Five Year Milestone for Almo Pro A/V

This year marks five years for Almo Pro A/V. The distributor has been helping integrators since 2009 with education on product and business practices. This is not your typical trade show, as they go around the country to various territories bringing their E4 to the people. For the full story, visit our friends at Commercial … Read more

Commercial Integrator Webinar Resources

Our friends over at Commercial Integrator have a great resource of their past webinars. You can watch experts from all over the industry talk about PSIM, control code ownership, 4K, digital signage trends and automation. You can also already watch and listen as Steve Greenblatt and Tim Albright, from A State of Control, debate the … Read more

Pakedge Gives Back to Higher Education

One of the highlights from InfoComm 2014 was Pakedge and their BakPak solutions. Well, the California-based company is helping one employee give back to his alma mater. Jason Gibson, the regional account manager for Pakedge, arranged for the $200,000 donation in networking gear to Orange Coast College. The gift included 10 routers, 24 network switches, 12 power … Read more

Anuva Automation Buys TiO

TiO (Turn it On), the Android-based automation company has been bought by Anuva Automation. Anuva, based in Florida, says “TiO is unlike any other home automation system because it allows customers to control how the system interacts with their daily lives. “ Anuva will manufacture the TiO products through Anuva Manufacturing in Florida. TiO has … Read more

¿Usted habla AVB?

Biamp Systems are sending their Area Manager for Central America, Ernesto Montañez, to teach a class on AVB at InfoComm Mexico this month. The class, “Understanding AVB and its Advantages” , will cover how integrators in Central America can utelize IEEE to send audio, and video, across the network.  AVB has had a number of developments this … Read more

Networking AV Class by InfoComm

As college campuses gear up this Fall, you too can go back to school. InfoComm International is offering their latest Networking for the AV Industry Program in Richardson, Texas. This will be on the campus of AMX by Harman. The dates are September 10 – 12, so if you are heading to CEDIA grab the … Read more

Nortek Posts $46.2 Million Second Quarter Loss

Nortek (NTK) submitted their financial results this week. The overall picture was good for the company was relatively good; posting overall gains of almost 14%. However, when they broke down the profit and loss of each division, it became apparent the AV portion of Nortek is in serious trouble. So much so, that Sean Burke … Read more

What You Can Learn From the Top Higher Ed Integrators

Our friends at Commercial Integrator have come up with the top integrators in various markets. From medical to restaurants. One of the markets they looked at was higher education. They talked with a number of the top producers to get what worked, and what did not work, for them. One of the more salient quotes … Read more

NewBay Adds AV-iQ

InfoComm International’s online resource, AV-IQ, has been acquired by NewBay Media. NewBay is the publisher of a number of AV magazines and online publications; such as Systems Contractor News, Sound & Video Contractor, AV Technology, and more. AV-IQ has been the developed by InfoComm International for the last 14 years. It is a comprehensive database of … Read more

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