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Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers
Improved web portals, regular training events, self-pick warehouses with information kiosks, and broader product lines are among the abundant initiatives from distributors of audio, video, home automation and other home-tech products.
Apple Joins Mesh Networking Group Thread as HomeKit Rumors Swirl

Apple Joins Mesh Networking Group Thread as HomeKit Rumors Swirl

The rumor mill is reaching peak production this week, as Apple bolsters its mesh networking by joining Thread Group.
Crestron Powered Outdoor Party Space Keeps the Family Safe and Jacuzzi Bubbling

Crestron Powered Outdoor Party Space Keeps the Family Safe and Jacuzzi Bubbling

A massive retractable canopy and ultra-amenable automation system let the owners of this outdoor space enjoy A/V come rain or shine.

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Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

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Improved web portals, regular training events, self-pick warehouses with information kiosks, and broader product lines are among the abundant initiatives from distributors of…
Julie Jacobson’s Ultimate CEDIA Expo 2018 Preview

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Kaleidescape’s Big Play at CEDIA 2018: Director Barry Sonnenfeld Talks Luxury Home Theater

Legendary director and cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld of 'Men in Black' fame…


Can Millennials Distinguish Between High-Res MQA Audio and Apple Music Streaming?

The latest CE Pro Millennial Listening Challenge calls into question whether MQA…


Alarm-Industry Giant Vector Security Opens Retail Shop, Touts Pro-Installed Home Automation

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CEDIA Find: Airthinx is First Pure-Play IAQ System to Target Smart-Home Channel

Measuring nine environmental conditions, IoT-enabled Airthinx integrates with…


The State of Whole-House Audio in the Smart-Home Channel

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iOS only app! Way to ignore 1/2 the world out there. I can not in good conscious offer this from my company, ignoring almost 1/2 my customers out there. I can’t understand what makes a company decide to do this. I can only assume the dev & owners of... — Brad73 on Aug 12
What is/are the format(s) of the files that were converted to MP3 and MQA?  THAT should be the reference! This test compares the appearance of wax apples with the appearance of cardboard apples. There are no real apples in sight. As I’ve understood... — Ernie G on Aug 10
Mike Jordan is correct in noting that dealers might be leaving money on the table when it comes to providing customers with a warm audio experience that includes great bass sound.  But there is more than one way to skin this cat.  As John Bishop... — Richard Stoerger on Aug 10
Where is the link for registration? — imabreeze on Aug 08
You should have at least a basic understanding of gaming, and what features are important to gamers.  Knowing the input latency numbers on the flat panels you sell for instance, or knowing that Samsung “NU8000” models and up support... — John Nemesh on Aug 06
Today, video gaming industry is growing and expanding exponentially on the websites and mobile devices. The increasing demand for video games is driving the demand for online games as they help in-game communication and improve the overall experience. You can... — MichaelDotson on Aug 06
This is huge news for all - dealers, Control4, all our customers. Congrats to Martin Plaehn for making this happen, and to Charlie for recognizing & grabbing the opportunity. This is further validation of the integrator value in the deployment of the smart... — MitchK on Aug 03

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