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Structured Cable Products Acquires Current Audio

SCP purchases architectural loudspeaker manufacturer Current Audio, which will maintain its brand name. Principals Sean McDermott and Ron Maurer will continue to oversee sales. Products will be shipped and administered via SCP’s headquarters in Florida.

Jason Knott · 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

Deadline Approaching: CE Pro BEST Award Entries Closing Monday

Entries are being accepted through August 8 for the 2016 CE Pro BEST Awards, which recognize noteworthy new products and services for the residential custom electronics industry, presented at CEDIA Expo 2016.

CE Pro Editors · August 04, 2016

How Millennials Will Reshape the Home Improvement Market, and 9 Other Talks to Attend at CEDIA 2016

Disruptive technologies, the Internet of Things, voice control and virtual reality. These are only a few of the industry’s hot topics that you’ll hear about at the annual CEDIA Talks at CEDIA 2016.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 03, 2016

CEDIA Rookie: ZVOX AccuVoice Soundbar Uses Hearing-Aid Algorithms to Enhance TV Dialog

ZVOX’s $249 AccuVoice TV Speaker soundbar uses patented computer algorithms to enhance TV dialog for those who have hearing loss.

Jason Knott · August 02, 2016

Origin Acoustics Builds ‘Luxury Brand Portfolio,’ Becoming Master Distributor for iRoom

Jeremy Burkhardt’s Origin Acoustics is building a portfolio of ‘luxury brands’ in home technology, becoming master distributor for iRoom, with more premium brands to come by CEDIA 2016.

Julie Jacobson · August 01, 2016

THX Partners with Home Acoustics Alliance to Bring Audio Calibration Training to Dealers

THX and the Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA) have developed an audio curriculum to train custom installers through a choice of training programs that span one to three days.

Robert Archer · August 01, 2016

Who is Chang K. Park and Why did CEDIA Pick Him for its Highest Honor?

URC founder and chairman Chang K. Park came to the U.S. from Korea as a kid, all alone, speaking no English. How has he come to be CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient?

Julie Jacobson · August 01, 2016

CEDIA Tease: Pulse Eight, HDMI CEC Magic Maker, Adds Power Cycling to Reboot Video Gear

CEDIA 2016: Pulse Eight’s Neo switchers, which enable source control via HDMI CEC, will soon be able to integrate with power distribution units (PDUs) to auto-reboot video sources when they crash.

Julie Jacobson · August 01, 2016

CEDIA Tease: iRoom’s Lockable iPad Tabletop Charger and IP Controller

New for CEDIA 2016: iRoom adds a lock to its iTop charger to secure any-sized iPad or other iOS device, plus a Wi-Fi controller to link buttons on the iBezel to automation commands.

Julie Jacobson · July 29, 2016