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California City Asks Homeowners to Register Outdoor Surveillance Cameras

City of Manhattan Beach wants any homeowner with a residential surveillance camera to register it with the police department so law enforcement can make requests for footage if nearby crimes should occur.

Jason Knott · February 24, 2016

5 Elegant iPad Mounts from ISE 2016, Including Docks with Buttons and Spinning Stations

iPort and iRoom introduced new iPad mounts with IP-addressable buttons; Viveroo showcased spinning iPad stations; and more iPad mounts from ISE 2016.

Julie Jacobson · February 24, 2016

Is Home Theater Carpet Your Next Profit Center?

Home theater carpet is unique due to its use of patterns not found in traditional home flooring. It can be a very profitable category for integrators, with margins up to 40%.

Jason Knott · February 23, 2016

Torus Power Spins Off from Plitron Manufacturing

Transformer-based power product maker Torus Power has incorporated as a standalone business and is now operating as an autonomous entity, independent from parent company Plitron Manufacturing, Inc. Kevin Main named president and COO.

Jason Knott · February 23, 2016

John Clancy, CTO of Audio Command Systems, Joins Crestron as VP Residential

After 23 years at CE Pro 100 top integration company ACS, John Clancy joins Crestron.

CE Pro Editors · February 22, 2016

How SpeakerCraft Sweetens the Sound with Multiple Tweeters

SpeakerCraft’s AIM Series 2 leverages the ARC Tweeter Array for well-defined results.

Advertorial · February 22, 2016

Netflix vs. VPNs: What Integrators Should Know About Network Security

Netflix has waged war against proxy services, which can have bad consequences for clients using VPNs. How much do you know about VPNs, privacy and network security?

Bjorn Jensen · February 19, 2016

GrandCare Returns to Home Tech Channel, Teams with CEDIA on Aging-in-Place

After leaving the custom electronics channel three years ago, GrandCare is back with systems for seniors and education for integrators; CEDIA to host intensive training for aging in place.

Julie Jacobson · February 19, 2016

Study Finds Whole-House Audio Is Not Meeting Sales Potential

Research from Futuresource indicates that despite the 30 percent growth of wireless speaker products in 2015 market expectations were not exactly met.

Robert Archer · February 18, 2016

Security Industry Speaks Out on Apollo’s Bold Move to Acquire ADT

Hear from experts and stakeholders across the financial, M&A, integration and consultant fields on what Apollo’s possible $7 billion acquisition of ADT will mean for the industry.

Rodney Bosch · February 18, 2016