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Tom LeBlanc

Tom has been covering consumer electronics for six years. Before that, he wrote for the sports department of the Boston Herald. Migrating to magazines, he was a staff editor for a golf publication and an outdoor sports publication. Now, as senior writer/technology editor of CE Pro magazine since 2003, he dabbles in all departments and offers expertise in marketing.

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Tom's Latest Posts

Crestron Proves Internships in A/V Can Be Successful

Career opportunities in A/V can start with an internship, and Crestron’s internship program has shown signs of success with 65 young professionals working in various roles.

Tom LeBlanc · June 19, 2019

Architect Explains Why He Doesn’t Bring in Integrators Sooner

Danny Forster, an architect, TV host, and Crestron Masters 2019 keynote speaker explains how he feels the relationship between integrators and architects should work.

Tom LeBlanc · May 20, 2019

Stampede Acquired by DCC Technology

According to CEO Kevin Kelly, the acquisition will accelerate Stampede’s global business development efforts and will help lift previous financial constraints.

Tom LeBlanc · July 13, 2018

LG at Infocomm 2018: OLED is ‘Not the Only Thing’

LG shows plenty of OLED at Infocomm 2018 but stresses its commitment to transparent displays, direct-view LED and cloud services.

Tom LeBlanc · June 8, 2018

Harman to Lay Off 650 Employees, What’s Next for AMX?

Harman Professional Solutions is in the midst of massive restructuring, with plans to lay off 650 positions in the U.S. and Europe over the next year.

Tom LeBlanc · September 13, 2017

HDBaseT Over IP: Coming Soon to a Network Near You

HDBaseT over IP, due out in June 2017, aims to maintain the HDBaseT protocol and encapsulate it over IP. See it at ISE 2017.

Tom LeBlanc · February 28, 2017

SDVoE Alliance Aims to Standardize AV over IP, Reveals Founding Members

AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee make up founding members of Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) Alliance.

Tom LeBlanc · January 12, 2017

Legrand Launches ELIOT IoT Development Program

Legrand’s ELIOT program offers a purpose-built cloud, gateways for installed legacy offerings and innovative solutions comprised of IoT technologies. Legrand is joined by partners Amazon Alexa, Samsung and Cisco.

Tom LeBlanc · November 11, 2016

How Managed Services Allow for a Successful Business and a Personal Life

The ‘as-a-service’ business model can reel in frantic business paces and result in better profitability for home technology integrators.

Tom LeBlanc · February 3, 2016

The Rise and Fall of Tweeter

How executives built a specialty store concept into nearly 200 stores and almost $1B revenues — and then squandered it.

Tom LeBlanc · March 2, 2009

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