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New Sonance Design Center Inspires, Educates: A Trufig Exit Sign?

Integrators, designers and architects can listen and learn at new Dana Innovations center, featuring Sonance, iPort and TruFIG. Includes best outdoor audio demo anywhere … and a TruFIG door.

Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2014

Neat-O: Closing the Case on Another Takeover Job

Tom Marino from Advanced Technologies tackled a wiring job so messy the panel enclosure wouldn’t shut.

Arlen Schweiger · May 04, 2014

#TBT: Look Back at Totem Unveiling No-Crossover Element Speakers

Back in 2010 Stereo Exchange hosted a sneak preview of Totem’s new loudspeaker line, which was unveiled at CES 2011.

Jason Knott · April 23, 2014

Hands On Review: Bluesound Wireless Audiophile Music System

Bluesound lineup offers easy music ripping and multiroom access

Grant Clauser · April 17, 2014

Why does Interlogix have 3 Cloud Services for Security, Home Automation?

UTC’s Interlogix already offers Alarm.com and its own AdvisorSync for cloud-based security and home automation, so why did they acquire UHS from Australia-based Hills?

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2014

Neat-O: Wireless System Rebuilt for ‘This Old House’ in Wake of Superstorm Sandy

Integrator uses Gefen wireless solution to reconstruct New Jersey home’s IT network destroyed by Hurricane Sandy for TV show ‘This Old House.’

Jason Knott · April 03, 2014

Samsung Big on UHD and Curved TVs

While we wait for UHD content, upscaling fills the gap. Samsung showcased the latest in TVs at Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

Grant Clauser · March 20, 2014

Low-Profile Paradigm Soundtrack 2 Soundbar Matches Flat-Panel TV Aesthetics

Paradigm’s state-of-the-art Soundtrack 2 soundbar system offers a choice of DSP processing modes for movies and music, as well as Dolby Digital decoding, wireless Bluetooth audio with aptX options and a wireless subwoofer that supports the system’s ability to reproduce low frequencies.

Robert Archer · March 11, 2014

Yamaha Builds Upon Success of its Popular Soundbars

Yamaha has updated its YAS-101 soundbar with the introduction of its new YAS-103 soundbar. The YAS-103 adds features such as wireless Bluetooth audio and increased control capabilities through the company’s Home Theater Controller app.

Robert Archer · February 26, 2014

The Science Behind ‘Active’ HDMI Cables: Part 1

HDMI 2.0 has forced many to look at new and current active cable devices, not only for bandwidth, but also for length and cable size. In the first of a three-part series, we define the term “active HDMI cable” and what makes them tick.

Jeff Boccaccio · February 06, 2014