By Robert Archer · December 5, 2018 • CE Pro senior editor Bob Archer chooses his favorite products Sony, Bowers & Wilkins, Araknis, Bose and Inneos as highlights from this past year as the top solutions in the residential technology market
By Robert Archer · November 19, 2018 • Rikki Farr, the founder of Riva Audio, has drawn from his pro audio experience to introduce the company's Concert Smart Speaker designed to produce a wide stereo field from a single enclosure.
By Robert Archer · October 1, 2018 • Some of the new features built into the new Bluesound Gen 2i line of products include dual-band WiFi, Apple AirPlay2 and the latest generation Bluetooth formats.
By Robert Archer · September 19, 2018 • The newly announced AudioQuest SLiP XTRM Cables utilize and advanced Semi-Solid Concentric design that according to AudioQuest, help the cables deliver lower distortion and improved resolution.
By Robert Archer · September 7, 2018 • OEM manufacturer for brands like JBL and Russound, Astrosound will launch its own architectural speaker brand for professional integrators called Heritage Acoustics.
By Robert Archer · August 23, 2018 • The 1U-high Yamaha $2,700 XDA-QS5400RK MusicCast Amplifier easily fits into racks and furniture, and its dual LAN ports enable integrators to daisy chain the product to address up to 32 zones of multiroom audio.
By Advertorial · August 7, 2018 • Using the standard product line, along with James Loudspeaker’s custom manufacturing capabilities, SAV Digital Environments is able to elevate its installations in a competitive market.
By Robert Archer · August 6, 2018 • Today’s whole-house audio systems like industry leader Sonos offer a better selection of technologies, price points and control options, which are helping to drive mass-market adoption.
By Robert Archer · June 19, 2018 • The SnapAV Episode Terrain landscape loudspeaker system includes four 4-inch satellite speakers and an 8-inch buried, in-ground subwoofer at $1,500 MSRP.
By Robert Archer · May 15, 2018 • Addressing reliability issues SnapAV invested more than a year of research and development to improve the reliability and performance of the Autonomic line of products.
By Robert Archer · May 7, 2018 • Updating its ProAudio DSP Audio Matrix Series, Zektor has added a number of new features to its versatile product line, which integrators can use in a variety of systems.
By Robert Archer · April 20, 2018 • The new HEOS HomeCinema HS2 Soundbar offers multiroom audio capabilities and streaming compatibility from Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL, and others.
By Robert Archer · April 17, 2018 • The newly launched Klipsch Professional Series Reference Small Aperture Speakers incorporate the Sky Hook by Swarm self-adjusting mounting system that is said to reduce installation times by as much as 75 percent.
By Robert Archer · April 10, 2018 • Branching out into the amplifier category, the new Monitor Audio Installation Amplifiers provide integrators a choice of products to address whole-house audio installations.
By Robert Archer · February 19, 2018 • The OWI MC4-BT 4-channel mixer fits into a 2-gang wall box, and it connects with the company's AMP-HD amplified speaker series via Cat-5 to support fast and simple audio system installations.