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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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Primacoustic Dealers Profit from Wider Industry Acoustical Treatment Deployment

Canadian acoustical treatment provider Primacoustic headed into CEDIA 2017 enjoying revenue and market share growth, and showcased its variety of solutions.

Arlen Schweiger · September 19, 2017

Bose Continues Channel Push with Partner Program, Alexa Skill, Lifestyle 600 In-Wall System

Bose used CEDIA 2017 to highlight how ‘Works With Bose’ embraces control companies. An Alexa skill is on the way, plus Lifestyle 600 In-Wall System for dealers/builders.

Arlen Schweiger · September 18, 2017

Sony Still Outpacing ‘True 4K’ Projector Pack; Partners with Kaleidescape

Electronics giant Sony rolled out 3 new native 4K projectors at CEDIA 2017, from $5K to $25K, and teamed with Kaleidescape on a 4K content bundle.

Arlen Schweiger · September 18, 2017

Klipsch Debuts 50 New Loudspeaker Solutions for Custom Channel at CEDIA

Venerable loudspeaker manufacturer is introducing a slew of price-protected audio products, architectural models and installation-friendly features at CEDIA 2017.

Arlen Schweiger · August 31, 2017

Lutron Extends Lighting Control to Google Home via Google Assistant

Lighting controls provider Lutron rolls out Google Assistant voice control integration for its Caseta Wireless lighting control systems; HomeWorks QS and RadioRA 2 support coming in June.

Arlen Schweiger · April 18, 2017

Vital Mgmt Goes Live with Bi4Ci Business Analytics Service

Debuting at the ProSource Summit, Vital Mgmt’s cloud-based Bi4Ci business analytics platform offers 40+ key metrics and benchmarks to help integrators assess financial health.

Arlen Schweiger · March 27, 2017

ProSource Previews 2017 Growth Strategies During Summit

After welcoming a record 58 new dealer members in 2016, the ProSource group outlined initiatives such as new marketing and membership committees, plus impactful vendors and business development strategies during its annual Summit in Orlando.

Arlen Schweiger · March 08, 2017

Astounding Array of Audio: 21 Editor’s Picks from CEDIA 2016

From new complementary Sonos controls and components, to wireless audio competitors, new architectural speaker solutions, mini form factors for everything, enhanced aesthetics and more, CEDIA 2016 continued to help the custom channel up its audio game.

Arlen Schweiger · September 28, 2016

Digital Projection Previews 4K E-Vision & HIGHlite Laser Projectors

The single- and three-chip long-lasting laser projectors from DP deliver 8,000 and 12,000 lumens, respectively, and at $20K and $45K drop the company’s entry into 4K way down.

Arlen Schweiger · September 23, 2016

JVC Unveils Native 4K DLA-RS4500 Projector at CEDIA 2016

Projector manufacturer JVC’s BLU-Escent laser phosphor light source drives 3,000 lumens brightness on the $35K DLA-RS4500, which will deliver high dynamic range, wide color gamut and more than 20,000 hours of operation.

Arlen Schweiger · September 16, 2016