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2019 CE Pro 100: Top Home-Tech Installation Firms Up RMR, Predict 13% Growth

The 20th annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest-revenue custom installation companies reports $2.02 billion in custom revenues, plus 13% growth predicted for 2019.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

How Companies Verify Their CE Pro 100 Data

The CE Pro 100 list is ranked by the volume of billed, not booked, business from custom installation systems that incorporate a number of possible subsystems.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

Deviating from Cookie-Cutter Interfaces Pays Dividends

Personalized user interfaces like URC Total Control 2.0 help integrators differentiate from competitors and strengthen client interaction with smart home controls.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

Integrator Sells 14 Samsung 8K TVs in 3-Hour Private Event

L.A. integrator Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center hosts invitation-only event for more than 200 guests to showcase Samsung QLED 8K.

Jason Knott · April 26, 2019

SnapAV’s Distributor Acquisitions: The Amazon of Home Tech Channel?

SnapAV CEO John Heyman on acquiring regional distributors: ‘Literally’ no other place where dealers can get all the best home-technology products, plus stellar back-end support.

Julie Jacobson · April 03, 2019

ADT Ends Pulse, Adds Command & Control, Pauses Alexa Guard, Plots DIY

New ADT Command and Control launches nationwide this month, ending long reign of ADT Pulse security and home automation platform. Company plots DIY course with LifeShield acquisition, but not with Alexa Guard quite yet.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2019

2019 CE Pro 100 Entry Deadline Nears

Submissions for the CE Pro 100 list of the largest custom electronics integrators in the United States are due this Friday, March 22, 2019.

CE Pro Editors · March 18, 2019

ADT Reports Total Revenue Up 7% in Q4 2018

In addition to financial information, ADT reported that 40 percent of its residential customers now use ADT Pulse, which combines security with lighting and climate control.

CE Pro Editors · March 13, 2019

Creating the ‘Perfect’ Scripted Demo, Showroom Tour

Omaha, Neb.-based Echo Systems has turned its sales pitch into an ‘art form,’ leveraging a design-heavy showroom and converting skeptical clients into customers.

Lisa Montgomery · February 20, 2019

Guitar Center Acquires Tunnel Vision Technology Inc. (TVTI) Business Solutions Group

Guitar Center has added another pro A/V company to its roster, further expanding the retailer’s reach and range of integration services.

CE Pro Editors · January 23, 2019