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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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ProSource Summer Conference 2021

ProSource Set for Busy In-Person Summer Conference in San Antonio

The August 2-6, 2021, event at La Cantera Resort and Spa will welcome PRO and Power ProSource members with a packed agenda of conference sessions, new technology, vendor meetings and more.

Arlen Schweiger · July 21, 2021

Hands-On: ViewSonic X100-4K Serves Up Solid Value 4K LED Projection

Thanks to its budget price point and ability to produce nicely saturated colors and inky blacks, the Viewsonic X100-4K is a great all-around option for home theater projects.

Arlen Schweiger · July 21, 2021

Tym Matterhorn Parade of Homes

Utah Integrator Overcomes AV Obstacles in Parade of Homes Project

Tym Smart Homes & Home Theaters enlists Just Add Power video-over-IP for assorted displays; Control4, Josh.ai handle controls in ‘Matterhorn’ installation.

Arlen Schweiger · July 15, 2021

Salamander Designs seating configurator tool

Salamander Designs Debuts New Online Configurator Tool

Entertainment Seating Configurator module is first to launch in new platform to assist Salamander Designs dealers, reps & customers.

Arlen Schweiger · July 08, 2021

Bravas Dallas Fort Worth ProStream Digital

Bravas Acquires ProStream Digital for Dallas-Fort Worth Branch

National integrator Bravas continues to bolster in Texas by adding CE Pro 100 integrator ProStream Digital as fourth Bravas DFW market acquisition.

Arlen Schweiger · June 21, 2021

CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis automation companies

Shaking Up Market Share Requires Some Patience

Shifting the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis leaderboard takes innovation, good timing, reliability and more – like whole-house automation has experienced in the past 15 years.

Arlen Schweiger · June 11, 2021

Bravas Philadelphia AV Environments Bob Turgeon

Bravas Philadelphia Ramps Up by Adding AV Environments Team

AV Environments in Newtown Square, Pa., merges with Bravas Philadelphia in latest acquisitive venture for No. 7 integrator in CE Pro 100.

Arlen Schweiger · June 03, 2021

CE Pro VIP Peer-to-Peer Mike Michalowicz Profit First

4 Steps to Bolster Profits That You Can Start Immediately

Author Mike Michalowicz outlines key cash management tips such as using multiple bank accounts, constraining revenue & more in CE Pro VIP Peer-to-Peer group webinar.

Arlen Schweiger · May 25, 2021

URC Total Control Yamaha MusicCast

URC Total Control Now Integrates with Yamaha MusicCast

New module connects URC Total Control Accelerator 3 OS with Yamaha devices featuring MusicCast wireless streaming audio ecosystem.

Arlen Schweiger · May 21, 2021

Apple Music Lossless Dolby Atmos Spatial Immersive

Apple Music Updates with Lossless, High-Res, Dolby Atmos Support

At no extra cost to subscriber plans, Apple announced additions of Spatial Audio including Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio with ALAC 16-bit/44kHz up to 24/192.

Arlen Schweiger · May 17, 2021