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$199 Riva Audio Concert Smart Speaker Features Amazon Alexa, Trillium Technologies

By Robert Archer · November 19, 2018 • Rikki Farr, the founder of Riva Audio, has drawn from his pro audio experience to introduce the company's Concert Smart Speaker designed to produce a wide stereo field from a single enclosure.

Riva Audio Expands WAND Wireless System with Release of Central Amplifier

By Arlen Schweiger · January 8, 2018 • The capabilities and installation options for Riva Audio's WAND wireless multiroom system grow with the addition of the $399 Central wireless amplifier that can be connected to various sources and legacy speakers.

Review: Riva WAND Series Wireless Multiroom Audio System

By Robert Archer · November 14, 2017 • Think of the Riva WAND series of whole-house audio speakers as a convenient and easy to use gateway into the world of multiroom audio.

9 BEST Loudspeakers of 2017

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.

RIVA Audio WAND + Targets Home Tech Pros with Open API; Takes Aim at Sonos

By Jason Knott · July 21, 2017 • RIVA Audio’s multi-room wireless ‘+’ WAND Series distinguishes itself from Sonos with open API, Hi-Res Audio, immersive sound, and margins for integrators; retails at $249 and $499 price points.

CE Pro Video Q&A: RIVA Audio Founder Rikki Farr Talks Beatles, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton, Bob Marley

By Jason Knott · October 21, 2016 • Rikki Farr tells how a chance encounter with John Lennon led to a lifelong career in audio working with Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley and others. It eventually to the creation of RIVA Audio wireless multiroom audio system.


By CE Pro Editors · October 1, 2016 • RIVA WAND is a simple-to-use multi-space audio system for delivering high-quality music. Listen to hi-res music or favorite music services from any networked or online source. The RIVA WAND app creates zones, streams different music through the house, voice controls the system and will provide future features through RIVA CONCIERGE.

Made for Pros, RIVA Audio Is Not Just Another Sonos Wannabe

By Jason Knott · September 27, 2016 • Comparing today’s audio systems to an ‘elephant’s fart’ in terms of quality, RIVA Audio comes out swinging at CEDIA 2016 with sleek, high-quality wireless networked audio system that promises strong margin for integrators.

What Dealers Say about CEDIA 2016: Bose Surprises, Sony Wows, Denver Wanted

By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2016 • Dealers universally embraced Sony, Bose and Riva surprised with strong home theater demos from little speakers, and Crestron gets mixed reviews on Sonos implementation at CEDIA 2016.

RIVA S Premium Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

By CE Pro Editors · September 19, 2016 • The RIVA S is a premium Bluetooth® mobile speaker delivering an unmatched personal entertainment system that perfectly compliments any music listening experience.

CEDIA 2016: What DIY Vendors Want from the Pros

By Julie Jacobson · September 13, 2016 • Eero, Plex, Mass Fidelity, Ring and so many other DIY-centric smart-home manufacturers are attending CEDIA 2016 to grab the mindshare of installation pros. Here's why. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)