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OWI Hoot Rock Indoor/Outdoor Speaker Gets in Touch with Nature

The Hoot Rock Indoor/Outdoor loudspeaker from OWI can be used for commercial and residential audio installations.

Robert Archer · June 27, 2016

Houzz Study: 33% of House Buyers Plan ‘Home Automation’ Upgrades

Massive study by home remodeling website Houzz reveals home automation is third most planned system upgrade, but still less than 1% of homeowners plan to hire a ‘media’ contractor; however, 4% are seeking ‘window treatment’ professionals.

Jason Knott · June 22, 2016

Russound Announces 70v Audio System for Commercial Market, Outdoor Resi Spaces

Russound enters the commercial market with a new line of 70-volt audio products designed for bars, restaurants and other similar applications.

Robert Archer · June 21, 2016

CE Pro 100 Top Video Brands: TVs, Projectors, Satellite, Video Distribution, HDMI and More

Survey of CE Pro 100 top technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in video categories from our 2016 Brand Analysis.

Robert Archer · June 06, 2016

CE Pro 100 Top Brands: Outdoor TVs

Dealers who made this year’s CE Pro 100 list are firm in their go-to outdoor video providers. SunBriteTV and Séura lead by a landslide in the 2016 Brand Analysis.

Robert Archer · May 31, 2016

Amazon Echo Controls Home Sprinkler Systems Via GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub

Alexa listens for commands to turn on and off the lawn irrigation system through GreenIQ’s smart irrigation controller.

Lisa Montgomery · May 18, 2016

Historic Wentworth Estate Home Gets Modern Day AV Upgrade

U.K.-based integration firm South Anston Ltd installs ELAN entertainment and control, multiroom audio and Lutron lighting control in this majestic 1920’s residence.

CE Pro Editors · May 09, 2016

LEDs Light Up Pool, Waterfall and Firepits in Luxury Backyard Space

Crestron control and Lutron HomeWorks combine to create a multicolor, multilayer lighting system in this dreamy backyard installation that won four CTA Mark of Excellence Awards in 2016.

CE Pro Editors · May 05, 2016

Hands On: Elura By Sonance Speakers Make a Loud Statement

WAVE Electronics makes its debut into the architectural loudspeaker category with its Elura by Sonance brand of performance loudspeakers.

Robert Archer · April 20, 2016

Designing a DJ’s Dream Theater with Commercial Venue Grade Lighting and Sound

California integrator Movietime outfits this former DJ’s home with commercial grade lighting, sound and automation as well as a luxury home theater and outdoor space.

Alice Gustafson · April 06, 2016