7 Top CE Pro Product Stories of 2018
These products grabbed significant attention on CEPro.com, so here's a recap of why these products were so well-received in the first half of 2018.
Control4's CA-1 home automation hub packs loads of IoT solutions into an affordable ($350) package, becoming one of the most notable products shown at this year's ISE in Amsterdam. As Julie mentions in the article, the CA-1, "...has the same IP (Ethernet, Wi-Fi), ZigBee and serial control as Control4’s flagship EA Series, but it also incorporates Z-Wave more integrally than before – via a slide-in module, rather than an external dongle. About the only thing it doesn’t have is the EA’s slightly higher price tag (starts at $600 with a handheld remote) and audio/video capabilities (streaming media and IR control of A/V gear)." Features to know: Supports more than 100 smart devices and systems out of the box. Can be powered by PoE. Orchestrated automation for door locks, shades, cameras, sensors, and lighting.Back to article
10 Ostentatious Loudspeakers from 2019 High End Munich Audio Show
Fashionable designs make these stylized loudspeakers works of art from Once Music, Stein Music Pro, Avantgarde Acoustic, MartinLogan, Cabasse, Doacoustics, AQ, and Odeon Audio. Which ones would you sell?
Hands On: Luxul Easy Setup App Takes the Pain out of Network Configurations
The new Luxul Easy Setup App walks integrators through a step-by-step setup process to configure the company’s latest routers and access points.
Samsung Brings QLED Technology to ‘The Frame’ Bezeled TV
Samsung The Frame now includes four sizes (43 to 65 inches) with QLED technology and 1,000+ works of art available for $5 monthly fee.
7 Game of Thrones Episodes For Home Theater Lovers
Experts from the home A/V industry chose their favorite episodes of 'Game of Thrones' to showcase the finer points of home theater.
Madison Fielding Rebrands, Adds Outdoor Housings for Sonos Speakers, Amps
'Planter Speakers by Madison Fielding' rebrands as Intelligent Audio Products, offering new loudspeaker designs for outdoor tables, pedestals and lamps, including housings for Sonos speakers and amps.
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Ultimate Makeover: Michigan Integrator Helps Home Gym Transform Into a Home Theater
Automation Design + Entertainment flexes its integration muscle to turn a 3,500-square-foot home gym into an Elan controlled home theater.
CEDIA Global HQ Opens: Take a Video Tour
CEDIA cuts ribbon on its newest asset, a 40,000-square-foot facility in Fishers, Ind., with a full experience center and training facilities.
Rayva Home Theater Helps Win Over Client, Elevates Brilliant AV Installation
Rayva helped Brilliant AV secure a job over two other installation firms to provide the homeowner with a home theater packed with Sonos, Sony, and Control4 tech, among others.
Project of the Year: Memphis Tigers Locker Room Features Over 100 LG Displays
Memphis-based Miestro Home Integration was tasked with upgrading the locker room of Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium at the University of Memphis in just six weeks, winning a 2019 Mark of Excellence award for its efforts.
Integrator Rescues Ye Olde Poolside with Clever TV Install #SoCustom
65-inch weatherproof Seura TV and rugged outdoor lift hide behind a fake wood-storage cabinet that doesn't hinder the old farmhouse feel.
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