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Building 4K Multiroom A/V Systems without AVRs

Zektor contends the audio video receiver can be eliminated for most multiroom A/V systems today because streaming media does not require a tuner.

Jason Knott · May 23, 2016

How Krika IP-Discovery Platform Detects Ubiquiti Networks Worm

Malware propagated through vulnerable Ubiquiti networking gear can be detected by inexpensive IP device-discovery services like Krika.

Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2016

10 Super Scary Wiring Jobs You Won’t Even Believe

If you don’t think wiring can be scary, you’ve never been in the trenches of a takeover job.

CE Pro Editors · May 23, 2016

Consumer Asks: Which Home Automation System is Better? Crestron or Savant?

CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson answers reader question about high-end smart-home systems.

Julie Jacobson · May 21, 2016

Hands on With Sony VW5000ES Laser Projector: ‘Best Images We Have Ever Seen’

Integrator Dallas Dingle of Supercalibrations replaces Sony Qualia 004 with new $60,000 VPL VW5000ES 4K laser projector, plus complete 4K ecosystem, and … Wow!

Dallas Dingle · May 20, 2016

ADT Partners With Chubb to Offer Security Services to Personal Insurance Customers

Affluent Chubb customers may be eligible for a 10% discount on the installation of an ADT security system with the new ADT Custom Home Services offering.

Rodney Bosch · May 20, 2016

Nasty Ubiquiti Networks Malware: 5 Quick Tips for CE Pros

Vulnerabilities in Ubiquiti routers and wireless access points are wreaking havoc at ISPs. Here are five important lessons for integrators to avert potential network disasters in the future.

Julie Jacobson · May 20, 2016

Google, IMAX Partner to Create VR for Smartphones

Google is taking on Oculus and Steam with its new Daydream VR software, designed to run on a user’s smartphone at a (relatively) affordable price.

Jordan O'Brien · May 20, 2016

HDMI Corner: 4K UHD Issues Are Beginning to Roll In

We are finally seeing true 4K 18Gbps content arriving, with in-field infrastructures not being able to support it.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 19, 2016

How Will New DOL Overtime Laws Affect Home Tech Integrators?

New rule from Dept. of Labor means employees must be paid overtime if they earn less than $913 per week, or $47,476 per year. How will it affect the home-tech industry? Please take our brief survey.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2016