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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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Top 5 Tech Trends for 2022: Ultra-Short-Throw Projection Technologies Mature

Over the past few years, UST products have improved to a level where video experts now enthusiastically embrace these projectors and value-minded solutions.

Robert Archer · January 18, 2022

Audience forte powerChord

Editor’s Pick: Audience forte Products Deliver Surprising Results

The Calif.-based audio manufacturer Audience’s line of forte power products are well built and can be used as step-up solutions over OEM devices.

Robert Archer · January 14, 2022

Access Networks NetAlly partnership

Access Networks, NetAlly Partnership Enables Dealer Efficiencies

Access Networks’ new partnership with NetAlly helps the networking company to better support its dealers.

Robert Archer · January 13, 2022

ClearOne Versa Mediabar

Hands-On: ClearOne Versa Mediabar at Home Regardless of Environment

With WFH and hybrid work schedules now a permanent part of today’s workforce, the Versa Mediabar can help users get the most from their conferencing activities.

Robert Archer · January 12, 2022

Kaleidescape CINEAK luxury experiences

Kaleidescape, CINEAK Partner to Create Luxury Experiences

The high-performance AV manufacturer Kaleidescape has formed an alliance with the seating company CINEAK to create custom luxury experiences.

Robert Archer · January 11, 2022

KBIS 2022 (kitchen & bath industry show) will require either a proof of vaccination card or a recent negative COVID-19 test to attend.

KBIS 2022 to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or Negative Test to Attend

Those looking to attend this year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will be required to show a proof of vaccination card or a recent negative COVID-19 test in order to enter the show floor.

Robert Archer · January 10, 2022

background checks

Background Checks Prevent Tomorrow’s Employee Problems

There are a growing number of resources to help small businesses hire new employees, here are some guidelines to implement proper background checks.

Robert Archer · January 07, 2022

Hisense LG9 TriChroma Laser TV

TriChroma Laser TVs Headline Hisense 2022 Lineup

At CES 2022, Hisense introduced its 2022 AV product lineup, which is headlined by its TriChroma Laser TV series of short-throw projectors.

Robert Archer · January 06, 2022

Kaleidescape Terra 6

New Kaleidescape Terra 6 Delivers 5 Simultaneous 4K Streams

The home AV company Kaleidescape has announced its new Terra 6 Movie Server, which is available in a bundle with the Strato C for $7,995.

Robert Archer · January 05, 2022

Sony 2022 BRAVIA XR TVs

Sony Introduces its 2022 BRAVIA XR Line of TVs

Sony’s new 2022 line of BRAVIA XR televisions offer technologies that include its Cognitive Processor XR and BRAVIA CORE Calibrated Mode.

Robert Archer · January 04, 2022