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PowerHouse Alliance to Host 25+ Training Events in May

Distributor members of the PowerHouse Alliance, namely Volutone, 21st Century Distributing, CED and EDI, will conduct multiple dealer trainings and shows, along with celebrations for new and expanded locations.

CE Pro Editors · May 03, 2016

EVA Automation Acquires Bowers & Wilkins (B&W)

In a surprising move B&W has been acquired by EVA Automation, which is a Bay Area company led by Gideon Yu.

Robert Archer · May 03, 2016

Percentage of New Homes with Lighting Control Doubles Over 2 Years

New data from joint CTA/NAHB study reveals the percentage of builders offering lighting control (68%) continues to rise, while the penetration rate for lighting control hits an all-time high at 11% of new homes, twice the rate of two years ago.

Jason Knott · May 03, 2016

Dish Will Fix Your Clients’ TV Experience and Now Their Broken iPhones Too

Popular entertainment provider Dish has just announced its Smart Phone Repair service to subscribers as well as non-Dish Network subscribers.

Robert Archer · May 03, 2016

This Wine Country Hillside Cave Features 120 Hidden Sources of Light

Lighting design by Pasolumination includes LED fixtures tucked within stonework, ceiling coves and other structural elements to illuminate this 5-acre cave on the coast of California.

Lisa Montgomery · May 02, 2016

Lutron HomeWorks® QS Tames a Slew of Temperamental LED Lights

Colored LEDs of all styles, designs, and types in a basement renovation are choreographed with HomeWorks QS to create several distinct entertainment spaces.

Lisa Montgomery · May 02, 2016

CE Pro 100 Tackle Challenges Head On

We asked the 2016 CE Pro 100 to share thoughts on their biggest challenges, opportunities, growth strategies, hot technologies and more.

Arlen Schweiger · April 29, 2016

AVI-SPL, Largest Commercial Integrator, Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Largest AV commercial integrator joins $19 billion family as string of mega-deals continues.

D. Craig MacCormack · April 29, 2016

Shifting Part of Your Client’s Budget from Cable Company to You

Audio Interiors in New York City is able to successfully move clients from paying hefty monthly cable subscription fees to instead installing a TiVo BOLT, bringing 4K TV and a more controlled environment.

Jason Knott · April 29, 2016

Rovi Buys TiVo for $1.1B

Deal combines TiVo’s 10 million customers with Rovi’s 18 million to create a company with $800M in revenue. Sales price is 40% current stock value. TiVo brand name will be adopted.

Jason Knott · April 29, 2016