The massive increase of smart devices in our daily lives has changed every aspect of it, from the way we work to how we enjoy our free time, we are find ourselves relying on connected devices more and more every day. Here are some ways these connected devices have already changed our everyday lives. Businesses have become more efficient, smaller businesses have more tools to succeed. While these new technologies

Our new office is really coming together! Screen Innovations (SI) was able to set us up with a great new backlit screen, specifically the 7 Series Zero Edge – Black Diamond Fixed Frame Screen. At 100 inches everybody in the office can see what’s on the conference room’s screen without crowding close together. The Black Diamond screen also features a multi-layer optic that reflects only the light generated by the

It’s no secret that the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world. With home automation and control technologies advancing at incredible speeds it’s imperative to stop and look at where the industry is heading. This is the question Hidden Wires (the online trade magazine for custom installed home automation and home entertainment in the EMEA region) asked several industry players in their latest article written by Llanor Alleyne. Our

More often than not you will find that your customers haven’t touched their home network setup since they first installed it. This set-it-and-forget-it mindset can result in a slew of network problems, especially when unexpected events happen leaving you or your technicians to pinpoint the problem when they call asking for help. So here are the most common home networking mistakes everyday consumers tend to make, and how you can

Join us for CEDIA Expo training sessions instructed by Mike Maniscalco! Secure Remote Network Access, Advanced Networking, Client Care Plans and, of course, Beer and Pretzels. Mike Maniscalco, Founder of Ihiji (Booth #4938), will be delivering several technical training courses and workshops for integrators at the CEDIA Expo in Dallas from October 14th-17th. The CEDIA expo offers an amazing chance to cram A LOT of training into a couple of

We’ve all seen it before, a friend or relative with a fancy entertainment system that barely works. Their devices won’t connect, the audio drops out randomly, and streaming takes so long you actually start half-wishing for the days of Blockbuster movies again. More often than not the faulty system can be attributed to the fact that the prior integrator didn’t feel comfortable enough with network integration to offer the client

A little over 2 years ago our very own Mike Maniscalco published a blog post highlighting an article he found from Network World (a known, and longstanding tech blog) which talked about the growing trend in the hacker community to target vulnerable home automation systems. The article he was talking about can be found here. While technologies have improved and grown since then, so has user complacency with their increased

Manufacturer’s Award brings Remote Managed Services to the forefront On Friday night at the Natural History Museum in London CEDIA EMEA hosted their 10th anniversary CEDIA EMEA Awards ceremony, which recognizes the biggest and best installs by integrators who operate in the EMEA region and judges some of the hottest new CE products to have been released this year. Ihiji is proud to be the recipient of the CEDIA EMEA Manufacturer’s award