By Joe Palenchar · April 22, 2019 • Three years after merging with software startup Eva Automation, Bowers & Wilkins announces first collaborative product: Formation wireless speakers and proprietary multiroom audio platform to be licensed to third parties.
By Julie Jacobson · February 26, 2019 • KBIS/IBS 2019: The Qi wireless power standard for cellphones gets a wattage upgrade to power kitchen appliances with no cords, but prices could be steep.
By Robert Archer · January 22, 2019 • BenQ's new HT8060 and HT9060 CinePro 4K UHD HDR home cinema projectors feature its CinematicColor technology.
By CE Pro Editors · January 11, 2019 • The Philips Cares digital caregiving platform allows family and friends to stay informed of their loved one's wellbeing and includes a personal alert button with 24/7 emergency support.
By Julie Jacobson · February 9, 2018 • Beautiful technology from Artnovion and Basalte; amazing digital artwork from Barco, Philips, Niio and Genesis; VR workplace of the future; and incredible projection mapping demos were the must-see hits of ISE 2018.
By Robert Archer · January 3, 2018 • Roku foresees a broad home entertainment landscape with the TV serving as the focal point.
By Alice Gustafson · January 24, 2017 • Donated kit list for the new home theater at Christopher’s Children's Hospice includes Crestron, Wyrestorm, QMotion, Monitor Audio and Philips Lighting.
By Chelsea Cafiero · January 6, 2017 • As AV manufacturers like Harman JBL, Sony, Pioneer, Onkyo, Haier and Philips feature Chromecast built-in on their newest speakers and TVs, Samsung invents its own 'invisible connection.' Check it out at CES 2017.
By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2016 • Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Tim Albright · July 1, 2016 • Zuckerberg wants his home to be run by artificial intelligence (AI). His R&D could aid mainstream automation awareness, but also spell trouble in the long run for the custom integration business.
By Julie Jacobson · January 29, 2016 • Syfy channel synchronizes Philips Hue lighting effects with on-screen action via clever Syfy Sync technology. IoT could push immersive entertainment into so many more dimensions. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · January 27, 2016 • Argus Insights study that analyzed 50,000 reviews by consumers shows frustration with the user experience of many entry-level home automation apps. ADT, Philips, Comcast and AT&T systems in particular are dissed, while Vivint and Honeywell gain better marks. SimpliSafe, Canary and Nest are also rated.
By CE Pro Editors · September 29, 2015 • From Samsung’s SmartThings to Philips’ Hue, the Echo Bluetooth speaker from Amazon can already control a wealth of home automation devices. Now it has added Insteon to the list.
By Rachel Cericola · August 26, 2015 • The Philips Hue wireless dimming kit (MSRP $39.95) will start selling in September. Each Philips Hue white bulb boasts white light at 2700K with no fade-in and is rated for up to 25,000 hours of use.
By Chuck Schneider · March 19, 2015 • Acoustic Research, Dual, Nakamichi, Soundcraftsmen are among the brands that fell in with the wrong crowd.