5G is Home Tech’s ‘Most Impactful Trend’ in 20 Years: CEDIA Roundtable

By Julie Jacobson · September 20, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018: 5G might be a year away, but smart-home integrators should start prepping now for the next-gen cellular service, with its major implications for IoT, content delivery and mobility.

New 360-Degree Cameras at CES 2015 vs. IC Real Tech’s 720-Degree Allie

By Julie Jacobson · February 4, 2015 • Rash of new 360-degree cameras appear at CES 2015 from Amaryllo, Branto, Giroptic, Voxx and others; and then there's the 720-degree Allie models from IC Real Tech.

2014 Custom Electronics Stock Winners & Losers

By Jason Knott · January 2, 2015 • Evaluation of 39 publicly owned companies dealing in custom electronics A/V, home automation and security space reveals an overall 5.3% growth in 2014 stock prices. Biggest winner is Planar with remarkable 228% stock appreciation.

CEDIA Find: Acoustic Research Power-Protecting Media Streamer

By Julie Jacobson · August 6, 2012 • AR PW1000 Home Theater Power Station with SpeedPass packs a 5-port Ethernet switch, power conditioning, surge protection and lots of connections for audio/video/data.

WiSA to Set Standard for Wireless Audio

By Julie Jacobson · December 14, 2011 • Silicon Image is major backer of new WiSA (Wireless Speaker and Audio) spec, based on wireless surround technology from Summit Semiconductor; Polk, Klipsch, Pioneer, Sharp on board.

Audiovox Changes Name to Voxx; Who Cares?

By Julie Jacobson · December 5, 2011 • Audiovox's name-change to its ticker symbol Voxx follows dramatic re-branding of Monster Cable earlier this year.