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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

Crestron 70 Series

Crestron 70 Series Interfaces Offer Stylish Control Options

Crestron’s new 70 Series of touch panels are available in 7- and 10-inch tabletop versions, and 5-, 7- and 10-inch wall-mount models.

Robert Archer · October 27, 2020

Gartner Finds Network Security a Priority with WFH Viable

Research from Gartner estimates that 82% of business leaders plan to let employees work from home in some capacity

Robert Archer · October 26, 2020

Sony VPL-VW915ES 4K Projector

Hands On: Sony VPL-VW915ES 4K Projector is Value King

The Sony VPL-VW915ES 4K projector may be the perfect product for those who desire a reference projector that costs less than other manufacturers’ equivalent solutions

Robert Archer · October 22, 2020

Google Nest Secure Alarm System

Reports State Google is Discontinuing Nest Secure Alarm System

Google has pulled the plug on its Google Nest Secure Home Security and Alarm System, but isn’t exiting the security market.

Robert Archer · October 21, 2020

Sony Spatial Reality Display

Sony Electronics Spatial Reality Display Fosters Creativity

Sony has just introduced its new Spatial Reality Display designed to create 3D content for a range of professional applications.

Robert Archer · October 16, 2020

HP Workforce Evolution Study

HP ‘Workforce Evolution’ Study Finds Employees Embrace WFH

In addition to learning new technical skills, an HP WFH study says employees are optimistic about their new work environments and taking it upon themselves to learn stress relief and relaxation techniques.

Robert Archer · October 15, 2020

Mackie MP series Bluetooth adapter

Hands-On: Mackie MP Series IEMs Bring Pro Sound to Consumers

Mackie’s reasonably priced MP series of in-ear monitors (IEMs) provides consumers and musicians a choice of quality headphone products.

Robert Archer · October 14, 2020

Hi Fi Rose

South Korean AV Company Hi Fi Rose Enters U.S. Market

New to the U.S. market, Hi Fi Rose is coming to America with a line of products that includes streaming devices and combination amps and streamers.

Robert Archer · October 09, 2020

CSN Teknik Torus Power RM 16

Torus Power RM 16 Meets CSN Telnik’s Performance Needs

CSN Teknik, designed and installed a complete high-performance AV system that combats common electrical issues that plague Russia’s electrical infrastructure through the use of Torus Power RM 16s.

Robert Archer · October 09, 2020

Total Tech Summit

Total Tech Summit to Hold Year-Long, Virtual Event

Due to the continuing coronavirus situation, Emerald is launching a Virtual Total Tech Summit that features year-long discussion forums.

Robert Archer · October 08, 2020