PPDS Launches Philips Professional Soundbar With Built-In Subwoofer

PPDS launched the Philips Professional Soundbar to bring cinematic audio experiences to hotel rooms with Philips MediaSuite TVs, making PPDS a video and audio company. The new Philips Professional Soundbar has a built-in subwoofer designed and configured to match Philips MediaSuite TVs. Dubbed the HAL5023, it has a trapezoid design (W70 x D12 x H7cm) […]

PPDS Launches Philips Professional Soundbar With Built-In Subwoofer

Meyer Sound Joins the Celebrations for Telluride Film Festival’s 50th Anniversary

In early September, a small resort city nestled high in the Colorado Rockies was the center of the cinema world as scores of movie industry luminaries gathered for the 50th anniversary of the Telluride Film Festival. Meyer Sound was again a key supporter of the festival, returning this year as a Signature Sponsor and Cinema […]

Meyer Sound Joins the Celebrations for Telluride Film Festival’s 50th Anniversary

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

Epson PowerLite 815E Lamp-Free Extreme Short-Throw Projector Now Shipping

Epson announced the new PowerLite 815E is shipping. On the heels of the PowerLite 810E launch, the new projector adds a black chassis option to Epson’s new lamp-free extreme short-throw laser display lineup with 4K Enhancement Technology. PowerLite 815E features built-in wired/wireless networking and 3-Chip 3LCD with 4K Enhancement technology and 5,000 lumens of color […]

Epson PowerLite 815E Lamp-Free Extreme Short-Throw Projector Now Shipping

CEDIA Announces Winners of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards in the Americas Region

CEDIA has announced the winning integrators and manufacturers of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards in the Americas region. The honorees were recognized during an awards ceremony at CEDIA Expo, sponsored by Barco, DMF, Lutron, NETGEAR, ProSource, Ring, Somfy and SurgeX. Submissions to the “newly invigorated” awards program were the highest since 2018. The project […]

CEDIA Announces Winners of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards in the Americas Region

Optoma Launches UHZ35ST Laser Light Projector

Optoma just launched the UHZ35ST short-throw, native 4K UHD resolution laser light projector. Featuring 3,500 lumens, a 500,000:1 contrast ratio and a DuraCore laser light source, the Optoma UHZ35ST is spec’d to last over 30,000 hours in Eco Mode and can make an image up to 100-inches from a few feet away from the screen, […]

Optoma Launches UHZ35ST Laser Light Projector

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

B&C Speakers Purchases Eminence Speakers

B&C Speakers just announced it has purchased its former competitor, Eminence Speakers. Lorenzo Coppini, CEO of B&C Speakers commented: “This acquisition allows the B&C Group to strengthen its international presence, also offering the opportunity to relaunch and enhance an iconic American brand. By joining forces, we can exploit strong synergies, as happened with the acquisition […]

B&C Speakers Purchases Eminence Speakers

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

Atlona Debuts Next Generation of AT-HDR-SW HDMI and Matrix Switchers

Atlona has debuted its next generation of AT-HDR-SW Series of HDMI switchers and matrix switchers. Available immediately, the three new matrix switchers are spec’d to deliver 4K/UHD video @ 60hz (4:4:4), as well as HDMI data rates up to 18gbps and support for high dynamic range (HDR) formats. All models offer a compact design for […]

Atlona Debuts Next Generation of AT-HDR-SW HDMI and Matrix Switchers

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

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

Barco Just Debuted All-New UniSee II LCD Video Wall System

Barco just announced its new LCD video wall, Barco UniSee II. This new generation of the Barco UniSee platform combines improved image performance with precise and predictable installation and maintenance. The color gamut has been significantly increased by applying quantum dot technology. In addition, the video wall’s contrast is increased to High Dynamic Range (HDR) levels […]

Barco Just Debuted All-New UniSee II LCD Video Wall System

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

Savant Adds AI Technology to Its Product Line

Savant just added new AI technology to its product line. Savant’s AI engine has been designed to interpret natural language from Siri, triggers from AirTags, near-filed communications (NFC) tags and geofencing, to easily control entertainment, comfort, lighting, energy and security throughout the entire home. Over the last five years, Savant has developed AI-driven voice capabilities […]

Savant Adds AI Technology to Its Product Line

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group Debuts JBL DA Series Distribution Amplifiers at CEDIA Expo 2023

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group today announced its new JBL DA Series Distribution Amplifiers. Engineered to work with any existing JBL architectural loudspeaker, the 8-channel DA850 and 16-channel DA1650 provide four and eight audio zones in a compact 1U design while offering bridgeable outputs to meet high-power requirements. The distribution amplifiers debut in booth 2512 at […]

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group Debuts JBL DA Series Distribution Amplifiers at CEDIA Expo 2023

Snap One Debuts Episode MoIP Amplifier and Triad Solutions at CEDIA Expo 2023

Snap One is at CEDIA Expo 2023 anchored by the soon-to-be-released Episode MoIP Amplifier and a variety of next-generation Triad speaker solutions and electronics featuring upgraded components in the premium home category. The new Episode MoIP Amplifier Series is SnapOne’s first audio-over-IP solution, which offers integration to receive HDMI and line-level signals from Binary MoIP […]

Snap One Debuts Episode MoIP Amplifier and Triad Solutions at CEDIA Expo 2023

Vaddio to Present Conferencing Solutions at CEDIA and Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

Vaddio will present its latest conferencing solutions in the Legrand | AV Booth 1506 for the first time at CEDIA Expo and the co-located Commercial Integrator Expo in Denver, Sept. 7-9. The lineup will include PTZ and ePTZ cameras from the EasyIP family, the AV Bridge Nano device for streaming video content from HDMI sources […]

Vaddio to Present Conferencing Solutions at CEDIA and Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

Digital Projection Now Has Both 1.2mm and 0.9mm MicroLEDs

Digital Projection has launched a 0.9mm MicroLED and a 1.2mm option to its Radiance EV Series. The company says the high resolution of the 0.9mm pixel pitch MicroLED makes it ideal for environments with short viewing distances and critical viewing requirements, such as small- and medium-size boardrooms and command and control facilities. Other features contributing […]

Digital Projection Now Has Both 1.2mm and 0.9mm MicroLEDs