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Sharp Threatens to Stop Supplying Samsung with TV Panels

Sharp and Samsung fail to agree on the terms of the arrangement. A short supply of television panels could affect the CE industry the hardest.

Chelsea Cafiero · December 21, 2016

Integrator Turns No-Longer-Used Kids’ Playroom Into Home Theater for Christmas

This family surprised its three sons with a video gaming and sports fan paradise, turning an empty playroom into a beautifully crafted home theater.

Lisa Montgomery · December 16, 2016

Harman Dealers ‘Positive, Hopeful, Nervous’ about Samsung Acquisition

Harman integrators foresee influx of R&D money into Harman from Samsung, and speculate on stronger AMX integration, changes in the sales channel, and mixed reactions from some audiophile clients.

Jason Knott · November 17, 2016

Samsung to Acquire Harman for Connected Car; What About AMX for Smart Home?

Samsung Electronics is acquiring Harman International for $112 per share, or $8 billion, largely for Harman’s leadership in automotive technology and consumer audio; IoT shows up in PR, but no mention of AMX.

Julie Jacobson · November 14, 2016

Legrand Launches ELIOT IoT Development Program

Legrand’s ELIOT program offers a purpose-built cloud, gateways for installed legacy offerings and innovative solutions comprised of IoT technologies. Legrand is joined by partners Amazon Alexa, Samsung and Cisco.

Tom LeBlanc · November 11, 2016

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Format Gains Steam, Gets Marketing Push

Blu-ray Disc Association promotional plans for UHD Blu-ray include PBS special, ‘sizzle reel’ of demo clips and retail education brochure.

Joe Palenchar · November 04, 2016

Samsung SmartThings, Leviton Partner to Offer Lighting Control Bundle

The preassembled bundle includes a Samsung SmartThings Hub, Leviton VRMX1 Z-Wave Dimmer and Leviton VRS15 Z-Wave Switch.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 28, 2016

Overcoming MDU Restrictions to Turn Modest Condo Into Luxury High-Tech Home

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Before & After. Ordinary condo turns to twice-the-size luxury vacation home, made possible by distributed A/V, Savant whole-house control and teamwork by the integration firm, builder and interior designer.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Family-Friendly Media Room Protects High-Tech Gear by Hiding It Out of Sight

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Multipurpose Room. This room design protects Epson, Screen Innovations, Paradigm and Savant gear from rough-housing kids while transforming the room from a casual entertainment area to a high-caliber home theater.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

LG OLED Wins 2016 ‘King of TV’ Shootout Competition

LG OLED65G6P beats Sony, Samsung and Vizio to be named best TV by professionals and consumers in 13th annual TV Shootout conducted by A/V retailer Value Electronics. Criteria included black quality, perceived contrast, color accuracy, off-axis performance, screen uniformity and HDR/WCG.

Jason Knott · June 27, 2016