By Jason Knott · February 1, 2017 • Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) training cooperative conducts 35% more exams in 2016 and sells 130% more training guidebooks for entry-level technicians.
By Jason Knott · January 26, 2017 • FCC issues a white paper warning the commercial IoT industry that it had better address cybersecurity risks with testing, authentication safeguards and best practices or manufacturers will face extreme government interaction... and soon!
By CE Pro Editors · January 13, 2017 • After a strong 2016 with 8.1% average growth, integrators look to keep momentum going for 2017. Now if only they can find technicians to hire.
By Jason Knott · January 11, 2017 • Dan Fulmer of Fultech Solutions in Jacksonville, Fla., was recognized by the Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division's 2017 Mark of Excellence Leadership Award.
By Jason Knott · January 9, 2017 • Elite Media Solutions in Wellesley, Mass., is honored with prestigious CTA TechHome 2017 Integrator of the Year award at CES. In exclusive interview with CE Pro, owner Brian Gibson shares how the company earns $446,666 in revenue per employee.
By CE Pro Editors · January 6, 2017 • Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and CE Pro recognize the top projects and products in consumer electronics for custom installation. Elite Media Solutions wins Integrator of the Year.
By CE Pro Editors · November 28, 2016 • Winners of the Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division's Mark of Excellence Awards will be announced at 2017 CES. All entrants are featured online at cepro.com and in the March 2017 print edition of CE Pro.
By Jason Knott · November 28, 2016 • A federal judge has blocked the Department of Labor ruling set to take effect December 1 that raised the threshold for exemption from paying overtime from $23,660 to $47,476.
By Robert Archer · November 11, 2016 • An exhibit sponsored by the Digital Entertainment Group, the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), the Japan Audio Society, MQA Ltd., the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Consumer Technology Association will demonstrate high-res audio at CES 2017.
By Jason Knott · October 3, 2016 • Starting Dec. 1, 2016, integrators must pay overtime to any worker earning less than $47,476 annually, more than double the previous threshold. NAHB lawsuit aims to stop the law from being enacted while pushing for a gradual increase in the limit.
By CE Pro Editors · July 19, 2016 • CTA Report: Shipments of 4K displays will double; smart-home devices will jump 29% in units sold; and the really young category of virtual reality (VR) will quintuple.
By Jason Knott · June 30, 2016 • CES 2016 has record audited attendance with 177,393 professionals, a 1% growth over the previous year despite CTA's efforts to curb overall attendance with registration fees for the first time.
By Jason Knott · May 4, 2016 • 2016 Consumer Technology (CT) Hall of Fame pays tribute to the leaders who have advanced innovation and developed a foundation for consumer electronics.
By Jason Knott · May 3, 2016 • New data from joint CTA/NAHB study reveals the percentage of builders offering lighting control (68%) continues to rise, while the penetration rate for lighting control hits an all-time high at 11% of new homes, twice the rate of two years ago.
By CE Pro Editors · January 21, 2016 • The non-profit Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) training curriculum group has named Jeff Gardner as its first executive director. Gardner has been director of technical training and industry certification at CEDIA for nine years.