a developer of Edge AI software.

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Vitec Acquires Audix, Aims to Cover All Growth Segments of Mic Market

Vitec Imaging Solutions has announced that it has agreed to acquire Audix and its affiliates, with the deal expected to close shortly.

The AES Welcomes Josh Reiss as President

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has welcomed Josh Reiss as its president for 2022. Reiss’ term of service began on January 1.

d&b Soundscape Under the Stars at Historic Amphitheater

Recently, the iconic Odeon of Herodes Atticus amphitheater in Greece deployed a 360-degree d&b Soundscape system.

NSCA Accepting Applications for 2022 Excellence in Business Awards

The annual NSCA Excellence in Business Awards honor integration firms that have improved business performance.

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Sharp NEC Launches NC1843ML Laser Projector

Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the availability of the NC1843ML laser projector, the newest addition to its digital cinema projection series.

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The ASCII Group Lays Out 2022 MSP Education Content

The ASCII Group has announced its distinguished lineup of speakers and education sessions for the 2022 ASCII MSP Success Summits.

Extron Taking Orders for Next-Gen Power-Management Solution

Extron is now taking orders for its next-gen power-management solution, the IPL EXP PDU4H control system power expansion interface.

Just Add Power’s MaxColor 4K60 Series Soon to be Shipping

Just Add Power’s soon-to-ship transmitter and receiver let integrators distribute 4K60 12-bit video over existing network infrastructure.

Xyte Extends HaaS Cloud Platform with Field Operations App

Xyte’s new Field Operations application speeds and simplifies deployment of AV products by quickly capturing device details through QR codes.