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.
By Jason Knott · January 11, 2016 • Boston-based custom integrator System 7 headed by Gerry Lynch is named the 2016 Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division Mark of Excellence Integrator of the Year at CES 2016.
By Jason Knott · January 11, 2016 • At CES 2016, industry veteran Avi Rosenthal of Nortek Security and Control receives Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division 2016 Leadership Award for longtime contributions to the industry.
By CE Pro Editors · January 7, 2016 • The TechHome Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has recognized the top projects and products/technologies in consumer electronics for custom installation. Products from LG, Sony, Dish, Crestron, Savant and others are recognized. System 7 of Boston wins Integrator of the Year.
By Chuck Schneider · December 30, 2015 • January 1977 CES Chicago featured -18 F temperatures and -45 F wind chills. Attendees were advised not to leave their hotels for safety.
By CE Pro Editors · November 13, 2015 • Consumer Technology Association (formerly CEA) names eight industry leaders into 16th annual CE Hall of Fame, including Crestron's George Feldstein, Monster's Noel Lee, and Harman's Dr. Floyd Toole among others.
By CE Pro Editors · November 12, 2015 • Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) drops 'Electronics' from its name in favor of Consumer Technology Association, the fifth name change for the association. International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) name will remain the same.
By Robert Archer · September 24, 2015 • A growing majority of consumers are going online to learn about products before they decide to purchase, according to the 2nd annual Accessories at Retail study from CEA.
By Jason Knott · September 3, 2015 • CEA Mark of Excellence Awards are open for submissions, this year with an agreement with massively popular website HGTV.com (with over 6 million monthly visitors) to showcase selected entries from the submissions.
By Jason Knott · August 28, 2015 • 4K content distribution may give integrators flashbacks to the uneasy early days of HDMI. From the prospects of HD over IP to ‘4K Compliant’ to HDCP 2.2 and more, here are considerations to keep in mind.
By Robert Archer · August 28, 2015 • The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced specifications for the inclusion of High Dynamic Range (HDR) standards within video displays.
By Jason Knott · August 19, 2015 • At the CE Pro Summit, CEA executive delves into future business models revolving around the Internet of Things (IoT) and how too many wireless networks are hampering its growth.
By CE Pro Editors · July 28, 2015 • Symbols defined in "ANSI Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols" enables sharing of information and minimizes miscommunication.
By Robert Archer · May 6, 2015 • The consumer electronics industry generates a near endless amount of statistical data. Here are some of the latest numbers that size up the state of the industry, including audio, video and homebuilding.
By CE Pro Editors · April 22, 2015 • More than 80% of homebuilders now offer structured wiring, home theater and monitored security systems in their new homes. Nearly half of all new homes (49%) built in 2014 included structured wiring. Builders cite increased profit potential as key driver.