Alarm.com Stock Up By More Than 24%
Revenue is expected to be around $236 million in 2016. “Our 2015 fourth quarter and full year results demonstrated nice momentum which positions us well for 2016,” said Steve Trundle, president and CEO of Alarm.com.
CTO of Audio Command Systems Becomes Crestron's VP Residential
In 2015 John Clancy was elected to the CEDIA Board of Directors. After 23 years of helping make ACS the second largest independent integration company, Clancy's been tapped to lead Crestron as VP of Residential. Since he'll now be highly invested in residential aspects of Crestron and is still a Board Director of CEDIA, we can't help but wonder what he thinks of Crestron leaving CEDIA?
The Star Wars Guide to Recruiting
This is the silliest article that's been written in a good minute.
Honeywell Talking to United Technologies About Merging
Honeywell also began looking into selling its Building Solutions group three months ago. The Building Solutions group is reportedly worth $3-4 billion.
You Won't Believe What Your Next Profit Center Will Be
Local company, Joy Carpets, say a niche in the home theater market and grabbed it.
Custom integration has evolved way beyond just offering the electronics. In most home theaters, the homeowner works with the integrator to spec just the electronics...he flooring is an afterthought. The customer is thrown to the wolves to fend for themselves at Lowe’s or the local carpet store. Those stores typically do not carry carpets with patterns because they usually only offer flooring that they can sell every day,” Nick Dobosh notes.
Joy Carpets then created a sample book of 76 different carpets for home theaters called "Any Day Matinee". No minimum orders required.
Randy Klein of Crestron speaks to rAVe about foregoing CEDIA
Click here to see the 20 minute interview.