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Total Consumer Electronics Market Valued at $683B

FutureSource Consulting estimates the total value of the consumer electronics market in 2019 is $683 billion, up $3 from the year before.

Jason Knott · September 09, 2020

Smart Home Market Set to Grow 4% in 2020

ABI Research study reports smart home market is set to hit $85 billion by 2021, an increase of 4%. COVID-19 cut growth forecast by 17%

Jason Knott · August 12, 2020

65% of U.S. Households Still Do Not Own Smart Home Device

NPD Group reports that nearly two-thirds of U.S. market has not yet embraced smart home devices. Security cameras and video doorbells are most prevalent.

Jason Knott · August 10, 2020

CEDIA Releases Workforce Development White Paper

CEDIA has released its newest white paper covering an issue critical to all integrators, manufacturers, and related businesses in the industry: workforce development. “Workforce Development 101 for Systems Integration Industry Employers ,” which draws on the expertise of CEDIA’s Technology Applications & Workforce Initiatives and Emerging Trends & Technologies departments, explores workforce development issues from the […]

Robert Archer · July 30, 2020

Multiroom Audio Deep Dive Reveals Drop in Number of Zones, Prices

Average multiroom audio installation includes 5 zones at an average price of $1,675 per zone, a 31% drop from 2018. Voice control is becoming more prevalent.

Jason Knott · July 17, 2020

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Latest Nationwide Marketing Group Survey: 48% of Dealers Increase Sales

States’ reopening efforts, website enhancements, federal aid positively impacting members’ growth amid coronavirus crisis, latest Nationwide Marketing Group survey reveals.

Arlen Schweiger · June 02, 2020

CEDIA Study: Coronavirus Impact Hits Industry Hard

CEDIA COVID-19 Study reveals business fell for 85% of integrators with most projects delayed 1 to 3 months. Paying bills and staff safety are top concerns.

Jason Knott · May 14, 2020

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CE Pro 100: Building Dream Teams in 2020

The annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest revenue custom installation companies reports 8.6% growth in 2019, with commercial projects on the rise.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2020

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How Will Coronavirus Affect Remodeling in Your Local Market?

Interactive map from Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies shows remodeling spending will shrink in 24 major metro markets but grow in 15 metros.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2020

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CE Pro 2020 Quest for Quality Awards Winners Announced

10th annual CE Pro Quest for Quality Awards recognize manufacturers and distributors for high-level support services for the custom integration market.

CE Pro Editors · March 31, 2020