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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

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

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

Sonos Roam Provides Music Lovers a Portable, Battery-Powered Smart Speaker

Weighing less than a pound, the $169 Sonos Roam battery-powered smart speaker features Sonos software, automatic Sonos Trueplay EQ, and the company’s new Sound Swap technology.

Robert Archer · March 09, 2021

Redefining the Smart Home for the Modern Consumer

As customers become more familiar with smart devices, more smart tech installation projects will be coming down the pipeline. Here are some tips to help prepare your business.

CE Pro Editors · June 23, 2020

BSH Thermador kitchen

BSH Home Connect Aims to Mainstream Smart Appliances

BSH is coming to CEDIA Expo 2020 with its open-API Home Connect Ecosystem of freezers, refrigerators, ovens, hoods, ranges, washers and dryers.

Jason Knott · April 15, 2020

75% of US Households May Be at Risk of Voice Assistant Hacks by 2025

With nearly 3 in 4 United States households projected to have some form of voice-activated speaker by 2025, the risk of ultrasonic wave-based hacking is a real concern.

CE Pro Editors · March 19, 2020

Will COVID-19 Make Voice the Primary Means of Control?

ABI Research says voice control could solve reticence among homeowners to touch light switches, touchpanels, thermostats, remote controls and door handles.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2020