January 24, 2019 L.A. integrator says high price points for 8K TVs actually boost 4K TV sales dramatically.
January 03, 2019 The Audiohouse in Vero Beach, Fla., treats clients and trade partners to a beautiful and functional space, rather than plunking them down in a dark home theater for a demo.
December 28, 2018 Security dealers and home-tech integrators should try Nextdoor.com to generate hyperlocal business, referrals and repeat customers in a very efficient manner.
November 28, 2018 Just One Touch / Video & Audio Center focuses on upper-tier products combined with $500 custom installation credit to have record-breaking Black Friday weekend sales.
November 14, 2018 Luxury Institute research shows luxury brands need to evolve in 2019. Smart home virtual reality technology among the 'new luxury' brands appealing to Millennials.
November 01, 2018 CE Pro 100 integrator Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center sells $285K in Samsung 8K TVs during wine-and-cheese event to early adopter clients.
October 26, 2018 When smart home technology is seen by the interior design community as a "necessary evil," Barco Residential wins by painting spaces with video.
October 23, 2018 CE Pro 100 integrator Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center adds creates technology showcase area directly outside Apple Store in affluent Beverly Hills-area mall.
August 30, 2018 Forget about seeing the sun in San Diego during CEDIA Expo 2018, D-Tools is bringing the Cloud, its new Software as a Service solution.
August 29, 2018 Home Technology Association (HTA) aims to recognize integrators for overall performance and quality.
July 11, 2018 CEDIA Expo 2018 includes 5 new exhibitors showing services and software for home-technology businesses -- everything from new-construction leads to field-service management software.
June 22, 2018 Ideal for integrator demos, the newly released 'Jurassic Park' $50 box set features UltraHD and Blu-ray disc versions of the first four Jurassic Park movies in 4K HDR with DTS:X immersive audio.
December 01, 2017 Doug Greenwald of ProjX360 outlines the real-time reporting functionality, proposal writing and other efficiency gained from end-to-end cloud-based software solution.
September 11, 2017 Introduced at CEDIA 2017, new FlexPower outdoor camera from Netgear looks like Arlo but provides rechargeable battery and ONVIF support for home automation integration. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
October 27, 2016 IoT and the business of smart-home data drove a panel discussion at the recent Azione Unlimted conference, where home-tech experts chimed in on everything from DIY automation to Millennials and the “ownerless economy.” (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
September 26, 2016 REAL Audio Video’s Virtual Reality (VR) pre-visualization technology lets clients see and interact with their home theater design before construction.
September 10, 2016 One Firefly's new Lead Concierge is a live chat service for $149 or $249 per month for integrators' websites. Manned by industry experts, the service is designed to engage customers more quickly and generate leads.
August 22, 2016 Consumer purchasing portal, HEOS integration, expansion of builder program on Clare’s CEDIA 2016 to-do list.
March 06, 2019 Integration firms come in many shapes and sizes. They don’t all offer the same services or have the same growth expectations. This is why, we took a second look at our 2019 State of the Industry report to add a layer of analysis based on company size.
It's not so much that Millennials and other modern-day consumers want cheap; it's more that they want simple, convenient and immediate.
Advertorial · January 26, 2018 Guide to Navigating Smart Home Technology: DIY vs. Professional' from Lutron is free reference document integrators can use to educate customers about limited capabilities of entry-level smart home systems.
October 27, 2017 The ConnectWise platform helped Stamm Media and Stamm Technologies go from a company in crisis to one that bids on--and regularly wins--large projects.
October 01, 2016 This download presents basics in the realms of revenue generation and proper advertising and branding.
June 27, 2016 Integrators have now become the primary product advisor on fewer than 40 percent of projects. What can you do about that? Let's take a closer look at social media for its low overhead, minimal time investment and powerful reach.
Become part of the iBridge Connected Home Dealer Program, and take advantage of this rapidly growing, RMR-building category of services and all these benefits, many exclusive to Authorized Dealers.
Advertorial · March 31, 2016 Professional Services Automation can make sure billable time doesn’t slip through the cracks and dramatically impact cash flow.
Advertorial · March 16, 2016 Four easy steps to transitioning your clients -- the good and the bad -- to your new managed services business model.
Advertorial · Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.