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 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 Advertorial · February 13, 2017 • With the addition of BluOS to the NAD product line, dealers can now utilize NAD products as part of their home theater, stereo and wireless whole-house audio installations. BluOS supports streaming audio, networked audio, and high-resolution audio content that includes the state-of-the-art MQA format to deliver a wealth of audio options to homeowners.
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 • Via its B&O Play subsidiary, Danish manufacturer Bang & Olufsen is the latest manufacturer to take on the wireless multiroom audio market with its highly designed $599 Beoplay M5. Also, Lenbrook Americas named U.S. distributor.
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.
By Robert Archer · January 4, 2017 • THIEL Audio bursts into the wireless audio market at CES 2017 with its AURORA LifeStream Home and battery-powered AURORA LifeStream Tour. Both are compatible with Amazon Alexa.
By Robert Archer · November 29, 2016 • Uniti by Naim simplifies hi-fi audio with three all-in-one wireless music streaming platforms that can work together or independently.
By Julie Jacobson · October 10, 2016 • At CEDIA 2016, Legrand introduced numerous products under brands NuVo (multiroom audio), On-Q (home automation, security and communications) and C2G (fiber-optic cables and video distribution).
By Jason Knott · September 27, 2016 • Comparing today’s audio systems to an ‘elephant’s fart’ in terms of quality, RIVA Audio comes out swinging at CEDIA 2016 with sleek, high-quality wireless networked audio system that promises strong margin for integrators.
By Julie Jacobson · September 13, 2016 • Eero, Plex, Mass Fidelity, Ring and so many other DIY-centric smart-home manufacturers are attending CEDIA 2016 to grab the mindshare of installation pros. Here's why. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · September 12, 2016 • CEDIA 2016: After trying to incorporate third-party wireless solutions into its premium audio products, Lenbrook and brands Bluesound and NAD developed their own wireless solution and BluOS music-management platform.
By Jason Knott · September 2, 2016 • Yamaha links its Disklavier Enspire piano to its wireless MusicCast multiroom audio system to enable live piano music to be distributed throughout the home.
By Robert Archer · August 5, 2016 • The Bluesound wireless home audio system is built around an improved user interface via a downloadable app. Check out CE Pro's review of the Bluesound Gen 2 system.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2016 • The products will be available to U.S. and Canadian dealers, and the company says that it plans on building upon its initial product launch of three products.