Barco Residential Introduces New Medea 4K Projector With HDR10 Support

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Barco Residential’s new Medea projector is a native 4K (3840×2160) resolution projector that designed as an entry-level projector for home cinema that includes HDR10 support. The outstanding image quality is powered by a new optical engine and laser light source, providing significantly improved image uniformity, nearly instant on/off, and a light source life of up to 40,000 hours […]

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Savant Debuts Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Touch-Screen Thermostat

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Savant has announced today the introduction of the Savant Multi-STAT, a touch screen multipurpose thermostat as part of the Savant Climate solution. The Savant Multi-STAT claims to be a completely new approach to the residential thermostat, elegantly and discreetly placing control and automation functionality alongside climate settings in easy reach throughout the home. The Multi-STAT provides homeowners with convenient […]

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Panamax Adds Local IP Control to BlueBOLT at CEDIA 2017

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Panamax today announced the introduction of the BlueBOLT-CV2, a new interface enabling energy management features of Panamax PRO products to be managed from the local network without requiring a cloud connection. Integrators can monitor their clients’ power as well as set up a number of notifications alerting them of network and or power anomalies. Scheduled events and auto-reboot functions […]

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Lutron Adds to HomeWorks QS System

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Lutron Electronics today announced the availability of new Lutron Connect packages as well as a family of DIN rail panels and modules, opening the door to more project opportunities for its HomeWorks QS system integrators. The new Lutron Connect packages include a 1-link processor and the Lutron Connect Bridge. These packages reduce the starting price of a HomeWorks […]

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LG OLED Picture-on-Wall and Picture-on-Glass Technologies Impress CEDIA

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Offering the industry’s broadest portfolio of consumer OLED TVs – 10 models in 55-, 65- and 77-inch class sizes – LG Electronics USA is bringing the 2017 LG OLED lineup to CEDIA 2017 in San Diego this week. The LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W7 features a Picture-on-Wall form factor. At just 2.57mm thin in the 65-inch model, the LG SIGNATURE […]

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Middle Atlantic Intros Home Wiring and Power Infrastructure Solution for Behind TVs

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Middle Atlantic Products debuted the Proximity Series AV storage solution at CEDIA 2017. The Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate and In-Wall Boxes provide integrators with a flexible offering to reliably support the growing network of small devices and component-intense systems in residential applications right behind the display. The Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate is designed to mount […]

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Just Add Power Simplifies Matrix Switching With New App

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Just Add Power (J+P) announced its Switch Please web application at CEDIA 2017, Sept. 7-9, at the San Diego Convention Center. Part of the latest development to its innovative approach to IP video distribution, the free Switch Please app is dynamically generated based on the switch configuration of the installation. As a result, installers and end-users can easily switch J+P […]

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Crestron Exiting CEDIA Was GENIUS

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It appears that Crestron can, in fact, predict the future. The 2017 CEDIA Expo is shaping up to be a very good show. We have a team of five people out in San Diego right now covering it live and you can follow our coverage here. The show floor is beautiful and we’ll spend the morning, right before the […]

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iPoint Control Partners With Portal to Provide Fully Integrated Product Database Access

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iPoint LLC today announced iPoint Control’s full integration with the Portal product database. This latest update to the business management platform gives iPoint Control users convenient access to over 1 million aggregated products within the Portal product catalog. In addition to Portal access, iPoint Control users will be able to create a data library with customized descriptions, pictures, and […]

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Samsung Integrates Control4 SDDP Technology in its 2017 4K Ultra-HDTV Lineup and New Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player

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Samsung Electronics America Inc. has incorporated Control4 Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) software into its technology to simplify integration with Control4 automation systems. The integration, coupled with Control4 Certified driver support for the entire 2017 4K UHD TV lineup and the new UBD-M9700 4K UHD Blu-ray Player, debuting at the CEDIA 2017 show in San Diego, is integral […]

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Control4 Announces Pakedge Wireless Router

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Control4 Corporation today announces the immediate availability of the Pakedge WR-1 with BakPak Lite, an integrated network router and wireless access point with built-in cloud-based network management. Pakedge provides networking capability for connected homes, and at $300 U.S. MSRP, the WR-1 with BakPak management software enables Control4 Dealers to provide a new consumer segment the benefits of a monitored, intelligent home network. The WR-1 implements […]

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Samsung Launches 5-Star Solutions, New Website and Support Network for Custom Installers

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Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced 5-Star Solutions. “We want to ensure that custom installers have priority access to the product, information and support they require. That’s why we’re launching the Samsung 5-Star Solutions at CEDIA.” says David Carter, Vice President of Sales for Samsung Electronics America. The Samsung 5-Star Solutions provides the custom installer with a […]

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CEDIA Recognizes Outstanding Contributions of Volunteers

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CEDIA has announced the 2017 volunteers of the year, each of whom has contributed significant time and lent their expertise to help develop and refine CEDIA programs and offerings. Every year, CEDIA recognizes three members: a new volunteer, a training volunteer, and an overall volunteer. Guy Singleton – Volunteer of the Year: The Cinema Designer Guy has been a […]

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Control4 Launches Triad Multi-Room Audio Line and Expanded Music Service Integrations with iHeartRadio and Spotify

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Control4 Corporation today announces the immediate availability of an extensive Triad-branded line of high-resolution audio products. The new line includes the Triad AMS-24 and AMS-8 Audio Matrix Switches, Triad 8-Zone Power Amplifier, and Triad One Streaming Amplifier. Control4 has also added two music services with native integration into Control4 EA Controllers including iHeartRadio and Spotify. Over 65 […]

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Séura Introduces SMART Mirrors at CEDIA 2017

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Séura is bringing SMART technology to the bathroom with the introduction of the Séura SMART Mirror. The new mirrors transcend television viewing, providing consumers instant access to a personalized home screen for a more efficient and comfortable morning routine. This new mirror integrates a multi-functional display, allowing consumers to seamlessly and instantly connect to their calendar, email, weather […]

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Control4 Releases Expanded 4Sight Services and New OS 2.10

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Control4 Corporation announces a series of new capabilities with today’s release of Control4 4Sight service at CEDIA 2017 in San Diego, CA. Control4 unveiled a new homeowner customization functionality called When >> Then Automation and a new audio/video Intercom App that enables homeowners to receive door station intercom calls on their mobile devices, at home or away. […]

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New FIBARO Smart Plug Monitors Energy Usage and Connects Devices

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FIBARO is introducing a smart power adapter called Wall Plug to the U.S. market at CEDIA EXPO 2017. With spots for a regular powered device and USB, users can plug essentially any kind of device into the adapter and monitor power levels and energy usage. Plus, it gives any dumb device the ability to be controlled by popular Z-Wave smart home […]

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The DaVinci Group Launches In-Wall Subwoofer

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The DaVinci Group, Inc. (TDG) will launch the Piston10 in-wall/in-ceiling subwoofer, a new-concept architectural subwoofer with an ultra long-excursion driver designed to offer deeper, more controlled bass and at the same time bring a new, fun visual element. TDG says the Piston10 is the first design that in effect turns the client’s wall or ceiling into an infinite […]

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Bang & Olufsen and Origin Acoustics Design New Terrestrial Line Array Speakers for Outdoors

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Origin Acoustics just announced its latest collaborative effort with Bang & Olufsen. The Terrestrial Line Array is a modular speaker system that was created for outdoor applications as part of a landscape audio system. Made up of a base unit that includes two modules, and can be expanded vertically to as many as six modules, […]

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Leon’s All-New Flagship SEVEN Series Debuts at CEDIA

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Leon Speakers celebrates its 20th anniversary during CEDIA 2017 with the introduction of their new flagship SEVEN Series loudspeakers. With a distinctive design, the all-new SEVEN Series was developed in collaboration with recording artists, producers and acoustic engineers and uses what LEON claims is “world-class components” and “exquisite materials” to elicit the soul of any recording — yes, that’s what their […]

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AudioControl Unveils the Director Model M4840 Multi-Zone Amplifier

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AudioControl has introduced The Director M4840 amplifier for whole-house entertainment, engineered into a new form factor that is over 30 percent shallower than traditional rack-mounted amplifiers. The Director Model M4840 delivers an unmatched combination of features, superb sound quality and fine-tuning capability all within a compact form factor that is a scant 11.5-inches deep, elevating it far above all […]

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Epson Home Cinema LS100 Laser Display Reinvents the Home High Definition Viewing Experience for Movies, Video, TV and Gaming

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Epson just debuted the Home Cinema LS100 Full HD 3LCD Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display – bringing bright, big-screen projection in a smart ultra-short throw design to living rooms for under $3,000 list. A compact solution, the Home Cinema LS100 sits just inches from the wall without any long cables, shadows or glare to disrupt the viewing experience or detract from decor. Powered by Epson’s laser technology, the […]

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Jamo Adds New Outdoor Speaker Collection

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Jamo is pleased to announce a collection of all-weather speakers designed to provide balanced, natural sound to any outdoor living environment. The collection is comprised of landscape and rock speakers, wall-mounted speakers and amplifiers — all with 70/100-volt compatibility and low impedance capability for maximum installation flexibility in residential or commercial spaces. The new Jamo Landscape speakers provide […]

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Digital Projection Expands Radiance LED With 1.2-Millimeter Pixel-Pitch for Home Cinema

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Digital Projection International (DPI) expands its Radiance LED platform to now include a 1.2-millimeter pixel-pitch solution. The Radiance 1.2 is an indoor display that allows architects and AV designers to imagine and implement seamless displays in nearly limitless shapes, sizes and resolutions. Because each panel is based on a standard 16:9 aspect ratio, systems can easily be designed to present HD, UHD […]

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Barco Residential Demos High-End 4K Residential Experiences at CEDIA 2017

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Barco Residential will present its latest 4K projectors for high-end home theaters and media rooms at this year’s CEDIA in San Diego, California from Sept. 7-9. Barco Residential has developed and manufactured a collection of custom-built home entertainment solutions designed from the ground up with one goal in mind – to show the best possible images integrated with architectural […]

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Basalte Presents Auro Motion Sensor for Crestron and Lutron

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At CEDIA 2017, Basalte introduces Auro: a small, fast and almost invisible motion sensor for Crestron and Lutron HomeWorks QS systems. With its flat design, Auro blends in any interior, while it boasts more functionalities then you would expect from a motion sensor. Since coming to the U.S., the Belgian manufacturer Basalte has definitely pushed the boundaries with its beautiful […]

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New Valet Amplifier by Origin Acoustics Links Music Sources Through Alexa Voice Control

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Origin Acoustics has announced its foray into the world of voice controlled audio systems. The Valet amplifier integrates seamlessly with the Amazon Echo Dot to create a simple, interactive four-zone system. Featuring eight 75-watt channels, the Valet amp can be connected to a broad range of speakers and provide the power necessary to drive them to substantial volume levels. Each of the four […]

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Draper Shows Larger, Quieter Battery Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, will be on display at CEDIA 2017, September 7-9 in San Diego.Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to […]

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Marquee Cinema Collection by Origin Acoustics Debuts at CEDIA

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Origin Acoustics will announce their new Marquee Cinema Collection this week at CEDIA. The front LCR speakers reside in braced, extruded aluminum enclosures that can be mounted in or on the wall depending on the specific installation. Dual 8-inch woofers and dual 5 1/4-inch mids flank a titanium compression driver. Each pair of mids and woofers is independently powered […]

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TechLogix Launches 18G 4:4:4 HDMI Over Fiber Extender

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TechLogix Networx is expanding its media-over-fiber-optics line with the launch of the TL-FO2-HDC, a compact extender set which transmits HDMI and bi-directional control up to 300 meters over duplex multimode fiber. The TL-FO2-HDC leverages VLC technology to transmits 18G 4K@60 4:4:4 HDMI and bi-directional RS232 or IR up to 300 meters (984 feet) over duplex multimode fiber. A […]

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Klipsch Debuts 50 New Speaker Solutions at CEDIA 2017

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Klipsch today announces the addition of more than 50 new high-performance custom speaker solutions for residential and commercial applications that feature new installation technologies, designed to save integrators time and money. Four new series of architectural speakers offer high-performance audio at various price points and are exclusive to integrators. The Klipsch Professional Reference Premiere Architectural speakers and Professional Reference combines the […]

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