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Peerless-AV Offers Up New Outdoor Soundbar, Mounts, Trip to Daytona 500

Peerless-AV signs deal to supply more than 700 outdoor TVs and mounts for Daytona National Speedway. New active soundbar enables greater outdoor sound range vs. passive soundbars.

Jason Knott · October 15, 2015

WyreStorm Unveils H2 Line of 4K HDMI 2.0 and HDBaseT Matrices at CEDIA

WyreStorm’s H2 line of UltraHD 4K matrix switchers and splitters over HDMI and HDBaseT feature HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 standard support.

CE Pro Editors · October 15, 2015

MantelMount Brings Fireplace-Mounted TVs Down to Eye Level

Accommodating flat panels up to 80 inches, MantelMount enters competitive category with features that include lowering and swiveling TVs for better viewing; company looking for dealers and distributors to add to direct-to-consumer model.

Arlen Schweiger · October 14, 2015

Origin, Sonos, Arcam Show Impressive Audio Components at CEDIA

Sonos’ newly redesigned Play:5 incorporates six drivers, a new industrial design, and through the use of the company’s TruePlay room equalization technology dealers can automatically adjust the sound quality of the speaker in any environment in less than a minute.

Robert Archer · October 14, 2015

Integrators Rank Low in Consumer Trust Study as Buying Source

Parks Associates survey shows that integrators are sixth most trusted type of contractor to purchase smart home equipment from, even polling behind online-only etailers. Gulp!

Jason Knott · October 13, 2015

Excellence Compels Recognition: Time to Nominate CE Pro Masters

CE Pro Masters nominations are being accepted for career CE folks who quietly moved up the ladder of success over the past decades and made an honest living, but haven’t occupied the corner office or focused on self promotion. Nominations due by October 30.

Chuck Schneider · October 12, 2015

An Integrator’s Invisibility Cloak: How to Serve Demanding Homeowners in the Hamptons

Using MSE Audio and Savant as its go-to brands, Mancaves in Southampton, N.Y., adapts to their clients’ schedules.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2015

AudioControl AVR-7, AVR-9 A/V Receivers Include Dolby Atmos Processing

Aiding the sound quality of its new AVR series receivers, AudioControl also bundles Dirac Live for AudioControl in the products. This option provides advanced equalization capabilities for dealers to fine tune home theater audio.

Robert Archer · October 08, 2015

ISE 2016 Floor Space Sold Out; CEDIA CEO Joins Board of Directors

Organizers for the first four-day Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show announce they have sold out 465,000 square feet of exhibition space. CEDIA CEO Vincent Bruno has joined the board of directors.

D. Craig MacCormack · October 07, 2015

What Defines 5-Star Service?

Standards of what makes for excellent service shouldn’t vary from one industry to the next. An integrator’s service should be equivalent to a hotel concierge.

Joseph Kolchinsky · September 28, 2015