Frank Sterns to Retire After ‘One Hell of a Ride’

Longtime Niles, Sony and Sound United exec Frank K. Sterns to step away after 42 years in custom electronics industry.

Nov 17, 2022

Sound United Bolsters Bowers & Wilkins, Definitive Technology Loudspeaker Lineups

Bowers & Wilkins intros 800 D4 Diamond Series into iconic lineup; Def Tech focuses on 6 categories including HEOS soundbar, Descend subwoofers & Demand speakers.

Sep 29, 2021

Melrose to Divest Nortek Control for $285M

Federal approvals are pending for unnamed buyer of Nortek Control and its 2GIG, Elan, SpeakerCraft, Linear, Panamax/Furman, Proficient brands.

Sep 06, 2021

Nortek Security & Control Details IP-Audio, Consolidated Loudspeaker Brands Product Roadmap

NSC’s ‘massive investment’ in audio focused on SpeakerCraft, Proficient and Elan. Niles to continue with electronics; Sunfire subwoofer tech to be leveraged as brand phases out.

Aug 07, 2020

Star Wars and Star Trek Fan Builds Dream Home Thanks to California Integrator

This sci-fi superfan's home is full of unique touches like a catwalk that runs over the pool and leads to a 'Star Trekian' dining room table and a Star Wars-themed home theater.

Aug 02, 2019

Gigantic Elan Project: 700 Lighting Loads, 150 Shades, 25 Cameras

This 200,000-square-foot villa in China utilizes Mandarin-language Elan interface to control massive amounts of tech.

Dec 12, 2018