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Wounded U.S Army Officer Honored With Custom Smart Home

Local integration company AVLX worked with The Gary Sinise Foundation to create the perfect, accessible smart home for war veteran Gary Linfoot and his family.

CE Pro Editors · July 03, 2019

New Receivers from Marantz Support Dolby Atmos, DTS:X

Marantz’s latest SR-Series A/V receivers the backbone of home theater, vinyl playback and digital streaming.

Lisa Montgomery · June 20, 2019

Yamaha Adds to Soundbar Lineup With Two Alexa-Controlled Units

Voice control joins the list of features included in Yamaha’s YAS-209 and YAS-109 soundbars.

Lisa Montgomery · June 19, 2019

$499 Denon Stereo Receiver Features 4K HDMI, Wireless Streaming

DRA-800H from Denon blends legacy and modern technologies to appeal to a wide range of entertainment enthusiasts.

Lisa Montgomery · June 18, 2019

Eaton Lighting Rolls Out Downlight with Alexa Built In

Light fixture illuminates and listens for verbal commands without the need for a smart speaker.

Lisa Montgomery · May 29, 2019

Hands On: CasaTunes Deftly Integrates Sonos

CasaTunes is helping dealers to maximize the potential of Sonos with a solution that is geared towards custom installation applications.

Robert Archer · May 21, 2019

Marantz, Denon Each Roll Out Pair of New A/V Receivers

Sound United brands Marantz and Denon announced two new models for their respective slimline and X-Series AVRs. Marantz’s NR1510 and NR1710, and Denon’s AVR-X1600H and AVR-X2600H all come with sub-$1,000 price tags.

Arlen Schweiger · May 21, 2019

Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

Rodney Bosch · May 16, 2019

Hisense Unveils a Full Lineup of Sub-$1,000 ULED Android TVs

Competitive features of new line of Hisense TVs include DCI-P3 color space, Dolby Vision and HDR10.

Lisa Montgomery · May 15, 2019

Save Time on Installations With Wi-Fi-Enabled Smart Timer

Thanks to its use of three pre-programmed templates, Intermatic’s Ascend Smart In-Wall Timer can help save integrators significant time when installing smart lighting systems.

Andrew Nichols · May 08, 2019