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$1,495 Parasound Halo P6 Preamplifier and DAC Debuts at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest

At the recently completed Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF) in Denver, the new Parasound Halo P6 Preamplifier and DAC was introduced to the consumer audio public.

Oct 10, 2018

9 Universal Devices from the Alarm Industry to Enhance Home Automation Installs

Smart-home pros stymied by a home-automation challenge should check with the security industry for problem-solving adapters, sensors, communicators, and other useful thingamajigs.

Oct 10, 2018

A Google Home First: Local Integration with GE Smart Bulbs via BLE – No Network Needed*

If you guessed Google's first stab at local home-automation might involve ZigBee, Z-Wave or Thread + Weave ... you would be wrong. Google announces local integration via BLE with GE smart bulbs, along with a new protocol for pairing and control.

Oct 09, 2018

New OS from Control4 Lets Users Add Music, Create Scenes; Minimizes Dealer Distractions

Relieving some of the programming burden from time-strapped integrators, Control4 lets users pick their own streaming services and create their own smart home scenes.

Oct 09, 2018

That Giant Sucking Sound is Your Profit, Sinking One Balun at a Time: CEDIA Expo Tech Talk

CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Talk: It took 1.5 years for this CE Pro 100 integrator to select a vendor and implement an end-to-end software platform to run his business. It was grueling. It was expensive. But it was well worth it.

Oct 09, 2018

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Residential Tech Market Up $600M Since 2015, CEDIA Reports

In its latest "Size and Scope of the Residential Technology Systems Industry" survey, CEDIA reports significant gains in the home networking and security channels.

Oct 08, 2018