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Integrator Uncovers Reliability Issues Installing Amazon Echo

Todd Anthony Puma of The Source Home Theater Installation & Design recounts his professional experiences installing Amazon Echo, or Alexa, in clients' homes.

Jan 27, 2017

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Florida Integrator Builds Successful ‘Disruptive’ Business Model Around Nest

iHummingbird in Delray Beach, Fla., entices customers to its integration service using website built around Nest and other top brands. Average installation price is $35,000.

Jan 27, 2017

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FCC Threatens to Invoke Mandatory Cybersecurity Testing

FCC issues a white paper warning the commercial IoT industry that it had better address cybersecurity risks with testing, authentication safeguards and best practices or manufacturers will face extreme government interaction... and soon!

Jan 26, 2017

Middle Atlantic Controlled Wall Plate Extends Power, Control

Middle Atlantic Products' Controlled Wall Plate pushes power and control to residential AV, commercial AV and security devices within a single-gang design.

Jan 26, 2017

Don’t Be Afraid to Diversify Your A/V Integration Business

Residential integrators who branch into new opportunities, like security systems, have an advantage with the growing number of tech-savvy consumers.

Jan 25, 2017

Savant Home Automation Dealers Seem Newly Energized at Integrator Summit

Breaking its relative silence over the past four months, Savant revealed new developments in home automation and HD over IP at Integrator Summit, with some 600 dealers in attendance.

Jan 25, 2017