CEDIA Expo 2022 Thoughts from Someone Who Didn’t Go

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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 […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1170: Only 140 Days Until ISE 2023 — Here’s What You Need to Know

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I caught up with ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman while at CEDIA Expo last week; we couldn’t wait to talk everything ISE. ISE 2023, the AV megashow from AVIXA and CEDIA, is less than four months away and it’s likely to be the biggest event in four years for the global AV industry. Here’s everything […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Smart Stage and Innovation Hub Programming

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CEDIA Expo announced the programming schedule for the Smart Stage and the Innovation Hub. The Smart Stage and the Innovation Hub will focus on relevant industry-wide topics, emerging technologies and trending market segments for the residential technology industry. The Smart Stage, sponsored by Nice/Nortek Control, will feature panel discussions from technology experts covering a range […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Design + Connection

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CEDIA Expo announced Design + Connection, which unites design, construction and integration professionals. Design + Connection includes visits to select CEDIA Expo booths, networking events and show floor exhibits dedicated to technology and design integration. Design + Connection aims to foster mutually beneficial relationships between design and construction professionals and integrators. On Friday, Sept. 30, […]

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Modus VR to Host Giveaway at CEDIA Expo 2022

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Modus VR will be hosting an exclusive CEDIA Giveaway of $10,000 or more to spotlight the launch of the company’s new Modus-as-a-Service (MaaS) for the residential technology community. All custom installation integrators and consultants at CEDIA 2022 in Dallas are welcome to stop by and enter at the Modus VR Booth #10027. Entrants have a chance to win up […]

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CEDIA Expo Will Host Annual IMCCA Work From Home Showcase at Fall 2022 Show

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CEDIA Expo announces the second annual IMCCA Work from Home Showcase at CEDIA Expo 2022. Through a partnership with CEDIA Expo, the Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) will bring “insights, subject matter experts and interactive demonstrations to CEDIA Expo 2022.” Unified communications and collaboration technologies have emerged in the residential space as business professionals and […]

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Here’s What Hunter Douglas Has Planned for CEDIA Expo 2022

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Hunter Douglas has an expanded library of control drivers. Designed for integration of PowerView Gen 3 Automation into home control systems, the new drivers maximize the possibilities for adding automated window treatments to a broad range of projects. The list of Hunter Douglas third-party drivers allows integrators to incorporate PowerView shades into new or existing […]

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Here’s What Legrand Has Planned for CEDIA Expo 2022

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Legrand | AV is rolling into CEDIA Expo 2022 following a six-city residential roadshow. In booth 19035, attendees will experience home vignettes and lifestyle areas featuring solutions from Chief, Da-Lite, Legrand Shading Systems, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, On-Q, Sanus and Vantage, all creating smart home AV and resimercial experiences. Integrators will also get a walkthrough […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Destination Backyard

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CEDIA Expo announces Destination Backyard, an outdoor oasis highlighting the “hottest AV technology from Coastal Source and Séura.” Coastal Source, a manufacturer of outdoor audio and lighting systems, has partnered with Séura, a manufacturer of outdoor TVs, indoor waterproof TVs, TV mirrors, and lighted mirrors, to host Destination Backyard at CEDIA Expo 2022. Destination Backyard […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Return of Innovation Hub

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CEDIA Expo announced the return of the Innovation Hub, a programming feature focused on emerging technologies and industry-trending presentations from show exhibitors. The Innovation Hub will feature topics focused on resimercial, work from home, outdoor living, lighting, security solutions and others. CEDIA says the Innovation Hub is designed as an all-in-one platform to provide attendees […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1141: CEDIA Is Exactly 100 Days Away — Here’s What’s Happening

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Gary caught up with CEDIA’s Jason McGraw to talk all about this year’s expo. The 2022 show will take place Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. By the way, it’s no longer just a home tech conference. Since being acquired by Emerald Expositions, CEDIA Expo has added work-from-home and resimercial and wellness categories — plus it signed a […]

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CEDIA Expo Welcomes Back IMCCA as Strategic Programming Partner for September Expo

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CEDIA Expo will welcome back IMCCA (Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance), the preeminent voice of the unified communications and collaboration industry, as a strategic programming partner for the Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, 2022, CEDIA Expo in Dallas, Texas. The IMCCA will bring insights and subject matter experts to various CEDIA Expo 2022 activations, […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Programming Partnership ‘Tommapalooza’ Event

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CEDIA Expo announced a programming partnership with Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), bringing its biggest “Tommapalooza” Industry Education Day to the show. Named for Tom Doherty, a co-founder of CEDIA and 2001 Lifetime Achievement recipient, Tom is the creator of the “learning festival” and produced by the HTSA’s education team. This event is part of […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1049: CEDIA Expo Is One Month Away, and Here’s Why You Should Be Excited to Go in Person

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Gary spoke with CEDIA Expo’s Jason McGraw to get all the details on the upcoming show — Sept. 1-3 2021 — in Indianapolis. This will be the largest tech show since February 2020 and includes an all-new category of products: Resimercial AV tech for the home. This is a huge growth opportunity for both residential […]

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IMCCA Announces Strategic Partnership with CEDIA Expo

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CEDIA Expo is partnering with IMCCA (Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance) as a strategic programming partner for the CEDIA Expo to be held Sept.1-3, 2021 in Indianapolis. The IMCCA will bring insights and subject matter experts to a variety of CEDIA Expo 2021 activations, including on the CEDIA Expo Smart Stage and Innovation Hub. Topics will […]

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CEDIA EXPO Officially Canceled for 2020, Virtual Experience Planned

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The producers of CEDIA EXPO, Emerald Expositions, have just sent out an announcement that the 2020 show, scheduled for September 8-12 in Denver, Colorado, will be canceled for this year. This is due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, in particular the fact that the Colorado Convention Center, the location of CEDIA EXPO 2020, has been […]

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As CEDIA Expo Welcomes Crestron Back, Let’s Issue a Challenge to Dump the Apps

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CEDIA Expo announced that Crestron Electronics will return for the 2020 show, optimistically scheduled to take place Sept. 8-12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. And, CEDIA Expo also said Crestron will work with closer to continue the advancement and success of the custom integration channel. “After what has been a challenging year for […]

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TechStarter FIVE Winners Announced at CEDIA Expo 2019

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TechStarter, a new CEDIA Expo program that gives first-time exhibitors a chance to pitch business models to residential market leaders, awarded five exhibitors TechStarter awards this past week in Denver at CEDIA Expo 2019. Artio Lifestyle Lighting, Caavo, Hero Labs, Konnected and SandTrap Audio were recognized as the TechStarter FIVE with Hero Labs as the […]

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Luxul to Debut New Routers and Networking Gear at CEDIA Expo 2019

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Luxul has announced its technology lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Legrand | AV’s booth 905, Luxul will exhibit a new wireless mesh solution and a cloud remote monitoring and management system, self-healing managed Gigabit switches, the next generation of wireless controller technology, “good, […]

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Legrand Details CEDIA Expo Plans

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Legrand AV Residential Solutions today announced its lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Booth 905, Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, On-Q, QMotion, SANUS and Vantage will come together with smart home AV systems, networking, and infrastructure solutions designed to help integrators create […]

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New Rockustics OneSub and DubSub Debut from MSE Audio Ahead of CEDIA

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MSE Audio announced this week the Rockustics OneSub and DubSub subwoofers to enhance outdoor audio experiences with low-frequency bass. The Rockustics OneSub and DubSub are designed with durable, rock enclosures and built with high-quality and innovative engineering to withstand rain, frost, snow and ice. The OneSub is a stand-alone, passive subwoofer requiring a sub amplifier […]

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ISF-Certified 4K HDR Media Player from Zappiti Will Debut at CEDIA Expo 2019

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Zappiti is rolling out a new high-end media player to the U.S. marketplace with the launch of its Pro 4K HDR Media Player during CEDIA Expo (booth 3255), in Denver, Colo., Sept. 11-14, 2019. Engineered to play digital content at the highest level possible, Zappiti’s flagship Pro 4K HDR is one of the AV industry’s […]

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Invisible Acoustics Part 2 Debuts at CEDIA Expo from Sergio Molho

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Global acoustic consulting and audio-visual integration firm WSDG will be lecturing at this year’s CEDIA Expo, which takes place at the Colorado Convention Center between September 10th and 14th. The presentation, which will be delivered by WSDG Partner and Director of Business Development Sergio Molho, is titled “Invisible Acoustics Part 2: Aesthetically Acceptable/Acoustically Imperative New […]

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Need to Amp-Up your Audio? Denon Just Launched a New Amplifier and a CD Player for Home and Retail

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Denon announced two new products ahead of next month’s CEDIA Expo — the PMA-600NE integrated amplifier and the DCD-600NE CD player. Denon says they went to great lengths to eliminate interference and maintain sound quality in nearly every aspect of the new 600 series. The PMA-600NE integrated amplifier is engineered with Denon’s Advanced High Current […]

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BlueBOLT 2.0 Drops Ahead of CEDIA Expo

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Just a few weeks before CEDIA Expo, Nortek Security & Control announced that BlueBOLT 2.0 IP Power Management system is now shipping. BlueBOLT was one of the first IP power management platforms, enabling integrators to manage power in their installations from anywhere with an internet connection. BlueBOLT pairs with Panamax and Furman power conditioners for […]

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New Version of HDMI Correction Tool Debuts from Metra Home Theater Group

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Metra Home Theater Group (MHTG) is introducing the second generation of its HDMI all-in-one correction tool, the HDM-AIO2, at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. This product fixes most of the common HDMI problems that installers experience in today’s home theater systems and now has a smaller footprint and lower price tag, along with a completely redesigned […]

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Jeremy Burkhardt Finally Gets CEDIA Fellow Designated, Better Late Than Never

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CEDIA says that, finally, Jeremy Burkhardt will be inducted to the CEDIA Fellows program at CEDIA Expo 2019. The CEDIA Fellows program honors longtime CEDIA members and volunteers who have contributed significantly to the association’s success. Burkhardt is well known throughout the industry, currently as chairman of Origin Acoustics, as well as former CEO, architect […]

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Powersoft Mezzo Will See CEDIA Debut of Newest Amplifier Platform

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Powersoft (CEDIA EXPO booth 335) will demonstrate its newest amplifier platform at CEDIA EXPO. Integrated into a half-rack enclosure with lots of connectivity options, Mezzo is designed for the AV/IT markets, commercial and residential installations. The new line consists of eight amplifier models in all, each offering different power and connectivity options. We short a […]

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CEDIA Home Cinema Masterclass to Be Led By Three Home Theater Gods

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Three of the biggest names in home theater integration will offer an unparalleled learning opportunity. The CEDIA Home Cinema Design Masterclass — featuring Imaging Science Foundation founder Joel Silver, Grimani Systems President Anthony Grimani and TK Theatres and RAYVA founder Theo Kalomirakis — will provide an in-depth examination of several key topics. The CEDIA Home […]

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11th Annual CEDIA Women in Consumer Technology Luncheon Includes Keynote Speaker Sam Horn

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Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) today announced that bestselling author Sam Horn will present as keynote speaker during the organization’s 11th annual CEDIA Expo Luncheon, to be held Sept. 13 in the Denver Convention Center. This year the event will open with a new networking reception featuring a mimosa and bloody mary bar from 11:30 […]

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CEDIA Announces 60 New Classes for Expo 2019

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CEDIA announces the educational conference lineup at this year’s CEDIA Expo show. With over 125 classes, 50 percent of them brand new and covering 17 different areas of expertise, CEDIA Expo solidifies its standing as the leading educational event for residential home technology professionals. CEDIA Expo will be held September 10-14 at the Colorado Convention […]

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