By Julie Jacobson · May 1, 2017 • Sonos is eliminating independent reps for the CEDIA channel, but will offer new benefits like free shipping to dealer-direct customers.
By Jason Knott · April 17, 2017 • Taking aim at Sonos, CasaTunes hardwired DIY musicBox 6 whole-house audio system can be sold by custom integrators, who can still earn strong margin.
By CE Pro Editors · April 4, 2017 • More than 7,400 votes from integrators identify the CE Pro 2017 Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support and more.
By Mike Pote · March 27, 2017 • Step-by-step tips (and 26 cool capabilities) of Sonos RTI integration for third-party control, including driver installation, device feedback and multiroom control options.
By Robert Archer · March 20, 2017 • Flexson's charging stand allows integrators to conserve space in clients' homes by combining soft lighting with the Sonos PLAY:1 powered speaker.
By Chelsea Cafiero · March 17, 2017 • Kasita combines the tiny house and smart home with RTI control, Lutron lighting, Sonos, Origin Acoustics, DoorBird, Amazon Dot and more at SXSW.
By Julie Jacobson · March 8, 2017 • The long-suffering category of “sound bases” might get a boost from Sonos Playbase, inspiring new paradigms in loudspeakers, TV mounting, and accessories like Sanus’s Swiveling TV Base. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · March 7, 2017 • Sonos' PLAYBASE soundbar stands just over two inches in height and incorporates 10 drivers for use in home theaters alongside wireless music systems.
By Jason Knott · February 16, 2017 • HTSA member Barrett’s Technology Solutions installs Sony home theater and Sonos multi-room audio system to local charity for children with complicated health needs.
By Lisa Montgomery · February 15, 2017 • Avid DIY-er enlists 'Do It For Me' website HelloTech.com to help renovate her 1930s media room with Sonos, Amazon Echo, Lutron and Samsung SmartThings.
By Julie Jacobson · January 23, 2017 • Crestron Studio v1.6 makes it simple to program complex audio/video systems, coupled with home automation through Pyng; reduces cost of ownership for customers. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · January 23, 2017 • Home-technology integrator writes, "It is now time for our industry to demand that manufacturers who want our support ... support us in return."
By Julie Jacobson · January 20, 2017 • (UPDATE: new Sonos CEO responds) When Sonos surprised home-automation dealers with an auto-update that crippled some functionality, they should have communicated better. It’s not always about the technology. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2017 • Integrators were peeved when Sonos implemented its new API for smart-home integration, stripping certain functionality from unsanctioned drivers, which will all be blocked soon. Control4, Sonos and dealers respond. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · January 12, 2017 • Sonos founder and CEO John McFarlane has announced he will be stepping aside as CEO of the leading multiroom wireless audio juggernaut. Patrick Spence assumes CEO title.