rAVe Scoop: Crestron to Debut 4K HDBaseT Modules for DigitalMedia at CEDIA


Crestron will debut at CEDIA Expo a new family of HDMI over HDBaseT extenders, which transmit and receive 4K content using standard CAT5e/UTP cables. Crestron says it’s upgraded its DigitalMedia matrix switchers to handle 4K resolutions (4096×2160). The HD-EXT3-C and HD-EXT4-C are specified to support 4K content and can transmit HDMI long distances (up to […]

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BlackWire Designs Debuts New SafePlug Smart Energy Electrical Load Controller


BlackWire Designs’ latest introduction is called SafePlug 1313 Electrical Load Controller. With the ability to monitor energy consumption and control electrical loads, the new 1313 also provides automated on-off control of pumps, water heaters, HVAC, lights, fans, heaters and many other loads based on schedule, remote commands or local button pushes — all controllable via […]

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rAVe Scoop: Crestron Intros AIR Landscape Speakers and In-Ground Sub


Crestron is introducing a new series of AIR Landscape Speakers (LS4T and LS6T) and In-ground Subwoofer (IGS82T). The AIR family is weather- and water-proof, featuring either 4” or 6.5” coaxial drivers with built-in 70/100V transformers. The speakers can be attached to a post or wall, or staked directly into the ground. The Landscape Speakers, sold […]

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WyreStorm Launches Enado Control System at CEDIA, Again


WyreStorm is re-launching Enado at CEDIA Expo this week in Denver. We say re-launching because the company launched it at last year’s CEDIA. So, a year after the original launch, it’s still not shipping. Enado is an a 1U, 19″ rack-mounted controller that features 16 assignable IR ports, 8x integrated IP ports and an array […]

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Juice Goose Launches IP-Based Power Controller


The Juice Goose iP 1520 is a microcontroller-based power distribution system that can be accessed via Ethernet or RS232. It allows for individual AC receptacles to be turned on and off, shutting down power to individual pieces of gear that isn’t being used. The iP 1520 has six outlets grouped into three individual “Power Pods” […]

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Stealth Acoustics to Debut Outdoor Subwoofer at CEDIA


Stealth is integrating its B30 invisible subwoofer speaker platform into an outdoor version in the form of the completely-sealed StingRay SR430 subwoofer. It uses eight 8-inch high power cone woofers firing actively into four independent, 512-square inch, impenetrable panel faces on the sides of the environmentally protected pedestal style box. This device uses four Stealth […]

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Extra Vegetables Shows Two-Way URC Total Control module for Sonos at CEDIA Expo


Extra Vegetables has announced that the URC Total Control module for Sonos is now available from the Extra Vegetables website. By leveraging the power of URC’s Total Control Accelerator, Extra Vegetables has enabled comprehensive two-way integration via a new module. The module is simple to install and enables the following features in Total Control: • […]

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Autonomic Unveils New Features for the Mirage Audio System


Autonomic will be demonstrating new features of the Mirage Audio System (MAS) at CEDIA, including compatibility with SiriusXM Radio 2.0, Slacker Radio and Gracenote as well as a secure Dealer Portal enabling integrators to gain remote access to their customers’ Mirage Media Servers for diagnostics and firmware updates without having to send a technician onsite. […]

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Stealth Acoustics Debuts StingRay Flat Speaker


Stealth Acoustics’ new StingRay 6 is the smallest member of the Stingray family at only 15” wide and less than 4” in depth. Like the larger StingRay 8, the Stingray 6 utilizes Stealth’s proprietary FidelityGlass solid-front radiating surface and carries an environmental protection rating of IP-68 (as measured to IEC), which ensures the StingRay’s internal […]

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JL Audio to Debut E-Series Subs at CEDIA


The JL Audio E-Sub powered subwoofers feature a new switching amplifier with a compact switching power supply. This design allows us to keep the E-Sub’s dimensions compact while delivering what JL says is ample clean power that will fully exercise the drivers’ excursion ranges. There are four versions that range from 1,200 to 1,500 watts […]

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Savant to Debut Entirely New Lineup of Multi-room Distribution Products at CEDIA


At CEDIA, Savant Systems will launch a new family of multi-room media distribution products composed of three video distribution systems (8×8, 8×6, 8×4), an audio distribution system (32×20) and two HDBaseT receivers. Video Switches: Savant’s three new SmartLink HDMI matrix video switches leverage HDBaseT 5Play technology, which allows integrators to use a single CAT5e/6 cable […]

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Extra Vegetables Shows Two-way URC Total Control IP Media Modules for Roku, Dune and PopBox at CEDIA Expo


Extra Vegetables has announced that a trio of URC Total Control modules for Roku, PopBox and Dune HD will debut at CEDIA Expo later this week in Denver. As well as providing control, all three modules provide tailored graphics for the URC touch panels, remote controls and iOS Apps straight out of the box. For […]

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Crestron Connected Yale Real Living Wireless Door Locks Now Shipping


Crestron has announced the release of Crestron Connected Yale Real Living residential wirelessly-controlled door locks. Yale, a maker of residential and business locks, now integrates its Yale Real Living product with Crestron control systems to provide direct communication, control, management and monitoring of door locks. This enables homeowners to lock/unlock doors remotely from a Crestron […]

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ihiji Announces Over 100 New Features for invision


ihiji announced today the addition of nearly 100 new features to its cloud-based remote network monitoring and management system, ihiji invision. Most of ihiji’s newest features will be showcased at this week’s CEDIA Expo in Denver and increase visibility and provide secure access to remote installations. Other additions include new manufacturer integrations, detailed user permissions, […]

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Pakedge to Debut C36 Wireless Access Point Controller at CEDIA 2013


This week at CEDIA, Pakedge Device & Software will introduce its C36 macrocell wireless access point (WAP) controller, which the company claims will make it easier to configure and manage every WAP in a large wireless network by using automated, “intelligent” configuration tools. The Pakedge C36 works with Pakedge’s Global Management software. It expands the […]

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Knoll Q450 Debuts as Four-Input, Four-Zone Amplifier


The Knoll Q450 is a four-source (inputs) and four-zone (outputs) audio amplifier for multi-room audio distribution that’s controllable via keypads a browser or an iOS or Android phone. It’s spec’d to use less than a single watt in standby mode and uses Knoll’s Eco-System. Each of the four zones or rooms can select any of […]

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rAVe SCOOP: At CEDIA, Core Brands to Integrate DTS’ Play-Fi Technology in Speaker Brands Speakercraft, Niles & Proficient


At this week’s CEDIA, Core Brands will launch modular whole-home systems based on Play-Fi technology, creating what the company is calling a next-generation audio streaming experience for new and currently installed architectural and wired speakers. New products from Core Brands will specifically serve the custom installer market with high-value offerings that enable wireless music streaming […]

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Screen Innovations Announces Black Diamond Rear-Pro Film


Screen Innovations (SI) will announce at CEDIA a new film-based projection screen material, dubbed Black Diamond Rear-Pro Film, which is a light-diffusing rear projection film that can be applied to any transparent surface (like a window in a retail store) to turn it into a projection surface. SI’s Black Diamond Rear-Pro Film is available in […]

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Wilson to Debut New 4G Indoor Cellular Signal Booster at CEDIA


Wilson Electronics told rAVe today that it plans to announce new 4G signal booster designed to future-proof installations for the residential and commercial installer markets. Dubbed the CI 2070, Wilson says it boosts 4G, 3G and even 3G and EDGE networks in places with virtually no service. In addition, it supports LTE in North America […]

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Crimson Debuts Mount for 70- to 90-Inch Displays


Crimson AV will debut a new line of mounts at CEDIA, dubbed the Robust Series, to accommodate 70- to 90-inch TVs weighing less than 200 pounds. RST90 is a tilt model; RSA90 is an articulating model, and RSF90 is a flat mount model. Lateral shift and post-installation leveling facilitates perfectly positioned TVs, while an integrated […]

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KEF to Debut Wireless Speaker System at CEDIA


KEF will launch at CEDIA the X300A Wireless Digital Hi-Fi Speaker System, which is basically a wireless version of the company’s X300A desktop speakers. This speaker system is capable of streaming via Airplay or DLNA from Apple or Android devices and includes four dedicated amplifiers (two per speaker), two discrete DACs and a high resolution […]

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Pakedge Intros 20 Products at CEDIA


At CEDIA 2013, Pakedge Device & Software will debut more than 20 new wireless and wired networking products across five product categories. Pakedge says it has improved its BakPak App to provide device monitoring of Pakedge and other manufacturer products, product configuration, AC and PoE power control and preconfigured SMS, email or mobile push-notification alerts […]

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Linear Ships New IP Cameras With Up To 5 Megapixel Resolution


Linear will announce new two-, three- and five-megapixel IP cameras in dome, mini-dome, bullet and box styles at CEDIA Expo. The new IP cameras offer features such as multiple video streams, H.264 video compression, vandal resistant housings, IP66 weatherization rating, wide dynamic range (WDR), auto iris control, two-way audio and PoE power. All cameras are […]

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Screen Innovations Will Debut a 2.35:1 Aspect Ratio Black Diamond Motorized Projection Screen at CEDIA


Screen Innovations (SI) has added a new aspect ratio to its Black Diamond Motorized screen line: It’s now available in screen sizes up to 138” and in either a 16:9 or 2.35:1 aspect ratio. Available with either a flush or external mount, the Black Diamond Motorized is a single-motor design with four custom helixes, and […]

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Stealth Acoustics Debuts SA2400 Amplifier with Built-in DSP at CEDIA


Stealth Acoustics will debut the SA2400 at CEDIA in Denver at the end of the month. The SA2400 is a dual-channel amplifier with built-in DSP. Rated at over 450 watts RMS per channel, the SA2400 utilizes Stealth’s Class A/B output stage coupled to a traditional high-current power supply. It also uses the Stealth Signal Management […]

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SANUS to Debut New HDTV Wall Mounts at CEDIA


SANUS will reveal its new line of Premium TV Wall Mounts at CEDIA EXPO 2013, highlighting what the company says will be an intuitive and simple installation line. Built with the consumer in mind, SANUS says the Premium Series unites form and function with high-quality materials, superior finish and an intuitive, simple installation template. The […]

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Networking in the Home: An Integrator Opportunity


Aaron Gutin VP of Sales and Marketing, Access Networks By the end of 2013, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people on earth. (Cisco Visual Network Index 2012-2017) For the past 10 years, there has been a consistant proliferation of network dependant devices enriching our everyday lives. You know the list: […]

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Richard Gray Power to Debut IP-Addressable Power Strips


Richard Gray’s Power Company (RGPC) will launch a new version of its IPAC-8 Remote IP Power Management System at CEDIA. The IPAC-8 provides IP-addressability and remote monitoring capabilities to power management systems. Designed for virtually any residential or commercial environment or application, IPAC-8 features on/off remote (IP) control of eight individual AC power outlets and […]

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