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Tom LeBlanc, NCSA Director of Industry Outreach & Media Channels

Tom LeBlanc

Tom LeBlanc is the director of industry outreach and media channels for NSCA. Learn more about NSCA and how to become an NSCA member at NSCA.org.

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Tom's Latest Blog Posts

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Avoid the ‘Race to the Bottom’

Too many integrators are competing in a ‘race to the bottom.’ That’s a losing scenario, with slim margins taking a toll on profitability.

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Reflecting on My Time at Commercial Integrator

Editorial director Tom LeBlanc is leaving Commercial Integrator after nearly a decade. He shares memories of launching the new brand and working with a talented staff.

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AVI-SPL Acquisition of Digital Video Networks: The Inside Scoop

How a lucky seat on a flight to InfoComm led to AVI-SPL’s acquisition of Digital Video Networks — and, yes, John Zettel addresses the $1 billion question.

Tom's Latest Posts

Userful Cloud Digital Signage Software Won a CI BEST Award: Here’s Why

A rundown of reasons Userful Cloud earned a 2019 CI BEST Award for Digital Signage Software.

Just Add Power 3G+ 767DSS Dante Enhanced Sound System Transmitter Won a CI BEST Award: Here’s Why

A rundown of the reasons Just Add Power 3G+ 767DSS Dante Enhanced Sound System Transmitter earned a 2019 CI BEST Award for Audio Distribution Systems.

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Collaboration and Wireless Presentation at InfoComm 2019: A Recap

With so many collaboration and wireless presentation products at InfoComm 2019 let’s analyze some of the key products and trends.

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Mid-Year State of the AV Integration Industry Update: Second Half 8.7% Growth Predicted

Total Tech Summit mid-year state of the AV integration industry update shows 7.5 percent growth in first half of 2019 for typical commercial AV firms.

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Matrox at InfoComm 2019: Intro of Matrox QuadHead2Go, Updates to Matrox Maevex 4K and More

Running down the updates and launches across several product lines – Matrox QuadHead2Go, Matrox Maevex 6100 Series, Matrox Extio 3 IP KVM extenders and more – for Matrox at InfoComm 2019.

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LG’s Garry Wicka Previews InfoComm 2019, Evolution of AV Industry

In an exclusive Q&A with Commercial Integrator, LG Business Solutions’ Garry Wicka goes way beyond previewing what LG will be showing at InfoComm 2019 (think LG OLED) and discusses the evolution of the AV industry.

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Crestron DM NVX Added to Popular Video Displays with Intel, OPS Decoder

Popular digital signage and UCC displays from LG, NEC, Philips, Avocor and Smart can be Crestron DM NVX endpoints thanks to integration with Intel and an (Open Pluggable Specification) OPS-based DM NVX network decoder announced at InfoComm 2019.

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Internships in AV Can Be Successful, Crestron Proves It

The Crestron internship program has 65 young professionals working in various roles – each of which is a candidate to spread the word about AV career opportunities.

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Camplex Is Showing Fiberoptic Cabling at InfoComm 2019: How Well Do Know You Them?

Many InfoComm 2019 attendees might not be familiar with fiberoptic cabling provider Camplex, but Dan Coscarella tells us what we need to know.

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Hall Research at InfoComm 2019: Not Just Another AV-over-IP Company

At InfoComm 2019, Hall Research is showing AV-over-IP solutions but its years of experience and evolution make it not just a “me too manufacturer.”