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The Cinema Designer Just Made It a Lot More Simple to Design Dolby Atmos, DTS:X Home Theaters

New update to The Cinema Designer (TCD) cloud-based design software allows integrators to design 32-channel count Dolby Atmos and DTS:X home theaters in minutes.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 15, 2017

AVAD’s Busy Year: New Branches, HQ, Logo, Website

Kingswood Capital Management ownership says AVAD is positioned for ‘strong year’ with 11 new branches, four new cities, new headquarters and more.

Jason Knott · August 09, 2017

How to Transition from ‘Free’ to ‘Paid’ Without Burning Client Relationships

What can integrators learn from the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times? One newspaper transitioned from ‘free’ articles to ‘paid’ memberships without burning any bridges, and you can too.

Joseph Kolchinsky · August 09, 2017

HTSA Names Tom Doherty Special Projects Coordinator

Longtime industry leader Tom Doherty to develop new strategic initiatives and assist in member education for Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group.

Jason Knott · August 08, 2017

Media Solutions MS-Test Pro HDBaseT Tester Verifies 4K Connections

Media Solutions’ newly updated HDBaseT system tester validates connectivity of HDBaseT systems to ensure reliability, while eliminating client service calls.

Robert Archer · August 04, 2017

Transformative Engineering Names Jeannette Howe VP of Sales

Howe joins Transformative Engineering with an impressive background in the consumer electronics industry. Most recently, Howe served as director of membership at BrandSource.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 03, 2017

Under the Surface of Lennar’s Move to Wireless & Amazon Smart-Home Services

When paired with Lennar’s decision to utilize Amazon Home Services for installation, the builder’s sharp reduction in low voltage cabling reinforces the notion that it sees a traditional path to the smart home, the CEDIA channel, as outdated.

Joseph Kolchinsky · August 02, 2017

Global Caché Updates Control for Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Integrators at Unified AV Systems save themselves the hassle of running new wiring to automate a mermaid exhibit at Ripley’s.

Lisa Montgomery · August 01, 2017

CEDIA Find: New Full-Service Recruitment & Staffing Agency for Home-Tech Industry

Debuting at CEDIA 2017, two former integrators launch High Demand Manpower for Integrators (HDMI Staffing), providing recruitment and other employment services for home technology integrators — from entry-level techs to experienced execs.

Julie Jacobson · August 01, 2017

Use This Equation to Simplify Your Hourly Billing

A complex pricing model is difficult to explain, harder for clients to understand and almost impossible for your team to accurately track. Move to a one-size-fits-all hourly billing rate with one simple equation.

Joseph Kolchinsky · July 31, 2017