CEDIA Expo 2024 to Presents Industry-Leading Outdoor Custom Installation Technology at Destination Outdoors

CEDIA Expo announced the return of Destination Outdoors, an outdoor activation showcasing AV technology. Covering a 24,000-square-foot area, Destination Outdoors offers a firsthand glimpse into the possibilities for outdoor spaces. This immersive experience promises to highlight the latest technology aimed at elevating any outdoor environment. Destination Outdoors will be adorned with grassy expanses, stylish patio […]

CEDIA Expo 2024 to Presents Industry-Leading Outdoor Custom Installation Technology at Destination Outdoors

Updated: Snap One and Control4 Sue Josh.ai Over AVA Remote

Update as of May 2, 2024: Josh.ai has filed a motion to dismiss with the court, alleging that “Snap [One]’s claims were not adequately investigated.” Read the full document here. Update as of August 14, 2023: Josh.ai sent the following statement to rAVe [PUBS] responding to the Snap One letter: “We believe the claims to be completely […]

Updated: Snap One and Control4 Sue Josh.ai Over AVA Remote

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo Co-Launch The Connectivity Pavilion for IoT Companies

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo, will establish a new show floor exhibit and attendee education experience at the 2024 events in Denver Sept. 5-7, focusing on connected device technology in AV/IT, IoT, sensors and networking technologies for residential and commercial and application solutions. The development of this new education experience will expand on “attendee’s […]

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo Co-Launch The Connectivity Pavilion for IoT Companies

CEDIA Expo 2023, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Release Post-Show Report

CEDIA Expo 2023 returned to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO, and introduced the inaugural Commercial Integrator Expo 2023, expanding its audience to include fixed installation audiovisual systems professionals and technology managers in commercial markets. The combined events drew a crowd of nearly 13,000 industry professionals and hosted hundreds of exhibitors, sound rooms and […]

CEDIA Expo 2023, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Release Post-Show Report

Commercial Integrator Expo Issues Call for Presenters

Commercial Integrator Expo (CIX) announced its Call for Presenters for Commercial Integrator Expo 2024. Commercial Integrator Expo invites industry subject matter experts and forward-thinking thought leaders to share their expertise at Commercial Integrator Expo 2024 from Sept. 4-7, 2024, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Commercial Integrator Expo 2024 programming will be designed […]

Commercial Integrator Expo Issues Call for Presenters

Coastal Source to Ship Hardscape Razor Outdoor Speakers

Coastal Source announced it is shipping the full line of patent-pending hardscape Razor outdoor speakers that made its formal debut at CEDIA Expo 2023 in Denver. Spread across three sizes (the Razor 100, 200 and 300 Series) and eight models (satellite, 2.5-way, 3-way, high power 3-way, stereo soundbar, LCR soundbar, line source and quad-driver subwoofer), […]

Coastal Source to Ship Hardscape Razor Outdoor Speakers

rAVe December 2023 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

As the year comes to a close, we want to know your thoughts on how ProAV has changed throughout 2023. You can check out the results of last month’s rAVe Temperature Check here. This month’s survey is now CLOSED. Keep an eye out for this month’s results and for next month’s survey! 

rAVe December 2023 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

Recapping CEDIA Expo 2023: Key Trends and Product Introductions From Emerging Market Categories

At CEDIA Expo 2023, lighting control, automation, security and outdoor technology took center stage as the hottest categories in the custom installation industry. Here are a few key trends and innovative product introductions that CEDIA Expo highlighted from this year’s emerging market categories. Lighting Control CEDIA Expo 2023 featured a wealth of new lighting trends […]

Recapping CEDIA Expo 2023: Key Trends and Product Introductions From Emerging Market Categories

CEDIA Expo Recognizes Dejero With TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO With TechStarter Best Startup Award

CEDIA Expo introduced new residential technology brands through the Launchpad and TechStarter programs at CEDIA Expo 2023. This year, CEDIA Expo recognized Dejero with the TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO with the TechStarter Best Startup Award. Brands in The Launchpad participated in the TechStarter Competition, presenting short business pitches to CEDIA Expo’s panel of […]

CEDIA Expo Recognizes Dejero With TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO With TechStarter Best Startup Award

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of CEDIA Expo Awards

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of CEDIA Expo Awards! When rAVe covers a show, we actually cover the ENTIRE show. I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every booth at CEDIA Expo 2023 to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of CEDIA Expo Awards

CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo Announce 2023 Attendance Numbers

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo announced that 12,848 industry professionals showed up earlier this month for both shows. Show attendees came from all 50 U.S. states and 21 countries. “CEDIA Expo 2023 and Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 were bustling with industry professionals experiencing the newest tech and learning about trends in the residential and […]

CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo Announce 2023 Attendance Numbers

rePLAY CEDIA Expo 2023 Wrap-Up

Hey #AVtweeps, welcome to the official wrap-up of of rePLAY CEDIA Expo 2023! In this episode of rePLAY, our hosts, Steph Beckett and Emily Dean, walked us through their favorite moments of rAVe’s coverage of CEDIA Expo, the show that showcases the latest and greatest in HomeAV technology. “The great thing about our product videos […]

rePLAY CEDIA Expo 2023 Wrap-Up

Key Digital Launches Second-Generation KD-Pro4x1X-2 HDMI Switcher

Key Digital launched the second-generation KD-Pro4x1X-2: a 4×1 UHD/4K/18G HDMI switcher with 4×1 auto switching, audio de-embedding and a “plethora” of control options. In addition to auto-switching that, when enabled, automatically selects a newly detected source or switches away from a newly disconnected source, Key Digital says the KD-Pro4x1X-2 offers front-panel-button, IR, RS-232, TCP/IP and […]

Key Digital Launches Second-Generation KD-Pro4x1X-2 HDMI Switcher

Savant Intros Smart Home Management Tool for Homeowners

Savant has introduced the Savant Home Manager, a smart home management tool created specifically for homeowners. Savant Home Manager is included as part of the company’s smart home subscription model and is designed to expand Savant’s user experience beyond traditional mobile apps, in-wall devices and remote controls. Savant Home Manager is the first web UI […]

Savant Intros Smart Home Management Tool for Homeowners

The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 3 Thoughts

For the last Daily Raff of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo, I don’t have a ton of new products to show you. I always find it hard to just wander a show floor. What am I supposed to look at? I receive so many press releases before a show that sometimes it’s overwhelming to just walk […]

The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 3 Thoughts

Quantum Media Systems Announces DCI Compliance of its XDR3 LED Video Wall

The XDR3 LED Video Wall from Quantum Media Systems was designed and engineered exclusively for high-end home cinemas. Now, Quantum adds another compelling content choice — first-run movies available via the exclusive movie distribution service, the Bel Air Circuit. Digital content from the Bel Air Circuit is streamed through Quantum’s recent compliance with system requirements […]

Quantum Media Systems Announces DCI Compliance of its XDR3 LED Video Wall

The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 2 Thoughts

I don’t know what it is about trade shows. You’re so tired at the end of the day no matter what! I could be doing a million interviews one after the other or just walking around and seeing all the products for myself. Either way, I’m spent by the time the show floor closes. Let’s […]

The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 2 Thoughts

Theory Audio Design Launches iws12-6, iws12-9 Architectural Subwoofers

Theory Audio Design just launched the iws12-6 and iws12-9 — the company’s first architectural subwoofers. Both subs are equipped with 12-inch, 1,400-watt, 4-inch voice coil long throw woofers and can “handle any installation environment.” Between the two models, the subs can be installed in-wall, on-wall, in-room, ceiling-mounted or flown. The iws12-6 includes an enclosure that […]

Theory Audio Design Launches iws12-6, iws12-9 Architectural Subwoofers

Linxura Announces Smart Controller at CEDIA Expo 2023

Linxura announced the Linxura Smart Controller at CEDIA Expo this week. Linxura says the Linxura Smart Controller is a portable smart home controller that allows for control of smart home devices without needing additional hubs or multiple apps. Linxura communicates directly with devices and can also work through Amazon Alexa and IFTTT with the Matter […]

Linxura Announces Smart Controller at CEDIA Expo 2023

Savant Releases Smart Power Distribution Units and Smart Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Savant is introducing a new family of power products that includes Smart Power Distribution Units (PDU) and Smart Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS). Savant claims Smart PDUs enable integrators to not only control connected devices, monitor device health and remotely reboot as required, but also to view real-time and historical energy consumption trends. Savant’s Smart PDUs […]

Savant Releases Smart Power Distribution Units and Smart Uninterruptible Power Supplies

The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 1 Thoughts

Hi, everyone! I’m so excited to provide you with my thoughts on Day One of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023! What a first day it’s been! I have only a few things to leave you with today because it was my day I haven’t had the most time to walk the show floor, but I […]

The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 1 Thoughts

Control Concepts Expands Its Control Concepts Supported Product Program

Control Concepts announced the expansion of its Control Concepts Supported Product program with the addition of AtlasIED Atmosphere and Hunter Douglas PowerView Gen 3 to join its inaugural member AVPro Edge MXNet. Control Concepts says manufacturers whose products are Control Concepts Supported benefit from the knowledge, experience and reputation built over 25 years of the […]

Control Concepts Expands Its Control Concepts Supported Product Program

DMF Announces Line of Luxury Solutions

DMF Lighting today announced its roundup of luxury products, exclusive to the CEDIA channel. The DMF Lighting iX product line of luxury lighting products includes True Spectrum 98 CRI (Color Rendering Index) light modules for color rendition and new premium trim selections (Raw Brass and Anodized Aluminum finishes) available in Flangeless and Micro Flange options. […]

DMF Announces Line of Luxury Solutions

Blackwire Designs Releases Multiview Pro and VideoWall Pro Control4 Drivers

Blackwire Designs announced the release of two new Control4 drivers, MultiView Pro and VideoWall Pro, that provide an interface for Add Power and AVPro Edge MXNet systems using video walls or multi-view video tilers. The drivers integrate natively into the Control4 UI on both T4 touch screens and mobile/tablet devices, allowing an end user to […]

Blackwire Designs Releases Multiview Pro and VideoWall Pro Control4 Drivers

Planar Showcases Newest LED and LCD Display Technologies at CEDIA Expo 2023

Planar announced plans to showcase the company’s latest LED and LCD display technologies for commercial and luxury environments at CEDIA Expo 2023. This includes an award-winning lineup of products designed to elevate visual experiences, simplify installation and maintenance, and adapt to application requirements as diverse as corporate lobbies and boardrooms, remote home offices, media rooms, […]

Planar Showcases Newest LED and LCD Display Technologies at CEDIA Expo 2023

PowerHouse Alliance Unveils New Updates and Vendors at CEDIA Expo 2023

PowerHouse Alliance today announces that its return to CEDIA Expo 2023 will focus on bringing its biggest value to dealers to date with new vendors, new products, and new ways for dealers to be entered to win prizes from over 30 participating PowerHouse Alliance vendor partners. Sennheiser, Island, and Escape Speakers join more than the 250 […]

PowerHouse Alliance Unveils New Updates and Vendors at CEDIA Expo 2023

CEDIA and CTA’s RP22 Sets New Standards for Immersive Audio in Home Entertainment

CEDIA has finalized a new recommended immersive audio system design practice in collaboration with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). CEDIA/CTA – RP22 Immersive Audio Design Recommended Practice is the first recommended practice to define an objective set of performance criteria for home audio systems. “RP22 is nothing less than game-changing for our industry,” said Daryl Friedman, global […]

CEDIA and CTA’s RP22 Sets New Standards for Immersive Audio in Home Entertainment

McIntosh Launches New PS2K Powered Subwoofer at CEDIA Expo 2023

McIntosh announced the launch of its new PS2K Powered Subwoofer. The PS2K Powered Subwoofer includes four 13″ woofers and massive magnets at the heart of the subwoofer, the system uses McIntosh’s patented Low Distortion High Performance (LD/HP) Magnetic Circuit Design to significantly reduce distortion while increasing the driver’s power handling and efficiency. Each of the four […]

McIntosh Launches New PS2K Powered Subwoofer at CEDIA Expo 2023

Sony Electronics Announces New VERONA Line of Crystal LED Displays

Sony Electronics has announced four new Crystal LED displays under the product name VERONA, purpose-built to meet the needs of virtual production applications. Each new panel benefits from technology advancements developed over several years and supported by the guidance of filmmakers, with the goal of bringing new levels of quality and efficiency to in-camera VFX applications. Key […]

Sony Electronics Announces New VERONA Line of Crystal LED Displays

LG Unveils MAGNIT 4k MicroLED Display at CEDIA Expo 2023

This week, LG Electronics USA is unveiling the new 118-inch LG MAGNIT 4K MicroLED residential display at CEDIA Expo 2023, LG Booth 3107. Priced at $237,000, the LG MAGNIT 118-inch display is a Micro LED with a simple two-cabinet design that can be installed in just a fraction of the time as other modular LED […]

LG Unveils MAGNIT 4k MicroLED Display at CEDIA Expo 2023

Pure Fi Debuts Fiber-Optic HDMI Cables With Detachable Connectors

Pure Fi today unveiled the Pure Fi Pro HDMI 2.1 Active Optical Cable (AOC). The modular design features detachable Tx and Rx modules, making it easy to fish the pure optical fiber cable through conduit and other narrow openings before terminating at the desired endpoints. While the cable is narrow and flexible, Pure Fi says […]

Pure Fi Debuts Fiber-Optic HDMI Cables With Detachable Connectors

CEDIA Expo 2023 Keynote: AI Is Everywhere, Even in Your House

Scott Steinberg, futurist and CEO of a leading strategic consulting and market research firm, gave the CEDIA Expo 2023 keynote address on Sept. 6 in the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The keynote, titled, “The Unstoppable A.I. Revolution That’s Coming to the Home,” focused on all the ways artificial intelligence has leaked into our lives. […]

CEDIA Expo 2023 Keynote: AI Is Everywhere, Even in Your House