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Supersummit, Voice Control technology, PSNI, voice controlled devices, PSNI Supersummit, AV industry challenges

Today’s Voice Control Technology Road Map Comes with Plenty of Caution Signs

AV integrators and manufacturers facing consolidation, global expansion, voice control and service over products in the fast-changing world.

Guitar Center, Audio Visual Design Group, Business Solutions

Guitar Center Acquisition of AVDG Creates $2 Billion-plus Pro AV Contender

Now that Guitar Center has acquired Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG) for its Business Solutions Group, the integration firm is backed by a $2 billion-plus retail giant.

AV industry, AV industry news, AV news

The Highs, The Lows of AV News in 2017: Year in Review

Look back at the AV industry news that made a difference for integration firms in 2017. From acquisitions to retirements, it was a massive year for AV news.

systems integration, AV industry, AV system designers, AV installers, commercial tech, tech integration

AV Industry Consultant Calls 2017 a Year of Disruption

Systems integration in 2017 was, indeed, pretty disruptive. But according to noted AV industry consultant Alan C. Brawn, that’s a good thing!

AV industry, commercial technology, AV market, AV integration, State of the Industry 2018

CI State of the Industry 2018: The Incredible Shrinking AV Industry

AV industry ripe for forward-thinking commercial technology integrators to excel. CI State of the Industry 2018 predicts 9% growth in AV market this year.

AV business

6 Critical Steps to Prepare Your AV Business for Sale

These six pieces of advice will help you prepare for what could be the most important financial move of your life — selling your AV business.

Integrator of the Year: The $1 Billion-Bound, Private Equity Systems Integrator

This year’s Integrator of the Year is a bit different: we explore how major deals and private equity have changed the AV industry and systems integrators.

AV mergers, ConnectWise, grow your company

AVI Systems Acquires Dascom Systems Group

The era of integrator acquisitions continued in what’s typically a quiet time for deals and major news, with AVI Systems announcing the acquisition of Dascom Systems Group. Dascom Systems Group is a full-service integrator of IPTV services, including IP networking, video, applications and integration. Under terms of the acquisition, AVI Systems will operate the company […]

AV industry

In Defense of Adam’s ‘Initial Impressions’

AV industry veteran David Danto weighs in on newbie Adam Forziati’s latest piece and implores integrators to keep an open mind.


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