May 19, 2017 New Mag Care app, powered by Domotz, is being deployed by Best Buy's Magnolia to help customers monitor their own networks and to enable remote tech-support from Magnolia specialists.
May 19, 2017 After three years of research, the Grammy's Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing has introduced its 'Recommendations for Hi-Resolution Music Production.'
May 19, 2017 Serious Audio Video expanded its understanding of home control and automation to install an Elan Entertainment & Control System with audio, video, lighting and security throughout the Cast Iron Lofts in Jersey City.
May 19, 2017 If traditional home-automation integrators don't get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart home. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
May 18, 2017 Denon IN Command X series AVRs ($279-$579 MSRP) will feature Dolby Vision, HLG HDR and Heos wireless multiroom technology.
May 18, 2017 No. 1 CE Pro 100 integrator Vivint reports that despite a net loss, total revenues increased in Q1 thanks in part to an increase in recurring revenue. Vivint also cements its relationship with Best Buy.
May 17, 2017 How much can you charge for service? That's the question on everyone's minds after SnapAV dropped the recurring fees for its OvrC remote management service.
May 17, 2017 Richard Stoerger, one of the original CEDIA guys, says home-technology association should promote luxury products and services, stop muddling the core mission with me-too smart-home products, services and messaging.
May 17, 2017 Key-Person Dependency describes when an organization relies too heavily on the knowledge or ability of one person. It's a risky situation for a business, especially when it comes to your service team.
May 17, 2017 Smart-home integrators have to compete against other integrators, but also Geek Squad, electricians, security dealers, cable companies, consumers themselves (DIY) and more. Here are 6 ways to pick your targets and go after them head-on.