Can Integrators Replace Electricians?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on May 28, 2012

PoE is not just for cameras, and a new trend may turn the tables by making lights just another networked service.

While electricians often poach security business and hang cameras, this tech could flip things by allowing integrators to install light systems, with the end result looking just like conventional systems.

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