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The Evolving Nature Of AV Work And Collaboration: Why Work From Home is Here to Stay

Thanks to modern collaboration tools and advances in AI and machine learning, work from home or hybrid work may become the standard for AV pros across the board.

CE Pro Editors · July 27, 2021

ISC West 2021 Delights Attendees, Displays Latest in Security Technology

After multiple delays and the cancellation of last year’s in-person event, a scaled-down ISC West returned to provide integrators with the latest in security tech news and products.

Rodney Bosch · July 26, 2021

Distributors Get Creative to Solve Supply Chain Woes

Some of AV’s top distribution executives share their thoughts on how the industry managed to overcome the global supply shortage and continue to supply integrators with products.

Andrew Nichols · July 26, 2021

Home Remodeling Spending Expected to Increase into 2022

Harvard University study expects 8.6% growth in home remodeling and maintenance spending through the middle of 2022.

Jason Knott · July 22, 2021

Why Communication with Customers Is Pivotal for Integrators Amid Supply Crisis

Integrators who want to keep their projects running smoothly throughout 2021 would be wise to focus more on good customer communication practices.

Zachary Comeau · July 19, 2021

CE Pro Deep Dive: Does Wellness Market Need a Checkup?

Integrators report 8% of all projects over the past year included a wellness-related technology element. However, expectations remain high with near-double growth anticipated.

Jason Knott · July 16, 2021

Global Smart Home Market Begins Significant Rebound in 2021

As the residential AV market continues to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, global consumer spending on smart home solutions is expected to exceed $100B by the end of 2021.

Andrew Nichols · July 12, 2021

5 Ways AV Business Leaders Can Help Employees Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Many business leaders understand the importance of employee happiness, but focusing on a few key areas may lead to better results and a more energized workforce.

CE Pro Editors · July 12, 2021

Breaking Down Current Workplace Vaccine Requirements For Integrators

Now that multiple COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed across North America, integration firms must develop their own policies around workplace vaccinations.

Zachary Comeau · July 07, 2021

How Video Analytics Implementation is Changing Smart Home Security

Video analytics technologies like facial recognition and motion detection will play a major role in the future of smart homes, so integrators should stay up-to-date on the latest in smart security.

CE Pro Editors · July 07, 2021