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Crestron Opens New Residential Test Facility

New Crestron Electronics residential research and testing lab at its headquarters in Rockleigh, N.J., aims to facilitate additional product innovation.

CE Pro Editors · March 01, 2016

AptoVision Names Justin Kennington Director of Strategic and Technical Marketing

Former technology manager of Crestron DigitalMedia tapped to drive commercialization of chipset-maker AptoVision’s BlueRiver A/V over IP technology.

CE Pro Editors · February 29, 2016

More Bad News for Movie Servers: Studios Kill Slysoft AnyDVD Ripping Software

The studios and copy-protection bodies like AACS LA finally kill off popular DVD-copying software AnyDVD from SlySoft, five years after quashing RealDVD and almost destroying Kaleidescape. How will Fusion, ReQuest, Control4, other movie servers fare?

Julie Jacobson · February 29, 2016

MantelMount: From Humble Crowdfunding Startup to Custom Success

In less than one year, MantelMount migrates from Kickstarter campaign to success in the custom electronics industry with cantilevered TV mount.

Jason Knott · February 29, 2016

Alarm.com Shares Surge on Strong Q4 Performance in Security, Home Automation

Shares of Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM) have been up more than 24% today on strong Q4 revenues for the company’s SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform.

CE Pro Editors · February 26, 2016

Dynamic Mounting’s Down and Out Mounts go Hollywood Appearing on Property Brothers

The popular HGTV program featured a home that included the problem-solving mount.

Robert Archer · February 26, 2016

United Technologies, Honeywell, Other M&A News in Security and Home Automation

Honeywell talks merger with United Technologies, then reportedly shops its Building Solutions unit. Tyco, Nortek and ADT, all giants in security and home automation, have also been active in M&A discussions and deals.

Julie Jacobson · February 26, 2016

New Washington, D.C. Program Offers Rebates for Installing Surveillance Cameras

In exchange for a rebate, Washington, D.C. police officers will be able to request video footage from cameras located within the vicinity of a crime.

CE Pro Editors · February 26, 2016

Zektor Saves the Day for Failed HydraConnect HDBaseT Switches

While HydraConnect dealers are stuck with bad HDBaseT switches and no support, Zektor creates replacement HDMI modules as a fix.

Julie Jacobson · February 25, 2016

CE Pro Video Weekly News: More ISE Coverage; New Home Theater Opportunity

CE Pro editors filed dozens of stories from the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam. Also, exploring home theater carpeting as a profit center.

CE Pro Editors · February 25, 2016