17 Strong Employee Management Strategies for Integrators
From finding new talent to using software to conducting evaluations to motivating and training employees, integrators offer solid advice to consider for employee management.
Dish Network Gets Serious About Custom Install Channel
Longtime integrator Frank DeFilippis hired by Dish to drive business in the custom installation market and work with home automation partners.
CEDIA Announces 2015 Board of Directors
Omar Hikal, Kris Hogg, George Walter new members of CEDIA 2015 2015 volunteer Board of Directors.
I Haven’t Even Heard Dolby Atmos and I Love it!
Dolby Atmos provides a noticeable improvement to surround sound in the home theater ... and a reason to return to existing clients, so they tell me. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
NEC 2014: What Every Low Voltage Pro Needs to Know about Electrical
Things you must know about 2014 updates in the National Electrical Code (NEC), even if you don't do high voltage. Do not miss this CEDIA Webinar for low-voltage installers.
Why 2014 Was Most Significant CEDIA Expo Yet
Home automation that is cheaper and more DIY-friendly, formal dealer programs from the likes of Comcast and Dish, business-oriented software, and other themes that made CEDIA Expo 2014 the most important show yet (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
For 2014, Autonomic Music Servers Are All About the Software
Autonomic unleashes Dealer Zone remote management portal for Mirage Media Servers; new user software lets users capture and recall music scenes. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
A Networking Pro Rediscovers Z-Wave…and Really, Really Likes it
CE Pro contributor and networking pro Bjorn Jensen of WhyReboot revisits Z-Wave for the first time in a long time, pleasantly surprised by its progress; admires new Kwikset lock for paranoid people and Fibaro's colorful home automation devices.
Tablo TV Could Be Best OTA DVR for Cord Cutters and Integrators Alike
Integrator Joe Whitaker is ready to cut the cord with Nuvyyo's Tablo TV, a networked OTA multi-tuner and DVR that incorporates OTT services from Roku, Chromecast, AppleTV and Plex, and potentially integrates with home automation.
SnapAV Adds Strength to Strong Mounts and Racks
SnapAV is now shipping its new Strong mounts and racks.
Integrator Review: Control4 Composer Express Changes Home Automation Game
Long-time Control4 dealer Joe Whitaker goes gaga over new Composer Express home automation configuration app, which dramatically reduces installation time and increases profits for integrators.
Don Gilpin to Retire as CEDIA Exec Director in 2015
After 17 years working for CEDIA, most recently as executive director and COO, Don Gilpin will step down at the end of 2015, with decidedly little drama attached to the transition.
Video: See What’s New from MartinLogan
Motion XT, Neolith, and BalancedForce subwoofers among products displayed by MartinLogan during CEDIA Expo 2014.
Video: See What’s New from Leon Speakers
From the LX line to Profile Series, CE Pro took a look at the latest products from Leon Speakers.
Video: From OvrC to Speakers, See What’s New from SnapAV
OvrC platform, Episode speakers, Strong storage solutions among the products showcased by SnapAV at CEDIA Expo 2014.