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Arlen Schweiger

Arlen Schweiger is executive editor of CE Pro and former managing editor of sister publications Commercial Integrator and Security Sales & Integration. Arlen contributes installation features, business profiles, manufacturer news and product reviews.

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Vanco Beale Street Audio outdoor speakers

Vanco’s Beale Street Audio Bolsters Outdoor Audio Portfolio

New 10” Down-Firing Landscape Subwoofer, 4” Landscape Speaker and Landscape Accessory Stake Kit from Vanco International’s Beale Street Audio facilitate flexible outdoor sound installations.

Arlen Schweiger · January 19, 2022

Legrand Shading Systems QMotion rebrand

QMotion Rebranded as Legrand Shading Systems

Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division launches rebrand plus Designer Series decorative brackets and hembar endcaps under Legrand Shading Systems moniker.

Arlen Schweiger · January 13, 2022

HGTV Darren Keefe KBIS Design Bites

KBIS Unveils DesignBites Manufacturer Participants in 2022 Competition

Reigning winner LG Electronics, Moen, Brondell among 9 vying for DesignBites crown showcasing innovation at KBIS NeXT Stage program in Orlando, Fla., in February.

Arlen Schweiger · January 12, 2022

CE Pro Podcast 2021

CE Pro Podcast: Favorite Moments from 2021

We recap highlights from our wide-ranging CE Pro Podcast guests of 2021 including our video experts, Industry’s Got Talent, emerging tech categories and much more.

Arlen Schweiger · January 07, 2022

GE Lighting Savant Cync smart lighting thermostat

CES 2022: Savant’s GE Lighting Adds Thermostat, Outdoor Camera & More Lights to Cync Ecosystem

GE Lighting, a Savant company, bolsters Cync smart home products & ecosystem portfolio, all controllable via Cync app; Matter protocol integration coming in 2022.

Arlen Schweiger · January 05, 2022

Geeks of Technology Crestron Home

Fla. Integrator Geeks of Technology Helps Snowbirds Enjoy & Monitor High-Tech Vacation Home

Geeks of Technology outfits vacation home with Crestron Home, Sonance audio, security, remote management, water detection provisions & more.

Arlen Schweiger · December 30, 2021

Baracoda Daily Healthcheck Bathroom of the Future CES

Baracoda Daily Healthtech to Highlight ‘Bathroom of the Future’ at CES 2022

‘Bathroom of the Future’ demo from Baracoda features BConnect Hub tying together smart bathmat, mirror, thermometer, toothbrush & more at CES in Las Vegas.

Arlen Schweiger · December 29, 2021

HDMI 2.1a Source-Based Tone Mapping spec

Upcoming HDMI 2.1a Version Update Adds Source-Based Tone Mapping to Maximize HDR

HDMI Forum & HDMI Licensing Administrator groups preview HDMI 2.1a in pre-CES update, highlighting how Source-Based Tone Mapping (SBTM) optimizes HDR imagery.

Arlen Schweiger · December 22, 2021

Nortek Control Elan integration drivers

Nortek Control Intros Nearly 30 New Drivers for Elan Smart Home Integration

Elan control and AV systems integrators can create more personalized, expansive projects thanks to latest driver array covering Lutron, Kaleidescape, CasaTunes, Fibaro & others.

Arlen Schweiger · December 21, 2021

UEI Roku ITC

ITC Favors UEI in Roku Patent Infringement Case; Potential Import Ban Looms

U.S. International Trade Commission final determination rules Roku infringes on claims in UEI patent 10,593,196; limited exclusion order finalizes in January, following review period.

Arlen Schweiger · December 15, 2021