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.
Legendary guitarist doesn’t get the blues inside his tour bus, which is complete with audio/video servers, touchpanels, security, lighting and shade control, surround sound, distributed A/V, iPod docks and more.
Hometronics in Dallas is set to break ground on a new 12,00-square-foot, two-story showroom with a huge Auro/Atmos theater, 2-channel, family room, game/sports bar, and outdoor entertainment area on the second-floor deck.
TruAudio hosts integrators in an $11,000-per-night, three-story bungalow at the [redacted] hotel where celebrities stay when they are in Las Vegas. The entire hotel is outfitted with TruAudio equipment.
More than 200 residential and commercial integrators gather in Orlando to share ideas on hiring, training, revenue, operations and network (and shoot some arrows) at the seventh annual CE Pro Summit in Orlando.
New service using $10,000 Quantum Media Systems servers enables wealthy clients to watch first-run Hollywood movies in their home theaters, just like Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg and other affluent members of the Bel Air Circuit currently do.
Meridian’s new Special Edition (SE) loudspeakers include Enhanced Bass Alignment, a Beryllium-dome tweeter and extended warranties. Three units sell for $20,000/pair (DSP5200SE), $46,000/pair (DSP7200SE) and $80,000/pair (DSP8000SE).