By CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2018 • According to Parks Associates, U.S broadband households are starting to prefer using a smart speaker with built-in voice assistant tech to control smart home devices.
By Robert Archer · July 11, 2018 • The new $120,000 Focal Grande Utopia EM Evo and $65,000 Stella Utopia EM Evo loudspeakers feature Tuned Mass Damping (TMD) and Neutral Inductance Circuit (NIC) technologies.
By Robert Archer · July 3, 2018 • U.S.-made Aerial Acoustics designs and builds its line of speaker products in the suburbs just north of Boston, taking an artisan approach to the market.
By Robert Archer · June 20, 2018 • During the Montreal Audiofest, a Totem Acoustic Kin Mini Flex home theater demonstration showed how the $400 speaker system could reproduce video game, movie and concert content.
By Robert Archer · May 10, 2018 • Bowers & Wilkins new U.K.-based R&D facility is called Southwater Research & Engineering (SRE). The new building extends the legacy for product development from its outgrown Steyning Research Establishment.
By Julie Jacobson · May 1, 2018 • Acquisition of Terra Speakers gives Leon a big boost in custom audio for commercial and outdoor applications; made-in-America companies plan to 'create a brand new category' in lighting and sound.
By Julie Jacobson · February 8, 2018 • At ISE 2018, Dynaudio showcases new Studio Series in-wall speakers, with tweeter and woofer modules that can be installed any place, in any direction, with custom-cut grilles to provide symmetry.
By Julie Jacobson · February 8, 2018 • At ISE 2018, Origin Acoustics announces Explorer series of in-wall speakers that withstand water and salt, but not pirates.
By Jason Knott · February 2, 2018 • Monster is paying millions for a 60-second Super Bowl commercial featuring the life of founder Noel Lee to launch a new line of headphones and speakers. Rock, pop, country and hip hop artists are featured.
By Robert Archer · January 26, 2018 • Taking technologies from its commercial products, Alcons CRMSC-SRHV Pro-Ribbon Reference Surround delivers professional levels of clarity.
By Jason Knott · January 17, 2018 • SVS aims to move wireless audio beyond mere background music with DTS Play-Fi-based $499 Prime Wireless speakers and $399 Soundbase integrated amp, introduced at CES 2018.
By Arlen Schweiger · January 10, 2018 • Wireless audio systems provider Soundcast added 3 loudspeakers and an accessory device to its VGX Series during CES 2018, including the Bluetooth and DTS Play-Fi enabled VG10 that it calls the first outdoor DTS Play-Fi speaker.
By Robert Archer · January 9, 2018 • Working with the designer Marcel Wanders, KEF has introduced its special edition LS50W loudspeaker.
By Robert Archer · October 26, 2017 • Forget the obvious Halloween classics like Monster Mash and Purple People Eaters. Dish up some scary metal rock for the Halloween season.
By Julie Jacobson · July 5, 2017 • Home automation leader Crestron to offer Sonos products through buying portal; strengthens relationship with national dealer events and app-within-app. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)