Technology Integrator May 2014 issue


Catching Up With... ...Opalum

Opalum was founded in 2009 by Lasse Hald and Ulrik Sindberg, who each have more than two decades of experience as top executives at industry-leading audio companies including Jamo, along with Pär G. Risberg, a literal genius from the cold Norse land of Sweden and an engineer extraordinaire in sound, acoustics, electronics and digital technologies who is the founder of Opalum Technology.

Communicate Like A Pro

After conducting a leadership seminar at the recent Azione Unlimited Spring Conference, I spoke with a group of involved dealers about the absolute traits leaders must demonstrate in order to drive results. Everyone concluded that, above all, great leaders are able to clearly communicate their expectations to others.

HES, ProSource Finalize Merger

At the 2014 Summit & Expo convention in Orlando Monday, Brand Source’s Home Entertainment Source (HES) division and ProSource, which includes members of both HES and PRO Group, announced their merger as an entity with its own corporate status as ProSource under the Brand Source umbrella.

Industry Familiarity Increases Your Commercial Toolkit

What is the single most important tool for any integrator? Think about what you use most often on the job site. Consider the element of your toolkit that makes every single customer rely on you. You’re using it right now: your mind. Your value is the sum of your years of experience, your product and technical knowledge, and your ability to envision solutions and make them a reality. The products and tools in your van wouldn’t be the same in anyone else’s hands.

It’s Almost Time for InfoComm

InfoComm International is gearing up for its 2014 trade show, and there’s plenty to be excited about. The trade association represents the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide, and serves its members and the industry from offices throughout the world as well.