November 22, 2016 Both young and old technicians attending the weeklong HTSA technical training session at Maverick Technical Institute (MTI) gain confidence in themselves and lots of loyalty for their company.
Advertorial · November 22, 2016 Two-way communications is commonplace in custom-installed home systems, but less so in security devices. Here's why dealers should demand two-way feedback from inexpensive sensors and keyfobs.
November 21, 2016 Less is more in the Integrated Concepts showroom, where Autonomic MMS-5A and Crestron SmartObject Technology bring A/V, security and the connected home together.
November 21, 2016 After a 15-year hiatus, Harman Luxury Audio Group restarts its Mark Levinson Dealer Academy training with focus on technical quality, demo techniques and business model advice. Attendees leave excited to sell high-performance audio again.
Advertorial · November 21, 2016 Simply Comfort in Toronto uses the power of the Nest brand to its advantage -- even in the clothes they wear -- to achieve 100 installations per week.
November 18, 2016 Meridian Audio revamps the home theater at its UK headquarters, with help from Meridian's Design Specification Service.
November 18, 2016 Best Buy reports better than expected third quarter results, with a little help from home theater, mobile phones, wearables and connected home products.
November 18, 2016 After a thunderstorm badly damaged this Costa Rica home's control and automation system, integrator AudioCinema installed an Elan system for the 12,000-square foot residence. Check out the photos.
November 18, 2016 SnapAV adds video analytics to CCTV/surveillance cameras and NVRs through acquisition of Visualint, up-and-coming player in the home automation and security channels. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Advertorial · November 18, 2016 When Minnesota integrators JJ Vanderson and Orion Home Systems merged in 2014 to form JJ Orion, they created a profitable powerhouse doing residential central-vac jobs up to $50,000.