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Peek Inside Jerry Bruckheimer’s Barco Home Cinema By Alice Gustafson, June 30 2016 “Building a theater for Jerry Bruckheimer is a lot like building a set of golf clubs for Tiger Woods,” says Eric Thies, principal at DSI Luxury Technology, who spoke to CE Pro sister publication CE Pro Europe about the LA install company’s latest high profile project. Indeed, it is not every day that an...

Access Networks Unveils $23,335 Unity 8G+ Residential Network Solution By Jason Knott, June 30 2016 Access Networks has introduced a new complete network package for the custom installation channel dubbed the Unity 8G+, which features performance and security enhancements such as an ASA firewall, a 12-port core switch, a 48-port layer 2 switch and upgraded 802.11ac access points. The Unity 8G+ is available now with an MSRP of $23,335. According to the company, the Access Networks Unity ...
Contemporary Santa Barbara Home Brings Indoor & Outdoor Automation Together By CE Pro Editors, June 30 2016 When a Santa Barbara homeowner began remodeling his 1500-square foot home, he sought to create a harmonious space that seamlessly transitions from indoors to outdoors without missing a beat. With a new stunning outdoor patio that opens directly into the living room, kitchen, office and master bath, the homeowner turned to his old friend, Dennis Deakin of Mission Audio...
Independent Audit Shows 177,393 CES 2016 Attendees By Jason Knott, June 30 2016 As if we didn't already know, but it's now official: CES 2016 was very crowded.  The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), owner and producer of CES, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, today announced final, audited numbers for CES 2016. The audit confirms the 2016 event, which ran January 6-9 in...
Panamax Goes Vertical with the VT4315-PRO By Advertorial, June 30 2016 Earlier this month Core Brands began shipping the new Panamax VT4315-PRO power conditioner. We caught up with Core Brands’ Director of Power, John Benz, to learn what this innovation means for dealers. What was the idea that led you to create the VT4315-PRO? One thing we really focus on is listening to our customers, to learn how...
Bowers & Wilkins Celebrates 50 Years, Launches New Statement 800 D3 Loudspeaker By Robert Archer, June 29 2016 In most circumstances, the mention of a 50th anniversary brings to mind melancholy thoughts of reflection, but in the case of the popular audio manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) it’s quite the opposite. Instead of looking back at its past accomplishments the company chose to look forward, and not only did the company choose to charge...

HDMI Corner: What We Learned Talking to Major Manufacturers in China By Jeff Boccaccio, June 29 2016 The reality of 4K Ultra HD is sinking into the minds of manufacturers, custom integrators, dealers and consumers throughout the world, with Asia being no exception. That’s no surprise, as our industry relies heavily on the thousands of electronics manufacturers in China and the Far East to export their products into the United States. We at DPL...
Outdoor WAP from TRENDnet Provides Connectivity Beyond the Wall By Robert Archer, June 29 2016 Between streaming audio, video, social media and email, homeowners are constantly connected to their home networks. Any break in that connectivity is pretty much cause for immediate concern. Helping homeowners to bridge that connectivity gap between their homes and the rest of their property is the networking company TRENDnet. Recently the company announced that it has begun shipping its latest...
The Marketing Challenges of Remote Controls and Home Automation By Julie Jacobson, June 29 2016 In June, Logitech announced the Harmony Pro, a new universal remote and home automation controller for the custom integration channel. For perspective on the product, I spoke with an industry friend — an integrator-turned-home-automation manufacturer — about his experiences with Harmony. This friend has tried all of the DIY-type smart home hubs, including Revolv (he liked it!), Wink, SmartThings,...
CE Pro People & Places: Atlona Names Ramos; Metra Hires Ellis; Core Brands Names Madrid; Dynaudio By CE Pro Editors, June 29 2016 CE Pro People & Places is a daily feature on CEPro.com. If you are looking for a job, or an employer searching to fill a vacant position, in the custom electronics industry please visit the CE Pro Job Board. June 29, 2016 Atlona has named Ricardo Ramos sales engineer for Latin America. He will be based in Mexico City...
Integrators and Pirch: Want a Home Automation System with That Fancy Shower Head? By Julie Jacobson, June 29 2016 Pirch doesn't sell high-end kitchen and bath appliances. The upscale retailer of plumbing stuffs sells “joy.” When Pirch CEO Jeffery Sears explained this philosophy during a presentation last year before members of the Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) buying and networking group, some may have rolled their eyes. They’ve all heard it before from...
Product Briefs: Autonomic Firmware 5.3; Roon Compatible with QNAP & Synology; Bryston Firmware By CE Pro Editors, June 29 2016 So many product news items come across the CE Pro desks, and we don't want to miss them. Neither do our readers. This is the place where we tell you what's now shipping, which reps and distributors picked up what new products, which products are newly compatible, how public companies are faring, and other briefs in custom electronics. ...
This Atlanta Penthouse Is Part Living Room, Part Home Theater By CE Pro Editors, June 29 2016 Floor-to-ceiling high walls of glass with a city view and beyond might be a homeowner’s dream, but it could have been a nightmare for the A/V integrator on this job. The clients not only wanted an architectural showcase, they wanted a comfortable home and to be able to watch TV during the day, or a movie at...
Inside Maverick Integration’s New World-Class Showroom By Jason Knott, June 28 2016 Integrators know that nothing sells home entertainment better than actually experiencing it. That's one reason CE Pro 100 integrator Maverick Integration built a new lavish showroom in Nashua, N.H. The showroom location also serves as the company's headquarters, with offices, warehouse, and a rack-building/staging/testing facility.  "The inspiration was to have a place where we could...

Vanco Evolves Its Line of 4K Compatible Matrix Switchers By Robert Archer, June 28 2016 Batavia, Ill.-based Vanco offers a wide selection of signal management and distribution products. Adding to that selection, the Midwestern company has announced its new Evolution 4x4 Matrix Switcher (EVMX4K04) and Evolution 8x8 Matrix Switcher (EVMX4K08). The complete Evolution line of products provides dealers a choice of signal management solutions that enable electronics professionals to install multiroom...