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Jason Knott

Jason Knott

Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald's Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.

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Jason's Latest Posts

Voting Opens for 12th Annual CE Pro Quest for Quality Awards

Which manufacturer or distributor was most helpful in mitigating the supply chain shortages, rising prices, etc. in 2021?

Jason Knott · January 27, 2022

Does Smart Water as a Service Offer RMR Potential?

Moen’s Smart Water Network enables homeowners to monitor water pressure, check for burst pipes or leaks, control temperature and more.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2022

2022 CE Pro 100 Open for Entries

The CE Pro 100 is an annual list of the largest custom electronics integrators in the U.S. Submissions are accepted until March 4, 2022.

Jason Knott · January 25, 2022

Independent Rep Drives 2 Hours to Help Salvage Client’s System

Brett Leinard of Phoenix Marketing Group drives 200+ miles on short notice and spends 6 hours onsite to aid integrator with system function.

Jason Knott · January 25, 2022

Minnesota Integrator Relies on Dirac Live Room EQ Solution

Founding CEDIA member Dallas Dingle of Supercalibrations says using Dirac Live room correction means happier clients.

Jason Knott · January 25, 2022

D&H Distributing

D&H Distributing Revenues Top $5B in 2021

D&H Distributing sees double-digit sales growth in 2021 driven by major channel investments in key categories. 10% growth predicted for 2022.

Jason Knott · January 24, 2022

What Will Your Outdoor Technology Installations Look Like in 2022? Take the Survey

2022 CE Pro Outdoor Technology Survey will offer useful benchmark data for your business heading into spring. Please take the survey today.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2022

Comcast Xfinity URC Total Control

Comcast Xfinity Certifies Integration with URC Total Control

Integration provides native voice control experience with most URC interfaces and Comcast X1 remote.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2022

housing starts

Housing Starts Rise 15.6% in 2021

U.S. Census Bureau reports overall 1.6 million housing starts in 2021, including 1.12 single-family homes and 530,000 MDUs.

Jason Knott · January 20, 2022

2022 CE Pro State of the Industry: Unfinished Business

Integrators sustain 7.6% revenue growth in 2021 despite being unable to complete 13% of their projects due to labor and product shortages.

Jason Knott · January 19, 2022