By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2019 • Bluetooth Mesh vies to become next big home-automation standard with new Smart Home SIG and application-layer development, backed by Xiaomi, Alibaba and 60 other IoT companies.
By Julie Jacobson · January 6, 2019 • The IoT and home-automation standards have been pretty quiet around CES 2019, but Z-Wave, ZigBee, OCF (Iotivity), Thread, DECT ULE and others will be there -- some more conspicuous than others.
By CE Pro Editors · January 3, 2019 • UEI Nevo Butler voice control device combined with ‘Works with QuickSet’ program aimed at enabling broad third-party interoperability.
By Robert Archer · December 12, 2018 • Superior Bose sound. Unlimited entertainment possibilities: The new Bose family of smart speakers and soundbars has built-in voice control from Amazon Alexa that puts millions of songs at the tip of your tongue. And with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth compatibility, you can wirelessly stream whatever you want; however you want.
By Robert Archer · October 8, 2018 • The new Mark Levinson 5000 Series Integrated Amplifiers offer a choice of the No.5802 and No. 5805 products, which cost $7,000 and $8,500 each respectively.
By Robert Archer · October 1, 2018 • Some of the new features built into the new Bluesound Gen 2i line of products include dual-band WiFi, Apple AirPlay2 and the latest generation Bluetooth formats.
By Andrew Nichols · August 10, 2018 • The rumor mill is reaching peak production this week, as Apple bolsters its mesh networking by joining Thread Group.
By Robert Archer · July 12, 2018 • Shinola and Barefoot Sound have formed an alliance that will help the consumer audio company utilize design concepts that have helped Barefoot Sound become one of the most well used brands in the audio production community.
By Jason Knott · June 6, 2018 • In era of Sonos wireless, A-BUS low-power Cat 5 distributed audio system reaches 450,000 installations milestone after 15 years… and it just keeps on going.
By Robert Archer · April 4, 2018 • The Onkyo TX-SR383 supports 4K at 60Hz, along with HDR, 4:4:4 chroma subsampling, and it decodes audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio.
By Robert Archer · April 3, 2018 • In a move to expand its smart home products, the Eaton Halo Home line of smart lighting solutions omit the need of a gateway to provide homeowners with a wealth of control options.
By Robert Archer · February 19, 2018 • The OWI MC4-BT 4-channel mixer fits into a 2-gang wall box, and it connects with the company's AMP-HD amplified speaker series via Cat-5 to support fast and simple audio system installations.
By Robert Archer · January 17, 2018 • NAD's revised D 3020 V2 amplifier offers a choice of digital and analog inputs to accommodate an array of home entertainment options that include TV and music to serve as the central component in a modern home A/V system.
By Amanda Nichols · January 11, 2018 • A roundup of CES 2018 day 2 tweets that summarizes all of the consumer electronics news that somehow forged its way through the #CESBlackout darkness.
By Fred Harding · July 31, 2017 • CE Pro contributor Fred Harding of Capitol Sales checks out PulseAudio's 25-pound PA360, a 2.1-channel indoor/outdoor speaker featuring Bluetooth wireless and 8-hour battery, and looking a lot like another popular outdoor speaker tower.