Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable Bridges Traditional Functionality With CI-Friendly Smart Home Convenience
By Robert Archer · May 10, 2019 • With features such as the proprietary MusicCast whole-house audio platform from Yamaha, as well as Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth, built-in Wi-Fi and a built-in Ethernet port, the MusicCast VINYL 500 is the most versatile turntable in consumer electronics.
By Andrew Nichols · May 3, 2019 • Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.
By Jason Knott · May 1, 2019 • Personalized user interfaces like URC Total Control 2.0 help integrators differentiate from competitors and strengthen client interaction with smart home controls.
By Julie Jacobson · April 3, 2019 • SnapAV CEO John Heyman on acquiring regional distributors: 'Literally' no other place where dealers can get all the best home-technology products, plus stellar back-end support.
By Advertorial · April 2, 2019 • Yamaha works closely with control and automation manufacturers, including Control4, Crestron, ELAN, RTI and URC, to make product integration a breeze.
By Jason Knott · March 25, 2019 • Manufacturers and distributors serving the custom channel must stay on top of communications, lead generation, technology services, website resources, social media matters and more to help integrators profit. Here’s how the industry’s best stay at it and earn CE Pro’s Quest for Quality Awards.
By Robert Archer · March 12, 2019 • URC now provides a convenient way to control and integrate wireless whole-house audio systems from Yamaha and HEOS.
By Julie Jacobson · March 8, 2019 • ISE 2019: Wall-Smart's deep relationships with home-tech device manufacturers allows the company to build and ship flush-mount solutions for the newest tech.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 14, 2018 • HDMI video distribution over IP through SnapAV’s Binary MoIP system is designed to handle any TV, any source, any size of job.
By CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018 • Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.
By Julie Jacobson · January 25, 2018 • Debuting at ISE 2018, URC Total Control 2.0 gets first two-way Kaleidescape driver from Chowmain, featuring full feedback, elegant GUI and rich metadata to trigger home-automation events.
By Julie Jacobson · September 8, 2017 • Five short videos from CEDIA 2017 featuring smart home products from Seura, Savant, URC, Middle Atlantic and Samsung.
By Julie Jacobson · July 27, 2017 • In time for CEDIA 2017, URC Total Control is one of the first pro-oriented home-automation systems to support IFTTT; Other new integrations include push notifications, Belkin Wemo, Oppo Blu-ray, and virtually anything that can issue an IP command. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2017 • Launching before CEDIA 2017, URC’s Total Control 2.0 isn’t just a gorgeous new user interface, but a highly-efficient home-automation machine that’s faster, more reliable and more customizable than ever. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)