Top 2018 Home Tech Mergers & Acquisitions: IoT, Security, Smart Home, A/V, CE

By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.

Pulse-Eight Acquires Zektor, Bolstering A/V Distribution Product Line

By Julie Jacobson · December 21, 2018 • UK-based Pulse-Eight, known for intelligent video-distribution products, acquires high-performance audio-switching company Zektor to bolster A/V line in the custom channel.

Zektor Updates ProAudio DSP With More Customization Options

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.

15 BEST Home Theater and Multi-Room AV Products in 2017

By CE Pro Editors · November 3, 2017 • Just Add Power, Vanco International, Stewart Filmscreen, Crestron Electronics and more bring in awards for home theater and multi-room AV in the CE Pro BEST Awards 2017.

Spotted: 17 ‘Dealer Favorites’ from CEDIA 2017

By Chelsea Cafiero · September 29, 2017 • Check out these spectacular booths, products and services that have dealers talking... even as the CEDIA craze comes to a close. Brands include Samsung, Lutron, Aurora, Denon, Barco, Stewart, Meridian, Leon and more.

Building 4K Multiroom A/V Systems without AVRs

By Jason Knott · May 23, 2016 • Zektor contends the audio video receiver can be eliminated for most multiroom A/V systems today because streaming media does not require a tuner.

Zektor Saves the Day for Failed HydraConnect HDBaseT Switches

By Julie Jacobson · February 25, 2016 • While HydraConnect dealers are stuck with bad HDBaseT switches and no support, Zektor creates replacement HDMI modules as a fix. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Elan Teams with Zektor on Audio-Centric HDMI Switcher

By Julie Jacobson · March 14, 2014 • Elan Home Systems dropped its pioneering A/V distribution business a few years ago. Now the Core Brands home automation unit is back with a unique audio-centric HDMI switching platform co-developed with Zektor.

Zektor Names Capitol a National Distributor

By CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2013 • Distributor Capitol will now carry Zektor's complete line of audio/video distribution products.

Zektor Clarity 16x16 Switcher Offers Simultaneous Analog, Digital Audio

By Robert Archer · July 11, 2013 • The Clarity Audio 16x16 switcher from Zektor incorporates everything installers will need to distribute analog and digital audio sources that range from residential to commercial environments.

Zektor Debuts 8x8 HDBaseT Switch at ISE 2013

By Julie Jacobson · January 30, 2013 • Zektor CEO Jeff Haynes explains special circuitry that enables any brand of IR transmitter to pass signals over HDBaseT, debuting in new 8x8 matrix switch at ISE 2013.

ISE 2013 Preview: Control4, Partners to Show Home Automation, A/V, KNX, More

By Julie Jacobson · January 28, 2013 • Control4 brings 13 partners to ISE 2013 to show cameras, KNX, sensors, A/V switchers, LED lighting, DVRs, remote monitoring and more devices integrated into a home automation system.

CEDIA Faves: Zektor MediaFlex, Belden Connectors, Access Networks

By Julie Jacobson · October 11, 2012 • CE Pro Blog Mobsters highlight Zektor's Clarity HD Elite MediaFlex matrix, Belden's ProSNS fittings and Access Networks' Foundation networking package.

Control4 Gets Zektor Switches, Autonomic Streaming

By CE Pro Editors · June 22, 2011 • Zektor will be supplying matrix switches for Control4 home automation systems and Control4 has begun to integrate with Autonomic media management products.