Wisdom Audio Adds New Models to the Sage Cinema Speaker Line


Wisdom Audio’s Sage Cinema Series is designed for hidden installations, whether behind an acoustically-transparent screen or stretched fabric. It is also designed to take advantage of the extra space available to us in a 2×6 wall. Wisdom Audio’s latest introduction, made at CEDIA, includes these new models that will ship in January 2016: Point 2 […]

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On Controls Adds Onlink Pro Family of Ethernet Gateway Devices


On Controls has announced today the introduction of the Onlink Pro family of gateway devices. Derived from a platform engineered for commercial-grade applications, the first three Onlink Pro models available to integrators are the OLP-101, OLP-102 and OLP 201 — each with unique configurations to suit specific applications. All three models are available now. Onlink […]

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CEDIA 2015 Attendance Tops 18,000


CEDIA 2015 showcased a new energy for the industry, evident by a 16 percent increase in integrator attendance and a 6 percent increase in the number of exhibitors participating in the show. More than 18,700 attendees participated in this year’s event alongside 510 exhibiting companies. Exhibitors were quick to call out the quality of attendees […]

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Acoustic Geometry Launches New Curve Diffusor V2


Acoustic Geometry just announced its new Curve Diffusor V2 as a part of the company’s line of natural-sounding, affordable acoustic products. Created by John Calder and Mark Stender of Acoustic Geometry, Version 2 of the Curve Diffusor features a more consistent-radius cylindrical design offering time-coherent diffusion from low-mid to very high frequencies, and a unique […]

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Primacoustic Paintables Now Available in Room Kit Combinations


Primacoustic is making the Paintables version of its London 8 and London 10 room kits. These kits include everything you need to turn any room into a studio or home theater. Designed to address acoustical concerns that are common to all rooms, London kits help control primary reflections, flutter echo and excessive bass.  Panels are […]

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Clare Controls CLIQ.mini


Clare Controls latest control system is promoted as an affordable system that does lighting, door and garage locks, thermostats, CCTV cameras and entertainment control. The CLIQ.mini is a cloud-based  that receives power and connectivity via a single wire, and communicates wirelessly via Z-Wave and Wi-Fi, as well as wired via IP. By utilizing a single […]

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The Brian Savarese (EPSON) Interview


Epson is the world’s leading projector company based on sales stats. And, they only sell 3LCD — no DLP. So, they’ve achieved that with a technology crutch, if you will, since a customer who’s set on DLP no matter what can’t get a projector from them. Epson, however, seems happy with that arrangement since it […]

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Lutron Electronics Introduces Larger, Battery-Powered Shading Solution With Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR Roller Shades


Lutron Electronics today announced the Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR roller shades. These large, battery-powered shades are designed to integrate with the RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS whole-home control systems. Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR can also be used as a standalone solution, easily controlled using a remote or the Lutron mobile app. The new Triathlon WIDR […]

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The Jeremy Burkhardt (Origin Acoustics) Interview


In one year, Origin Acoustics signed up 2,000 dealers in over 50 countries, has designed (and is shipping) over 140 different products and has created an industry buzz that no other speaker company has been able to match so far. Origin Acoustics’ founder, Jeremy Burkhardt, took time to talk with me after the company’s press […]

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ClearView Ships Hidden Reflections Mirror-TV


ClearView is shipping its Hidden Reflections LCD HDTV. Designed with a depth of only 1” and for mirrors from 7” to 80”, the Hidden Reflections line includes a rear-mounted 17” HDTV. Hidden Reflections TV mirrors can be modified for any specific design application with a variety of sizes and shapes, including edge options such as […]

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Savant Unveils Awesome Savant Remote


Savant today unveiled the Savant Remote. It is, by far, the coolest (and easiest to program) handheld remote we have ever seen. No joke. At this time, it’s aimed exclusively at home entertainment as it only controls that part of your house (i.e. TV, all the stuff connected to your TV, whole house audio systems, […]

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Lutron Extends its Family of Keypads, Dimmers and Accessories


Lutron Electronics today announced several expansions to its lighting control systems. Palladium keypad: The design of the Palladiom keypad ties into the HomeWorks QS system, bringing total lighting control of the HomeWorks QS system. The Palladiom keypad is the first of its kind to feature buttons and faceplates made of the same material – plastic, glass or metal – for a coordinated aesthetic. […]

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Lutron Electronics Expands Ivalo Collection of Architectural LED Fixtures


Lutron Electronics has introduced new additions to its Ivalo Collection of high-end Architectural LED Fixtures. These new upgrades offer added custom options for high-end residential and architectural applications and Lutron is guaranteeing flicker-free 1 percent dimming. The Finiré 3″ LED Recessed Lighting has expanded its range of field changeable beam spreads from 15 degree narrow spot to 60 […]

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Basalte’s Sentido Might be the Best Looking Light Switch, Ever


Sentido is an elegant keypad with a European design that we think is the best looking light switch ever. This touch-sensitive light switch integrates with Lutron Homeworks QS and uses metal finishes in combination with the advanced touch technology offer a haptic experience. The square-shaped light switch is divided into two or four equal surfaces, each […]

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Nuvo Software Update Makes It 100 Percent Wi-Fi


Legrand announced at CEDIA Expo a new software for its Nuvo Player Portfolio system, making its multiroom wireless system less expensive and easier to install. The new software, version 3.0, eliminates the need for the system’s Gateway, enabling the system’s P100, P200 and P300 wireless players to connect directly to a home’s existing WiFi router. A step-by-step setup wizard is included in the software […]

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Lutron Intros Cloud Connected Device for RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS Systems


Lutron Electronics today announced that its RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS systems will use the cloud-based Lutron Connect Bridge hardware and the new a Lutron Connect App. This will add features to any RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS home like AppleWatch notification, Geofencing, HomeGlance dashboard for mobile devices, support for Apple and Android Widgets, Nest and Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostat support and free remote access to the […]

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Nuvo Adds In-Wall Keypad Controller


Legrand has announced two new additions to its Nuvo Player Portfolio hybrid audio system here at CEDIA Expo. The new Nuvo P10 Keypad, a wall-mounted, Power-over-Ethernet keypad that delivers single-zone control of the audio’s volume, track, and source, makes the Player Portfolio the first wired/wireless system to offer an integrated keypad option. The company also announced new drivers for Crestron and Control4 that deliver seamless integration […]

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AtlasIED Launched Network-Controllable Mixer Amplifiers


AtlasIED just released the DPA Series network mixer amplifiers. The DPA Series provides four output channel amplifiers with three models delivering up to 600-watts per channels. Each model can be used in two-channel 70.7V, four-channel 4Ω, or 3-channel 70.7V and 4Ω configurations making them incredibly flexible for a variety of installation types. AtlasIED says that internal digital signal […]

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Orvito Ships World’s First Wi-Fi Enabled Touch Smart Switch Panel


Orvito is shipping its first Wi-Fi-enabled Smart Switch Panel. The Orvito Smart Switch Panel allows control of all electrical home appliances from anywhere. And, like any control system, it allows for triggering presets, sensing motion and optimizing energy consumption. The Orvito Smart Switch Panel uses Wi-Fi and is retrofittable into existing electrical switch outlets. Orbit says its products require no additional […]

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LG Ships Super-Slim 55″ Monitor for Video Walls


LG Electronics is shipping its slim (claiming it’s the slimmest in the world) LCD monitor with a bezel to bezel design at less than 2 millimeters (about 1/6th of an inch). Dubbed the VH7B series, it’s designed to be used in video wall applications and includes software that allows flexible configurations (up to a 15×15 matrix […]

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Control4 Now Streams Pandora, Deezer and TIDAL


Control4 Corporation today announced that Pandora, Deezer and TIDAL are now automatically available as part of Control4 HC-250 and HC-800 systems, without requiring additional streaming devices or software. With Control4’s latest software release, OS 2.8, Control4 natively integrates Pandora. Control4 also welcomed two more audio-streaming services to its lineup: Deezer, a worldwide digital music streaming service available in over 180 countries; […]

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CEDIA Announces 2015 Best New Product Award Winners


CEDIA has announced the winners of the 2015 Best New Product awards. This year’s honorees are: Digital Projection:  INSIGHT 4K Dual-LED D-Tools:  System Integrator 2015 (SI 2015) featuring Mobile Install DynaQuip Controls:  WaterCopPRO Integrated Future Automation:  HSE – Large Motorised Wall Mount IC Realtime:  C720 360-degree x 360-degree 4K Virtual PTZ Camera ihiji, Inc.: ServiceManager Kaleidescape, Inc.: […]

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