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HDBaseT Snafu? Don’t Update Samsung TVs!

Some dealers and manufacturers are claiming the latest Samsung TV update disables HDBaseT, advising users to shut off auto-updates for now.

Julie Jacobson · February 01, 2017

CES 2017: Chromecast Built-In Comes to Sony, JBL, Pioneer, Onkyo, More

As AV manufacturers like Harman JBL, Sony, Pioneer, Onkyo, Haier and Philips feature Chromecast built-in on their newest speakers and TVs, Samsung invents its own ‘invisible connection.’

Chelsea Cafiero · January 06, 2017

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