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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

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

First U.S. Residential Install of Samsung ‘The Wall’ Completed

Integrator Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center reports no concerns about weight or power needs during installation of 146-inch MicroLED Samsung for client in Los Angeles area.

Jason Knott · October 08, 2019

Is This $575K Demo Theater the Best Ever?

Manufacturer’s rep Bitstream Media constructs a 31-speaker, immersive audio demo theater home cinema dubbed ‘The Rochester’ that is available for any integrator to use with clients.

Jason Knott · October 07, 2019

HTSA ‘Tommapalooza’ Training Deemed a Lollapalooza

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group educates 94 members in Lighting-Level I, Lighting-Level II and Delos DARWIN prior to CEDIA Expo 2019.

Jason Knott · October 03, 2019

33 Million Reasons Why Integrators Like 8K OLED

With 33 million pixels, the new $29,999 LG 8K OLED is an ultra thin, emissive display with every individual pixel controllable.

Jason Knott · October 02, 2019

lg cinebeam ust projector

How UST Projectors Eliminate Need for Room Redesign

LG Cinebeam AI ThinQ Ultra Short Throw projector sits 7.2 inches from the wall to project a 120-inch image, eliminating unsightly wall or ceiling mount, or placement in center of the room.

Jason Knott · October 01, 2019

Hunter Douglas Lifts Curtain on New Custom Integrator Program

Hunter Douglas brings a large selection of motorized window treatment styles and colors to the integrator channel via its new Custom Integrator Program.

Jason Knott · September 27, 2019

2N LTE Verso Brings Intercoms Into Cellular Realm

The 2N LTE Verso cellular intercom debuts at CEDIA Expo with modular frame allowing for customizable configuration.

Jason Knott · September 24, 2019

XPC Touts ‘World’s Smallest’ Power Supply

Xtreme Power Conversion (XPC) enters custom electronics channel with tiny J60 UPS after years as OEM supplier.

Jason Knott · September 24, 2019

MantelMount Goes Motorized with Smart ‘Robotic’ Mount

MantelMount debuts its first-ever motorized over-the-fireplace TV Mount, the $1,999 MM860 exclusive to custom installation channel.

Jason Knott · September 23, 2019