Millennials

All In Millennials

How to Get Better Sound in Smaller Spaces

Carefully selected products and loudspeaker locations can help integrators maximize the performance of home audio systems in condos and apartments.

Robert Archer · February 04, 2020

Millennial Challenge

Do Millennials Care About Industrial Speaker Design? (Part 2)

In part one of the Millennial Challenge, the group evaluated the designs of several speakers. In part two, the panel discusses how manufacturers can design products that appeal to younger consumers.

Robert Archer · November 25, 2019

Millennial Challenge: Loudspeaker

Do Millennials Care About Industrial Speaker Design? (Part 1)

In the latest CE Pro Millennial Challenge, we ask a panel of Millennials to provide their thoughts on the looks of several loudspeakers that currently dot the consumer audio market.

Robert Archer · November 18, 2019

It’s Time to Develop a New Generation of Audio Consumers

As the consumer market continues to skew towards younger consumers it has become important for audio manufacturers to develop products and solutions that appeal to new generations.

Robert Archer · November 08, 2019

CE Pro 100 in 2019: Lighting, Recurring Revenue, AI, and Efficiencies

Members of the CE Pro 100 share thoughts on which new technology categories and markets they plan on expanding into, shoring up operations efficiencies, hiring and retaining talent, customer service and RMR strategies.

Arlen Schweiger · June 05, 2019

Houzz Survey: Outdoor Security Having a ‘Major Moment’

Annual Houzz survey shows security a top tech during remodeling, home assistants purchased by one in four remodelers.

Lisa Montgomery · June 05, 2019

3 Gaming Headsets Integrators Should Consider Stocking

The video game industry is growing rapidly, and with that comes the desire for high-end peripherals like gaming headsets. Here are a few well-made gaming headsets integrators should consider stocking for gaming room installations.

Andrew Nichols · May 10, 2019

DR Horton, KB Homes: How Big Production Builders Deploy Smart-Home Technology Today

Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes

Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018

NPD Group: ‘Historic Period of Growth’ for Smart Home Coming

NPD researcher tells HTSA that smart home will grow by 20% each of the next 3 years led by premium smart home products and services. Google, Amazon partnerships vital.

Jason Knott · October 29, 2018

Can Millennials Distinguish Between High-Res MQA Audio and Apple Music Streaming?

The latest CE Pro Millennial Listening Challenge calls into question whether MQA is the new MP3?

Robert Archer · August 09, 2018