All In Audio/Video

Hands On: BenQ HT4050 Projector Delivers Big Bang-for-the-Buck Performance

BenQ’s HT4050 home theater projector has a very small footprint. The unit is 1080p versus 4K and boasts vertical and horizontal lens shift, as well as 3D capabilities.

Robert Archer · November 22, 2016

Crestron, Autonomic Control Brings Simplicity to Integrated Concepts Showroom

Integrated Concepts knows less is more. In its Conn. showroom, Autonomic MMS-5A and Crestron SmartObject Technology let A/V, security and the connected home shine without overwhelming clients.

Chelsea Cafiero · November 21, 2016

Mark Levinson Reinstitutes Dealer Academy; Gets Rave Reviews

After a 15-year hiatus, Harman Luxury Audio Group restarts its Mark Levinson Dealer Academy training with focus on technical quality, demo techniques and business model advice. Attendees leave excited to sell high-performance audio again.

Jason Knott · November 21, 2016

Simpfony Releases Second Generation of Whole-House Audio

Simpfony’s S2 hardware is a fully integrated solution supporting playback of networked music, local sources and cloud-based music services.

Robert Archer · November 21, 2016

Tour Meridian HQ’s Renovated Digital Home Theater

Meridian Audio revamps the home theater at its UK headquarters, with help from Meridian’s Design Specification Service. Check out the Land Rover seats, Display Technology Screens projection screen, Barco Residential projector and $45,000 loudspeakers.

Alice Gustafson · November 18, 2016

Harman Dealers ‘Positive, Hopeful, Nervous’ about Samsung Acquisition

Harman integrators foresee influx of R&D money into Harman from Samsung, and speculate on stronger AMX integration, changes in the sales channel, and mixed reactions from some audiophile clients.

Jason Knott · November 17, 2016

SCP Opens New Facility with $225K Dedicated Theater Free for Integrators

Structured Cable Products (SCP) new 28,000-square-foot Fort Lauderdale location includes custom-built home theater with private entrance for CE pros to conduct client demos for free.

Jason Knott · November 16, 2016

James Loudspeaker Designs Modular Freestanding Theater for Surround Formats

James Loudspeakers’ Modular Indoor/Outdoor Freestanding Theater components can be assembled and disassembled within an existing room without leaving marks on any wall, floor or ceiling.

Chelsea Cafiero · November 16, 2016

Genesis Technologies Home Theater Redefines the Immersive Cinema with Barco

Go inside the Lumière, a completely immersive home theater experience, engineered for both superyachts and homes on dry land. Barco is the project’s projection partner.

Alice Gustafson · November 15, 2016

Hands On: Sennheiser MB 660 Lifestyle Headphones Balance Work & Play

The MB 660 headphones from Sennheiser feature wireless connectivity and professional audio features.

Robert Archer · November 15, 2016