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 Robert Archer · June 21, 2018 • Incorporating DTS Virtual:X decoding, the newly introduced $200 Yamaha YAS-108 soundbar helps integrators produce an immersive listening experience in rooms limited by space.
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 Andrew Nichols · June 8, 2018 • Sonos finally does HDMI with new Beam Soundbar, embracing ARC audio and CEC control, as well as virtually everything else (except Dolby Atmos) that's hip in A/V -- Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, Airplay 2, Fire TV, room EQ and more.
By Robert Archer · May 15, 2018 • James Loudspeaker works with Orlando integration company A/V Creative Concepts for challenging installation that required unique custom speaker in a giant shallow-depth stone wall.
By Joe Palenchar · April 26, 2018 • All the big 2018 news from TCL's New York reveal: 5/6 Series 4K TVs with Roku, Dolby Vision, HD, low prices from $349; plans for Onkyo brand acquired from Gibson; and major investments in artificial intelligence (AI) for audio, video and control.
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 Jason Knott · January 23, 2018 • Sennheiser makes first foray in home theater audio market with 3D Soundbar featuring 9.1 configuration, 13 drivers.
By Robert Archer · January 12, 2018 • At CES 2018 Polk Audio introduced its new Polk Command Bar soundbar that features Amazon Alexa voice assistant.
By Robert Archer · January 5, 2018 • The multi-driver Fusion Theater Series Soundbar from Next Level Acoustics is designed for large home theater screen installations.
By Jason Knott · September 27, 2017 • The DaVinci Group (TDG) invents new product category with $1,000 Skybar LCR in-ceiling soundbars and satellite speakers for home theater.
By Arlen Schweiger · September 18, 2017 • Bose used CEDIA 2017 to highlight how ‘Works With Bose’ embraces control companies. An Alexa skill is on the way, plus Lifestyle 600 In-Wall System for dealers/builders.
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 Arlen Schweiger · August 31, 2017 • Venerable loudspeaker manufacturer is introducing a slew of price-protected audio products, architectural models and installation-friendly features at CEDIA 2017.
By Robert Archer · August 28, 2017 • Check out Next Level Acoustics' Reference Soundbar, designed to be paired with large TVs, as well as its Elite Series of soundbar enclosures and BTS in-wall passive subwoofer at CEDIA 2017 in San Diego.