By Julie Jacobson · August 21, 2017 • Big trend for smart-home pros: Digital art frames and new-media artwork to make stunning debut at CEDIA 2017, with products and content from Meural, Blackdove, Samsung (Frame TV) and Niio (with Barco).
By Lisa Montgomery · August 17, 2017 • This unique home bar designed like an old English pub is the 2017 Home of the Year gold winner for unique space. It features Control4 home automation and control, Paradigm speakers and a Samsung 4K TV.
By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017 • Lennar reportedly is shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · July 17, 2017 • Harman International, a subsidiary of Samsung, rounds out its already-deep amplifier, AVR brands with purchase of Arcam for undisclosed sum.
By Jason Knott · July 5, 2017 • With debut of Alibaba Tmall Genie X1 smart speaker at just $73, the race to the bottom in voice control has officially started.
By Robert Archer · June 6, 2017 • Sony, the leader in the Blu-ray player category, has a commanding advantage over Samsung, Integra, Oppo Digital and Kaleidescape. Oppo lands back in the top five in 2017. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 5, 2017 • Sony overtakes Samsung for the No. 1 spot in TV displays. LG claims the number three position with a jump that may be the result of its OLED displays. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · April 20, 2017 • Now available in Samsung's 2017 UHD and QLED TVs, HDR10+ can adjust brightness levels on a frame-by-frame basis. Samsung is partnering with Amazon Video to bring the HDR10+ standard to life.
By Jason Knott · April 17, 2017 • Elite Sight and Sound in North Carolina leans on distributor AVAD for design and product selection assistance for commercial collaboration job.
By Jordan O'Brien · March 29, 2017 • After Samsung opened up the QLED trademark, we wanted to know: how does QLED compare to OLED?
By Joe Palenchar · March 24, 2017 • TV giant opens its Samsung QLED trademark for use by any TV supplier, and aims to spur industrywide adoption of SMPTE 2094-40 open, license-free dynamic HDR standard by all manufacturers.
By Jordan O'Brien · March 17, 2017 • Samsung's picture frame TV, called The Frame, launches along with its QLED TV, MS750 Sound+ Soundbar and UBD-M9500 UHD Blu-ray player.
By Julie Jacobson · March 16, 2017 • Capitalizing on its large female customer base, JCPenney is the latest big-box brand to get into home automation with new “Home Services,” featuring Samsung SmartThings and and other smart-home systems. [UPDATE: JCP is not installing the smart-home equipment, just the other five Home Services categories.] (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · March 7, 2017 • "Most emblematic realization” of George Orwell’s 1984: WikiLeaks reveals that the CIA hacked iPhones, Android devices and Samsung TVs, turning them into covert microphones.
By Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2017 • This "permanent workaround" should restore HDBaseT to working order for Samsung TVs affected by an auto-update earlier this year.