Autonomic Introduces New eAudioCast Audio-Over-Ethernet Products


Autonomic has announced the introduction of the MMS-1e whole-house music player and the M-120e four-zone amplifier, each featuring their eAudioCast audio-over-Ethernet technology. This means that that the music player and amplifier can be connected using a single Cat5e cable at high resolution bitrates, no traditional audio wiring required. The completely solid state-based MMS-1e music player […]

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Draper to Launch Shades at CEDIA


During CEDIA Draper will be showing off its new line of integrator targeted shades — the quiet and flexible Motorized FlexShades — 115v, 24V and battery operated — for both interior and exterior applications. Draper shade products have hundreds of possible operation/control variations — including the ability to react to current sun conditions and tie […]

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Middle Atlantic Showcases Full Range of Power Solutions at CEDIA 2016


Middle Atlantic Products will bring its robust offering of power solutions to CEDIA 2016. A CEDIA 2016 Best New Product Award Finalist, DC Power Distribution is the first centralized DC power solution for residential systems. The unit eliminates messy, space-consuming wall warts and other power clutter with a universal power solution for DC-powered devices. The […]

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Draper’s New Profile Design Is Industry’s Biggest Thin Bezel Screen


Draper’s completely redesigned Profile fixed screen has only a ½ inch thin bezel frame yet, is available in sizes up to 30 feet wide — this is perfect for HomeAV and digital signage applications as the Profile gives the projected image a “flat panel look.” Draper says that size isn’t the Profile’s only advantage as […]

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AudioControl Partnering with Architectural Loudspeaker Brands to Provide DSP-Optimized Sound on Director M-Series Amplifiers


AudioControl has announced a new industry alliance initiative called the AudioControl Sound Partners Program. The objective of the Sound Partners Program is to work with architectural speaker manufacturers in order to implement performance profiles defined by their engineers which, when stored in the DSP onboard the AudioControl Director M-Series of high-performance 8 and 16-channel amplifiers, […]

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Meridian Partners with Barco Residential to Deliver Ultimate Home Theater Experience


Meridian Audio has announced a new partnership with Barco Residential to provide professional installers in North America with access to two high quality brands and the capability to create the a home cinema and media room experience for their customers. “We are keen to help our dealers provide authentic, premium quality and profitable home theater […]

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Bryston Unveils BDP-π Compact Digital Music Player


Bryston has announced the introduction of the BDP-π digital music player, joining the BDP-2 in Bryston’s lineup of digital players aimed at real music enthusiasts. The BDP-π is available now and lists for $1,295. The BDP-π features advanced Bryston hardware and software built upon the Raspberry Pi and HifiBerry platform giving users fast response to […]

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Meridian Audio and Barco Residential Partner


Meridian Audio and Barco Residential have announced a partnership to provide professional installers in North America with access to both brands and the capability to “create the very best home cinema and media room experience for their customers.” “We are keen to help our dealers provide authentic, premium quality and profitable home theater experiences for […]

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Metra Home Launches 16-Channel Hybrid DVR and Security Cameras


Metra Home Theater Group announces the new 16-Channel Hybrid DVR, encompassing the four most common video technologies, as well as 16 new Spyclops cameras. The 16-Channel Hybrid DVR (SPY-DVR16HYB2) provides dealers with more flexibility due to its compatibility with four types of video technology, including AHD, TVI, analog and IP. Dealers can utilize any combination […]

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RoseWater Energy Group Announces Enhancements to the Energy Management HUB


Rosewater Energy Group is updating its RoseWater Energy Group HUB, which the company will show at CEDIA 2016. The Energy Management HUB has been re-engineered with an updated configuration featuring batteries with 14.4 kilowatt hours of useable storage, an increase from the 12 kilowatts of storage previously utilized. In conjunction with Alpha, RoseWater Energy Group […]

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Metra Home Theater Group to Intro Helios Tailgate TV Mount at CEDIA


Metra Home Theater Group has announced the Helios Tailgate TV Mount. The Helios Tailgate Mount is works with TV’s from 32” to 55” and weighing up to 60 lbs. A simple mount attaches directly to a 2” trailer receiver hitch for quick and easy installation and it has a black powder coat finish which makes […]

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Atlona Ships Eight-Output 4K/UHD Distribution Amplifier


Atlona announced it is now shipping its eight-output 4K/UHD distribution amplifier that features HDMI-to-HDBaseT distribution of 4K/UHD @ 60 Hz (4:2:0 Chroma sampling) video, HDBaseT transmission up to 70 meters, HDCP 2.2 support, and Power over Ethernet (PoE). The AT-UHD-CAT-8 also provides EDID management and advanced display control functions through Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) for […]

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Integration Is What You Do — Not What Apple, Google and Amazon Do


CEDIA CEO Vin Bruno recently told a group of residential integrators that his organization wants to help the AV integration community transition away from using the term “integrator” and move towards using the term “technologist.” While I applaud CEDIA for proactively moving towards helping the integration community as a whole — something they clearly haven’t […]

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PureLink Debuts Locking Screw HDMI Cables


PureLink today announced the availability of its new line of “locking” HDMI cables, under its TotalWire brand. The cables support HDMI 2.0b technology as well as the transmission of HDR (High Dynamic Range) content and have a screw-based locking feature that prevents strain and loose connections and could eliminate the need for additional port savers […]

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Global Sales of Solid State Projectors Soar 17 Percent Year-on-Year in CY Q2 2016


Futuresource Consulting has revealed its latest insights into the worldwide projector market which highlight that the market has declined 4.6 percent year-on-year in CY Q2 2016 to 1.76 million units, with value falling 5.6 percent to $2 billion. Despite value falling further than volume for another consecutive quarter, the disparity is far weaker than previously […]

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Origin Acoustic Partners with iRoom


Origin Acoustics announced a new partnership with iRoom becoming its new U.S. and Mexico distributor effective September 1, 2016 and the addition of Chris Lehnen as western vice president of sales. Austria based iRoom makes the docking and control solution for iPads and iPhones. iRoom products are high-end and elegantly crafted with glass and  aluminum […]

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RTI Ships KX10 In-Wall Touchpanel


RTI today announced that its all-new KX10 in-wall touchpanel is now shipping. Claiming to be designed for simplicity of control and automation to A/V, environmental, and security systems, the KX10 is a 10.1-inch, 1280×800 WXGA-resolution LCD that’s programmable. Allowing for control via built-in IR and RS232 output it features built-in intercom support, a proximity sensor […]

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tvONE Ships ONErack


ONErack is a universal, powered mounting system that is designed to simplify rack specifying and installation of small devices. tvONE’s design converts randomly sized, externally powered devices (they say from any manufacturer) into slide-in modules that can be installed quickly. ONErack has both front and rear access, provides uniform cable management and ONErack allows for […]

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Atlona Ships Latest UHD HDMI to HDBaseT Distribution Amplifiers


Atlona is now shipping three new products aimed at both residential and commercial markets, the AT-UHD-CAT-4 and AT-UHD-CAT-4ED HDMI to HDBaseT distribution amplifiers and AT-HDVS-150-RX HDBaseT receiver with built-in scaling. The AT-UHD-CAT-4 and AT-UHD-CAT-4ED (extended distance) 4K/UHD HDMI to HDBaseT distribution amplifiers both models include Power over Internet (PoE) for powering remote receivers, pass-through HDMI […]

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CEDIA 2016 Registration Open


Registration for CEDIA 2016 has officially opened at This year’s show, hosted at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas September 13-17, will offer attendees numerous opportunities to “Think BIG” with unparalleled access to exciting innovations, in-depth training, industry visionaries, and ground-breaking trends. “CEDIA has created more ways for attendees to capitalize on […]

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Shelly Palmer to Deliver CEDIA 2016 Opening Keynote


Shelly Palmer, trusted strategic advisor to the C-Suite of leading technology firms, regular technology commentator for CNBC, MSNBC, CNN and Fox Business News, and one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices of Technology, will present the CEDIA 2016 Opening Keynote. “Shelly Palmer has extensive experience and insight into the technology sector making him a great fit […]

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