Are Smart Speakers the Trojan Horse for Widespread Smart Home Adoption?

Smart home has yet to transition into mass market industry as providers fail to communicate value and need, finds Strategy Analytics

The Future of AV is Coming at InfoComm 2017

With 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 40,000 attendees from 110 countries, InfoComm 2017 is the place to be.

Amazon's new Echo Show proves that the smart home phenomenon is finally moving into the mainstream

Bob O'Donnell for RECODE: One-quarter of U.S. households now have at least one piece of smart home gear.

The Audio Frequency Spectrum

Most tower speakers handle down to the 40 Hz range while bookshelves will have less low-end extension down to around 60 or 70 Hz.

Comcast's business services revenue surges in Q1;

Larry Dignan for Between the Lines: Comcast's business services revenue surges in Q1; Home automation, security shows promise. The cable and media giant is diversifying via small businesses and smart home businesses.

SKAA - The New Wireless HiFi Audio Standard

SKAA offers low latency, the best time alignment in the category (multiple speakers output the audio at exactly the same time), the greatest number of use cases since SKAA works across whole home, portable, headphone, home theatre, 12V and prosumer segments, no cumbersome pairing process, no content or source limitations, no network required

Hubbell Incorporated Acquires Leading IoT Brand iDevices®

Hubbell and iDevices join forces to usher in the next evolution of smart home and IoT innovation.

Content View: Service Providers, Advertisers Have to Pay Closer Attention

To monetize their content advertisers have to find a balance in improving the user experience so they would be willing to accept the ads.

Protect your home with the best smart outdoor security cameras

Ben Keough, Reviewed.com: Security cameras aren't a new idea. For years, they've been watching you and recording your every move at shops, movie theaters, and public parks. But home security cameras have come a long way in the past few years, including those designed to be installed outdoors.

jacapps, Ford To Hold 'Connected Car Hackathon' At NAB Show

All Access Music Group: jacapps and FORD MOTOR COMPANY are producing a "Connected Car Hackathon" at the NAB SHOW in LAS VEGAS later this month. The competition will pit coders and developers against each other to develop better dashboard solutions for consumption of audio and video content in cars, including future autonomous vehicles.

Using Equalizers and How They Affect Your Speakers

If you've had a set of speakers for years and want to experiment with the EQ settings, it's possible you'll discover a way to make your speaker sound brand new!

Influence: Good Influencer Reviews Begin with Great Leaders

Negative feedback doesn't have to stay negative. At times, that can mean fixing the problem, improving customer service or something as simple as rewriting user/installation information.

D-Tools System Integrator 2017 Now Available

SI 2017 adds a host of valuable, new features, enabling integrators to gain greater insight into their business operations and more effectively communicate with their clients during the project estimation, system design, and project management process.

Secrets to Selecting a Subwoofer

A subwoofer provides one sole purpose; to create the rumble we love. However, each room is unique and your preference of sound should be considered while making the choice.

Super 8mm Gets A Digital Makeover

Kodak has produced a new Super 8 camera that fuses the best of traditional Super 8 cinema with modern digital technology.

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