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Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday

Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.

Julie Jacobson · November 17, 2017

Longtime A/V Industry Consultant John Stiernberg Dies at 66

John Stiernberg, 66, president and founder of Stiernberg Consulting, whose clients included CEDIA, InfoComm, NSCA and NAMM, passed away after months-long cancer battle.

Jason Knott · November 14, 2017

HDR TV Sales to Increase Approximately 300 Percent by 2021

According to the research company IHS Market, HDR TV sales will grow from just over 12 million in 2017, to about 48 million by 2021.

Robert Archer · November 06, 2017

Insurance, the Smart Home, and the Business of Keeping Customers Engaged

How insurance (insurtech) and other industries are keeping customers engaged through smart-home technologies, remote IoT services, product warranties and client communications.

Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2017

Struggling to Recruit Qualified CE Technicians?

Workforce Study reveals how to find, train and retain the elusive technician!

fmarcello · July 16, 2017

Network Security: Hacking Fears Could Scare Consumers Away from Smart-Home Devices

Research: Even while the adoption of smart-home technology grows, consumer fears of hacking could stunt growth of home automation.

Rodney Bosch · May 01, 2017

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

Argus Insights analyzes social chatter and product reviews to determine this season’s winners and losers in various smart home categories. Security cameras dominate; smart lights and home automation hubs lose favor.

Julie Jacobson · November 23, 2016

Impact of Smart Home Technology on Realtors, Builders & Developers

Originally recorded LIVE on 08/31/16: Learn how dealers and installers can leverage their expertise to earn more business.

CE Pro Editors · August 15, 2016

CTA Forecasts Emerging Trends, Including 4K, Smart Home and VR

CTA Report: Shipments of 4K displays will double; smart-home devices will jump 29% in units sold; and the really young category of virtual reality (VR) will quintuple.

CE Pro Editors · July 19, 2016

Study Reveals Consumers Hate Home Automation Apps

Argus Insights study shows that consumers are frustrated with the user experience of many entry-level home automation apps. ADT, Philips, Comcast and AT&T systems in particular are dissed, while Vivint and Honeywell gain better marks.

Jason Knott · January 27, 2016