Pulse-Eight at ISE 2018: Multiroom Audio Powered by Amazon Alexa, First ’18 Gbps’ HDBaseT Extender

At ISE 2018, the HDMI-CEC geniuses at Pulse-Eight showed new Amazon Alexa audio matrix, NFC-enabled TV remote control, and first shipping 18 Gbps HDBaseT extender that supports 4K/60, HDR10, HDCP 2.2 and DSC compression scheme.

Feb 13, 2018

‘Works with Bose’ Enables Whole New Era of Home System Integration

Works with Bose program partners with top brands like Amazon, Google, Control4, Crestron and more to provide integrators a way to offer streaming services, voice control and more from homeowners' Bose systems.

Jan 24, 2018

10 Indications 2018 Will be a Big Year for Smart Home Installations

As smart-home products go mainstream, and IoT becomes ever more hyped and confusing, we should see more demand for professional installations.

Dec 29, 2017

7 Smart Home Trends at CES 2018

In studying pre-CES IoT activity, we discerned a few new trends in smart-home technology ('the fog') and market forces (wellness) driving home-automation. But some things never change (standards).

Dec 19, 2017

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Portal.io Gets Exclusive Distribution Rights for Origin Acoustics’ Show-Stopping Valet Amp

Origin Acoustics' crowd-pleasing, CEDIA-winning Valet Amp, powered by Amazon Echo Dot, can only be purchased by direct dealers through Origin ... or now any qualified dealer through Portal.io.

Dec 14, 2017

DIY Security, Home Automation: What’s a Pro to Do?

Here's the reality of DIY security and home automation, with some research and musings by Rodney Bosch of CE Pro's sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

Nov 07, 2017