By Advertorial · February 1, 2017 • Former VIA member Cyber Technology Group in Scottsdale, Ariz., uses Access Networks as its networking foundation for 100 projects per year to establish fast turnaround time for deployment, reduce service calls and sell preventive maintenance agreements.
By Jason Knott · November 9, 2016 • The closing of high-end home technology group VIA International left a void in the Bay Area market. AVDG, expanding from commercial to residential projects, steps in.
By Jason Knott · January 28, 2016 • CE Pro 100 integrator AudioVisions took on 13 employees from VIA International after its demise, hastening the need for an end-to-end cloud-based software solution to run the larger company. A joint venture with D-Tools was born and new software created for design/engineering, proposals, job costing, inventory control, labor tracking and more.
By Julie Jacobson · December 30, 2015 • Home automation standards, low-voltage DC power distribution, IoT at retail and the demise of VIA International grabbed CE Pro page views in 2015. 5
By Julie Jacobson · December 24, 2015 • From the demise of VIA International to the launch of Amazon Echo, CE Pro highlights some of the most important home-tech happenings of 2015. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · November 17, 2015 • Not a big surprise, but court-appointed receivers for the Via International bankruptcy probably won't be distributing any funds to unpaid vendors.
By Julie Jacobson · November 2, 2015 • Court-appointed receivers identified for VIA International; filings from lender NBH Capital Finance show $600,000 credit facility issued three weeks before VIA closure.
By Julie Jacobson · October 15, 2015 • On the eve of CEDIA Expo 2015, employees of Via International have been terminated and the merger of six high-end, high-profile home technology integrators has come to an end. Company is in receivership.
By Arlen Schweiger · June 3, 2015 • VIA Scottsdale completed a retrofit project which includes solutions from Savant, Lutron, IC Realtime, Samsung, Marantz, Sharp, Sonance and Leon Speakers. Its automated features even include scent machines.
By Arlen Schweiger · May 19, 2015 • VIA Los Angeles completed a retrofit project on a 1,500-square-foot condo with a 84-inch 4K TV, Crestron keypads, Lutron shading, and more.
By Julie Jacobson · January 20, 2015 • Randy Stearns, founder and former CEO of the six-company merger known as Via International, has left the organization; business is strong but capital is needed to fund growth.
By CE Pro Editors · October 24, 2014 • Sony named Vendor of the Year in 2014 HTSA Awards, Keith Haas of Integra honored as Person of the Year.
By Jason Knott · June 13, 2014 • After successfully melding company cultures and establishing best practices, VIA International touts 22 locations in 8 states with $69.8 million in revenue for 2013.
By Lisa Montgomery · June 3, 2014 • Discover how VIA International hid a 12-foot screen in this swanky California lounge-turned-hangout, and that's not the only surprise.
By Julie Jacobson · December 30, 2013 • In 2013, Lutron launched RF products for DIY, Internet of Things for the smart home took off, Control4 went public, 6 top dealers formed Via, Plasma died, 4K Ultra HD thrived, hacker bots disrupted home automation.