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Valens Responds: What’s the Road Map for 4K @60 MHz HDBaseT with 4:4:4?

What is the time line for HDBaseT to support 4K UHD with 4:4:4 color rendering, and how should you prewire today? Valens Semiconductor, exhibiting at CEDIA 2016, responds.

Julie Jacobson · August 15, 2016

Houzz Study: Master Bathrooms Go High Tech

New study from Houzz reveals that built-in lighting, heated backrests, scented mist dispensers, mood lighting, digital controls and built-in sound are common features in master bathroom remodeling projects. Plus, 58% use their mobile phone or tablet in the bathroom.

Jason Knott · August 11, 2016

HDMI Corner: Moving Multiroom HDMI Signals over IP

IP video distribution is like any other distribution system except instead of using HDMI cable, fiber or balun, it operates over an Ethernet network.

Jeff Boccaccio · August 10, 2016

Consumers Spend $8.9 Billion on Home Entertainment So Far This Year

Reports from Digital Entertainment Group and Futuresource find that consumer spending on home entertainment formats like 4K, Blu-ray, HDTV, Ultra HD and Bluetooth is strong.

Robert Archer · August 10, 2016

1920s Lake Michigan Home Gets a Little Smarter with Whole House Control

Mounted flush into the wall, an Elan touchpanel provides this homeowner with access to and control of lighting, thermostats, and a whole-house music system.

Lisa Montgomery · August 10, 2016

The Ever-Changing Design Needs of Multi-room A/V Systems

Being able to offer a simpler whole-home video solution opens up new opportunities.

Jason Knott · August 09, 2016

Next Level Acoustics Develops Sealed Enclosure Architectural Speaker Line

The new architectural speaker line from Next Level Acoustics includes the CI-IC44A in-ceiling loudspeaker, designed to deliver audiophile performance via high levels of output with fast transient capabilities and lots of image clarity.

Robert Archer · August 08, 2016

New IP Intercom System Streamlines Access Control Without Breaking the Bank

Easily control the latest IP intercom from a touch screen room station or Smartphone application.

Advertorial · August 08, 2016

Hands On: Bluesound Gen 2 Wireless Audio System Takes Major Leap Forward

The Bluesound wireless home audio system is built around an improved user interface via a downloadable app. Check out CE Pro’s review of the Bluesound Gen 2 system.

Robert Archer · August 05, 2016

CEDIA Tease: TruAudio Spinoff VSSL Claims ‘World’s First’ Multiroom Audio System with Google Cast

TruAudio’s new company VSSL will demonstrate at CEDIA 2016 the “world’s first” multichannel audio distribution system with Google Cast, Spotify and Apple Airplay, saying, “Move over Sonos.”

Julie Jacobson · August 05, 2016