By Jeremy J. Glowacki December 05, 2013
When I talk to someone from an in-wall loudspeaker company about the quality of their products, I generally have to take their word for it that what they’re saying is true about the quality of their products.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki October 08, 2013
I recently learned about another amazingly ambitious concept from industry friend Greg Margolis, president of HomeTronics, in Dallas, who told me that he’d inked a deal with Neiman Marcus to have a HomeTronics-designed outdoor entertainment package features as one of eight “fantasy gifts” in the high-end retailer’s legendary Christmas Book for 2013.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki October 03, 2013
For current CEDIA members who would like a say in the direction of their association, there’s an easy way to influence its focus: by voting for right now in the 2014-15 CEDIA Board of Directors election.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki September 26, 2013
When CEDIA announced that Tony Fadell, co-founder of Nest Labs, would
serve as its 2013 keynote speaker, the custom installation channel
flipped out. “Why,” came the comments, “would CEDIA embrace a brand that
would not play nice with others?” The problem was Nest’s unwillingness
(it seemed) to introduce an API (Application Programming Interface) to
enable developers to create products, apps, or services that work with
By Jeremy J. Glowacki September 20, 2013
There are over 100 first-time exhibitors at CEDIA EXPO this year and
one of the most intriguing is a Z-Wave-based automation systems with a
recurring revenue opportunity from a company called energG.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki September 18, 2013
From its inception about five years ago, it has been the mission of
ihiji founders Stuart Rench and Michael Maniscalco to provide a way for
custom integrators to reduce truck rolls to client homes through a
remote-monitoring technology for IP-based AV systems.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki September 11, 2013
Clare Controls, the custom integrator-led control company that exhibited
at its first CEDIA EXPO only a few short years ago, is arriving at this
year’s show with an impressive array of 24 new products.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki September 05, 2013
You can’t miss Harman’s booth on the CEDIA EXPO exhibit floor in Denver
later this month. Literally, because it will be located right inside the
entrance doors to the hall, and right in the middle of the booth will
be the company’s legendary JBL Synthesis theater demo.
By Jeremy J. Glowacki September 03, 2013
“Planet Crestron,” as the New Jersey-based manufacturer’s massive CEDIA
booth has come to be known, is returning to center stage of the EXPO
exhibit floor in Denver this year with its “Integrated by Design”
slogan, supporting a broad selection of complete solutions for dealers
and focusing on integrating rather than just “interfacing.”
By Jeremy J. Glowacki August 02, 2013
With its move to the NASDAQ, Control4 became that rare custom integration channel brands to go public.