CEDIA Announces 2018 Americas Home Technology Professional Award Winners

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CEDIA announced this week the 2018 Americas winners for the Home Technology Professional Awards competition. Fifteen projects were honored at the CEDIA Celebration hosted at Petco Park as the best work completed by home technology professionals this year.  “These award winning projects are stellar examples of how CEDIA members work with their clients to provide best-in-class technology […]

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Good Competition, The CEDIA Conundrum and Julie

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Every business owner in every company hopes, especially when they invent or pioneer something unique, that their competition will be good. Bad competition tends to shred an industry and can lead to its eventual demise. For example, I have many friends that own AV integration firms — they love the good competition and loathe the […]

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Global Home Audio Market Breaks the $13 Billion Barrier

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The global home audio market continues to climb, with hardware shipments increasing by 23 percent in 2017, according to a comprehensive new report from Futuresource Consulting However, you guessed it, consumer product companies are stealing away the high-end audio market. “It’s not just shipments that are performing well,” says Rasika D’Souza, senior market analyst at […]

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John Penney to Be CEDIA 2018 Keynote Speaker

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Today CEDIA announced that John Penney, executive vice president of Consumer Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for 20th Century Fox will deliver the 2018 CEDIA Expo Keynote. Penney’s keynote will focus on how the proliferation of direct-to-consumer services in tandem with the powerful hand of human and machine-based personalization will accelerate change in the content and distribution landscape and bring about […]

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Leon Speakers Buys Outdoor Speaker Specialist Terra Speakers

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Today Leon Speakers announced that it has acquired Terra Speakers, Maine-based manufacturer of rugged, all-weather speakers. Leon and Terra have a long history of working together. Terra’s All Climate FIVE line of all-weather loudspeakers was designed in partnership with Kaplan, and Leon’s Boundary Series outdoor speakers are made with drivers manufactured by Terra at its […]

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