SANUS’ Swivel TV Stand Features Adjustable Height, Viewing Angle and Cable Management

SANUS released the new Swivel TV Stand for TVs 40 inches to 86 inches. The SANUS Swivel TV Stand is a table-top stand and acts as a replacement for TV feet. By providing up to 70 degrees of swivel from left to right, the Swivel TV Stand improves the viewing range by allowing users to […]

SANUS’ Swivel TV Stand Features Adjustable Height, Viewing Angle and Cable Management

Sidekick for Shades, Sidekick Scene Offers Integrators a Versatile Solution to Home Control

Bond Home has launched two keypads for home tech professionals: Sidekick for Shades and Sidekick Scene. Sidekick for Shades ($79 MSRP) is a universal remote capable of operating window shades and awnings that utilize Rollease, Somfy, Dooya, Nice and AMP motors. Sidekick’s 5-channel buttons can be programmed for individual or batch control. No bridge or […]

Sidekick for Shades, Sidekick Scene Offers Integrators a Versatile Solution to Home Control

Understanding Friction Versus Inertia

No, this isn’t a physics lesson. Okay, maybe it is, in a way. I talk a lot with my clients about processes — the ones they’re using and, just as importantly, the ones they aren’t. With the processes that they’re using, the questions center on what’s working, what isn’t and what changes can be made […]

Understanding Friction Versus Inertia

Legrand’s Vantage Lighting Fixture Alliance Notes Continued Growth

Legrand’s lighting control brand Vantage announced that its lighting fixture alliance has been a marked success with continued growth. Introduced in 2021, the alliance enables partnerships with leading light fixture manufacturers to provide AV installers, interior designers, architects and other home design professionals with color-tunable fixtures to fit any project need and seamlessly integrate with […]

Legrand’s Vantage Lighting Fixture Alliance Notes Continued Growth

Learn How Labor Installation Standards Impact Your Bottom Line

Why are labor installation standards important in ProAV and how do they impact the bottom line? You can find the answer to that question — and more — during a December 20 LAVNCH & LEARN with NSCA. Earlier this fall, NSCA released updated Labor Installation Standard guidelines to help AV professionals improve and maintain project […]

Learn How Labor Installation Standards Impact Your Bottom Line

Dealerscope Magazine Selects Melody Craigmyle for ‘2022 Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology’ Award

Almo Corporation announced Monday that Vice President of Marketing and Communications Melody Craigmyle has been selected as one of Dealerscope Magazine’s 2022 Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology. Dealerscope’s Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology is an annual program that acknowledges the “contributions of women to the betterment of the consumer technology business.” Despite challenging […]

Dealerscope Magazine Selects Melody Craigmyle for ‘2022 Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology’ Award

Why Pay Equity Matters in ProAV

Pay equity is the concept of providing equal pay to employees with similar job functions, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity or other status. Seems like a no-brainer, but recent AVIXA research has indicated there is a large wage gap in ProAV — one in terms of race and the other in terms of sex. […]

Why Pay Equity Matters in ProAV

Nanolumens Receives DCI Certification for Its Engage Series dvLED Product

Nanolumens has announced that they have received DCI certification for its Engage Series dvLED product. Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) was created in March 2002 and is a joint venture of Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal and Warner Bros. Studios. DCI’s primary purpose is to establish and document voluntary specifications for an open architecture […]

Nanolumens Receives DCI Certification for Its Engage Series dvLED Product

SANUS’ New HDMI Cables Provide Single-cable Solution for Home Theater Audio and Video

SANUS added 8K and 4K HDMI cables to its lineup. Now shipping, the SANUS 8K Ultra High Speed and 4K Premium High Speed HDMI cables provide a throughput for home theater audio and video in a single-cable solution. Offering an ideal way to connect devices such as streaming boxes, Blu-ray players and gaming consoles to […]

SANUS’ New HDMI Cables Provide Single-cable Solution for Home Theater Audio and Video

WiCT Extends Legacy Award Submission Deadline

Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) has extended the submission deadline for its annual Legacy Awards until November 22. The awards, held annually, celebrate inspirational women who are pioneers in the consumer technology field. “Who are the women in our industry that have inspired you? Who do you want to emulate in your career? These are […]

WiCT Extends Legacy Award Submission Deadline

Luminii HŌM Curated Products Now Available

Luminii announced the immediate availability of the company’s Luminii HŌM brand of curated products to the residential AV integrator channel. Luminii says residential integrators can expect “configuration tools, step-by-step lighting design guides, available design services, product knowledge in the form of presentations, specification sheets, scheduled trainings, showroom discounts and demo kits featuring the Luminii HŌM […]

Luminii HŌM Curated Products Now Available

CEDIA Appoints Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett, James Ratcliffe to Board of Directors

CEDIA announces three newly elected directors who will join the CEDIA board of directors for the 2023-2025 term: Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett and James Ratcliffe. “Stephan, Jen, and James bring an abundance of home technology experience and much-needed, fresh perspectives to the board,” said David Weinstein, chair of the CEDIA board of directors. “Their resumes […]

CEDIA Appoints Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett, James Ratcliffe to Board of Directors

Ryan Knavel Joins Nice as the Director of Sales, USA-West

Nice today announces that Ryan Knavel has joined the company as Director of Sales, USA-West. Knavel will lead sales for the western United States with a focus on establishing and growing the local markets. Teams under Knavel’s direction will assist Nice partners in accessing innovative solutions — all from a single source. The announcement follows […]

Ryan Knavel Joins Nice as the Director of Sales, USA-West

Snap One Enters Partnership With Digital Watchdog

Snap One announced a partnership with Digital Watchdog, a surveillance and video analytics company. There have been 51 Digital Watchdog SKUs added to Local Partner Stores nationwide, and Snap One will be releasing this curated product mix on its eCommerce platform in Q1. Digital Watchdog offers complete solutions including a Video Management System (VMS), edge analytics […]

Snap One Enters Partnership With Digital Watchdog

Pure Resonance Audio Debuts BTR1 Bluetooth Audio Receiver

Pure Resonance Audio just debuted a Bluetooth audio receiver — the BTR1 with a wireless range of up to 100 feet. The BTR1 streams high-resolution audio to a commercial sound system from any Bluetooth-enabled device. Key features of the BTR1: Full dynamic range with low background noise, distortion and reduced audio delay. Integrated with Bluetooth […]

Pure Resonance Audio Debuts BTR1 Bluetooth Audio Receiver

Coming Out of COVID

The last couple of years have been eventful, to put it mildly. Even now, things are getting back to normal while still not really being back to normal, if that makes any sense. In my store visits to my retail partners, I’ve noticed that it’s about 50/50 between places that have taken their plexiglass sneeze […]

Coming Out of COVID

ClearOne Announces Unite 60 Wide-Angle 4K USB Camera

ClearOne announced a wide-angle 4K USB camera featuring AI-powered face and voice tracking, along with electronic PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) capabilities, in the form of the ClearOne Unite 60 4K camera. With a 120-degree field of view, and a plug-and-play USB 3.0 connection for video, control and power, the new Unite 60 camera is ideally suited for […]

ClearOne Announces Unite 60 Wide-Angle 4K USB Camera

Legrand’s Vantage Adds Lucifer Lighting, Pairs With LHUMAN Human Centric Lighting Solution

Legrand’s lighting control brand Vantage added Lucifer Lighting — known for unobtrusive architectural lighting fixtures, the company’s lighting fixtures are created with a deep understanding of architecture and design that pairs with Vantage’s LHUMAN Human Centric Lighting (HCL) solution. Lucifer Lighting products include AtmosTM, 2 Series, Fraxion3, Fraxion4, Monopoint, Cylinder, Squillinder, Track and more. These fixtures […]

Legrand’s Vantage Adds Lucifer Lighting, Pairs With LHUMAN Human Centric Lighting Solution

Poly Announces Studio X Are the First Android-Based Single-Codec Video Appliances for Google Meet

Poly announced that its Studio X video bars will be the first Android-based, single-codec video appliances for Google Meet. The Studio X Family joins Poly’s growing list of devices certified for Google Meet, Google Voice and Chrome OS, so users can look and sound their best on every call. The entire Poly Studio X family, […]

Poly Announces Studio X Are the First Android-Based Single-Codec Video Appliances for Google Meet

Electro-Voice Announces Everse 8 Battery-Powered Loudspeaker With Bluetooth Audio, Control

Electro-Voice has announced the Everse 8; a weatherized battery-powered loudspeaker with Bluetooth audio and control. The first battery-powered loudspeaker from Electro-Voice and the first weatherized model of its type, Everse 8 can be used for live music, vocal reinforcement and/or audio playback, musicians, DJs, production/rental companies, fitness/activity instructors and other professional, amateur and recreational users. […]

Electro-Voice Announces Everse 8 Battery-Powered Loudspeaker With Bluetooth Audio, Control

The Music People Debuts On-Stage DB100 Laptop DI Box

The Music People has debuted On-Stage’s new DB100 Laptop DI Box, which eliminates noise and ground loops that often occur when using consumer audio devices with a P.A. system. Users can simply connect the DB100 Laptop DI Box’s 3.5-mm plug into the headphone jack of a laptop or digital music player, and the compact DI will automatically convert […]

The Music People Debuts On-Stage DB100 Laptop DI Box

Deep Innovations’ PoolScout Wins Launchpad TechStarter Program at CEDIA Expo 2022

CEDIA Expo introduced new residential brands with the Launchpad and TechStarter programs. During CEDIA Expo 2022, the TechStarter program offered Launchpad exhibitors the opportunity to pitch their business models to a panel of industry judges. PoolScout, powered by Deep Innovations, was selected as the grand prize winner of the Launchpad’s TechStarter program at CEDIA Expo 2022. Deep Innovations […]

Deep Innovations’ PoolScout Wins Launchpad TechStarter Program at CEDIA Expo 2022

Snap One Acquires Parasol

Snap One announced the acquisition of Parasol Tuesday, a 24/7 remote support service based on OvrC, creating new opportunities for Snap One Partners to focus on running their business while “increasing profitability, productivity and service levels to their customers.” The acquisition builds on Snap One’s strategic investment in Parasol last year and affirms its commitment to […]

Snap One Acquires Parasol

SoundTube Entertainment Adds New Line Array Speakers in White With Updated Aluminum Casing

SoundTube Entertainment has released the LA880i-IIand LA808i-II line array speakers in white with an updated aluminum casing. The new array aesthetic was initially introduced in 2021. SoundTube LA880i-II’s proprietary LAPS (Line Array-Point Source) three-way design provides a “very short near-field extent and hearty far-field performance to create clear and concise sound.” The LA880i-II maintains a more consistent ratio of array […]

SoundTube Entertainment Adds New Line Array Speakers in White With Updated Aluminum Casing

Snap One Joins ONVIF Forum

Snap One has joined the ONVIF open forum, a group for standards of interoperability of IP-based physical security products. The company’s inaugural ONVIF-supported product lines include the new Luma x20 surveillance cameras and ClareVision security solutions, enabling Snap One Partners to immediately add these products to existing ONVIF-compatible systems. Snap’s initial ONVIF-compatible products include a full range of Luma x20 […]

Snap One Joins ONVIF Forum

Mackie Adds to M•Caster Studio, New Flagship of M•Caster Series

Mackie, a world leader in high-quality professional audio products, announces M•Caster Studio, the new flagship of its M•Caster Series of livestreaming mixers. Designed to be the heart and hub of your livestreaming setup, M•Caster Studio was created to be the ultimate professional audio solution for Twitch-based gamers, YouTube Live creators, podcasters and livestreaming professionals. Mackie’s […]

Mackie Adds to M•Caster Studio, New Flagship of M•Caster Series

Staffing Levels

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the aphorism that “to the person with a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.” I knew someone who had to read “Boom, Bust & Echo,” the book by demographer David Foot and journalist Daniel Stoffman, in college. After doing so, they related a factoid — no matter how […]

Staffing Levels

Join Us for a Fact-Based Supply Chain Discussion

Are you sick of supply chain issues and wondering when they will end? Join Gary Kayye as he leads a panel of AV professionals in a fact-based discussion on the supply chain crisis and when product shortages will be solved during LAVNCH WEEK 6. “The problematic supply chain is important to all of us, because […]

Join Us for a Fact-Based Supply Chain Discussion

Home Technology Association Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Home Technology Association (HTA) is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. The HTA created “the first standard of excellence for home technology integration firms in 2017, giving the best-qualified technology integrators a prestigious certification and endorsement developed to differentiate exceptional firms.” Today, hundreds of HTA Certified integrators in the U.S. and Canada now reap […]

Home Technology Association Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Legrand AV Announces New Pitstops for Roadshow 2022

Legrand | AV is hitting the road with new pitstops for its residential Roadshow 2022 trailer after a successful tour that culminated in Dallas at CEDIA Expo 2022. The tour trailer features Legrand | AV brands: Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, On-Q, and SANUS, coming together to support residential solutions for home theaters, home offices, AV infrastructure, AV power, resimercial applications […]

Legrand AV Announces New Pitstops for Roadshow 2022

CEDIA Expo 2022 Thoughts from Someone Who Didn’t Go

I didn’t go to CEDIA Expo 2022 in Dallas. But like both ISE and InfoComm this year, I acted as the editor in charge of rAVe’s product videos from afar, and therefore watched all 573 videos that the team shot on the show floor over the past few days. I missed seeing industry friends and […]

CEDIA Expo 2022 Thoughts from Someone Who Didn’t Go

Blaze Audio Adds to PowerZone Connect Series

Blaze Audio has announced four additions to the PowerZone Connect series family of multi-zone installation amplifiers. PowerZone Connect 1002 PowerZone Connect 1502 PowerZone Connect 2004 PowerZone Connect 3004 Designed for commercial installation projects, these amplifiers have a rating of 1000W, 1500W, 2000W and 3000W, respectively, in a full rack, 2RU form factor. Features include: The new series of power amps include a […]

Blaze Audio Adds to PowerZone Connect Series