Snap One’s WattBox is Now Available to the APAC and EMEA Markets

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Snap One has announced the international launch of all IP-enabled WattBox SKUs into the APAC and EMEA markets for the first time since the brand’s inception. These new devices are available for immediate purchase in the EMEA region and APAC regions. International availability will enable Partners across the globe to utilize the power protection, surge […]

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Snap One Enters Partnership With Digital Watchdog

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Snap One announced a partnership with Digital Watchdog, a surveillance and video analytics company. There have been 51 Digital Watchdog SKUs added to Local Partner Stores nationwide, and Snap One will be releasing this curated product mix on its eCommerce platform in Q1. Digital Watchdog offers complete solutions including a Video Management System (VMS), edge analytics […]

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Snap One Acquires Parasol

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Snap One announced the acquisition of Parasol Tuesday, a 24/7 remote support service based on OvrC, creating new opportunities for Snap One Partners to focus on running their business while “increasing profitability, productivity and service levels to their customers.” The acquisition builds on Snap One’s strategic investment in Parasol last year and affirms its commitment to […]

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Snap One Joins ONVIF Forum

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Snap One has joined the ONVIF open forum, a group for standards of interoperability of IP-based physical security products. The company’s inaugural ONVIF-supported product lines include the new Luma x20 surveillance cameras and ClareVision security solutions, enabling Snap One Partners to immediately add these products to existing ONVIF-compatible systems. Snap’s initial ONVIF-compatible products include a full range of Luma x20 […]

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Snap One Announces 2022 Winners of Partner Awards Program

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At CEDIA 2022, Snap One announced the winners of its expanded Partner Awards program, which has grown to include the full scope of each Partner’s relationship with all Snap One brands beyond Control4. The new program, which has long been a part of the Control4 dealer experience, recognizes and celebrates the company’s most dedicated Partners based on a variety of […]

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Snap One Announces New Halo Family of Control4 Remotes

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Snap One announced new Control4 hand-held interfaces: the Halo Family of Remotes. The two new models include enhanced features like backlit buttons, a new graphical interface, and dual-band WiFi support, along with innovative new features like a push-to-talk voice button. The new remotes were unveiled at CEDIA 2022 in Snap One Booth #16055, offering Snap […]

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Snap One Debuts Control4 Vibrant Linear Lighting Family

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Snap One debuted a lighting family under its Control4 line dubbed Vibrant Linear Lighting. Control4 Vibrant Linear Lighting provides partners with a complete product line and offers LED tape in a full selection of white, tunable white, color, and color + tunable white options. The company also provides all the accessories needed to create sophisticated lighting […]

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Snap One Announces New Luma x20 Family of Surveillance Products at CEDIA 2022

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Snap One announced the new Luma x20 family of surveillance products that are fully NDAA-compliant and deliver the latest AI-powered security features. The product provides customers greater peace of mind while simplifying installation and long-term maintenance through full OvrC integration. The x20 family is currently on display at CEDIA 2022 in Snap One’s Booth #16055, with […]

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Snap One Debuts New Episode Radiance Outdoor Audio and Lighting System

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Snap One just debuted the new Episode Radiance outdoor audio and lighting system with power audio and lighting through a single two-conductor wire. The Episode Radiance series includes a robust all-metal 70-volt outdoor bollard-style speaker and LED light module that can be attached to a speaker or mounted as a standalone lamp for both spot and […]

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Snap One Returns to CEDIA Expo 2022 to Debut Several Innovative Solutions

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Snap One is returning to CEDIA Expo 2022 with the debut of several innovative solutions across the control, audio, surveillance, and networking categories – all of which will be on display in Booth #16055. Notable new product introductions include the Control4 Halo Remotes, Control4 Vibrant Lighting, Episode Radiance Audio & Lighting System, Luma x20 Surveillance, […]

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Snap One Announces New Wi-Fi 6 Access Points from Araknis and Access Networks

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Snap One just announced multiple new WiFi 6 wireless access points from Araknis and Access Networks. The introduction of Access Networks Unleashed Wireless Access Points, which took place in early August, follows the acquisition of the company by Snap One in 2021, while the new Araknis AN-820 WAP combines Wi-Fi 6 with Snap One’s OvrC […]

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Snap One Announces CEDIA Expo 2022 Plans

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Snap One will return to CEDIA Expo 2022 with a broad range of new products and services for partners, along with a renewed commitment to create significant new revenue-generating opportunities that help partners build stronger businesses. “Today’s lifestyles are increasingly being defined by smart technologies that have to be installed, monitored, maintained, and upgraded on a […]

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Snap One Acquires Clare Controls

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Snap One announced the acquisition of Clare Controls, maker of the ClareOne smart home and security systems. This is a big deal, obviously, as SnapOne already owns Control4. Since Snap One entered an exclusive distribution partnership with Clare Controls in 2019, the ClareOne system has been providing a hybrid smart home and security solution for […]

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Snap One Launches Triad PDX Series

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Snap One announced the launch of the Triad PDX Series of architectural speakers to provide its partners with a solution that pairs the premium audio performance with a simplified installation experience made possible by Push Lock by Swarm technology. Coined “PDX” in homage to the Portland Airport — the city in which each speaker is […]

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Snap One Now Shipping CORE Series Control4 Controllers

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Snap One announced that it is now shipping the CORE Series of Control4 Controllers: a generational refresh of the hardware that runs each customer’s system and provides access to the full set of features available from the Control4 Intelligent Platform. The company also announced an update to the platform itself with the release of Control4 OS […]

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Snap One Announces New OvrC Connect App

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Snap One has announced the release of a new OvrC Connect app that replaces OvrC Home to strengthen control of OvrC systems for both commercial and residential clients, along with a newly redesigned OvrC Location Dashboard that simplifies Partners’ customer service workflow. Featuring an all-new interface with simple, intuitive navigation, the new OvrC Connect app […]

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Snap One Demos Range of New Products at InfoComm 2022

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At InfoComm 2022, Snap One (Booth #W629) is set to demo a range of new products, platforms and programs while connecting with commercial Partners face-to-face at a major industry trade show for the first time in two years. “We’re excited to return to the trade show floor and connect with Partners on a personal level,” said Scott Normand, commercial […]

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Snap One Releases New Line of Full-Shade Outdoor LED TVs

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Snap One announced the launch of the SunBrite Veranda 3 line of full-shade outdoor LED TVs. Offering 4K UHD resolution, 1,000-nit brightness, Wi-Fi, dual 10W speakers, quantum dot technology, a native 120Hz refresh rate, IP55 protection against the elements, a weatherproof remote and Android TV smart platform, the company says the Veranda 3 TVs are […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1117: Snap One Will Center on Three Integrator-Focused Things at InfoComm 2022

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2022 is proving to be Snap One’s (formerly SnapAV) biggest year in ProAV thus far. The parent company to AV brands like Access Networks, Control4, Binary, Pakedge and SunBrite (formerly SunBrite TV) also has brands like Strong (mounts), OVRC (remote management and monitoring software) and WattBox (IP and cloud-based power solutions) — all brands you should be selling into ProAV installs. All of […]

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Snap One Provides Commercial Integration Partners With Free Design Consultations, Assistance

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Snap One has expanded its Systems Design Team to provide commercial integration Partners with free consultations and assistance to design and even configure commercial systems. The Systems Design Team offers Partners advanced product selection assistance that considers the full scope of the project’s needs as well as integrating new systems with any existing on-site components. The team stays involved as […]

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Snap One Launches Control4 MultiDisplay Manager Tool

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Snap One has launched a new Control4 MultiDisplay Manager tool that claims to add power and value to commercial installations by allowing end users in commercial and retail environments to control multiple digital displays, TVs and projectors from a single page, select audio sources independently of active video sources, and create presets for instant room […]

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Snap One’s Control4 Home Control System Now Integrates With Pandora

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Snap One has announced that the Control4 home control system now supports integration with the Pandora music streaming service, offering customers complete access to their Premium, Plus and Free accounts through the Control4 interface. By integrating a fully functional Pandora interface into the Control4 app, Snap One enables integrators to offer their clients an entirely […]

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Snap One Now Provides Commercial Integration Partners With Free Design Assistance

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Snap One is expanding its Systems Design Team to provide commercial integration partners with free design assistance to design and even configure commercial systems. According to Scott Normand, Snap One Commercial Market Senior Director, the Systems Design Team allows commercial market Partners to bid on large or complex AV integration jobs they would otherwise be […]

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What Integrators Need to Consider When Building a Home Network

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By Nick Bovill Snap One In order for a smart home system to perform at its best, integrators need to have a strong and reliable network as the foundation of every connected home installation. When integrators create such a network, customer satisfaction increases, leading to higher revenues and business opportunities. So, how do integrators create […]

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Snap One Announces Partnerships with Azione, HTSA, HTSN and ProSource

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Snap One announced it has formed partnerships with Azione, HTSA, HTSN and ProSource as a key part of its long-term strategy to help dealers succeed. “Buying groups provide unique benefits to Partners, and we are excited to now be a part of all four major CEDIA U.S. organizations,” said Greg Simmons, Snap One vice president of industry partnerships. “Azione, […]

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Clare Controls Updates ClareHome App With Improved Connection Speed and Customizable Features

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Clare Controls announced a powerful update to the ClareHome app. In addition to improving connection speed and reliability between the ClareHome mobile app and ClareOne Panels, this update delivers a new user feature that provides customizable home screen widgets. The Quick Access Widget creator in the ClareHome app can be used to add 1×2, 2×2, […]

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Snap One Launches New Control4 MultiDisplay Manager for Digital Displays

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Snap One has launched a new Control4 MultiDisplay Manager tool that adds power to commercial installations by allowing end users in commercial and retail environments to control multiple digital displays, TVs and projectors from a single page, select audio sources independently of active video sources and create presets for instant room reconfiguration. MultiDisplay Manager is […]

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Snap One Unveils New Control, Audio and Remote Monitoring Solutions

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Snap One unveiled an array of new products across the control, audio and remote monitoring categories. The new products include: OvrC Pro + Control4 OS3: Snap One recently introduced updates to Control4 software and hardware, including the addition of OvrC Pro capabilities to Control4 OS3. Every OS3 system can now be remotely managed using OvrC […]

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Snap One Now Offers Pulse-Eight’s New Series of Switching and Distribution Solutions

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Snap One has added Pulse-Eight’s series of UHD matrix solutions and receivers alongside Pulse-Eight’s large-format DSP audio matrix solutions. The new series of products, designed for Binary by Pulse-Eight, will support switching and distribution of UHD AV content via HDMI and HDBaseT, with audio downmixing and a library of control codes for integration into multiple […]

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Snap One Opens Registration for Virtual Women in Technology Summit

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In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Snap One has opened registration for its first-ever Women in Technology Summit, a virtual event that encourages women to pursue leadership careers in the technology industry. Featuring two 90-minute sessions, the global summit will adopt this year’s theme: “Break the Bias.” Partners can register for both […]

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Control4 Offers Wireless Control of Multi-Zone Audio, Video and Announcements in Texas Indoor Waterpark

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At Texas’ newest indoor waterpark, The Cove at The Lakefront, exciting aquatic attractions are combined with a retractable roof and high-tech AV solutions to create an atmosphere unlike any other indoor waterpark in the country. The entire park’s audio and video is managed through a Control4 automation system, including a giant 30-foot-wide DVLED display that offers staff full control […]

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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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