Russound Architectural Loudspeakers Now Part of the AudioControl Sound Partners Program

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AudioControl has announced that Russound has been added to its Sound Partners Program (SPP). The AudioControl SPP was established as a cooperative initiative with industry-leading architectural speaker manufacturers in order to implement optimized performance profiles as defined by each brand’s engineers. These profiles, when stored in the DSP onboard the AudioControl Director and CM-Series high-performance […]

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CEDIA Opens Voting for 2020-2021 Board

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The ballot featuring nine elected director candidates for the 2020-2021 CEDIA Board of Directors is now live. CEDIA is urging all global member companies to cast their vote for four open elected director positions. The CEDIA Board of Directors governs the association’s activities, and is dedicated to furthering the CEDIA mission of building prosperity for […]

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Optoma’s CinemaX P1 Native 4K DLP Short Throw Laser Projector with Integrated Soundbar Ships

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Optoma is now shipping its CinemaX P1 Smart 4K UHD Laser Cinema projector, which has an MSRP of $3,299. The 4K UHD Optoma CinemaX P1 projector integrates Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice control capabilities and offers an ultra short throw distance package with an NuForce soundbar and Dolby Digital 2.0 support. At 22.1” wide, […]

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Helios from Metra Home Theater Group Debuts at 2019 CEDIA Expo

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Metra Home Theater Group just launched the Helios line of retail AV products at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. The AS-AVKIT1 provides a 6-foot micro-USB-to-USB cable and a 6-foot USB-C-to-USB cable for data transfer and charging. The AS-AVKIT2 provides a 9-foot optical digital audio cable for high-fidelity Toslink systems. Both kits include a 9-foot 4K HDMI […]

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AudioControl Shows New Savoy G4 and Pantages G4 Home Cinema Amps

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AudioControl is showcasing two new home cinema amplifiers at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. The Savoy G4 (seven channels) and the Pantages G4 (five channels) are built on AudioControl’s Class H topology, which provides power and clarity without generating excessive heat. Both new models match (aesthetically) the recently-unveiled four-/three-/two-channel Avalon G4, providing theater designers and AV […]

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Intellithings Has RoomMe API

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Intellithings has expanded accessibility for RoomMe through integration with four major professional smart home brands at CEDIA Expo 2019. Intellithings created an open RoomMe API to invite developers and residential technology professionals to write customized applications for RoomMe. Chowmain software has developed the first four new drivers including Control4, ELAN, RTI, and URC, in addition […]

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Luxul Debuts Cloud Management Solution

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Luxul today announced its cloud management system allowing integrators to remotely monitor their clients’ networks, get real-time notifications of failures and quickly resolve issues. With cloud management, integrators can access their customers’ Luxul networks and connected devices at any time — from anywhere — in map or list views via a web interface. Site-level indicators […]

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Vantage Shows EasyTouch Glass Keypad at CEDIA 2019

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Vantage Controls today announced that it will be exhibiting its new EasyTouch Glass modular keypad station for the first time at CEDIA Expo 2019. EasyTouch Glass offers a highly reflective, glass-like look with a smooth touch surface. Available with up to five programmable buttons for different scenes — such as “welcome,” “away” or “party” — […]

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SANUS Ships Full-Motion Premium Series of TV Mounts

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SANUS has introduced a new series of TV mounts called the Advanced Full-Motion Premium TV Mounts using a brushed metal exterior with FluidMotion design and Steady Set functionality. Advanced Full-Motion Mounts are available in two distinct finishes: brushed stainless black with charcoal grey trim and brushed stainless silver with black trim. Offering a lower profile […]

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Brilliant and Schlage Bring Integrated Control and Home Access

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Brilliant and Schlage announced at CEDIA Expo 2019 a new collaboration designed to bring more convenience and simplicity to the smart home and home technology industry. Schlage’s newest smart lock, the Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt, will integrate with Brilliant’s Smart Home Control to give end-users complete access control as well as the ability to […]

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Brilliant and ButterflyMX Partner on Apartment Systems

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At the CEDIA Expo today, Brilliant announced integration with ButterflyMX, which makes a smart intercom. In late 2019, Brilliant and ButterflyMX will launch the world’s first integrated smart apartment system that provides seamless property access control and in-unit smart home control. Residents will be able to see, speak with and grant building access to visitors […]

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Stealth Patio Theater Debuts at CEDIA Expo 2019

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Stealth Acoustics will show the Stealth Patio Theater (SPT) LED-based range of outdoor entertainment solutions. Expanding from the original, retractable SPT display, now named Extreme, Stealth adds the Transformer 120″ fold-away LED TV system and the Megalith modular outdoor TV screen which is available in custom sizes up to 275″. The new SPT Transformer is […]

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AudioControl Shows New Immersive Audio Receivers and Preamp/Processors at CEDIA Expo 2019

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AudioControl has announced the introduction of three new A/V receivers (AVRs) and two new A/V processors at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. All five units share a stunning industrial design along with the most advanced technologies available, painstakingly engineered to be the foundation of a premium home cinema. AudioControl’s new AVRs and preamp/processors will become available […]

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PMC Debuts ci140 and ci140sub Slimline Loudspeakers

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The first two models of PMC’s new custom installation loudspeakers, the ci140 and ci140sub, debuted this week. Both are designed with a shallow depth for wall mounting and all models, apart from the ci140 and ci140sub, are also designed to be used in-wall. The use of one product for both in-wall and on-wall reduces the […]

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Legrand Debuts In-Wall CPT306W-V1 Cable Management Kit

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Legrand today extended its line of On-Q in-wall power products with the introduction of the new CPT306W-V1 In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit. The in-wall kit includes a power input module with drywall bracket and a six-foot power cord. Offered in white to blend in, the module’s decorator power inlet strap provides the flexibility […]

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Sonance to Buy James Loudspeaker

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Sonance, a 36-year-old audio company known for its architectural speakers, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire James Loudspeaker. James Loudspeaker, a provider of both residential and commercial audio solutions (an marine), was established in 1999 by “a group of dedicated audio engineers, craftsmen and entrepreneurs.” “We could not be more excited […]

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Sonance to Debut Dual 10″ Subwoofer in Professional Series

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Sonance has announced that it’s adding a new Bandpass Subwoofer to its Professional Series range, delivering what Sonance is “best-in-class sonic performance in an extremely versatile form-factor.” The PS-S210SUBT utilizes all-new 2 x 10” (254mm) low profile, high excursion drivers, that were specifically engineered in-house by Sonance for this product. The polyurethane-coated, laminated-plywood enclosure features […]

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Origin Acoustics Launches Bollard Loudspeaker and Lighting Series

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Origin Acoustics will launch expansions to the Landscape Bollard Loudspeaker line-up, debuting at CEDIA 2019. The new Big Bollard features a 10″ burial subwoofer, which ports out of the loudspeaker’s sleeve, just before the acoustic lens. Above the lens is a 6.5″ two-way loudspeaker. They’ve been able to utilize our Director Collection technology to keep […]

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AudioControl Intros RS 1000 and RS 500 Amplifiers with DSP

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AudioControl has introduced two RS Series single-channel subwoofer amplifiers ideally suited for home theater, two-channel music systems and multi-zone audio applications. Both amplifiers feature AudioControl’s popular DSP feature set, providing integrators with the ultimate resource for fine-tuning each system. The AudioControl RS 1000 and RS 500 are for home cinema, multi-zone audio or two-channel music […]

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Hunter Douglas Details CEDIA Expo Plans

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Hunter Douglas is showcasing automated window treatment styles with its PowerView Motorization operating system. Hunter Douglas shades and blinds are customizable and bring a design-first approach, with the ability to suit virtually any shape or size window in any smart home, theater or control system. Window treatments become a natural addition to smart home systems […]

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New Custom Cabinets Designed Specifically for LG CineBeam Projector and SI Solo Pro 2 Screens Debut from Salamander

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Salamander Designs today announced a new line of cabinets that designed specifically for installation with the combination of the LG CineBeam AI ThinQ, 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector (model HU85LA) from LG Electronics plus the Screen Innovations Solo Pro 2 motorized screen. There are four cabinet models and three styles in all, ranging from […]

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New SA-8 and SA-8 Power Amplifiers Ship from Wisdom Audio

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Wisdom Audio has already started shipping its SA-8 and SA-8 DSP multichannel power amplifiers. Designed and built in the United States, the SA-8 and SA-8 DSP are compact 2RU amplifiers that deliver eight channels of high-performance amplification at 200W RMS per channel into eight ohms and 400W per channel into four ohms, all channel-driven. Additionally, […]

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Wisdom Audio Uses CEDIA to Debut Sage Series Architectural In-Ceiling Speakers

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Wisdom Audio today announced the first small-aperture, in-ceiling loudspeaker as part of its loudspeaker series. Targeting high-performance audio applications where architectural design aesthetics can’t be compromised, the Sage Series ICS3 and Sub1 in-ceiling loudspeaker system blend into the environment, providing high-resolution stereo audio in a living space, media room or kitchen. Wisdom Audio will showcase […]

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Metra Home Theater Group Debuts Lineup of HDMI Matrix

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Metra Home Theater Group (MHTG) will unveil its new HDMI Matrix products at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. Two of the new HDBaseT HDMI Matrix products, the CS-44MHDBTS and CS-88MHDBTS, will provide integrators the opportunity to scale video content at different resolutions to different displays. Unlike traditional matrixes, these will not default to the lowest resolution […]

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Denon Releases PMA-150H Compact Digital and Analog Audio Amp

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Denon just launched the PMA-150H, a compact digital and analog amplifier and switcher that is integrated with HEOS music over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and wired Ethernet. The PMA-150H delivers 70 watts of power-per-channel (4ohm, 1kHz, THD 0.1%) and supports both 4- and 8-ohm speakers. Additionally, it’s equipped with a dedicated headphone amplifier circuit featuring a high-speed, […]

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Crestron Home OS 3 Available Now

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Crestron today announced the release of Crestron Home OS 3, an update to its smart home app. New features include: Support for multiple homes New icons to save favorites – provides intuitive custom access and experience Refined layout for easy access to the most commonly used functions Dynamic, intuitive display features Personalization of UI using […]

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Access Networks Details CEDIA 2019 Plans

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Access Networks will be at CEDIA Expo 2019 in booth 1326 with new Access Networks switches powered by Ruckus and an entry-level wireless access point. The Access Networks team and its partners will also offer educational opportunities throughout the show. Adding to its lineup of networking products, Access Networks will introduce a new entry-level access […]

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Stealth Acoustics StingRay Marine-Grade Speaker Debuts

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Stealth Acoustics has added to its StingRay range of outdoor high-fidelity speakers, with the launch of a new 8″ three-way model. Capable of withstanding the harshest environmental conditions, the new StingRay 83 is based on the design of Stealth’s LRX-83 invisible speaker and is aimed at residential, commercial and marine applications. Producing a deep bass […]

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