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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

Housing Market Remains Strong During Coronavirus Pandemic

Integrators have a good reason to be optimistic: home construction permits leap 17.3% and sales of existing homes jump 20.3% in June.

Andrew Nichols · August 03, 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

Wellness Opportunities Accelerate in the COVID Era

The 2020 Wellness Special Report shows dealers are emphasizing wellness plans due to COVID-19.

Jason Knott · July 28, 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

2020 Multiroom Audio Deep Dive Survey

Find out exactly what technologies integrators are installing in their multiroom audio projects, how much they are earning per project, top criteria for selecting technologies, and much more.

Jason Knott · July 09, 2020

2020 Brand Analysis Special Report

The annual CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis results identify the most-used brands in 66 categories of equipment, along with fastest-growing ‘Bullet Brands’ among integrators. Our just released “2020 Brand Analysis Special Report” will give you insight into the top manufacturers for categories from audio to water lead detection. In addition, it provides a view into […]

Jason Knott · June 15, 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