Portrait Displays Announces CalMAN Ready for 2018 MASTER Series BRAVIA 4K HDR TVs

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Portrait Displays has developed CalMAN auto calibration capability for Sony’s 2018 MASTER Series A9F and Z9F BRAVIA 4K HDR televisions. Calibration is the process of fine-tuning a display to ensure that it closely matches an industry standard. Manual calibration can require an hour’s work by a trained professional. The auto calibration provided by Portrait Displays’ […]

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Luxul Unveils Dual-WAN Epic 5 Wired Gigabit Router Integrated With Domotz, Router Limits Technologies

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Luxul today announced its Epic 5 router (ABR-5000) is now shipping with Domotz remote management software. With the Epic 5’s on-board Domotz technology, integrators receive alerts when network issues arise and share device information with Luxul’s support team. The router also eliminates the need to purchase a separate Luxul Domotz Pro for remote management. Router […]

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Dynaudio Intros Its First All-In-One Wireless Multiroom Audio System

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Dynaudio today announced the North American release of Dynaudio Music, a wireless all-in-one music system with multiroom capability that adapts both sound and music selection to the user’s tastes. With a so-called Music Now algorithm, the Dynaudio Music system automatically generates personalized playlists and makes them available on-the-fly. Using digital signal processing (DSP), the Dynaudio […]

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Construction Monitor Debuts Real-Time Building Permit Mapping Application

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Construction Monitor announced that it has released a nationwide real-time building permit mapping application. The application, called Permit Insights, maps millions of building and solar permits nationwide in the United States. It is accessible to Construction Monitor clients that choose to add-on the new product through their website and also via mobile phones and tablets. […]

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Lisa Loeb Will Speak at Women in Consumer Technology CEDIA Luncheon

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Women in Consumer Technology (WiTC), an organization promoting the advancement of women in the consumer technology industry, today announced that it will host Lisa Loeb during the 10th annual CEDIA Luncheon event. Held Sept. 7 in Ballroom 6A of the San Diego Convention Center, attendees will be treated to music and conversation with the musician, […]

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New Klipsch Professional Series Architectural Subwoofers Debut

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Klipsch just introduced two new discrete custom installation subwoofer solutions for home audio system design, expanding the brand’s architectural subwoofer assortment. The new Klipsch Professional Series PRO-1200SW (12” woofer) in-wall subwoofer is aimed at new construction in standard 16” OC stud bays. The in-wall subwoofer features a long-throw Cerametallic woofer with reverse rolled surround providing […]

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Key Digital Releases Universal Configuration and Control Software

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Key Digital just launched the Key Digital Management Software Professional (KDMS Pro). KDMS Pro is PC based software aimed at enterprise AV-over-IP Solutions. Key Digital Management Software Pro enables PC based controlling of video routing and video wall layouts and is designed for professional AV integrators and Key Digital authorized resellers to configure units, load […]

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Atlantic Technology Ships Gatecrasher1 Wireless Music System

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Atlantic Technology is now shipping Gatecrasher1, the first in what the company is calling a series of smart multi-room wireless speakers with integrated streaming services and internet radio. The new Gatecrasher is a 2.1 stereo table-top system integrated with stereo pair of ¾ inch aluminum dome tweeters mated with 2-inch cone bass-mid speakers and the […]

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Atlona HDR-Compatible HDMI Audio De-Embedder and Downmixer

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Atlona just launched the AT-HDR-M2C-QUAD — a multi-channel audio converter that extracts, decodes and downmixes multi-channel PCM, Dolby and DTS audio from four HDMI sources simultaneously, including HDR signals. The AT-HDR-M2C includes HDMI inputs in a single, 1U, rack-mountable unit and enables integration of multiple HDMI audio sources into whole-house or distributed audio system. TOSLINK […]

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Wall-Smart Adds Flush-Mount for Atlona Velocity Touch Panels

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Wall-Smart just announced a partnership with Atlona, offering flush mounts for new construction, retrofit and solid surface installations. The new construction flush mounts for Atlona Velocity AT-VTP-550 5.5″ and AT-VTP-800 8″ touch panels integrate into any wall for unobtrusive installations. These flush mounts can be painted any color to truly appear to be part of […]

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Savant Adds Google Home

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Savant has announced compatibility between Savant’s smart home ecosystem and the Google Home Assistant speech-recognition engine. Savant pioneered the use of voice control as part of the connected home by introducing the Savant Pro Remote, enabling homeowners to activate a Savant Scene, choose a favorite channel or select a source within their entertainment system. With […]

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MSE Audio Adds CS Professional Series to Phase Technology Lineup

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MSE Audio announced this week the Phase Technology CS6R Point and CS6R In-Wall Speakers. Phase Technology’s CS6R Point and CS6R In-Wall Speakers are designed with polypropylene cones, butyl rubber surrounds, swiveling dome tweeters, true high-pass and low-pass crossovers, high-quality metal binding posts and micro-flange paintable magnetic grilles. The CS6R Point is an aimable in-ceiling 6.5” […]

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Industry Experts to Lead Inaugural Design Connection Tour at CEDIA Expo 2018

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CEDIA Expo announces the tour guides for the first-ever Design Connection Tour — David VanWert, principal of VanWert Technology Design and Joe Whitaker, president of Thoughtful Home Design and member of the CEDIA Board of Directors. The Design Connection Tour series will take place on September 6 and 7 during CEDIA Expo at the San […]

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Revolution Acoustics Introduces the Pendant360 Speaker

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Revolution Acoustics has introduced the Pendant360, a pendant speaker that brings Revolution’s planar wave audio technology to installations with open plenum spaces. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, the Pendant360 is an ultra-low-profile, paintable, pendant mount for the SSP6 Multiducer. Unlike other pendant speakers that use traditional cone-type loudspeaker technology, the Pendant360 provides 360 degree, […]

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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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Savant Launches Ambassador Program

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Savant has launched their Ambassador Program, designed to identify and recognize integration firms for their knowledge and proficiency across key Savant product categories. Savant Ambassadors are also recognized for their supportive role leading to product design enhancements and evaluating new technologies, including participation in Savant’s extensive Beta program. The Savant Ambassador Program officially kicks off in April, 2018 with a […]

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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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