ISE 2021: Mark Reynolds, Senior Director EMEA for SnapAV + Control4, Discusses COVID-19 Impacts

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Mark Reynolds, senior director EMEA of SnapAV + Control4, chatted with Gordon Dutch. The companies merged in August of 2019. View it below: Products discussed: OvrC OS 3 18 months ago, SnapAV and Control4 merged to create a one-stop shop for anchoring on their two technology platforms (OvrC and OS 3). Integrators can manage an […]

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Ahead of Its IPO, SnapAV Becomes Snap One

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SnapAV, a source of professional AV, surveillance, control, networking and remote management solutions, announced it has become Snap One. According to CEO John Heyman, the new name reflects the company’s goal to be the best provider of solutions, services and platforms for custom installation integrators whose businesses have grown well beyond AV products. “The name […]

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SnapAV Introduces WattBoxx 800 Series Power Conditioner With New Features

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SnapAV introduced the new WattBox 800 Series 1U 8-Outlet IP Power Conditioner with individually controlled and metered outlets, OvrC functionality and an LED front panel. The new 8-outlet 800 Series Power Conditioner has front with indicators that denote internet connectivity, outlet-specific current and proper grounding. Additionally, front-facing buttons allow local reset of individual or multiple […]

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SnapAV Invests $2.3 Million in Charlotte Quality and Innovation Lab

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SnapAV announced a $2.3 million investment in its Charlotte, North Carolina-based Quality & Innovation Lab that significantly expands the company’s product development and testing capabilities with new equipment, more space and a larger workforce. The new equipment will allow for faster, more precise testing for wireless communications and power protection products. Several entirely new lab […]

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SnapAV’s Control4 Software Offers Updated Support for OvrC Pro

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SnapAV’s new Control4 OS 3.2.2 software update adds full support for OvrC Pro remote equipment management to all EA and CA series Control4 controllers. The update offers partners the ability to remotely manage and service clients’ Control4-connected device for service contracts, troubleshooting, reduced truck rolls and greater system insight. The OS 3.2.2 update also makes […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 4.0: The ProAV Day Roundup

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Thursday’s LAVNCH WEEK 4.0 experience, ProAV Day, included an impressive set of presenters and products — even following an amazing day one, UCC Day, and day two, Digital Signage Day. Our talented host, rAVe Managing Editor Steph Beckett, introduced the day. What were you most excited to see on Thursday? 11 a.m. EDT: Here’s How […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 4.0: Digital Signage Day Recap

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Happy LAVNCH WEEK 4.0, AV pros and fans! This is my first time writing (and experiencing) a LAVNCH WEEK, and it’s been exciting, informative and FUN! In Leah’s words, LAVNCH WEEK events are “part digital-event experience, part virtual product-launch stage and part networking hub,” where we take a deep dive into the now and next […]

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SnapAV Releases New Series Line of Architectural Speakers

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SnapAV debuted a new Episode CORE line of architectural speakers including the 1 Series, 3 Series and 5 Series. All series feature a tweeter bridge that acts as a handle during installation, bezel-less grilles and optional construction brackets redesigned to simplify installation. CORE speakers use the same grilles and preconstruction brackets as all of Episode’s […]

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Access Networks Adds Unmanaged Services Option to ARCC Solution

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Access Networks, now part of SnapAV, just added an unmanaged services option that can be added to any access point purchase to its cloud-based solution ARCC (Advanced, Resilient Cloud Controller). ARCC delivers simplicity during deployment, a higher level of control with more tools to customize each job and a lower cost of entry for industry-leading […]

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SnapAV Is Going Public!

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Wirepath Home Systems, LLC (doing business as SnapAV), announced Wednesday that its parent company has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to the proposed initial public offering of the company’s common stock. The manufacturer and distributor is in the connected home technology market […]

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SnapAV to Acquire Access Networks

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SnapAV announced Thursday it will acquire Access Networks later this month. The acquisition will expand SnapAV’s networking portfolio and solutions, and add new products and services such as system design, configuration, monitoring and support. “Adding Access Networks to the SnapAV portfolio enables our partners to tackle any size commercial or residential network project,” GPaul Hess, […]

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SnapAV Intros ‘Partner Pledge’ Program

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SnapAV introduced its “Partner Pledge,” an enterprise-wide initiative with a goal to amplify the company’s ongoing efforts and investments across the business, including product quality, partner support, purchasing experience, and more. SnapAV says that over the last three years, it and Control4 have invested millions of dollars in new product quality initiatives, including upgrades to […]

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SnapAV Adds Ring Products, Including the Pro-Focused “X Line”

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SnapAV announced it is now carrying Ring products, including the pro-focused “X Line.” While Ring is a well-known DIY brand, the company has also released the “X Line” of installer-only products with additional features, making them ideal for upselling in custom projects. X Line bundles include additional features like a Ring Protect Lifetime Basic Plan […]

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Binary Releases New MoIP Audio Transmitter and Receiver

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Binary has released its all-new Media-over-IP Audio transmitter and receiver. Designed for residential-based audio distribution, these new components create a multiroom audio experience using the same controller and network as a MoIP A/V system. MoIP is Binary’s media distribution technology that lets integrators build an AV distribution system for its customers using a network. With […]

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Control4 Provides Smart Home System to ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI

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When the owners of ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI in Oahu, Hawaii, decided to transform its 73-room hotel building into nine full-floor ultra-luxury suites with private elevators, it knew the target market of celebrities and other high-end clientele would expect an “above and beyond” experience from the moment they arrive. The usual top-shelf amenities all […]

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Parasound Turns to SnapAV to Distribute Its Products

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SnapAV announced a strategic distribution partnership with Parasound to make 41 Parasound products immediately available to SnapAV customers. SnapAV customers who complete the approval process immediately have access to Parasound’s home theater, two-channel systems, multiroom audio and its line of Halo products. The partnership provides SnapAV dealers with full access to four distinct product lines: […]

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SnapAV Releases Episode Impression Series Satellite Speaker and Bandpass Subwoofer

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SnapAV today introduced the Episode Impression Series satellite speaker and bandpass subwoofer. The Impression series offers 4” satellite speakers and a 6.5” bandpass subwoofer with a low distortion, wide dispersion and flat-frequency response. Available in 2.1, 4.1, custom-sized kits, and individual SKUs, the Impression Series offers numerous configurations. The 4.1 kit comprises four Impression satellite […]

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Clare Controls’ New ClareOne Wireless Security and Smart Home Panel Now Available

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Clare Controls announced the availability Thursday of its ClareOne Wireless Security and Smart Home Panel integrated with the new back-end management platform, FusionPro. Aimed at Crestron Home and distributed exclusively by SnapAV, ClareOne unifies smart wireless security and smart home control, with a full line of encrypted security sensors and smart home integrations. And the […]

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SnapAV Introduces Pakedge WA-4200 Wave 2 Indoor Access Point

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SnapAV introduced the Pakedge WA-4200 4×4 Wave 2 Indoor Access Point Thursday. The new WA-4200 is designed for large, high-density residential and commercial projects, and it uses 802.11ac Wave 2 and beamforming technology for 4K and high-definition streaming applications and multiple devices simultaneously. The WA-4200 features a 4×4 MU-MIMO antenna design to deliver a maximum […]

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SnapAV to Release the Signature by Episode Custom Install Speaker Line

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SnapAV just announced the Signature by Episode custom install speaker line. Signature by Episode offers 32 models across three series, one and two-step installation options, with seven optional cradle accessories that can be paired with pre-construction brackets, back boxes, and a plethora of grille options. The Signature by Episode 3 Series models feature polypropylene woofers […]

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SnapAV Ships Pakedge WA-2200-O Wave 2 Outdoor Access Point

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SnapAV has launched the Pakedge WA-2200-O Wave 2 Outdoor Access Point. With an IP55-rated water- and dust-resistant enclosure, this AP is specified to withstand the most severe environments, including temperatures ranging from -20° C to 65° C (-4° F to 149° F). Its UV-treated enclosure also resists solar damage. The WA-2200-O delivers Wave 2 MU-MIMO […]

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SnapAV Neeo Remote for Control4 Utilizes Buttons, Touch Screen

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SnapAV launched the Neeo Remote for Control4 using the Smart Home OS 3 platform. Neeo includes macros for all streaming services, most-watched TV stations, playlists, room-level or household-level smart home scenes and more. The Neeo Remote is the first Control4 handheld remote to combine hard buttons and a touch screen. The remote is made from […]

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SnapAV Launches Pakedge RT-3100 Gigabit Router

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SnapAV just launched the Pakedge RT-3100 Gigabit Router designed for 1G WAN-to-LAN throughput, with customizable firewall settings and built-in BakPak remote monitoring for connected devices. The RT-3100 Router brings quick setup, pressure-tested reliability and performance for the custom install channel including residential, light commercial and builder communities. The RT-3100 is engineered to deliver up to […]

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Control4 OS 3 Adds Google Assistant Voice Control, an API for Intercom Anywhere and New CA-10 Controller

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SnapAV announced today at CEDIA Expo 2019 that the Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is adding Google Assistant, integration with third-party smart doorbells through Intercom Anywhere and a new high-availability automation controller to power large homes. With Control4 OS 3, homeowners can choose from tens of thousands of devices to create a system that suits […]

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SnapAV Now Owns Control4 – We Predict a Move into ProAV

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Today, SnapAV and Control4 Corporation announced the successful completion of their merger. Unified into a single organization, Control4 becomes a professional smart home brand in the company portfolio and SnapAV continues to bring technology professionals a trusted, end-to-end partner that invests relentlessly in growing the industry and helping their businesses succeed. “The smart home industry […]

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SnapAV Buys Control4

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SnapAV and Control4 Corporation today announced that they have entered into a “merger” agreement whereby SnapAV will acquire Control4 in an all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share in cash, representing an aggregate value of approximately $680 million. The Control4 stock last traded $17.12 per share so the shareholders are likely to take this buyout. Although […]

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SnapAV and Clare Partner

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SnapAV has teamed up with Clare, the provider of security and smart-home automation products. The alliance makes SnapAV the exclusive source for Clare products and pushes them closer to competing with Crestron. Clare end-users can add security system monitoring that gives dealers the opportunity to earn recurring revenue. “Partnering with SnapAV adds immense value for […]

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SnapAV Re-Focuses on Distributor World By Buying Volutone

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SnapAV acquired Volutone this week. Volutone adds seven branch locations — six in California and one in Las Vegas (and also serving Hawaii). SnapAV entered the home-tech marketplace 12-years ago counting on an eCommerce platform to be the differentiator. It worked. SnapAV started out selling cables, connectors, furniture and video projection screens but eventually started […]

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SnapAV and D-Tools Promotion Offers Dealers Customized D-Tools Cloud Experience

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SnapAV and D-Tools will provide to SnapAV dealers a personalized 90-day free trial of the all-new D-Tools Cloud. This new affordable, multi-OS, web-accessible platform enables a connected workflow and collaborative work environment for internal and external stakeholders. This promotion offers SnapAV dealers a customized D-Tools Cloud experience that enables them to start working out of […]

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SnapAV Brands Available on SpringDeck App

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SnapAV has partnered with the SpringDeck app to deliver streamlined, updated product content for all their most popular brands, including Episode, Luma Surveillance, WattBox, Araknis Networks, SunBriteTV and OvrC remote management. SnapAV dealers can now take advantage of a free exclusive download for a SpringDeck account; they can use these extra sales tools to present products on the go from […]

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