By Jason Knott · January 2, 2019 • Stock prices for public companies in the smart home, consumer electronics, IoT and custom integration markets drop 19% on average in 2018. Sonos, ADT IPOs skid downward.
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 Andrew Nichols · December 11, 2018 • The wait continues for those looking to ask Google Assistant questions via Sonos, but keen Sonos fans can sign up for private beta testing taking place over the next few months.
By Jason Knott · December 11, 2018 • Brilliant's new smart switches with built-in voice control can automate the dumb old lights ... and virtually every other connected device in the house.
By Jason Knott · November 28, 2018 • Just One Touch / Video & Audio Center focuses on upper-tier products combined with $500 custom installation credit to have record-breaking Black Friday weekend sales.
By Robert Archer · November 21, 2018 • Bringing joy with Sonos, Lutron, Kaleidescape and more: Some of the latest home-technology products to ring in a happier new year. Don't forget the power protection.
By Jason Knott · November 19, 2018 • Sonos reports annual sales of $1.137B, up 15%, with Q4 2018 sales of $273M, up 27%. Smart home wireless audio company attributes IKEA and direct online sales as growth factors.
By Julie Jacobson · October 30, 2018 • After IPO, Honeywell spinoff Resideo (NYSE: REZI) joins Control4 and Alarm.com as the only pure-play, pro-centric security and smart-home stocks. We compare 12 publicly traded competitors.
By CE Pro Editors · October 17, 2018 • Over 350 dealers showed up to the Consumer Electronics Distributors Fall Ball Event this year, including new attendees Sonos and Brilliant.
By Richard Stoerger · October 5, 2018 • Industry veteran Richard Stoerger makes 'light' of the famous Sonos Superbowl commercial, explaining how a centralized multiroom audio system would have provided a much better music experience.
By Julie Jacobson · September 28, 2018 • Amazon's new Alexa lineup, including Gen 3 Echo Dot, speakerless Input, first subwoofer, and Link amp, could affect the smart-home installation channel and Sonos position in unexpected ways.
By CE Pro Editors · September 21, 2018 • ABB's latest smart home solution can be integrated with Philips Hue, Sonos speakers, and features Amazon Alexa voice-control.
By Arlen Schweiger · September 13, 2018 • The Dana Innovations brand shows its wide-ranging indoor and outdoor audio systems, myriad subwoofer options and recent collaboration with Sonos during CEDIA 2018.
By CE Pro Editors · September 11, 2018 • Sonos reports $208.4 million in revenue, down 6.6 percent compared to Q3 2017 due in part to a decrease in PLAYBASE sales.
By Julie Jacobson · September 3, 2018 • Sonos partners with Sonance on in-wall, in-ceiling and outdoor speakers; launches new dealer portal, early access to products and improved communications with integrators.