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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

NAHB Forecasts 13% Rise in Housing Starts for 2016

For 2016, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is predicting that housing starts will hit 1.26 million units, with single-family starts hitting 840,000, up 18%.

Jason Knott · January 20, 2016

weBoost Unveils Plug-and-Play $349 Cell Phone Signal Booster

Wilson Electronics’ consumer brand weBoost launched the eqo at CES 2016, a sleek plug-and-play cellphone signal booster that covers 1,200 square feet in a home with no external antenna.

Jason Knott · January 20, 2016

CE Pro 2016 State of the Industry: Research on Home Technology Integrators

CE Pro research on the home technology channel shows integrators posted solid 9.1% revenue growth, with a strong increase in the number of projects and revenue per job.

Jason Knott · January 19, 2016

Azione Preps Members for ‘Tough’ Year Ahead with Bold Marketing Plans

Richard Glikes of the Azione Unlimited buying group reflects on an astounding 2015 with 45% overall revenue growth among members, while preparing members for slower 2016 with new marketing initiatives.

Jason Knott · January 18, 2016

How Paradigm’s New High-Tech Robots Boosted Production by 50%

Paradigm Electronics employs sophisticated robots in its Canadian factory for polishing the finishes on labor-intensive loudspeakers and subwoofers. The result is a 50% increase in production.

Jason Knott · January 15, 2016

CES 2016: Anthem Shows Off New Preamp, Power Amps, Receiver

Anthem AV debuts affordable redesigned preamp/processor with DTS Play-Fi, three new power amplifiers and a new receiver at CES 2016.

Jason Knott · January 14, 2016

Sony’s CES 2016 Booth Showcases HRA, HDR, Gaming

From gaming systems to 4K displays with HDR to Hi-Res Audio (HRA) Mastering presentations, Sony’s massive CES 2016 booth had nearly everything. Here is a quick video taste.

Jason Knott · January 13, 2016

Check Out Samsung’s Motorized SUHD Digital Signage Display at CES 2016

Samsung’s booth at CES 2016 featured 22 SUHD flat panel TVs on motorized mounts that moved from a single row to five rows in a matter of seconds.

Jason Knott · January 13, 2016

IC Real Tech Shows ALLie Home and New ALLie Go Sports Cam Next to GoPro at CES

From Qualcomm, YouTube, Facebook to Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets, IC Real Tech’s ALLie Cam integrates with devices deemed among the ‘coolest’ at CES 2016. In departure from past shows, company takes booth near GoPro.

Jason Knott · January 12, 2016

LG Digital Signage Display Wows at CES 2016

LG Electronics showcases its OLED technology in a digital signage array at CES 2016 that included approximately 100 flat panels on the walls and ceiling.

Jason Knott · January 12, 2016