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OMG! Websites and show rooms outsourced! Game changer!!!!!!!!!! — mbaty on Mar 17
OK, there’s 2 for “game-changing.” It’s certainly appealing to have a partner that specializes in this stuff, so you can just surrender and say - do my website, do my showroom ... — Julie Jacobson on Mar 12
Julie-  I was at the Las Vegas Flamingo Hilton 31 years ago at CES. I was meeting with a bunch of other “custom installers” to start a group up. Not since then have I been so excited about any trade group or organization. The ProSource group... — Ericvap on Mar 12
Julie - I was there.  It WAS game changing.  Kudo’s to Jim Ristow, Dave Workman and their respective teams for ID’ing challenge areas for our industry segment.  Add in ProSource’s lighting and managed services initiatives and... — audio_man01 on Mar 12
Agree most likely implemented in Cable Company first; CES demo showed ease of STB setup and voice operation.  Also agree one of our favored HA partners should harness NEVO powerful voice backend.  Original NEVO was really good. Made plea for reviving... — HBlaugh on Mar 08
If “A market correction refers to a price decline of at least 10% of any security or market index following a temporary upswing in market prices.”, we already had one- it occurred on Dec 17, 2018. It didn’t last long though, and it... — highfigh on Mar 07
Wow!  That sounds even worse - very pricy for only a meta-data processor.  I would spin up Plex and let it do all the meta data matching.  Seems like open source/freemium model is much more flexible in this case since you can run Plex on NAS, in... — SpivR on Mar 06

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