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Is This the Best A/V and Home Automation Showroom Ever?

Hanson AV builds ornate Cincinnati showroom with multiple home theaters, a smart outdoor space and ‘home within a home’ run by a Control4 home-automation system.

Jason Knott · November 15, 2017

5 Little Password Tips to Secure Your Clients’ Networks

Cybersecurity expert outlines five best ways to create hard-to-crack passwords for home networks.

Jason Knott · October 31, 2017

HTSA Pushes Lighting Design & Fixtures as Next Big Profit Play for Integrators

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) plans to disrupt ‘convoluted and almost crooked’ lighting design and fixture business; buying group picks up Ketra, Q-Tran, Lightology, DMF Lighting.

Jason Knott · October 27, 2017

Q&A: HTSA’s Jon Robbins on New Member Benefits, Education Programs

Hear from Jon Robbins, executive director, HTSA about the buying group’s evolution, new benefits and the No. 1 problem facing integrators right now.

CE Pro Editors · August 21, 2017

HTSA Names Tom Doherty Special Projects Coordinator

Longtime industry leader Tom Doherty to develop new strategic initiatives and assist in member education for Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group.

Jason Knott · August 08, 2017

5 Best Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs

HTSA members get vital lessons on accountability, execution and leadership during Masterclass training session.

Jason Knott · July 03, 2017

HTSA Adds 6 Prominent Integrator Members

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group adds to its nationwide footprint with six new integrator members.

Jason Knott · June 20, 2017

Sony Overtakes Samsung as Top TV Brand Among Smart-Home Pros

Sony proves that a commitment to the specialty A/V and smart-home installation channel pays off; replaces Samsung as top TV brand among CE Pro 100 integrators.

Julie Jacobson · May 31, 2017

American Alarm Acquires Security Design Consultants

HTSA member Audio Video Design (AVD) sells its sister company’s 1,800 security accounts to American Alarm. Terms were not disclosed.

Jason Knott · May 24, 2017

Who Will Own the Home Cybersecurity Market – Security Dealers, Home-Automation Pros, Comcast?

If traditional home-automation integrators don’t get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart home.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017