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CEDIA Q&A: FIBBR Highlights the Benefits of Fiber HDMI Active Optical Cable (AOC)

See FIBBR’s line-up of fiber HDMI AOCs, offering reliability, ease of installation, high bandwidth and low signal attenuation, at CEDIA 2017 in booth #843.

CE Pro Editors · August 18, 2017

What Makes Fiber Better Than Category Cable?

An integration professional tackles myths and shares first-hand experience that made him a proponent of fiber video distribution over category cable.

Advertorial · August 09, 2017

Legrand Sales Up 9% for First Half of 2017

Legrand reports 2.4% organic sales growth in U.S. after spending $950 million for acquisition of Milestone AV Technologies to bolster its brand positions.

Jason Knott · August 02, 2017

Global Caché Updates Control for Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Integrators at Unified AV Systems save themselves the hassle of running new wiring to automate a mermaid exhibit at Ripley’s.

Lisa Montgomery · August 01, 2017

ICYMI: Now That 4K Is Widespread, We See All Those HDMI Problems

DPL Labs tests performed on one popular 4K Blu-ray player that seemed to work with just about every product reveals some interesting — and disturbing — results.

Jeff Boccaccio · July 27, 2017

Lennar’s New Home-Automation Paradigm: Embracing Amazon Smart Home Services

Lennar is reportedly shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services.

Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017

Cable to Connector Compatibility Is a Challenge

A new system for terminating larger CAT6/6A cables now shipping.

Advertorial · July 19, 2017

In Defense of Lennar’s Wi-Fi Smart Home Strategy: ‘Wireless is the Future’

Most home-tech experts applaud Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ program, but not the builder’s mostly-wireless approach to the smart home. Still, some pros defend the homebuilder for being ‘progressive thinkers.’

Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2017

Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ Homes: Going All-Wireless is ‘Big Disservice’

Lennar’s commitment to ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ homes is a ‘great start’, but tech industry criticizes #2 builder for nixing future-ready wiring in 25,000+ new homes per year.

Julie Jacobson · July 07, 2017

MoCA Access Spec Debuts as Fiber Extension Alternative

MoCA Access specification leverages existing apartment/condo coaxial cable and offers 2.5Gbps data rates with low latency.

Jason Knott · June 14, 2017