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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

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Ring Devices Keep Integrator Revenues Up During Coronavirus Lockdown

Primetime Audio Video in Rockford, Ill., says Ring video doorbell and surveillance solutions have become even more important during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Jason Knott · June 22, 2020

Klipsch Is Shining Star at VOXX

Klipsch sales defy the coronavirus lockdown with 19% increase in Q4 in face of otherwise declining sales data from VOXX automotive segment.

Jason Knott · June 19, 2020

Coronavirus Does Not Slow Down Crestron Internship Program

Crestron adapts its long-running internship program in 2020 to host 74 college scholars in engineering, computer science and other fields.

Jason Knott · June 18, 2020

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Stunning 5-Screen Home Theater Designed for Sports, Batman Fanatic

Amazing 14-seat home theater has JVC projector, 134-inch Stewart screen, 4 curved Samsung displays, and secret equipment-room door.

Jason Knott · June 17, 2020

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CEDIA to Resume Regional Tech Summits in Fall

Eight previously postponed CEDIA Technology & Business Summits regional events will start in September and run through early December.

Jason Knott · June 15, 2020

Sound United Announces Plans to Acquire Bowers & Wilkins

Sound United, parent company of Denon, Polk and Definitive Technology, announces intention to buy Bowers & Wilkins for undisclosed sum.

Jason Knott · June 12, 2020

CEDIA Adds 2 New Certifications, Revamps Testing

CEDIA creates CEDIA Certified Cabling and Infrastructure Technician (CIT) and CEDIA Certified Integrated System Technician (IST) certifications.

Jason Knott · June 12, 2020

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Nationwide Marketing Group Moves PrimeTime to October

Nationwide Marketing Group moves its biannual PrimeTime conference and trade show to Oct. 18-21, 2020 at Venetian/Sands in Las Vegas.

Jason Knott · June 11, 2020

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Best Buy to Reopen 800 Stores on June 15

Best Buy to reopen 800 stores and rehire 9,000 furloughed employees. Patrons will not need an appointment. Stores will be limited to 25% capacity.

Jason Knott · June 10, 2020

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How DISH Is Helping Integrators Build RMR During Pandemic

Coronavirus lockdowns put growing emphasis on cash flow. DISH Custom Integration Program pays integrators $20 per month per qualifying account, while Concierge Team helps perform installations.

Jason Knott · June 09, 2020