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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

How L.A. Integrator Sold 7 Samsung Terrace Outdoor TVs in First Week

Video & Audio Center/Just One Touch uses a combination of radio ads and email to promote the new Samsung The Terrace outdoor displays.

Jason Knott · June 08, 2020

$18M Las Vegas Doomsday Wellness Bunker Is Mind-Blowing

Underground 15,000-square-foot doomsday wellness bunker is hidden below a non-descript home and includes incredible human-centric lighting.

Jason Knott · June 08, 2020

Why Did Savant Buy GE Lighting?

Savant President JC Murphy discusses the future of a ‘GE Smart Home’ brand, and how the buyout could boost integrators’ margins on Savant product.

Jason Knott · June 04, 2020

Digital Projection Satellite MLS Is Modular Projector Solution

Digital Projection’s Satellite Modular Laser System separates the powerful but noisy light engine from the optics, allowing for flexible design.

Jason Knott · June 03, 2020

‘That Stinks’ or ‘Good Call’: Industry Reacts to CEDIA Expo 2020 Cancellation

Integrators and suppliers have wide range of reactions on social media to last week’s announcement that CEDIA Expo will not be held.

Jason Knott · June 01, 2020

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Vital Steps to Prepare for Post-Pandemic Demand… Now

Integrators need to drive sales recovery, including upgrades to previously installed systems. Messaging to clients about the latest gear presents a strong call to action.

Jason Knott · May 29, 2020

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CEDIA Expo 2020 Cancelled; Virtual Experience Planned

Colorado Convention Center in Denver to be retained as a COVID-19 field hospital through the end of 2020, forcing cancellation of CEDIA Expo.

Jason Knott · May 28, 2020

Crestron HomeTime Unveiled as $6,100 Home Videoconferencing Solution

Crestron partners with Logitech and Zoom to create high-end in-home videoconferencing solution for remote socializing, learning, and working.

Jason Knott · May 28, 2020

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Sandy Gross Steps Down from GoldenEar

Sandy Gross is stepping down from his role as President Emeritus at GoldenEar Technology to pursue other interests five months after selling to AudioQuest.

Jason Knott · May 27, 2020

Savant to Acquire GE Lighting

Savant to acquire Cleveland-based GE Lighting and its 700 employees. Transaction includes long-term licensing of GE brand name.

Jason Knott · May 27, 2020