By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
By Robert Archer · October 15, 2018 • From in-ground outdoor subs and architectural loudspeakers, to mirror TVs and in-wall power conditioners, here is a look at the latest products that integrate into home environments.
By Julie Jacobson · October 1, 2018 • A motorized slab of marble drops down to reveal a 65-inch TV; flip-out mount is the only answer for bedroom TV; new printable glass bezels add class to Aquavision TVs ... and more #SoCustom TV installs shared on social media.
By Jason Knott · July 30, 2018 • Leon Speakers’ CEO Noah Kaplan says combination of stylized outdoor lighting fixtures and high-performance audio speakers are on roadmap.
By Lisa Montgomery · July 25, 2018 • University of Texas super-fan hits the "Hook-em" button on a Savant home-automation remote to tune all five Sony TVs to his favorite sports stations and trigger Philips Hue smart bulbs to glow burnt orange.
By CE Pro Editors · June 11, 2018 • 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.
By Robert Archer · May 3, 2018 • As part of the annual Sapphire Marketing roadshow stop in Boston, the rep firm showed its commercial and residential brands, including James Loudspeaker.
By Julie Jacobson · May 1, 2018 • Acquisition of Terra Speakers gives Leon a big boost in custom audio for commercial and outdoor applications; made-in-America companies plan to 'create a brand new category' in lighting and sound.
By Robert Archer · March 20, 2018 • The Leon Horizon Interactive Fit soundbar incorporates AV storage space that is concealed by a custom grill that matches the width of the TV screen it sits next to as part of an AV installation.
By CE Pro Editors · November 9, 2017 • Bluesound, Leon Speakers, SVS, Stealth Acoustics, Triad, and Dynaudio tie for different sub-category recognition in the Loudspeakers category during 2017's CE Pro BEST Awards.
By Chelsea Cafiero · September 29, 2017 • Check out these spectacular booths, products and services that have dealers talking... even as the CEDIA craze comes to a close. Brands include Samsung, Lutron, Aurora, Denon, Barco, Stewart, Meridian, Leon and more.
By CE Pro Editors · September 8, 2017 • Check out Leon's Horizon Interactive FIT (HI FIT) soundbar at CEDIA. It combines high-fidelity audio with internal storage space for things like Apple TV, Amazon Echo Dot, Roku and more to integrates voice control, video streaming, video conferencing and power.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 4, 2017 • Wicked Smart Homes uses gear from Crestron, Lutron, Paradigm, Leon Speakers, Autonomic and Sony to create a connected home worthy of the Gold 2017 Home of the Year award for smart home less than $150k.
By Lisa Montgomery · June 15, 2017 • KEF, Meridian and Leon Speakers weigh in on the most pervasive speaker design trends of today.
By Robert Archer · June 2, 2017 • Sonos increases its lead to cement its position as the most used soundbar by the CE Pro 100. Klipsch fell out of the top five, while Bose almost doubled its dealer representation. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.