All In News
DM-MD8X8 and DM-MD16X16 switchers fix HDMI problems related to distance, switching lags, HDCP authentication and more. Gig Ethernet switch built in for IP.
Julie Jacobson · August 31, 2008
Planar has no regrets about last year’s acquisition of Runco International for $37 million, says Scott Hix, VP and GM of the company’s home theater business unit.
Robert Archer · April 28, 2008
Elan, Linear, Niles, SpeakerCraft and Xantech to develop multiroom-audio products around their own Cat 5-based Digi5 technology.
Julie Jacobson · October 14, 2007
Runco is known as much for creating “the world’s finest home theater products” as throwing the world’s greatest parties. The company announced yesterday it would be acquired by Planar Systems, a publicly traded company with considerably less sex appeal.
Julie Jacobson · May 24, 2007
Acquisition advances Planar into a leading position in the high-end, custom home theater display marketplace.
CE Pro Editors · May 23, 2007
Tidbits from the Adult Entertainment Expo, which took place next door to CES 2007.
Julie Jacobson · February 22, 2007
3Com founder Bob Metcalfe thinks energy management might spur automation; former Apple CEO John Sculley says custom installers are the ticket.
Julie Jacobson · February 15, 2007
Best Buy is going to sell a packaged solution of Media Center plus home automation by Lifeware. Literally, it’s a package — a box that is shipped to the customer and later installed by Best Buy. We have all the details and plenty of opinions on the matter.
Julie Jacobson · December 25, 2006
Just days after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Home Director, Inc. has agreed in principle to acquire Destiny Networks, Inc. The company plans to pursue a strategy targeting homebuilders, using a national installation company to perform the jobs.
Julie Jacobson · November 03, 2006
Understanding California’s revised Title 24 lighting and energy standards — and why out-of-state dealers should care.
CE Pro Editors · September 04, 2006