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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 in Haverhill, Mass.

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

Robert's Latest Posts

Top Tech Trends of 2020: 8K Video Displays

Despite concerns over the availability of content, the 8K video format is expected to experience a slow and steady growth as manufacturers aggressively roll out products.

Robert Archer · January 16, 2020

KB Home Phoenix, Ariz.

KB Home Finds Smart Home Appliance Adoption Growing

KB Home says that its customers are increasingly choosing to integrate Kwikset smart locks, Google Nest Hello Doorbells, and Whirlpool smart appliances into their homes.

Robert Archer · January 16, 2020

Bluetooth LE

Bluetooth Special Interest Group Announces Next-Generation Format

The new Bluetooth LE format will include a number of new features such as multi-stream capabilities and broadcast audio sharing.

Robert Archer · January 14, 2020

The Consumer Electronics Industry Remembers Neil Peart

CE industry drummers Matt Scott, Shawn Hansson, Tim Bigoness, Robert D’addario, Paul Muto and Jim Garrett discuss the impact Neil Peart had on drums and music.

Robert Archer · January 13, 2020

Lenovo 5G PC

Lenovo Yoga 5G incorporates 5G Networking Technologies

The newly announced Lenovo Yoga PC supports 5G networking and comes with features such as a 14-inch screen and Dolby Atmos audio.

Robert Archer · January 13, 2020

Bowers & Wilkins Headphones

Hands-On: Bowers & Wilkins Headphones

The PX7, PX5, PI4 and PI3 headphones from Bowers & Wilkins continues the company’s tradition of developing competitively priced modern headphones.

Robert Archer · January 10, 2020

D-Link 5G

D-Link 5G Devices Support Speeds up to 3Gbps

At CES 2020, D-Link has introduced a line of 5G network products that are capable of delivering speeds up to 3Gbps.

Robert Archer · January 10, 2020

SnapAV Signature by Episode

SnapAV Signature by Episode Speakers Now Shipping

Originally debuted during CEDIA Expo 2019, SnapAV’s Signature by Episode line of speakers are now available to integrators.

Robert Archer · January 10, 2020

Classe Delta Series

Classe Delta Series Includes Preamp, Stereo and Mono Amps

The new third-generation of Delta Series products from Classe includes a preamplifier, monoblock and stereo amplifier.

Robert Archer · January 09, 2020

Konka 4K TVs

US Market Newcomer Konka Debuts Budget-Friendly 4K TV Models

During CES 2020, Konka is launching a line of 4K OLED TVs and a series of 4K QLED TVs.

Robert Archer · January 08, 2020