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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Keynote Speaker for CEDIA Expo Planned

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Today CEDIA has announced that Luke Williams, NYU professor and author of the international bestseller, Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business, will deliver this year’s CEDIA Expo opening keynote. CEDIA Expo attendees can expect Williams to focus on how to tap into the disruptive mindset to differentiate their company. “Companies need […]

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CEDIA Expo 2018 Still Denying It Was a Bad Show

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CEDIA Expo still hasn’t released exact attendance numbers but they are saying “more than 20,000 home tech pros” and nearly 500 exhibitors during the 2018 show held September 6-8 at the San Diego Convention Center. The following press release was sent to us — filled with fluff about the show. Yet, many exhibitors seemed frustrated at both […]

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CEDIA Expo Truths: Attendance Flat, Show’s Dominated By DIY and It’s Arguably a Distributor Show Now

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CEDIA Expo is the ultimate AV geekfest. Walking around CEDIA is like being an eight-year-old at Toys ‘R’ Us wishing you could have everything. But like Toys ‘R’ Us, it’s on the verge of disappearing. Let’s be honest here — the show has had flat attendance (right at 20,000, INCLUDING exhibitor personnel) for the past […]

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Good Competition, The CEDIA Conundrum and Julie

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Every business owner in every company hopes, especially when they invent or pioneer something unique, that their competition will be good. Bad competition tends to shred an industry and can lead to its eventual demise. For example, I have many friends that own AV integration firms — they love the good competition and loathe the […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Debut of Design Connection Program

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CEDIA Expo has announced Design Connection, which will unite technology integrators with design and construction professionals in order to create further collaborations and partnerships. The new platform will feature multiple programs and networking opportunities throughout CEDIA Expo 2018, which will take place Sept. 6-8 at the San Diego Convention Center. Design and technology collaboration opportunities […]

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Integration Is What You Do — Not What Apple, Google and Amazon Do

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CEDIA CEO Vin Bruno recently told a group of residential integrators that his organization wants to help the AV integration community transition away from using the term “integrator” and move towards using the term “technologist.” While I applaud CEDIA for proactively moving towards helping the integration community as a whole — something they clearly haven’t […]

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CEDIA 2015 Attendance Tops 18,000

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CEDIA 2015 showcased a new energy for the industry, evident by a 16 percent increase in integrator attendance and a 6 percent increase in the number of exhibitors participating in the show. More than 18,700 attendees participated in this year’s event alongside 510 exhibiting companies. Exhibitors were quick to call out the quality of attendees […]

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CEDIA 2015 to Showcase Full Picture of the Future Home Experience

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CEDIA EXPO is the epicenter of the future home experience providing attendees the opportunity to prepare and understand the trends that will drive the future of the industry and their business. The vision of the future extends from the opening keynote, to the show floor, the classroom, and beyond. “We always want attendees to leave […]

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CEDIA Expo Opens Registration to Attendees

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CEDIA, the industry’s only custom-install show exclusively for the residential systems market, opens registration on its fall show today! Even if you’re in the commercial AV market, you will love these home-toys and the opportunity to understand what is driving the residential market. And, it will also help you understand IT/AV better as the HomeAV […]

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CEDIA EXPO Hosts Thought Leaders Panel

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Industry thought leaders from Comcast, DISH, GigaOm Research, iControl, Dolby, Auro, Pioneer and Sony Pictures Entertainment will participate in three CEDIA Training panels at CEDIA EXPO 2014. In addition, Geoff Mulligan, chairman of the IPSO Alliance and former Presidential Innovation Fellow will present a course on the Internet of Things. “The topics these training courses […]

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CEDIA Announces 2014 Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards Finalists

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CEDIA EXPO has announced the 2014 Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards finalists. The finalists include 30 products in the Best New Product category. The winners will be announced at a press conference on Fri., Sept. 12 at 9:00 a.m. at CEDIA EXPO 2014. Winners will also be recognized at the annual Electronic Lifestyles Awards Celebration on Sat., […]

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