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Since our inception in 1948, Industrial Communication & Sound (ICS) has had the distinct opportunity to be part of an industry that is continually evolving and changing with technology. From our humble beginnings 70+ years ago, to the high-tech audio-visual and security solutions our customers are accustomed to today, our experience stems from a deep-rooted understanding of the inherent value in reliable solutions that inspire confidence.

This mission of value extends throughout the organization and is typified by our dynamic leadership team and our highly experienced staff. With our core character being a never-ending desire to do what is right for our customers, from AV Control Systems to Professional Audio Solutions, we stand behind what we deliver. Always.

With the acquisition of the company by CTL Engineering in the fall of 2009, the ICS of today has vastly outgrown its original scope. Capitalizing on the resources and technical experience of CTL Engineering, ICS has been able to forge strong associations with key industry partners and regulatory bodies such as AVIXA.

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Our Story

Since our inception in 1948, Industrial Communication & Sound (ICS) has had the distinct opportunity to be part of an industry that is continually evolving and changing with technology. From our humble beginnings 70+ years ago, to the high-tech audio-visual and security solutions our customers are accustomed to today, our experience stems from a deep-rooted understanding of the inherent value in reliable solutions that inspire confidence.

This mission of value extends throughout the organization and is typified by our dynamic leadership team and our highly experienced staff. With our core character being a never-ending desire to do what is right for our customers, from AV Control Systems to Professional Audio Solutions, we stand behind what we deliver. Always.

With the acquisition of the company by CTL Engineering in the fall of 2009, the ICS of today has vastly outgrown its original scope. Capitalizing on the resources and technical experience of CTL Engineering, ICS has been able to forge strong associations with key industry partners and regulatory bodies such as AVIXA.

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Barrett Simmons

Business Development

As the business development leader for the Columbus, OH Region, Barrett has 25 years of experience in the Technology Integration Industry.

After graduating from the University of Georgia, Barrett started in the Distribution Industry as a Factory Direct Representative for major manufacturers in the Industry. He now advances the Sales efforts and assists in Marketing Development in the Columbus Area for Industrial Communication & Sound (IC&S).

Carl Heck

Business Development

As the Cincinnati Region’s Business Development Leader, Carl had been a part of the AV Industry for most of his professional life.

After finishing at Indiana University in Audio Technology and Marketing, his career began with a Sound Contractor in Indianapolis and then in Cincinnati, following a promotion.

Carl took a new direction in Tradeshow Marketing as a Manufacturer’s Rep and later as a Corporate Accounts Rep for a major tradeshow general contractor in Dallas. He returned to Cincinnati and the AV Industry working in LIVE Events and Integration Sales. He now advances the Sales efforts and assists in Marketing Development in the Cincinnati Area for Industrial Communication & Sound (ICS).

Jason Hodge

Operations Manager

Jason Hodge is the Operations Manager for Industrial Communication & Sound (ICS) and has been with the company for over 11 years.

After graduating from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s in Communication Systems Management, he went into Sales. Wanting to start something new, Jason began his career with ICS at the Ground Floor, and worked his way up through the Company, and is currently the Installation Department Manager for the entire organization.

Under his leadership, ICS has continued to grow its market share. He was responsible for establishing ICS’s presence in Columbus, which continues to thrive.

Jason is very passionate about taking care of ICS’ Clients and strives to make sure that every project meets/exceeds each Client’s needs/goals.

Leo Little

Service Manager

Leo Little has been with Industrial Communication & Sound (IC&S) since 2007 and is currently the Service Manager responsible for engaging Clients to service their systems and make transitional moves to new technologies as it becomes available. The Service Team at IC&S brings the highest level of customer care and is proud to deliver the “White Glove Experience”.

Leo has been active in the AV/Low Voltage Industries for the past 30 years. He spent his early years working in the Professional Sound Industry as a Sound Engineer and Tour Manager, delivering new solutions in category cabling, fiber optics, and coax.
Leo has always prided himself on the best delivery of technology and client experience.

Norm Stout

Design Engineer

Norm Stout is a Design Engineer who works with architects, engineers, and end-users to develop, implement, and install creative solutions to people’s everyday problems in communicating a message to an audience. Norm focuses on bringing together sight and sound into a deliverable “gestalt” experience.

Norm went to the US Army right out of High School and pursued Telecommunications Repair. After serving in the Persian Gulf War, he completed his Army experience with an honorable discharge in 1991.

Norm has a BFA in Electronic Media with a focus on Audio Technology. After working more than two decades as a Production Manager and Sound Engineer, Norm decided to come off the road and find a job that would serve his passion for helping people communicate through the creative use of technology.

Since beginning at Industrial Communication and Sound (ICS) in 2013, Norm has been a part of many notable projects. Norm sees his primary role as serving to improve the creative communication of ideas between people and organizations. He is proud of what he has accomplished in his time at ICS and looks forward to pursuing his passions through the development and execution of core disciplines such as professionalism, respect, integrity, and contribution. In his free time, Norm enjoys traveling, off-road motorcycling, camping, and playing music.

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Our team

Barrett Simmons

Business Development

As the business development leader for the Columbus, OH Region, Barrett has 25 years of experience in the Technology Integration Industry.

After graduating from the University of Georgia, Barrett started in the Distribution Industry as a Factory Direct Representative for major manufacturers in the Industry. He now advances the Sales efforts and assists in Marketing Development in the Columbus Area for Industrial Communication & Sound (IC&S).

Carl Heck

Business Development

As the Cincinnati Region’s Business Development Leader, Carl had been a part of the AV Industry for most of his professional life.

After finishing at Indiana University in Audio Technology and Marketing, his career began with a Sound Contractor in Indianapolis and then in Cincinnati, following a promotion.

Carl took a new direction in Tradeshow Marketing as a Manufacturer’s Rep and later as a Corporate Accounts Rep for a major tradeshow general contractor in Dallas. He returned to Cincinnati and the AV Industry working in LIVE Events and Integration Sales. He now advances the Sales efforts and assists in Marketing Development in the Cincinnati Area for Industrial Communication & Sound (ICS).

Jason Hodge

Operations Manager

Jason Hodge is the Operations Manager for Industrial Communication & Sound (ICS) and has been with the company for over 11 years.

After graduating from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s in Communication Systems Management, he went into Sales. Wanting to start something new, Jason began his career with ICS at the Ground Floor, and worked his way up through the Company, and is currently the Installation Department Manager for the entire organization.

Under his leadership, ICS has continued to grow its market share. He was responsible for establishing ICS’s presence in Columbus, which continues to thrive.

Jason is very passionate about taking care of ICS’ Clients and strives to make sure that every project meets/exceeds each Client’s needs/goals.

Leo Little

Service Manager

Leo Little has been with Industrial Communication & Sound (IC&S) since 2007 and is currently the Service Manager responsible for engaging Clients to service their systems and make transitional moves to new technologies as it becomes available. The Service Team at IC&S brings the highest level of customer care and is proud to deliver the “White Glove Experience”.

Leo has been active in the AV/Low Voltage Industries for the past 30 years. He spent his early years working in the Professional Sound Industry as a Sound Engineer and Tour Manager, delivering new solutions in category cabling, fiber optics, and coax.
Leo has always prided himself on the best delivery of technology and client experience.

Norm Stout

Design Engineer

Norm Stout is a Design Engineer who works with architects, engineers, and end-users to develop, implement, and install creative solutions to people’s everyday problems in communicating a message to an audience. Norm focuses on bringing together sight and sound into a deliverable “gestalt” experience.

Norm went to the US Army right out of High School and pursued Telecommunications Repair. After serving in the Persian Gulf War, he completed his Army experience with an honorable discharge in 1991.

Norm has a BFA in Electronic Media with a focus on Audio Technology. After working more than two decades as a Production Manager and Sound Engineer, Norm decided to come off the road and find a job that would serve his passion for helping people communicate through the creative use of technology.

Since beginning at Industrial Communication and Sound (ICS) in 2013, Norm has been a part of many notable projects. Norm sees his primary role as serving to improve the creative communication of ideas between people and organizations. He is proud of what he has accomplished in his time at ICS and looks forward to pursuing his passions through the development and execution of core disciplines such as professionalism, respect, integrity, and contribution. In his free time, Norm enjoys traveling, off-road motorcycling, camping, and playing music.

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Thermal Cameras Systems, like the TAURI Temperature Check Tablet, can vastly reduce time and offer safe distances during monitoring. Cameras placed at entrances can scan employees as they walk into the building. For light traffic, tablets with integrated thermal infrared cameras are placed at monitoring locations, enabling onsite personnel to take immediate action when a temperature overage occurs. They can scan a single individual in 1 second from a distance of 1 meter and within 0.5 degrees Fahrenheit. If it senses a temperature higher than the prescribed limit (manually set), the panel sounds an audible alarm and shows a visual signal by turning red.

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ICS has a variety of choices when it comes to Thermal Camera Applications. Call us today for a thorough assessment of your application, and how we may assist your organization in keeping your employees safe while adhering to government standards.

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Product Highlight

THERMAL CAMERAS FOR BODY TEMPERATURE DETECTING

Thermal Cameras Systems, like the TAURI Temperature Check Tablet, can vastly reduce time and offer safe distances during monitoring. Cameras placed at entrances can scan employees as they walk into the building. For light traffic, tablets with integrated thermal infrared cameras are placed at monitoring locations, enabling onsite personnel to take immediate action when a temperature overage occurs. They can scan a single individual in 1 second from a distance of 1 meter and within 0.5 degrees Fahrenheit. If it senses a temperature higher than the prescribed limit (manually set), the panel sounds an audible alarm and shows a visual signal by turning red.

For larger-scale applications, high-resolution cameras are installed at an entrance that can remotely monitor almost instantaneous temperature readings for multiple individuals while passing the monitoring area. This system works particularity well when large numbers of people need to enter a building in a short time, like a school or during a shift change. It’s also possible to integrate the cameras into an existing camera software for recording and other analytics.

ICS has a variety of choices when it comes to Thermal Camera Applications. Call us today for a thorough assessment of your application, and how we may assist your organization in keeping your employees safe while adhering to government standards.

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