Bond Bridge and Josh.ai Form Strategic Alliance Allows Integration in Control4 Environments

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The result of a strategic alliance between Bond Bridge and Josh.ai, home technology professionals can now marry the two in their client’s Control4 environments. The pairing provides Josh.ai’s natural voice control of motorized window shades, ceiling fans, and fireplaces that are managed by the Bond Bridge RF-to-WiFi home control platform. The Bond Bridge RF-to-WiFi hub along with the Bond Home Smartphone/Tablet App consolidate control of Somfy and […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Snap One Expands Home Control Experience Through Control4 Partnership With Josh.ai

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Snap One is expanding the availability of artificial intelligence in the home via a Control4 driver and exclusive distribution agreement with Josh.ai. Immediately available on the online driver database is an updated Josh.ai driver that is now Control4 Certified and SDDP capable. The driver can now import Control4 advanced lighting scenes and offers deeper integration with […]

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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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Denon Debuts New Network Receiver for ProAV Market

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Today Denon announced its first stereo network receiver with wireless music streaming and 4K HDMI capabilities, the DRA-800H. Featuring a newly designed L/R symmetric stereo power amplifier design, the Hi-Fi stereo receiver delivers superb audio fidelity from a variety of sources — including wireless music, CD and phono — while a full-featured HDMI section with […]

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Marantz Debuts Two New AV Receivers for ProAV

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Marantz today announced the NR1510 and NR1710 slimline 4K Ultra HD AV receivers. Housed within the compact chassis, they include Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:Xto create startlingly lifelike cinematic experiences.The NR1710’s Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology gives users a 3D listening experience without the need for dedicated height or […]

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More AV-Integrateable X-Series AV Receivers Debut from Denon

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This week Denon announced two new X-Series AV receivers. The Denon AVR-X2600H (95 watts per channel) and AVR-X1600H (80 watts per channel) support the latest surround sound formats including Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, which adds virtualized height and surround effects on traditional stereo or surround content as well as Dolby Atmos content while using […]

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Josh.ai and LG to Launch Voice-Controlled Televisions

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Josh.ai is expanding the range of voice control in the home through a collaboration with LG. Integrations with 2018 as well as 2019 OLED, Super UHD and UHD model televisions enable the user experience of being able to walk from room to room and ask Josh Micro to turn on desired content through LG displays. […]

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Josh.ai Is a Crestron Integration Partner

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Crestron announced today that Josh.ai is now an official Crestron integration partner. The Josh Micro device and app are easily set up and deployed via the Crestron Pyng operating system, enabling Crestron residential integrators to add voice control to their smart home designs. The Crestron Pyng operating system enables simple integration with the Josh.ai modules […]

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