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19 ‘Missing’ Features in Outdoor Products Integrators Want to See

While outdoor technologies have matured significantly over the last few years, CE Pro readers are not satisfied. Here are some features they would love to see in future products.

Jason Knott · April 14, 2020

5 Key Questions to Ask Clients for Outdoor AV Projects

What to say when clients ask integrators to install indoor TVs outdoors and other common questions to help guide your outdoor AV installations.

Jason Knott · April 13, 2020

Deep Dive: Outdoor Tech Study Reveals 21% Price Boost, Top Brands

The fourth annual CE Pro Outdoor Technology Deep Dive Study reveals integrators’ specific product feature desires, with durability in finishes and connections topping demands. The median number of outdoor projects in 2019 is 10 at a $6,734 price point.

Jason Knott · April 13, 2020

frayednot outdoor audio

10-Zone Outdoor Audio Install Overcomes Landscaping Challenges

Integrator frayednot had help from the landscape architect and vendors for a system covering long and winding cabling runs to 50+ loudspeakers.

Arlen Schweiger · April 09, 2020

Exclusive: Outdoor Technology Deep Dive Study Reveals Average Pricing, Top Brands

Learn more about the opportunities of outdoor technology for your business.

Justin Richard · April 08, 2020

10 Reasons Outdoor Projects Are Simpler, Faster & More Profitable

During the coronavirus outbreak, integrators can install outdoor entertainment systems that connect wirelessly indoors, so they never have to enter homes.

Jason Knott · April 07, 2020

Florida Integrator Helps Turn Outdoor Eyesore into an AV-Filled Oasis

Local integrator Boca Theater & Automation was able to turn this backyard full of clogged drains and broken sprinklers into an outdoor paradise featuring landscape lighting and high-end acoustics.

CE Pro Editors · April 07, 2020

Minnesota-Based Integrator Turns 12,000-Square-Foot Mansion into Custom Home of the Year

After dealing with audio issues in their recently constructed summer home, these homeowners brought in an integrator who added a suite of AV tech to solve the problem.

Andrew Nichols · April 01, 2020

Why Outdoor Installations Could Thrive During Coronavirus Outbreak

Stealth Acoustics says outdoor installations are ‘coronavirus-safe’ for integrators because they lessen the potential worry clients may have from exposure.

Jason Knott · April 01, 2020

OWI NepTune-B

NepTune-B Surface Mount Speaker

OWI is a 40-year-old loudspeaker company that specializes in outdoor and commercial audio products, and recently the company introduced its new NepTune-B surface-mount loudspeaker. The West Coast audio company explains that it adapted its SAT360 omni-directional pendant product for use as a surface-mount solution for walls, ceilings and building-support beams as part of the development […]

Robert Archer · February 24, 2020