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Ed Johnson, Longtime Polk Audio Sales Manager, Dies at 71

Johnson spent 27 years at Polk/Sound United, traveling the world as export manager. He started in the audio business in 1978.

Jason Knott · August 20, 2020

Polk Audio Magnifi 2

Magnifi 2 Home Theater Soundbar

Bolstering its Magnifi line of soundbar products, Polk Audio has introduced its Magnifi 2 soundbar. Polk Audio says that its newest soundbar incorporates a total of six drivers and the company’s Stereo Dimensional Array (SDA) technologies. According to Polk Audio, the Magnifi 2 soundbar builds upon the use of its digital signal processing (DSP)-based SDA […]

Robert Archer · July 06, 2020

Sandy Gross

Sandy Gross Steps Down from GoldenEar

Sandy Gross is stepping down from his role as President Emeritus at GoldenEar Technology to pursue other interests five months after selling to AudioQuest.

Jason Knott · May 27, 2020

Sound United, HTSA

Sound United, HTSA Partnership Fosters Access to Top Brands

The Sound United, HTSA alliance gives the buying group’s members access to brands such as Denon, Marantz, Classe, and Definitive Technology.

Robert Archer · May 19, 2020

Dish Rolls Out New Direct-to-Consumer Smart Home Service

Dish’s OnTech Smart Services poised to compete with Geek Squad, Amazon Smart Home Services.

Lisa Montgomery · June 17, 2019

Madison Fielding Rebrands, Adds Outdoor Housings for Sonos Speakers, Amps

‘Planter Speakers by Madison Fielding’ rebrands as Intelligent Audio Products, offering new loudspeaker designs for outdoor tables, pedestals and lamps, including housings for Sonos speakers and amps.

Jason Knott · March 26, 2019

Sound United Preps Slate of Education, New Products for CEDIA Expo 2018

Sound United plans new lineup of products from Denon, HEOS, Marantz, Polk, Definitive Technology and Classé Audio at CEDIA Expo.

CE Pro Editors · September 04, 2018

Voice Control at CEDIA 2018 – Latest on Alexa, Google, Bixby, Sonos, Josh

Latest in voice control for the smart home will be revealed at CEDIA Expo 2018, including new technologies from Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung Bixby and Josh.ai.

Julie Jacobson · August 28, 2018

Polk Audio Launches Command Bar Soundbar with Alexa

At CES 2018 Polk Audio introduced its new Polk Command Bar soundbar that features Amazon Alexa voice assistant.

Robert Archer · January 12, 2018

Sound United: Heos vs. Play-Fi Debate Continues after D+M Group Merger

Sound United still defining sales roles, wireless platforms for Polk, Def Tech with D+M Group brands Boston Acoustics, Marantz and Denon.

Joe Palenchar · May 16, 2017