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Internet of Things: Boom or Bust for Business?

As the amount of ‘connected’ equipment and devices continues to grow, commercial integrators must understand how they can leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) versus more narrowly focused competitors.

Readers Nominate 29 Impact Products of the Year

Commercial Integrator readers nominate 29 products that made a significant impact on their businesses during the past year.

AV Integrators, Don’t Fear the IT Network

Demand for AV over IP solutions means AV integrators must learn something new. The good news is it’s not as daunting as most think.

So What? It’s Just a Cable

Learn what makes certain HDMI, 4K, and 3D cables more impressive than the rest.

Jumping on the ‘Light Broadcasting’ Bandwagon

With countless applications across all markets, integration firms ought to be reacting to demand for video production and distribution.

Employing Passive Optical LANs for Network Improvements and Flexibility

Network architecture using passive optical LAN or POL can help to accommodate the burgeoning need for enterprise bandwidth, with benefits to the integrator of easier installation and to the customer of greater affordability.

T3 Innovation Tester Measures Network Speeds, Power over Ethernet (PoE)

The Net Chaser Ethernet Speed Certifier from T3 Innovation helps dealers maintain clients’ network performance and connectivity.

Overheard at CI Summit: Wireless Video, Net Neutrality & More

AV professionals got together to talk market trends, technology, and business practices at last week’s CI Summit in Orlando, Fl.

Advance Technology: From Mom-and-Pop to Emerging Industry Force

Advance Technology, a $7.7M firm with limited resources, turns industry obstacles — lack of service revenue, IT convergence and talent recruitment — into competitive advantages.

Don’t Be Afraid to Lean On Industry Peer Groups

Group brainstorming and accountability can provide a substantial foundation for IT-related success.