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URC Becomes Supporting Brand Member of HTA

URC announced it has joined the Home Technology Association (HTA) as a Supporting Brand member. By joining the HTA, URC products and systems will be featured throughout the group’s digital and social ecosystems, will sponsor HTA dealer events and provide announcements and editorial on innovation in the home automation sector. URC’s Total Control platform enables […]

Arlen Schweiger · November 24, 2020

Leon Speakers Designer Grille Fabrics metallic finishes

Designer Grille Fabrics & Metallic Veneer Finishes

Custom loudspeaker maker Leon Speakers has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to mixing style and sound, and the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company has added to its efforts with new aesthetic options. With considerations aimed at both integrators and designers, Leon Speakers announced it has expanded its standard finishes to include eight […]

Arlen Schweiger · November 24, 2020

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Home Theater Helps Drive Best Buy’s 23% Q3 Revenue Growth

Best Buy cites rises in home theater and appliance sales as drivers for its $11.8B Q3 revenues. Online sales rise 174%.

Jason Knott · November 24, 2020

48G Testing for Active & Passive HDMI Cables Gets Complex

As integrators prepare for all of the new and exciting features 48G has to offer, it is important to research what exactly cabling companies are testing.

Jeff Boccaccio · November 24, 2020

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AVDG Parent Company Guitar Center Files for Bankruptcy

Guitar Center negotiates $375M in debt reduction and plans to raise another $335M in investment. All AVDG operations remain open.

Jason Knott · November 22, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #33: WiSA Weighs In on Wireless AV Trends

Tony Ostrom, president of the Wireless Speaker & Audio (WiSA) Association, discusses product happenings and why integrators should be excited about wireless AV installs.

Arlen Schweiger · November 20, 2020

Resideo Keeps CONNECT Event Simple by Sticking to Succinct Virtual Sessions

The company offered its Premier Dealer Program members encouragement and updates info on market and product updates during a shortened version of its annual event.

Scott Goldfine · November 19, 2020

iRoom iO Apple iPad Air 4 docks

iRoom iO Ready to Dock New Apple iPad Air 4 Models

Integrators can use iRoom iO’s tabletop, on-wall, motorized in-wall, and fixed in-wall and on-wall docks for resi and commercial iPad Air 4 implementation.

Arlen Schweiger · November 19, 2020

Sonos 4th Qtr 2020 results

Sonos Q4 Record Results Driven by Custom Channel

Sonos Q4 revenues hit whopping $339.8 million, up 16% from last year and more than $40 million over analysts’ expectations.

Robert Archer · November 19, 2020

Study Finds Single-Family Housing Starts at Highest Pace Since 2007

Single-family housing starts have continued to surpass expectations for 2020 thanks to historically low interest rates and homebuyers preferring suburbs to urban dwellings.

CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2020