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Lutron Names 2020 Excellence Award Winners, Inducts TVTI/AVDG into Hall of Fame

Thirteen integration businesses have been named 2020 Lutron Excellence Award winners, joining the more than 110 dealers that have won the award since its introduction in 2003.

CE Pro Editors · November 16, 2020

2020 Q3 Home Entertainment Spending

Consumers Spend $7B in Home Entertainment in Q3

With COVID-19 keeping people at home, the public’s at-home entertainment shifted from new releases to catalog titles during the third quarter of 2020.

Robert Archer · November 16, 2020

2021 Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Awards Deadline Extended

The deadline to submit entries for the 2021 Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Awards has been extended to Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

CE Pro Editors · November 16, 2020

CE Pro Summit & VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups Extend Application Deadline to November 19

Those interested in attending this year’s CE Pro Summit have a little more time to submit entries, as the deadline has been extended until November 19.

Jessie Steinberg · November 16, 2020

SI Zen shades Ultimate Home Theatre

Canadian Dealer Uses SI Zen Shades to Create All-Season Space

Installed by Unlimited Home Theatre, motorized outdoor Screen Innovations Zen shading system transforms 1,400-square-foot deck with easy operation by Google voice control.

CE Pro Editors · November 13, 2020

Herve Sedky

Emerald Names Hervé Sedky President, CEO

Succeeeding interim president and CEO Brian Field, Hervé Sedky is Emerald Holding’s new president and CEO.

Robert Archer · November 13, 2020

Amazon Ring video doorbell

Amazon Ring Recalls 350K Doorbells Due to Improper DIY Installs

Amazon Ring has announced a recall of 350,000 video doorbells due to potential installation using the wrong screw.

Jason Knott · November 13, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #32: Getting Up to Speed on HDMI 2.1 System Installs

HDMI Forum president David Glen talks about Ultra High Speed cable certification; enhanced gaming and video features; PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X releases; and more.

Arlen Schweiger · November 13, 2020

ISC West 2021 Postponed Until July

While the show was originally scheduled for March 23-26, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, ISC West 2021 will now take place July 19-21.

CE Pro Editors · November 12, 2020

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SnapAV Adds Greg Simmons in Exec Role; Charlie Kindel to Depart

Greg Simmons becomes VP, Industry Partnerships for SnapAV, which announced personnel promotions as well as Charlie Kindel’s departure; product development investment for ‘centers of excellence.’

Arlen Schweiger · November 12, 2020