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Midyear Report: SnapAV, Control4, Sonos, Atmos, Tuya Among Top 10 Most-Read Stories on CEPro.com

Top 10 most-read stories for the first half of 2019 relate to SnapAV and Control4 merger, Atmos demos, Sonos prices, Tuya (who?), Crestron Pyng, Wi-Fi as a home-automation standard and other IoT and A/V themes.

Julie Jacobson · June 19, 2019

3 Biggest Remote Service Mistakes Integrators Are Making

Former CytexOne exec Martin Roseman is ‘shocked’ at how integrators are still reticent to offer, sell and price service agreements. New RMR Marketing Kit aims to help.

Jason Knott · June 12, 2019

Control4, Crestron, Savant Top Home-Automation Charts – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis 2019

Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.

Julie Jacobson · June 03, 2019

Control4 Unveils New Smart Home OS 3 Platform

Smart Home OS 3 is now available and can be experienced at any Control4 Certified Showroom during #C4Yourself day on June 13.

CE Pro Editors · May 23, 2019

Triad Distributed Audio Series Designed for Multi-Room Audio

Range of 14 models of Triad speakers in Distributed Audio Series offer options for multi-room audio setups.

Lisa Montgomery · May 22, 2019

What Integrators Can Learn From Best Buy

The big-box retailer’s turnaround is rooted in retooling the customer experience. Companies serving higher-end clientele can take cues from how Best Buy created 15x multiple on tech support recurring revenue.

Joseph Kolchinsky · May 21, 2019

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

SnapAV’s acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019

Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable Bridges Traditional Functionality With CI-Friendly Smart Home Convenience

Integrators can utilize the Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable as a traditional analog audio source or as a digital wireless whole-house audio MusicCast-enabled device.

Robert Archer · May 10, 2019

Big SnapAV, Control4 Merger-Acquisition: 16 Questions from JJ

Just prior to interviewing SnapAV and Control4 CEOs, CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson offers up 16 questions about the merger/acquisition of two home-tech giants.

Julie Jacobson · May 09, 2019

Blockbuster Merger: SnapAV to Acquire Control4 in $680M Deal

Two of the custom electronics industry’s biggest players will join forces under private equity firm and SnapAV parent company Hellman & Friedman, which will become the majority owner of the combined company. SnapAV to buy Control4 in all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share.

Arlen Schweiger · May 09, 2019