The Obama administration has included $3.5 billion in grid modernization in its budget for the 2016 fiscal year. On top of that, the smart grid IT market is expected to double by 2024 and the future for implementation of smart grid technology is all but certain, with cities like Austin, Chicago and Sacramento leading the way.
Atlona announced that it has hired Michael Cellura as regional sales manager for the commercial team, for the central territory. Cellura will be based in Austin.
Screen Innovations (SI) will move into its new, larger facility next month. The 73,000 square-foot-facility in Austin will open August 15.
Azione Unlimited will host its annual fall conference this October in Austin, Tex., founder Richard Glikes announced Wednesday.
Azione Unlimited this week announced the dates for its major events for 2014. They include the spring conference in Las Vegas later this month, meetings at CE Week and CEDIA Expo, and a fall conference in Austin.