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Jason Knott

Jason Knott

Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald Expositions 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

Control4 Neeo Remote

Control4 Launches New Neeo Remote Running OS 3 Home Automation Platform

Control4’s new Neeo Remote marries Swiss design with Smart Home OS 3 for a touchscreen/ hard-button remote control with no programming required.

Jason Knott · November 05, 2019

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Is IKEA Home Smart the Next Big Differentiator?

IKEA’s new motorized shades, along with its other ‘Home Smart’ division products offer a good differentiator for integrators.

Jason Knott · October 25, 2019

What is the Guild Integrators’ Alliance?

An inside look at this group of 14 elite custom integration companies, which communicates daily, and shares sensitive business information to elevate their performance.

Jason Knott · October 25, 2019

Creating a Showstopping ‘Outdoor Showroom’

Multiple trade partners team up to build a $200,000, 10,000-square-foot backyard demonstration space and event hosting venue that boosts per-project revenue by $2,000.

Jason Knott · October 23, 2019

Lew Freedman

Professional Audio Associates Leaves Catalyst AV for PowerHouse Alliance

Professional Audio Associates will join PowerHouse Alliance as its New England-area member beginning on November 1.

Jason Knott · October 22, 2019

money

Are You Truly Maximizing Your RMR Potential?

Resideo power usage monitoring, Vivint Authorized Pro security program, Blackdove digital art, and Dish satellite program are all relatively new RMR-generating programs for integrators.

Jason Knott · October 21, 2019

Integrator Invests $45,000 in Outdoor LED Store Signage

Stereo & Video Center in Tyler, Texas, gives its storefront a facelift, including a new giant outdoor Prismview LED display.

Jason Knott · October 17, 2019

The CEDIA Designer (TCD) Software Helps Seal $110K Project

LED Systems uses The CEDIA Designer (TCD) software to create 19 pages of high-level schematics in two hours versus hiring outside CAD designer to close large project sale.

Jason Knott · October 15, 2019

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$1.5M Joker Home Theater Features Roller Coaster Entrance

Joker-inspired 8K home theater features animatronic Harley Quinn, Batman and Robin, and a subterranean roller coaster entrance.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2019

Powershades Debuts PoE Motorized Shades

Powershades Power over Ethernet shades bypass the need for electrical wiring and license and instead rely on Cat 5 wiring for data and power.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2019