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2015 CE Stocks Fall Double Digits

Cumulative stock prices for 46 publicly traded companies involved in custom electronics fell by 11.8% in 2015. Google/Alphabet, Broadcom, Home Depot among biggest gainers; Ascent Capital, Sharp, Control4, HHGregg biggest losers.

Jan 04, 2016

South African Integrator Tackles Growing Wealthy Class

Integrator BNC Technology in Johannesburg handles rapidly growing wealthy class in South Africa with fiber optic deployments pushing the market forward. What can U.S. integrators learn from this?

Dec 30, 2015

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CEDIA’s Ambitious 2016 Goals: Consumer Events, 5K Members, New HQ?

CEDIA lays out its 2016 plans for members, including consumer-facing events, bundled education for newly hired technicians, global certification, plans to reach 5,000 members, potential partnership with Coldwell Banker, and possibly a new headquarter

Dec 22, 2015

Control4 Offers Smart-Home Financing through Home Tech Integrators

Home automation leader Control4 has teamed with GreenSky to provide consumer financing for smart-home products and installation, including Control4’s own products and services, as well as third-party solutions.

Dec 22, 2015

Explaining Liens vs. Lawsuits for Non-Payment by General Contractor

Integrators who sign a contract with a general contractor and not directly with the client cannot sue the homeowner if you are not paid, but you may be able to file a mechanics lien against the property.

Dec 22, 2015

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CE Pro People & Places: SureCall Names Moser; Platinum Appoints Strikwerda; Atlona Names new Reps

The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.

Dec 15, 2015