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Sonos Tops Subwoofer, Soundbar Categories – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

More of the CE Pro 100 smart-home installation firms offer Sonos soundbars and subwoofers than any other audio brand, according to the 2018 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis … but be careful drawing conclusions.

CE Pro Editors · June 11, 2018

Do You Know the Origin of These Brand Names? Take the Quiz

From JBL to NAD to LG, test your brand name IQ on the origin of these company names.

Chuck Schneider · March 15, 2018

Home Theater Turns into Golf Simulator with Press of an Elan Button

What used to be a gym is now a fancy home theater that converts to a golf-simulation playground with the press of a button on an Elan home-automation system.

CE Pro Editors · January 03, 2018

JJ Orion Provides Elan Home Automation System for Wounded War Hero

With the help of the Gary Sinise FoundationEdina, Minn.-based JJ Orion traveled to Texas to install an Elan home automation system in a new home for an Afghanistan war veteran.

CE Pro Editors · November 10, 2017

Smart-Home ‘Mess’ Gutted and Replaced with Savant Whole-House Automation

Talk about a smart-home rescue mission. This dysfunctional system was completely overhauled and replaced with Savant automation, Lutron lighting control, Sonance and Sunfire speakers, and a Stewart Filmscreen and Dolby Atmos home theater.

Lisa Montgomery · August 28, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Subwoofer Brands

Subwoofers is a new category for the Brand Analysis. Sonos debuts as the leader, likely riding the popularity of its soundbars and wireless whole-house audio capabilities, followed by Klipsch, Bowers & Wilkins, Sunfire and Episode.

Robert Archer · June 02, 2017

Afghanistan Veteran Receives Fully Customized Smart Home from Gary Sinise Foundation

Thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation — along with Core Brands and Lutron — U.S. Army Sergeant Franz Walkup can easily control his smart home’s audio, video, lighting, security, climate and irrigation.

CE Pro Editors · May 26, 2017

Ninja Warriors Need Home Control, Too

This 13,000-square-foot, 1.2-acre mountainside home with indoor aerial sport obstacle gym was recently showcased in the Utah Valley Parade of Homes.

CE Pro Editors · November 22, 2016

Star Island, Miami, Gains Its Most Sophisticated Smart Home Yet

ELAN at the helm, Stewart Filmscreen in the theater and Niles, Sunfire and JBL embedded in the ceiling make this waterfront Mediterranean villa a smart home masterpiece.

CE Pro Editors · October 05, 2016

Complain To a Neighbor, Get a Custom Built Dolby Atmos Home Theater

A Denver homeowner received an outrageous quote for a home theater and mentioned it to his neighbor, who happened to be a professional integrator. The resulting installation is a custom built, Core Brands equipped Dolby Atmos home theater in a 15,000-square-foot home.

Alice Gustafson · May 18, 2016