All In Operations
Jeff Boccaccio, president of DPL Labs, looks back on the year, including a new testing process for 4K and HDR.
Jeff Boccaccio · December 09, 2015
This nine-story, 350,000-squarefoot multi-dwelling unit in Kirkland, Wash. is heavy concrete construction with two underground levels for parking. The six-figure cellphone signal booster installation is being done in two phases.
Jason Knott · December 08, 2015
Founders of the high-end integration firm Xssentials are launching HAUS, a smart-home training and support program to help integrators run high-volume security and home automation businesses utilizing leading brands such as Savant and Sonos.
Julie Jacobson · December 07, 2015
From hiring relatives to overpaying employees, two veteran integrators offer sage advice of what to avoid.
Jason Knott · December 07, 2015
Integrators can enjoy a minimalist version of Slateplan’s floorplan-based design and estimation software for free. Coming soon: International versions.
CE Pro Editors · November 18, 2015
SIMPLAY is a retail showroom that features 8 separate sports simulators and is ‘the ultimate functional showroom’ for SEAL Solutions in Hauppauge, N.Y.
Jason Knott · November 10, 2015
Integrators with private appointment-only showrooms should open on Black Friday with retail-style hours with about a dozen sale items like wireless multiroom speakers, soundbars, subwoofers, programmable thermostats, security cams, alarms and smart door locks. Here are 6 tips to succeed.
Chuck Schneider · November 04, 2015
When you calculate in benefits and your employee utilization rate, paying an installation technician $25 per hour really costs you a mind-blowing $92.02 per hour … and that is to break even! Here’s how it adds up.
Jason Knott · October 29, 2015
Millennials account for nearly half of all audio hardware spending … and other research in the world of two-channel and home theater audio.
Robert Archer · October 28, 2015
Standards of what makes for excellent service shouldn’t vary from one industry to the next. An integrator’s service should be equivalent to a hotel concierge.
Joseph Kolchinsky · September 28, 2015