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Road Show: Small Screen Viewing is Becoming a Very, Very Big Deal

The first thing you discover at IBC is that TV isn’t dead. It has just morphed into a dizzying array of ultra-confusing solutions … that’s right, everyone has the answer.

CEDIA 2017 Recap and Plans for CEDIA 2018

CEDIA 2017 saw a significant increase in attendance, and Emerald Expositions is excited to work in tandem with the CEDIA association and a select group of industry experts to develop plans for [exciting]new initiatives to benefit both the exhibitors and attendees for CEDIA 2

Global $100+ Bn Home Automation System Market Analysis & Trends

Global Home Automation Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 12.4% reaching $72.78 billion by 2022 from the market value of $36.09 billion in 2016.

During Irma's Power Outages, Some Houses Kept The Lights On With Solar And Batteries

Adele Peters for Fast Company: The ability of some residences and businesses to stay functioning as the power went out around them shows the growing potential of local generation and microgrids. Now those batteries just have to get a lot cheaper.

Bi-amp Benefits and Configurations

The bottom line is if you have the two extra channels available in your receiver or amp and you have speakers that support bi-amping, then I would recommend hooking them up in this configuration. It certainly won’t hurt anything and I think you will hear at the very least

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Leviton Wins 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow Award for Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology Dimmer from American Lighting Association

The latest "hubless" home automation solution received recognition in the Connected Lighting category

Revolabs Leads UC Conversation at SpiceWorld 2017 IT Conference

Revolabs Will Explain the Necessary Requirements for the Best Conferencing Experience in Speaking Session and Showcase Proven UC Solutions

Founders Fest Steps Up to Martin Audio MLA

Technotrix, Inc. supported the 10th Annual Founder's Fest with a Martin Audio MLA system that provided exceptional coverage and control in a challenging acoustic environment.  

Control4 Rolls Out Online Training for IP Network Installers with New Pakedge Certified Network Administrator (PCNA) Program

Practical, hands-on training for networking has been lacking throughout the connected home and custom install industry. Technicians learn mainly through trial and error. The result is that the networking foundation of many homes and small businesses tends to be the root cause of chronic issues - caused more so by the lack of best-practice knowledge than through defective or failed equipment.

21st Century Distributing Now Carrying Beale Street Audio

In response to demand for superior custom speaker solutions, the full lineup is now available to dealers in the Southeast

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