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Top 5 Home Tech Trends and Opportunities for 2014

How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.

Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2014

Ultimate Guide to Architectural Speakers 2013

Consumers are once again spending on multimedia and distributed A/V systems. These solutions can help fulfill the highest homeowner expectations.

Robert Archer · October 29, 2013

Bose SoundTouch Wi-Fi Players to Rival Sonos Whole-House Streaming

Bose introduces three SoundTouch Wi-Fi self-contained combination Internet radio/streaming audio devices that will eventually connect wirelessly to Bose Jewel Cube speakers and VideoWave TVs.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2013

Editor’s Picks: Top Products of CEDIA Expo 2013

Robert Archer rounds up his favorite products from CEDIA Expo 2013. See what made his list.

Robert Archer · October 08, 2013

Inside Autonomic Controls’ CEDIA Expo 2013 Booth

In this video tour of Autonomic Controls’ CEDIA Expo 2013 booth, director of sales and marketing Aaron Chisena demos the Mirage Audio System

Steve Crowe · October 02, 2013

Understanding & Fixing HDMI Noise

HDMI noise issues can be of two flavors, ingress (entering) or egress (exiting). In HDMI we are concerned about both.

Jeff Boccaccio · October 01, 2013

6 Lighting Ideas for Home Theaters

We offer six tips for creating innovative lighting solutions that highlight architecture, show off system components and enhance overall aesthetics.

Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2013

Leon Speakers is One Cool Co.: Augmented Reality, The Lounge, Noah’s First Gig

Find out why Leon Speakers and excitable founder Noah Kaplan are some of the coolest properties in the biz.

Julie Jacobson · September 22, 2013

Neat-O: IP-Based Control, MoCA Make Retrofit Easier

A 12,000-square-foot home is retrofitted with URC’s Total Control to provide audio to 10 separate zones lighting and control the audio/video. All this was done while maintaining the home’s aesthetics, which was a major concern for the homeowners.

Grant Clauser · September 11, 2013

Prediction: VIA Will Be First National High-End Home Tech Installation Co.

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson thinks VIA International will be the first national home technology installation company for the luxury market; this isn’t Signature Media Group.

Julie Jacobson · August 29, 2013