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Julie Jacobson’s CEDIA 2015 Post Mortem: Trends, Opportunities & Standouts

CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson recaps CEDIA Expo 2015, highlighting technology trends and a few "winners."

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Crestron Angled Coupler Crestron's angled couples for motorized shades swing 180 degrees, making it simple to install dual shades in and around corners. The picture doesn't show it but when the shades are rolled OVER the rod, you'll only see a two-inch gap.
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Crestron Angled Coupler Crestron's angled couples for motorized shades swing 180...
Crestron Manual-to-Motorized Charlie Derk demonstrates how Crestron's new...
Crestron Manual-to-Motorized (detail) The hollow metal roller is used for manual...
ShutterEaze Here's a device that fits onto standard plantation shutters to motorize...
QMotion Here's the marketing blurb on QMotion's Transitions Roller Shade Collection,...
Lutron Lutron's GIANT battery-operated Sivoia QS WIDR maxes out at 12x12 square...
Hunter Douglas New Pirouette Motorized shades feature self-discovery (at last)
Z-Wave Z-Wave Alliance introduced a dealer training and certification program at...
Revolution TV Mounts (RTVM) An ordinary painting over the fireplace pops out of its...
Hidden Vision Artwork (or a mirror in this case) flips over to reveal a TV.
Future Automation A maker of some of the best problem-solving motorized TV mounts --...
Nexus 21 Is there anything this company can't motorize. Here's a hidden bar rising...
Sony Sony had lines wrapped around its booth through the entire show. This pic was...
Kaleidescape Strato Dave Donald explains the nitty gritty of the 4K-capable Strato...
UL UL launches its new 4K UHD HDMI cable certification program.
SpeakerCraft SpeakerCraft takes the CE Pro prize and the unofficial "jj prize" for...
Paradigm/Anthem Committed to Play-Fi
Elan Home Systems / Core Brands Elan's new video intercom system was a centerpiece of...
Core Brands Core Brands' new dealer portal and e-commerce site melds products from...

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