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Seven Frequent Home Theater Missteps

For this article, we’re going to focus on home theater issues that are the result of folks not always making the best choices. If some of these examples look a bit familiar, fear not, they will all be easily remedied by following our recommendations.

Vivint Smart Home Works With Google to Give Voice Control to All New Vivint Customers

The collaboration builds on Vivint’s integration with the Google Assistant, which makes it easy to control lighting, locks, thermostats, garage doors and security features in a Vivint smart home.

CES Asia: Innovation at the Speed of 5G

Rapid pace of global innovation acceleration on display across AI, AR, VR, 5G and more

Autogrow's API and Amazon's Alexa leads to world first talking AgTech system

“We think this is the best use-case of AI (Artificial Intelligence) today. We’ve basically turned a vocal sound into a machine command and proven integration of different systems is possible,” says CEO Darryn Keiller.

The Truth About Speaker Impedance

Instead of getting lost in the weeds with the impedance spec, it’s better to take a step back and look at the most important thing your receiver provides and your speakers need; power.

Drone Pollinates Apple Trees at LaFayette Orchard in What Could be a First

Scott Willis for WAER: It goes without saying that agriculture is heavily dependent on the weather, and nature. So when Beak and Skiff partner Peter Fleckenstein heard of a way to eliminate some of that uncertainty, he jumped at the chance.

"Alexa, Turn on the TV"-Introducing Amazon Fire TV Cube: A Simple and Intuitive Way to Control Your Entertainment

Amazon Fire TV Cube makes it easy to use Alexa to find and watch your favorite TV shows and movies, hands-free from across the room

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More than 85% of millennials subscribe to at least one OTT video service

Parks Associates' OTT Video Tracker identifies consumer adoption of multiple OTT service subscriptions as key to future growth

Seura® Ships Best-in-Class 86-inch Outdoor Displays

Design and Performance Unparalleled

CEDIA Expo Announces Debut of Design Connection Program

Design and technology collaboration opportunities include viewing products in the Design Connection Pavilion, participation in the Design Connection Tour Series and the Bourbon and Brownies networking event.

REVERED HOME THEATER BRAND ATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY ENTERS SMART SPEAKER CATEGORY WITH LAUNCH OF GATECRASHER 1, A PREMIUM 2.1 STEREO TABLETOP WIRELESS AUDIO SYSTEM

Atlantic Technology is announcing Gatecrasher 1, the first in a series of smart multi-room wireless speakers with streaming services and internet radio. This new product puts Atlantic Technology and its customers into the most important and fastest growing new audio category to emerge since the Smart Phone, Smart Speakers.

SAVANT® ADDS EXCITING NEW FEATURES TO IP VIDEO AND AUDIO PRODUCT LINEUP

Savant enhances popular distributed video and audio-over-IP solutions by adding new hardware options for features such as audio processing, larger system configuration flexibility and more affordable video input/output options

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Video Mount Products Er-148 19-inch Headend Equipment Rack

Video Mount Products Er-148 19-inch Headend Equipment Rack

Space is at a premium in many commercial and residential AV and security applications. Thermal and cable management issues also continue to lead the list of complaints for professionals installing rack-mountable electronics in small or enclosed spaces, and VMP offers numerous solutions to help answer these concerns. By providing easy-to-assemble, vented, functional, and compatible racks, shelves, brackets, mounts and accessories, VMP meets the challenges faced by such tight and component-laden commercial, home theater, and other low voltage installations. The ER-148 is an example of just such a valuable tool. Features of the ER-148 19-inch Headend Equipment Rack include: Racking height - 27U; EIA compliant; Standard 10-32 threading; Includes 32 rack screws; Steel construction; Load capacity - 400 lbs evenly distributed; Black static resistant powder coat finish; MSRP: $204.95; The ER-148-4PKIT is an easily installed expansion kit for the ER-148 rack that converts VMP's popular two-post rack to a four-post rack and adds even more versatility.

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Video Mount Products (VMP)

Video Mount Products (VMP)

VMP's unmatched designs, famed reliability, and long term durability have become a staple for mounting applications across a wide variety of industries.