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Denon HEOS, Epson, URC and KEF Come to Essential Install Live!

Get a sneak peek of the AWE Village, an annual highlight of Essential Install Live! (EI Live!), the smart building tradeshow coming up in May in Surrey, England.

CE Pro Editors · April 28, 2017

CEDIA Tease: Pulse Eight, HDMI CEC Magic Maker, Adds Power Cycling to Reboot Video Gear

CEDIA 2016: Pulse Eight’s Neo switchers, which enable source control via HDMI CEC, will soon be able to integrate with power distribution units (PDUs) to auto-reboot video sources when they crash.

Julie Jacobson · August 1, 2016

CEDIA Tease: iRoom’s Lockable iPad Tabletop Charger and IP Controller

New for CEDIA 2016: iRoom adds a lock to its iTop charger to secure any-sized iPad or other iOS device, plus a Wi-Fi controller to link buttons on the iBezel to automation commands.

Julie Jacobson · July 29, 2016

Heos Shifts Gears to Endear itself to Integrators: Now Unapologetically Denon

Heos was launched as a standalone DIY brand to rival the mighty Sonos, but now we’re seeing a closer alignment with Denon and Marantz, as well as a full slate of home-automation drivers.

Julie Jacobson · July 18, 2016

Krika’s IoT Remote Monitoring Platform Helps Dealers Help Each Other

New paradigm in IoT tech support: Since Krika’s remote monitoring platform captures data about every device on the network, dealers can find other integrators who are installing the exact same products, down to the firmware. Just press the ‘Help Me’ button.

Julie Jacobson · July 13, 2016

British A/V Pros React to Brexit: Losing a 6-Figure Job

Essential Install South: UK dealers and distributors see rising prices, stalled jobs and general uncertainty with Britain’s vote to exit the European Union; a 6-figure job is canceled.

Julie Jacobson · July 11, 2016

8 Loudspeaker Revelations at UK’s Essential Install Live

A loudspeaker powered by track lighting, Definitive Technology’s big reveal, grille covers for every mood, and more discoveries from EI Live South.

Julie Jacobson ·

5 Exhibitors Making a Splash at UK’s Essential Install Live

The custom install and home automation tradeshow wrapped up this week in the U.K. with several new product launches. Here are a few that U.S. dealers should keep on their radar.

CE Pro Editors · July 8, 2016

New HDBaseT Tester Measures Cable Length, Signal Integrity, HDCP 2.2 Compliance

Revealed at Essential Install Live, new 4K-9000 HDBaseT tester from Smart-e measures bit error rates, signal strength and HDCP 2.2 compliance.

Julie Jacobson · July 6, 2016

Top New Technology (TNT) @ ISE Award Winners Announced

The inaugural 2016 Top New Technology @ ISE awards recognize new and outstanding products and services being exhibited at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam.

CE Pro Editors · February 9, 2016

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