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Prediction: VIA Will Be First National High-End Home Tech Installation Co.

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson thinks VIA International will be the first national home technology installation company for the luxury market; this isn’t Signature Media Group.

Julie Jacobson · August 29, 2013

Vivint Selling Super-High-Speed Wireless Broadband Door-to-Door

After acquisition of Smartrove, Vivint is offering 50 Mbps upstream/downstream wireless broadband for $55/month in addition to security, home automation, solar power – all sold door-to-door; Utah zero-energy home showcases the goods.

August 16, 2013

Logitech Harmony Back Again with Ultimate Hub Enhanced Control App

Logitech expands Harmony line with the Ultimate Hub, which puts home theater controls into an iPod/iPad/Android app and includes IR, Bluetooth and RF.

Grant Clauser · June 19, 2013

Leon Sound Sculpture Will Blow You Away at Infocomm

Showcased at Infocomm 2013, six- by eight-foot sound sculpture from Leon Speakers has multicolored LED lights, famous Leon sound, and a design suited for a museum.

Julie Jacobson · June 10, 2013

Hands On: Sonance SonArray SR1 Outdoor Speaker System

Reviewer Joe Whitaker says Sonance SonArray outdoor-audio-in-a-box rivals his most expensive, customized outdoor speaker installations.

Joe Whitaker · June 04, 2013

California Loosens Security Licensing Requirements

California’s Bureau of Security and Investigative Services waives the two-year in-the-field prerequisite for integrators to take the test to get an alarm license.

Jason Knott · May 30, 2013

269-Year-Old Cabin Receives Major Tech Upgrades

Over the last seven years, World Wide Stereo has been upgraded the technology inside this Colonial-era cabin, preserving the rustic charm of the home along the way.

Grant Clauser · April 25, 2013

KEF Debuts M500, M200 Hifi Headphones

KEF has introduced its M500 and M200 headphones, joining a growing number of manufacturers getting into this category.

Rachel Cericola · April 23, 2013

CinemaScope Home Theater Features Superior Performance, ‘Floating’ Ceiling

Narrow room features super-wide curved screen, plus carefully crafted ceiling and portal.

Arlen Schweiger · April 17, 2013

Meridian DSP520 Digital Active In-wall Speaker Shipping

The DSP520 Digital Active In-wall Loudspeaker, which can be install in the wall or ceiling, has a narrow design of a mere 200mm and complements any of its in-wall models.

Rachel Cericola · April 10, 2013