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Denon AVR-X1700H Sound United HEOS

Denon AVR-X1700H AV Receiver Ready for Max Entertainment

New X-Series 8K AVR-X1700H from Sound United Denon brand flush with gaming, home theater features, HEOS multiroom capabilities, voice control support, remote management & more.

CE Pro Editors · October 19, 2021

Russound Introduces VoicePlay Audio System

Russound, a manufacturer of whole-house entertainment systems, has announce the VoicePlay System, an in-wall multiroom solution with streaming audio and voice control with Amazon Alexa built-in. Eliminating the need for a traditional bulky tabletop product, VoicePlay is designed to improve homeowners in-home audio systems as a primary audio source in new and existing audio systems. […]

Robert Archer · October 11, 2021

Interview: Orro’s Patrick Gall Provides Insights on Company’s Unique Approach to Smart Lighting

Orro’s head of channel development Patrick Gall says the company remains committed to creating the best human-centric lighting systems on the market.

CE Pro Editors · October 01, 2021

Somfy Launches Clever DIY Tilt Blind Motorization Kit for Natural Light Management

Somfy has recently announced the launch of its Clever DIY Tilt Blind Motorization Kit for simple, automated natural light management. Somfy’s first interior, do-it-yourself motorization solution is aimed at offering the end-user convenient control over indoor light, glare, heat, and privacy via a simple upgrade to their existing blinds. According to the company, with just a […]

CE Pro Editors · September 17, 2021

CEDIA CEO Offers Analysis on ‘Incredibly Healthy’ Market

Giles Sutton, co-interim CEO of CEDIA, cites association’s achievements in certification, workforce development in face of pandemic.

CE Pro Editors · August 27, 2021

Josh Nano and Core

Why Every Home Will Have Voice Control in 10 Years

Despite consumer concerns related to privacy, voice control is on track to become the most important change to user interface design since the touchscreen revolution.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2021

Definitive Technology Studio 3D Mini Soundbar

Hands-On: Definitive Technology Studio 3D Mini Soundbar Exemplifies Company’s Engineering Concepts

The competitively priced $899 Definitive Technology Studio 3D Mini Soundbar system offers excellent sound quality, nice looks and multiroom audio options.

Robert Archer · August 16, 2021

Google Assistant Outsells Amazon Alexa as Smart Speaker Sales Slow Dramatically

Smart speaker sales slow in Q2, as Google (37%) overtakes Amazon (21%) in market share. Apple HomePod sales register 245% growth vs. 2020.

Jason Knott · July 29, 2021

Hands-On: ViewSonic X100-4K Serves Up Solid Value 4K LED Projection

Thanks to its budget price point and ability to produce nicely saturated colors and inky blacks, the Viewsonic X100-4K is a great all-around option for home theater projects.

Arlen Schweiger · July 21, 2021

URC Total Control Yamaha MusicCast

URC Total Control Now Integrates with Yamaha MusicCast

New module connects URC Total Control Accelerator 3 OS with Yamaha devices featuring MusicCast wireless streaming audio ecosystem.

Arlen Schweiger · May 21, 2021