Reaffirms Compatibility with Control4; Regardless of Lawsuit

September 5, 2023

Here’s a statement we received over the weekend from CEO, Alex Capecelatro: “As we go into CEDIA 2023, many of our shared partners are asking about the commitment to the and Control4 integration after the lawsuit that Snap One filed. We wanted to share the commitments and Snap One have shared publicly […]

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August 30, 2023 says Josh One joins the product family to provide customers with value while equipping the industry with a platform dedicated to home control that leverages AI to assist with system installation, configuration and automation. For entry-level Josh One systems, app-based control starts at $10 per month. With a focus on bringing AI interactions […]

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Snap One and Control4 Sue Over AVA Remote

August 14, 2023

Snap One sent a letter to its partners today telling them they believe that’s new AVA remote infringe on its IP for the Josh Remote. Although they aren’t shutting down the compatibility of with Control4 controllers, they have filed a lawsuit, as of today, in the US District Court for the District of […]

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Ava Announces Collaboration Partnership With

September 28, 2022

Ava announced a collaboration partnership with, the voice control and AI for the custom home. Through this partnership, the AvaRemote now features’s remote interface as well as whole-home voice control. The Ava Remote is powered by a quad-core, 2 GHz processor and is an Android-based touchscreen remote control; claiming to be the world’s […]

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Bond Bridge and Form Strategic Alliance Allows Integration in Control4 Environments

May 9, 2022

The result of a strategic alliance between Bond Bridge and, home technology professionals can now marry the two in their client’s Control4 environments. The pairing provides’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

February 8, 2022

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

November 8, 2021

Snap One is expanding the availability of artificial intelligence in the home via a Control4 driver and exclusive distribution agreement with Immediately available on the online driver database is an updated 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

September 18, 2019

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

June 19, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

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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March 19, 2019 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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September 17, 2018

Crestron announced today that 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 modules […]

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Voice Control for One And All: It’s Here, Are you Ready For It?

April 1, 2018

Voice control has become a new standard for our daily lives. We see it in media consoles, smart devices, automobiles, office environments and more. Some manufacturers partner on one platform while others embrace a larger audience on a completely different one. Most provide a similar concept of assistance, but others excel in the experience — […]

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AV Insider Spotlight :Alex Capecelatro, CEO @

February 28, 2018

Each week, I am highlighting some of the incredible people who are in the Audio Video Industry. As this blog is mostly about AV insiders, today we are profiling Alex Capecelatro . Here is a brief intro about him. Alex Capecelatro is the founder and CEO of, an artificial intelligence company utilizing natural voice […]

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