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19 ‘Missing’ Features in Outdoor Products Integrators Want to See

While outdoor technologies have matured significantly over the last few years, CE Pro readers are not satisfied. Here are some features they would love to see in future products.

Jason Knott · April 14, 2020

Deep Dive: Outdoor Tech Study Reveals 21% Price Boost, Top Brands

The fourth annual CE Pro Outdoor Technology Deep Dive Study reveals integrators’ specific product feature desires, with durability in finishes and connections topping demands. The median number of outdoor projects in 2019 is 10 at a $6,734 price point.

Jason Knott · April 13, 2020

Parks Associates: Headphones Likely to Experience Sales Spike Due to Coronavirus

Thanks in part to a record number of work-from-home employees, sales of headphones, earphones, smart speakers and more are expected to rise throughout 2020.

CE Pro Editors · April 08, 2020

Research Suggests 30% Growth in Smart Home Voice Control Market Due to Coronavirus

Since the coronavirus is forcing many to alter how they interact with technology, voice control options will likely see a boost in market share by the end of 2020.

CE Pro Editors · April 06, 2020

75% of US Households May Be at Risk of Voice Assistant Hacks by 2025

With nearly 3 in 4 United States households projected to have some form of voice-activated speaker by 2025, the risk of ultrasonic wave-based hacking is a real concern.

CE Pro Editors · March 19, 2020

Will COVID-19 Make Voice the Primary Means of Control?

ABI Research says voice control could solve reticence among homeowners to touch light switches, touchpanels, thermostats, remote controls and door handles.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2020

2020 CE Pro State of the Industry: Riding A Diverse Wave

The CE Pro 2020 State of the Industry results show a strong surge in commercial work among custom integrators, while overall 2019 revenue growth hits 4%

Jason Knott · February 07, 2020

Headphones Dominate Audio

Headphones Dominate Audio Market Sales

A newly announced study from SAR Insight & Consulting says that headphone shipments continue to soar.

Robert Archer · December 10, 2019

Parks Associates: Consumers Have Major Concerns About Smart Home Privacy and Safety

A study from Park Associates says that consumers are overwhelmingly concerned about smart home security and privacy issues, and more than one-third of those polled had experienced a data security problem.

Robert Archer · July 09, 2019

ABI Study States 4K Poised to Serve as the Public’s Preferred Video Format

Until 8K display products become more affordable, research from ABI finds that 4K televisions sales will continue to grow over the next several years.

Robert Archer · June 27, 2019