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Bravas Acquires, Brings Twilight Solutions into San Francisco Location

Adding Justin Johnson’s Walnut Creek-based Twilight Solutions expands Bravas’ reach in the San Francisco Bay area.

Arlen Schweiger · March 05, 2021

Metra Home Theater Group Changes Name to MetraAV, Rebrands to Expand into CI Market

The company’s brand refresh reflects its desire to continue to serve residential AV needs, while also expanding into the growing commercial AV market.

CE Pro Editors · March 05, 2021

Alarm.com Connected Car Ushers in the Era of Smart Home/Vehicle Integration

Alarm.com Connected Car provides reports via the smart home control system on vehicle diagnostics, driving behavior and unexpected movement.

Jason Knott · March 05, 2021

TIDAL streaming audio service

Jay-Z Sells TIDAL to Square Inc., Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for $297M

Square, Inc., has acquired a majority stake of the streaming service TIDAL, which was the first service to support MQA and high-resolution audio.

Robert Archer · March 04, 2021

Brinks Rebrands to Focus on Smart Home

Along with the updated company name of simply Brinks Home, the brand refresh will also include a new logo and brand strategy.

CE Pro Editors · March 03, 2021

CE Industry Mourns Loss of Jason Baumann, 59

Longtime sales rep for Yamaha, API, Polk Audio, KEF, and Milestone AV, Jason Baumann dies unexpectedly at age 59.

Jason Knott · March 03, 2021

Regional Wage & Salary Breakdowns for CI Industry Reveal Wide Disparity

Overall, dealers report they increased their employee wages by a miniscule 0.2% in 2020. Use this interactive map to find your region.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2021

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Distributor DOW Electronics Rebrands

DOW Electronics changes name to DOW Technologies to reflect its current and future business strategy more effectively.

Jason Knott · March 01, 2021

Vivint Sues ADT for Six Cases of Patent Infringement

Vivint is seeking to protect six of its more than 300 propriety technology patents after ADT allegedly infringed on patents related to security systems and entry monitoring.

Andrew Nichols · March 01, 2021

CTA, TV Manufacturers Working on Power Consumption Standard

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), television manufacturers and other stakeholders began work on revolutionizing CTA’s standard for measuring TV power consumption. The new power consumption standard will include the first-ever measurement of average screen luminance – rewarding manufacturers whose products produce a brighter picture while using less energy than competitors’ products. “We hope this will […]

Robert Archer · March 01, 2021