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LookingGlass Concierge, Mad Systems

Mad Systems Gets Patent for LookingGlass Concierge Facial Recognition Technology

LookingGlass Concierge facial recognition technology helps to identify and locate people, then logs them into a group to improve customer service.

MXA910, Nortek

Nortek Wins Patent Lawsuit Over Access Control Barriers

Judge says Nortek Security and Control did not violate Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, despite claims by The Chamberlain Group.

WAVE Electronics, Kingswood Capital, AVAD

WAVE Electronics Opening Eight New Locations, Closing Six Former AVAD Locations

Rebranding of eight AVAD locations and closure of six others gives WAVE Electronics 18 locations in the U.S. and two AVAD-branded outposts in Canada.

School Security

How Can Technology Help Prevent School Shootings?

A new senate bill calls for schools to adopt more online surveillance tools to monitor students. The pro AV industry should also have a seat at the table.

Why You Need to Take the 2020 CI/NSCA State of the Industry Survey

Annual snapshot of the systems integration industry is nothing without your help. Take a few minutes to let us know how things are now and what you expect.

King Tut

King Tut Exhibition Moving to London After Record-Breaking Attendance in Paris

‘Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharoah’ exhibition will continue its worldwide tour in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago, Japan and Australia.

Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy is a Bigger Problem Than Ever Despite Constant Threats to Private Information

Most U.S. adults who took Pew Research Center digital literacy survey got more than half of the questions wrong, including cybersecurity and privacy issues.

AV network

Message to the AV Industry: Protect Your AV Network—Or You’ll Be Hacked Next

Everyone in the AV integration world talks about the importance of customers protecting their AV networks from hackers—so why don’t they do it themselves?

Why Don’t More AV Companies Take Us Behind the Scenes?

Recent visits to Johnson Controls and Christie headquarters have me wondering why more companies in pro AV won’t show us their processes more often.