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Robert Archer

Robert Archer

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; both schools are located in Haverhill, Mass.

Have suggestions or something you want to read about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

Robert's Latest Posts

Jeremy Burkhardt Patton

4 Inspirational Movie Recommendations from Jeremy Burkhardt of Origin Acoustics

When Jeremy Burkhardt, CEO, Origin Acoustics, is not traveling the world growing his company, he can be found in his home listening to music and watching some of Hollywood’s greatest movies.

Robert Archer · April 08, 2020

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6 Action Movies with Realistic Fight Scenes to Watch While in Self-Quarantine

Sensei Marc Hicks, a Kyokushin Karate black belt, and owner of 5 Dragons Martial Arts Academy, says movies like ‘Bourne Identity’ and ‘Casino Royale’ feature up-close fighting that’s similar to Kyokushin and Muay Thai.

Robert Archer · April 06, 2020

Two Writers Slinging Yang podcast

7 Sports and Music Podcasts Worth a Listen

CE Pro’s editorial staff listen to some of the podcast world’s most popular podcasters that include Joe Rogan, “Biz Nasty,” and Jeff Pearlman.

Robert Archer · April 03, 2020

Pixar Onward

5 Pixar Films that Should be Watched Again

Choosing a top five list of Pixar films is nearly impossible, but here are five of the studio’s best in no particular order.

Robert Archer · March 31, 2020

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5 Comedies to Check Out While Self Quarantining

There are lots of great comedies from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s that families can revisit that included these five titles while quarantining.

Robert Archer · March 30, 2020

Small Businesses Zoom into Collaboration market

Small Businesses Zoom into Collaboration Market

The integration community needs to be ready for small businesses such as Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and 5 Dragons Martial Arts Academy implementing collaboration in order to communicate with their customers.

Robert Archer · March 27, 2020

Lutron Creates Light-Filled Experience at Ketra HQ

Reflecting Lutron and Ketra’s commitment to the Austin area, Lutron has invested heavily into Ketra’s headquarters to make it employee friendly.

Robert Archer · March 20, 2020

Sonos S2 OS

Sonos S2 OS Confirmed for June Release

Through its online support section, Sonos has confirmed the launch of its S2 platform.

Robert Archer · March 18, 2020

Sonos S2

Sonos to Launch S2 OS, Reports Claim

Several reports are stating that Sonos will launch a new operating system in a few months that includes a number of new features such as high-res audio support.

Robert Archer · March 17, 2020

ProSource 2020 Seminars

ProSource 2020 Seminars Provide Sales and Marketing Advice

Jenn Herman, Bryan Gray and David Warfel led ProSource educational sessions that focused on social media marketing, sales and new product categories such as lighting.

Robert Archer · March 17, 2020