By Andrew Nichols · March 25, 2019 • Immersive audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X help compliment 4K video to create a more realistic home theater experience. Here are 11 products that integrators can use to create top-notch sound systems.
By CE Pro Editors · March 6, 2019 • Thanks to 9 Amazon Echo Dots and customized voice-controlled sequences, one Florida couple can now treat their friends to a seamless movie-watching experience.
By CE Pro Editors · February 5, 2019 • At ISE 2019, Nortek introduced its SpeakerCraft Profile CRS6 ZERO Six-Pack, combining six in-ceiling bezel-less CRS6 speakers featuring a 6.5-inch polypropylene woofer.
By CE Pro Editors · January 31, 2019 • Spectacular Portuguese home serves as Sparks Custom Electronics showroom, featuring automated Tesla power-storage system, infinity pool, koi pond, audio, video and more, controlled with an Elan home automation system.
By Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018 • Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.
By CE Pro Editors · November 26, 2018 • Retired MLB star pitcher Matt Cain's new home features ELAN security and automation, audio from SpeakerCraft and Sunfire, and custom combination home theater and game room.
By Fred Harding · November 21, 2018 • Long the domain of commercial spaces, 70-volt audio systems are making their way into residential applications, with popular home-tech vendors delivering 70v speakers, amps and peripherals.
By CE Pro Editors · November 12, 2018 • The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm Xtend Technologies to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Nick Vogt and his family.
By CE Pro Editors · October 16, 2018 • Local integration firm Xtend Technologies worked with the Gary Sinise Foundation to create the perfect smart home for archery Paralympic gold medalist and war veteran Eric Burkett and his family.
By CE Pro Editors · June 13, 2018 • When Labonte purchased his dream home and wanted smart home capabilities, local integrator Advanced Tech Systems suggested an ELAN home automation system.
By CE Pro Editors · April 24, 2018 • Smart homes demand smart outdoor spaces and these three award-winning installations give clients just that -- durable audio/video, extreme cellular service, and motorized gates that trigger 'Welcome Home'
By CE Pro Editors · February 12, 2018 • New SpeakerCraft Weatherproof Landscape Series includes two satellite speakers and two in-ground subwoofers, plus quick-connect accessories for easy installation.
By Jason Knott · January 31, 2018 • Mike Jordan, vice president of product management at Nortek Security & Control, talks about new Elan surveillance cameras and NVRs, 3D interface, 2GIG GC3 panel integration, HR10 and HR30 remotes, and new Niles and SpeakerCraft outdoor speakers.
By Lisa Montgomery · August 28, 2017 • Talk about a smart-home rescue mission. This dysfunctional system was completely overhauled and replaced with Savant automation, Lutron lighting control, Sonance and Sunfire speakers, and a Stewart Filmscreen and Dolby Atmos home theater.
By Chelsea Cafiero · August 18, 2017 • Chesapeake Systems Service's new CSS Experience Center uses Elan control, SpeakerCraft audio and a CinemaTech 4K HDR Dolby Atmos home theater to tell a story about tech + luxury.