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image KKR Buys $90M Stake in Savant Home Automation, Valuing Co. at $215M
Private-equity firm KKR to acquire 35% stake in Savant Systems, maker of higher-end, professionally installed home automation systems, valuing the company at about $215M, less than half the value of Control4 (CTRL) on IPO day last year. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

image Sonos 5.1 Lets You Ditch the Bridge with Direct Wi-Fi; New Boost will Amplify Wireless
New 5.1 software allows Sonos products to connect wirelessly over a traditional home network, no Bridge required. Company teases new Boost "enterprise-grade" Wi-Fi amplifier to be revealed at CEDIA Expo 2014.



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