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Elite Media Solutions Named CTA Integrator of the Year

Elite Media Solutions Named CTA Integrator of the Year

Elite Media Solutions in Wellesley, Mass., is honored with prestigious CTA TechHome 2017 Integrator of the Year award at CES. In exclusive interview…

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OneVision Resources partners with home technology professionals to provide a high-quality support experience to their clients with a 30-minute response, 24/7. In addition, the company drives growth in recurring revenue by marketing,…
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CE Pro People & Places: TechLogix Networx Appoints McConnell; TruAudio Appoints Bullock

CE Pro People & Places: TechLogix Networx Appoints McConnell; TruAudio Appoints Bullock

January 17, 2017 The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.

KNX Association Invites You to ISE 2017 for FREE!

KNX Association Invites You to ISE 2017 for FREE!

Advertorial · January 17, 2017 Integrated Systems Europe with KNX – more than just any exhibition.

CE Pro’s 2017 State of the Industry Report

CE Pro’s 2017 State of the Industry Report

January 13, 2017 After a strong 2016 with 8.1% average growth, integrators look to keep momentum going for 2017. Now if only they can find technicians to hire.

4 Immediate Steps to Take If Your Client Suffers a Burglary, Fire ... or Worse

4 Immediate Steps to Take If Your Client Suffers a Burglary, Fire ... or Worse

January 13, 2017 If one of your clients' homes has an incident and you receive a 'claim letter' inquiry, you need to immediately contact your insurance company, preserve all records related to that account, limit what you provide to the client's insurer or lawyer, and don't try to explain what happened.

Why Remote Management at CES 2017 Is Good News for Integrators

Why Remote Management at CES 2017 Is Good News for Integrators

January 11, 2017 In the midst of what seems like a connected home takeover by off-the-shelf consumer products, remote systems management (RSM) can bridge the gap.

Formerly of DPI, Michael Bridwell Joins Screen Innovations

Formerly of DPI, Michael Bridwell Joins Screen Innovations

January 11, 2017 After almost 10 years with Digital Projection International, Bridwell joins Screen Innovations as VP of sales and marketing.

CTA Fetes Dan Fulmer with 2017 TechHome Leadership Award

CTA Fetes Dan Fulmer with 2017 TechHome Leadership Award

January 11, 2017 Dan Fulmer of Fultech Solutions in Jacksonville, Fla., was recognized by the Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division's 2017 Mark of Excellence Leadership Award.


Elite Media Solutions Named CTA Integrator of the Year

January 09, 2017 Elite Media Solutions in Wellesley, Mass., is honored with prestigious CTA TechHome 2017 Integrator of the Year award at CES. In exclusive interview with CE Pro, owner Brian Gibson shares how the company earns $446,666 in revenue per employee.

New England Integrator System 7 Merges with Large Lighting Retailer

New England Integrator System 7 Merges with Large Lighting Retailer

January 06, 2017 CE Pro 100 integrator System 7, owners of The Boston Shade Company, has merged with venerable Boston-area lighting retailer Wolfers Lighting forming full-service lighting, shade and integration company.

Why You Should Not Absorb Remote Monitoring as a ‘Cost of Doing Business’

Why You Should Not Absorb Remote Monitoring as a ‘Cost of Doing Business’

January 04, 2017 Thinking about remote systems management (RSM) as a cost of doing business is only half the picture, especially when you consider earning recurring revenue on proactive monitoring.

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Remote Network Monitoring: RMR or Just the Cost of Doing Business?

Remote Network Monitoring: RMR or Just the Cost of Doing Business?

December 15, 2016 Integrators struggle to generate recurring revenues (RMR) for remote network monitoring; should they chalk it up to the cost of doing business?

OneVision Resources Launches 20/20 Service Collaborative Group

OneVision Resources Launches 20/20 Service Collaborative Group

December 08, 2016 New OneVision 20/20 program includes manufacturers, software providers, remote systems management platform providers, service providers, and trade organizations united to improve service capabilities of integrators.

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

November 23, 2016 Argus Insights analyzes social chatter and product reviews to determine this season’s winners and losers in various smart home categories. Security cameras dominate; smart lights and home automation hubs lose favor. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Samsung to Acquire Harman for Connected Car; What About AMX for Smart Home?

Samsung to Acquire Harman for Connected Car; What About AMX for Smart Home?

November 14, 2016 Samsung Electronics is acquiring Harman International for $112 per share, or $8 billion, largely for Harman’s leadership in automotive technology and consumer audio; IoT shows up in PR, but no mention of AMX, once a giant in home automation. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Dish Crunches Data on TV Viewing, Predicts Next President

Dish Crunches Data on TV Viewing, Predicts Next President

November 07, 2016 Under its new 'Wisdom of Crowds' initiative, Dish gathered data from connected DVRs to predict a Clinton victory, based on viewing preferences for genres such as sports and TV series. Plus … how to watch 2016 elections on Dish. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Dealers on Portal.io: How The Productivity Software Makes a Huge Impact on their Businesses

Dealers on Portal.io: How The Productivity Software Makes a Huge Impact on their Businesses

Advertorial · November 04, 2016 We sit two integration companies in front of a camera and ask them to share their experiences with this newly free service.

Which Technologies Look Promising for Smart Home Integrators in 2017?

Which Technologies Look Promising for Smart Home Integrators in 2017?

November 03, 2016 Voice control, object-based audio, HDR TV, and DIY-assist business models are all viable options for integrators to pursue in 2017... and here's how to do it.

Home Tech Experts at Azione: Trends in Home Automation, DIY, Networking, Millennials

Home Tech Experts at Azione: Trends in Home Automation, DIY, Networking, Millennials

October 27, 2016 IoT and the business of smart-home data drove a panel discussion at the recent Azione Unlimted conference, where home-tech experts chimed in on everything from DIY automation to Millennials and the “ownerless economy.” (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

5 BEST Business Software Services of 2016

5 BEST Business Software Services of 2016

October 27, 2016 Check out the 2016 BEST Award winners in the business operations category: D-Tools, One Firefly, iPoint, OneVision Resources and SnapAV.

The Absolute Coolest Thing at CEDIA 2016: Virtual Reality to Help Sell Home Theaters

The Absolute Coolest Thing at CEDIA 2016: Virtual Reality to Help Sell Home Theaters

September 26, 2016 REAL Audio Video’s Virtual Reality (VR) pre-visualization technology lets clients see and interact with their home theater design before construction.

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CE Pro’s 2017 State of the Industry Report

CE Pro’s 2017 State of the Industry Report

January 13, 2017 After a strong 2016 with 8.1% average growth, integrators look to keep momentum going for 2017. Now if only they can find technicians to hire.

You’re Thinking About Earning RMR from Service Plans. Now What?

You’re Thinking About Earning RMR from Service Plans. Now What?

In this FREE one-hour CE Pro webcast on January 18, 2017, attendees will learn how L.A.-area integrator Cantara Design has established an effective service plan by partnering with OneVision to deliver excellent service.

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

November 23, 2016 Argus Insights analyzes social chatter and product reviews to determine this season’s winners and losers in various smart home categories. Security cameras dominate; smart lights and home automation hubs lose favor. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Dealers on Portal.io: How The Productivity Software Makes a Huge Impact on their Businesses

Dealers on Portal.io: How The Productivity Software Makes a Huge Impact on their Businesses

Advertorial · November 04, 2016 We sit two integration companies in front of a camera and ask them to share their experiences with this newly free service.

OneVision’s Integrator Service Desk Information

OneVision’s Integrator Service Desk Information

With OneVision’s Integrator Service Desk you get a team of empathetic and experienced technology specialists responding to your clients’ service requests within 30 minutes, 24/7.

5 Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

5 Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

October 10, 2016 With a proactive set of solutions and the right community to support your work, you can capitalize on making your customers safer, happier, and more productive.

Your #1 Source for Expanding Your Recurring-Revenue Practice

Your #1 Source for Expanding Your Recurring-Revenue Practice

September 15, 2016 Adding to your service offering is challenging. We get it. ConnectWise has helped countless technology solution providers reconfigure their business for the future by adding new practice areas and building monthly recurring revenue.

Want to Build a Strong Social Media Presence? Follow These 10 Steps

Want to Build a Strong Social Media Presence? Follow These 10 Steps

June 27, 2016 Integrators have now become the primary product advisor on fewer than 40 percent of projects. What can you do about that? Let's take a closer look at social media for its low overhead, minimal time investment and powerful reach.

iBridge Connected Home Dealer Program Benefits

iBridge Connected Home Dealer Program Benefits

Become part of the iBridge Connected Home Dealer Program, and take advantage of this rapidly growing, RMR-building category of services and all these benefits, many exclusive to Authorized Dealers.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2016

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2016

June 01, 2016 Converging factors within the custom electronics industry evident in our annual CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis survey finds installers consolidating product choices in everything from speakers and networking components, to furniture and cabling.

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Bedrock Learning, Inc.

Bedrock Learning, Inc.
Understanding the industry and having technical skills increases sales, improves productivity, lowers costs and builds the bottom line. That’s why companies rely on Bedrock Learning for training and materials that produce...
www.bedrocklearning.com
Christie

Christie
Christie Digital is a global visual, audio and collaboration solutions company offering diverse solutions for business, entertainment and industry.Going to CEDIA? Reserve a seat in the Christie Digital theater presentation or...
www.christiedigital.com
Coleman Cable Inc.

Coleman Cable
CCI is a leading manufacturer and innovator of wire and cable and other electrical products, serving a multitude of channels and industries. With extensive design and production capabilities and a long-standing dedication...
www.colemancable.com
ConnectWise

ConnectWise
ConnectWise® transforms how technology solution providers successfully build, manage and grow their businesses. Through the ConnectWise® Business Suite™ – a comprehensive set of award-winning solutions that deliver a...
www.connectwise.com
Cooper Lighting

Eaton
Eaton’s Lighting Division delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings.  The...
www.cooperlighting.com
Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.

Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.
Established in 2000, Custom Display Solutions, Inc. (CDS) has flourished into a premier custom design manufacturer for the AV industry.  Our foundation is our commitment to quality, integrity and responsiveness to our...
www.cds4av.com
D-Tools

D-Tools
Leader in system design softwareD-Tools has forged relationships with key Custom Electronics manufacturers such as Crestron, Middle Atlantic, Sony, GE Security, Lutron, Runco, SpeakerCraft and many others to provide product...
www.d-tools.com
Dorrance Supply Company

Dorrance Supply Company
Located in Youngstown, Ohio, Dorrance Supply Company is a third generation family owned and operated business. Founded in 1947, Dorrance Supply has grown from a small localized distribution center to a leading provider of...
www.dorrancesupply.com
iBridge

iBridge
iBridge Connected Home by Napco, professional HAaas suite affordably delivers smart home and security, controls alarm, video, climate, lighting, locking and small appliances with iBridge App on any smart device or with...
www.connectedhome.net/sign-up
Ihiji

ihiji
Ihiji is the foundation of your service operations center. Your technicians can remotely monitor the status of all of your clients’ networks and IP devices.  The customized dashboard shows all Ihiji connected...
www.ihiji.com
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