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State of the Industry 2020: Don’t Get Too Comfortable

The commercial AV industry saw continued growth and success in 2019 and is expected to again this year. While we all enjoy this recent success, it is important to be well-prepared for what may be on the horizon.

One Minute on the Internet

Diving Deeper into One Minute on the Internet—and What It Means to You

Even if you’re not doing any of these things, the message from “One Minute on the Internet” is there’s lots of info out there & you have to figure out how to use it.

Educational Partnership AV, audio visual talent

How To Form Educational Partnerships And Build The Audio Visual Talent Pipeline

An AV workforce pipeline is one of the industry’s biggest challenges. Your local high school, tech school or college is a great place to start.

Facial Recognition investing

Be Wary Of Investing Too Heavily In Facial Recognition

Recent legislative bans and criticisms of facial recognition technology should give integrators pause when they consider offering it to customers.

Putting Customers First, audio visual customers

Putting Audio Visual Customers First Will Deliver A Better Product

If audio visual customers aren’t using the expensive system you installed, ask yourself if it’s the product they need, not the product you wanted to sell.

Sonos

Sonos Hits Google With IP Lawsuit

In a patent infringement lawsuit, Sonos says what smaller tech companies have long felt: big companies like Google and Amazon gain unfair advantages.

A Look Ahead at the Integration Business in 2020

The commercial AV industry is changing rapidly. Just think back to the beginning of the decade way back in 2010. There is no doubt that we will see similar growth and evolution as we kick off 2020.

AV in Esports

This Esports Arena Project In An Abandoned Building Illustrates AV’s Opportunity

A vacant theater in Worcester, Mass. is slated to become an esports arena after a $94 million project. AV integrators should be licking their chops.

Office Privacy

Now That You Have An Open Office Plan, Is Privacy An Issue?

The modern workplace—an open area with few barriers separating employees and managers that encourages collaboration—leaves little room for office privacy.