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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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Pro Audio Technology’s Paul Hales Launches Theory Audio Design

Theory Audio Design, the new sister company to PRO will debut in Sound Room 14 at CEDIA Expo 2018 in San Diego, with a range of in-wall/on-wall loudspeakers, soundbars, subwoofers and amplified loudspeaker controllers (ALC).

Arlen Schweiger · August 28, 2018

Review: Yamaha R-N803 Network Receiver Serves Up Stereo Goods in Style

The Yamaha R-N803 pays homage to the company’s style and past while offering up the sleek looks and performance of a modern receiver.

Arlen Schweiger · August 15, 2018

Audio Advice’s ‘Biggest and Best’ Showroom in NC is Now ‘Certified’

Venerable North Carolina integrator Audio Advice operates Control4 Certified Showrooms in Raleigh and metro Charlotte; branding greets visitors before entering the door while C4 doorbells, speakers and networking add to the integration mix.

Arlen Schweiger · June 03, 2018

HTSA Touts Home Wellness as Next Big Thing in Lighting, IAQ, Acoustics, Home Automation

Don’t call it a buying group; the Home Technology Specialists of America ‘trade consortium’ welcomes record attendance to its spring conference, where emerging technology such as Delos’ DARWIN home health/wellness platform, energy management were highlighted.

Arlen Schweiger · April 10, 2018

Audio Video Design Honored as CTA TechHome Integrator of the Year

Led by Brad Smith, Audio Video Design of Westwood, Mass., earned Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division honors as top integrator at CES 2018’s Mark of Excellence Awards ceremony.

Arlen Schweiger · February 15, 2018

Crestron Dealers Get Google Assistant for Lighting; Full Smart-Home Voice Controls Up Next

Crestron systems can now integrate Google Assistant to activate lighting controls, and Crestron is working with Google on the second phase of voice control for complete smart-home systems.

Arlen Schweiger · January 11, 2018

Soundcast Beefs Up VGX Series, Brings DTS Play-Fi Outdoors

Wireless audio systems provider Soundcast added 3 loudspeakers and an accessory device to its VGX Series during CES 2018, including the Bluetooth and DTS Play-Fi enabled VG10 that it calls the first outdoor DTS Play-Fi speaker.

Arlen Schweiger · January 10, 2018

NuVision to Re-Enter U.S. TV Market, Roll Out 4K Smart TVs

While also focusing on mobile computing, NuVision is at CES 2018 and announced plans to release three TV series in 2018 under a leadership team of ‘multiple TV/CE industry veterans.’

Arlen Schweiger · January 09, 2018

Riva Audio Expands WAND Wireless System with Release of Central Amplifier

The capabilities and installation options for Riva Audio’s WAND wireless multiroom system grow with the addition of the $399 Central wireless amplifier that can be connected to various sources and legacy speakers.

Arlen Schweiger · January 08, 2018

11 Audio Demos That Rocked CEDIA 2017

Sound rooms and other booths at the San Diego Convention Center rocked with options for your next A/V media room or home theater project. We heard great things from MartinLogan, Pro Audio Technology, RBH Sound, Harman, Emotiva and more.

Arlen Schweiger · September 26, 2017