Outdoor

27 Speakers, 0 Subwoofers Resolve Home’s Outdoor Audio Challenges

By CE Pro Editors · February 7, 2019 • NYC integrator ATTYWON designs outdoor audio system for massive Long Island property using 27 120-degree dispersion Episode speakers with no subwoofers. Did it work?

Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

By Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2019 • Ring Smart Lighting system launches at CES 2019 one year after the acquisition of Mr. Beams, maker of quasi-connected outdoor lighting products that Ring is IoT-enabling. Why the proprietary RF and bridge?

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

By Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2019 • Launched at CES 2019, Ring’s new low-voltage transformer adds IoT to old landscape lighting for control via home-automation app.

Building a Business Model Around Landscape Lighting

By Jason Knott · September 10, 2018 • Florida-based integrator Luxury Illumination sells 60 percent of clients into service contracts around specialty exterior lighting.

SI’s New ‘Solo Pro’ with ALR is ‘World’s First’ Motorized Screen for Ultra-Short-Throw Projectors

By Julie Jacobson · August 28, 2018 • The wire-free, portable Solo motorized video-projection screen introduced by Screen Innovations last year is now available in a Pro model with ambient light rejection (ALR) material, tailor-made for short-throw projectors.

Video: The Most Daring Poolside Installation of a 75-Inch SunBriteTV

By Julie Jacobson · August 23, 2018 • The installers at Architechnology Designs tiptoe precariously around a pool, dodging plants and other dangerous obstacles to install a 75-inch SunBriteTV from SnapAV.

Ambisonic Outdoor-Rated Wireless Amp with AirPlay Doubles as WAP

By Robert Archer · August 9, 2018 • Launching at CEDIA 2018, Ambisonic's L-240 All-Weather Wi-Fi Bluetooth amplifier eliminates the need to run wires from an amp (240 watts RMS) to outdoor wireless speakers.

James Loudspeaker Planter Speakers Blend into Outdoor Environments

By Robert Archer · December 1, 2017 • James Loudspeaker has introduced three Omni Planter Outdoor Loudspeakers in custom color configurations for commercial and residential applications.