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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 has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, 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.

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CE Pro All Star Band 2019

CE Pro All-Star Band to Welcome New Members at CEDIA Expo 2021

Steve Haas of SH Acoustics, along with Shane Rich of RBH Sound, and Jason McGraw of the CEDIA Expo, have joined the CE Pro All Star Band. The trio make the band debut on Sept. 1 in Indianapolis playing classic rock.

Robert Archer · July 29, 2021

Design + Connections Tour Snap One Control4

CEDIA Expo 2021 Brings Design + Connections Tour Back

CEDIA Expo is once again conducting its Design + Connections Tour during the annual trade event. The tour will bring together electronics integrators and members from the home design industry.

Robert Archer · July 28, 2021

Collaborative Alliances program

Sony Electronics Announces Collaborative Alliances Program

Sony Professional has announced its Collaborative Alliances program that will see the company working with the industry’s top manufacturers.

Robert Archer · July 27, 2021

Edwards Airthings partnership

Edwards Partners with Airthings to Distribute Indoor Air Quality Monitors

Edwards, a Carrier brand, is teaming with Airthings to distribute the company’s indoor air quality products throughout its dealer network in the U.S. and Canada.

Robert Archer · July 27, 2021

Sonos The North Face partnership

Sonos, The North Face Partner to Bring Good Sound Outdoors

A newly formed partnership between Sonos and The North Face brings the Sonos’ Roam portable smart speaker to a range of outdoor adventures.

Robert Archer · July 26, 2021

Top Manufacturers Set to Light Up CEDIA Expo 2021

During CEDIA Expo 2021 some of the lighting industry’s top manufacturers will be on hand to exhibit the latest innovations and educate integrators on how to get involved in the market.

Robert Archer · July 26, 2021

American Lighting Spektrum+ lighting

American Lighting Spektrum+ Products Feature Bluetooth Mesh Technologies

American Lighting’s Spektrum+ line of products feature options for landscape lighting, smart LED lamps, and much more.

Robert Archer · July 23, 2021

K-array K1 System KZ1 speaker

Hands-On: K-array K1 System Discreetly Blends into Homes

K-array’s room friendly K1 systems can be used with computers, smart devices and AV systems to deliver fun listening experiences without taking up much space.

Robert Archer · July 23, 2021

CEDIA Expo 2021 Home Theater Exhibits Feature New and Returning Manufacturers

CEDIA Expo 2021’s home theater exhibits will feature new exhibitors like Perlisten Audio and Hangman Products, plus numerous returning brands like Cineak and Wisdom Audio.

Robert Archer · July 22, 2021

Nokia Smart Lighting

Nokia Teams with Smartlabs to Launch Nokia Smart Lighting

Smartlabs Inc. and Nokia have partnered to create Nokia Smart Lighting, an IoT-focused smart lighting solution designed with clean, modern aesthetics.

Robert Archer · July 21, 2021