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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The ELAN New Home Program Expands into the Nortek Security & Control New Home Program with a Full Array of New Solutions

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Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC) today announced the expansion of its newly rebranded Nortek Security & Control New Home Program, which now includes the company’s complete lineup of solutions. In addition to the solutions from NSC’s ELAN, SpeakerCraft, Panamax and other custom installation brands originally included in the ELAN New Home Program, the Nortek […]

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SpeakerCraft Launches New Landscape Audio Series with 70 Volt and 100 Volt Options

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SpeakerCraft this week announced the launch of its new Landscape Audio Series. The new outdoor line includes satellite speakers, in-ground subwoofers, and accessories that seamlessly bring the SpeakerCraft signature sound and indoor quality to outdoor living spaces. The SC-OG-6 6” (152mm) and the SC-OG-4 4” (100mm) two-way All-Weather Outdoor Satellite Speakers both feature a durable […]

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SpeakerCraft AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR Speaker Line Ships

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SpeakerCraft from Core Brands today announced that its two new AIM Series 2 in-wall left-center-right (LCR) speakers, the AIM LCR5 FIVE Series 2 and the AIM LCR5 TWO Series 2, are now shipping worldwide. Both AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR speakers employ the all-new Arrayed Point Source (APS) Tweeter Module, which incorporates three pivoting tweeters […]

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SpeakerCraft Debuts Dolby Atmos Enabled In-Wall Height Speaker at ISE

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SpeakerCraft has what they are claiming is the world’s first Dolby Atmos enabled in-wall height speaker, the AIM Series 2 ATX100, at ISE 2017. The SpeakerCraft ATX100 reflects sound off the ceiling to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive for the audience. The ATX100 is the architectural in-wall solution to the traditional floor-standing […]

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SpeakerCraft Adds Streaming Services to Its Multi-Room Audio Platform

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SpeakerCraft from Core Brands today announced a major update to its multi-room audio software that adds streaming audio services, a new streamlined user interface, and a dynamic zone grouping feature. The introduction was made at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam. The software’s new built-in streaming services include Spotify, TuneIn, Pandora and other popular Internet radio services. […]

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SpeakerCraft Debuts New AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR Speaker Line

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SpeakerCraft, from Core Brands, today expanded its flagship AIM Series 2 family of architectural speakers with the launch of two new in-wall left-center-right (LCR) speakers, the AIM LCR5 FIVE Series 2 and the AIM LCR5 TWO Series 2. Both are available for pre-order starting today. The new AIM LCR5 FIVE Series 2 and AIM LCR5 […]

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SpeakerCraft Ships Dolby Atmos Enabled In-Wall Height Speaker

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Core Brands today announced that it is finally taking orders on the SpeakerCraft AIM Series 2 ATX100, its in-wall height speaker designed specifically for Dolby Atmos and other object-based sound formats. The SpeakerCraft ATX100 reflects sound off the ceiling to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. The ATX100 is the architectural […]

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Origin Acoustics Launches New ThinFit Loudspeakers

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The team that invented the in-wall loudspeaker (at SpeakerCraft) have a new company, Origin Acoustics, and they’ve announced the release of three models in their ThinFit Collection. Designed specifically for installations with limited depth requirements, all three models feature an integrated back-can with a mere 70mm depth. The TF34 and TF36 share a similar driver […]

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All New SpeakerCraft Line Debuts at CEDIA

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The new SpeakerCraft solutions look totally different that their past line starting with their new AIM speakers. The totally redesigned AIM series have three new technology enhancements to give the speaker line improved fidelity, audio direction and sound isolation. Acoustic Isolation Technologies reduce mechanical energy and the next generation Waveplane design broadens the power response […]

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Jeremy Burkhardt Is Back

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Controversial Jeremy Burkhardt is back… he will officially launch his new audio brand at CEDIA 2014 in Denver. The new company is called Origin Acoustics and the website shows now only a logo that is unmistakably Burkhardt’s bearded profile in silhouette. Supposedly the new company is working on a product portfolio of home theater speakers, […]

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rAVe SCOOP: At CEDIA, Core Brands to Integrate DTS’ Play-Fi Technology in Speaker Brands Speakercraft, Niles & Proficient

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At this week’s CEDIA, Core Brands will launch modular whole-home systems based on Play-Fi technology, creating what the company is calling a next-generation audio streaming experience for new and currently installed architectural and wired speakers. New products from Core Brands will specifically serve the custom installer market with high-value offerings that enable wireless music streaming […]

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SpeakerCraft Founder Sues SpeakerCraft Parent Nortek

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SpeakerCraft co-founder and former president Jeremy Burkhardt has sued SpeakerCraft, and its parent company Nortek for attempting to enforce an invalid non-competition agreement and restrict his right to work. Having resigned from SpeakerCraft in April 2012, Burkhardt is now seeking to return to the industry he helped build over the last 25 years and has […]

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Atlantic Technology Licenses H-PAS to SpeakerCraft

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Atlantic Technology has signed an agreement with SpeakerCraft to collaborate in the development of new loudspeaker systems using Atlantic’s revolutionary H-PAS bass configuration technology. Through application of H-PAS technology, SpeakerCraft will be able to provide its customers with loudspeakers that Atlantic says will deliver deeper and smoother bass in much smaller cabinets than was previously […]

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SpeakerCraft to Still Host “Shots in the Dark” at Expo

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SpeakerCraft will co-host CEDIA’s tradition of after hours shots with Sam and Lori Runco. In partnership with Monster Cable, SpeakerCraft will co-host the celebration Friday, September 9, 2011, between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. in the Cosmopolitan Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Since the dawn of CEDIA, immediately following the awards banquet, Runco had […]

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SpeakerCraft Launches Line of New Whole House Receivers

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SpeakerCraft has announced a new line of amplifiers they’re labeling the Vital Receiver Series. The flagship is a 2-channel model, dubbed the 910 Whole House, and includes seven 130-watt High-Current channels of amplification, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio, four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output,  SmartEQ auto setup with included microphone, an […]

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