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The TechHome Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has recognized the top projects and products/technologies in consumer electronics for custom installation. Products from LG, Sony, Dish, Crestron, Savant and others are recognized
More than 100 pages of IoT and the smart home in CE Pro’s Ultimate Guide to Home Automation at CES 2016. Updated v4 includes new announcements from Lowe’s Iris, Thread Group, DECT ULE and more
Wireless audio maker Bluesound, a division of Lenbrook, has added Master Quality Authentication (MQA) technology which ‘folds’ the original digital file into a small enough file size to stream or download while maintaining quality.
Turkcell picks DECT ULE, Lowe’s adds pro security monitoring, Awox launches SmartPebble, + more new products, technologies and ‘big deals’ added to Julie Jacobson’s smart-home guide to the CES 2016 v4.
Optoma’s HD161X-WHD Home Cinema Projector allows for wired or HDMI connectivity options and is bright enough to use in dim rooms or rooms with ambient light.
Home automation standards, low-voltage DC power distribution, IoT at retail and the demise of VIA International grabbed CE Pro page views in 2015. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news and listings.
Flextronics picks up Wink, Legrand invests in Netatmo, Alarm.com goes public, Sears acquires WallyHome, Nortek acquires Numera … and other IoT and A/V mergers, acquisitions and equity events of 2015.
CEDIA lays out its 2016 plans for members, including consumer-facing events, bundled education for newly hired technicians, global certification, plans to reach 5,000 members, potential partnership with Coldwell Banker, and possibly a new headquarters.