Apple Acquires Patents From Defunct Smart Security Start-Up Lighthouse AI

Is it possible Apple is looking to use Lighthouse AI's visual authentication, monitoring and depth-sensing patents to create its own surveillance camera?

Mar 08, 2019

Report: Smart Speaker Adoption Thwarted by Security and Inoperability Concerns

A new research report by Strategy Analytics suggests the use of smart speakers is not increasing after initial purchase, and in many instances is slowing.

Feb 28, 2019

AudioControl to Showcase CM Line of 70 and 100-Volt Amps at ISE 2019

During ISE 2019, AudioControl will introduce its line of CM amps alongside its new Avalon G4 theater amplifier and the voice-enabled Rialto 400.

Jan 22, 2019

Is It Illegal to Install a ‘Hidden’ Smart Speaker?

Certain state laws prohibit audio recording in covert applications, so can you disguise an Amazon Echo or Google Home?

Dec 18, 2018

Office Depot Launches Smart Home Installation Service

Office Depot's Workonomy Tech Services division and CompuCom subsidiary will install and connect Google and Nest products to other smart devices in home out of its 1,400 retail locations and website.

Dec 14, 2018

How One L.A. Integrator Spiked Its Black Friday Sales by 37%

Just One Touch / Video & Audio Center focuses on upper-tier products combined with $500 custom installation credit to have record-breaking Black Friday weekend sales.

Nov 28, 2018