Polk Audio MagniFi One Home Theater Sound Bar Now Shipping

October 12,2015 —Polk Audio is now shipping its newest home theater sound bar, the MagniFi One, which features dialogue-enhancing technologies and the new Ni...More

Proficient Debuts All-New Flagship Speaker Line

At CEDIA this week, Proficient (Booth 4128) will debut an all-new flagship line of architectural speakers and a revamp of its existing Protege speaker line. These models will create new options for in...

Grandview Screen USA to Exhibit at CEDIA EXPO

October 13,2015 —Grandview Screen USA, the U.S.-based home of Grandview Crystal Screen established in January 2015 by a team of industry vets, will exhibit i...More

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Luxul to Demo Intelligent PDU at CEDIA EXPO

Luxul will showcase its soon-to-be-available line of intelligent Power Distribution Units (PDUs) as part of a new series of remote management offerings designed specifically for CEDIA installers.

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Metra Home Theater Group Adds Metra Multimedia Broadcast Systems

October 12,2015 —Metra Home Theater Group has added the M3B (Metra Multimedia Broadcast) System to its lineup of products.

Connecting a Home

The operation of a whole-house music system was about as high-tech as the owners of this renovated 5,200-square-foot home felt comfortable handling.

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Origin Acoustics Director and Seasons Collection Speakers Review

October 08,2015 —In many ways, the Origin Acoustics backstory reads like the plot of a Hollywood feel-good movie, where old friends reunite to take on the es...More

PRIMA Cinema Movie Player Second Look

PRIMA is a one-of-a-kind product, allowing users–or “members” in PRIMA parlance–to watch first-run films in their homes during their theatrical release; these movies are typically available the same d...

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ELAN, Niles-Equipped Home

“With the Niles and ELAN systems in Robert’s new home, there really are no limits,” said Joe Abramo of Custom Automated Solutions.

Front House

“Before automating his entire home, Robert wanted to start small, so we only installed the theater and audio controls, where the Niles Auriel sy...

Back Yard

Abramo has since integrated the homeowner's climate controls, security, surveillance cameras, TV and video, lighting, garage doors, and driveway gates...


Abramo began installing the Niles Auriel system one week prior to the homeowner's move-in date. Abramo said it only took 30 minutes to install and fiv...


The homeowner enjoys the ability of the ELAN system to control all of his equipment from one app that he can access anywhere in the world.


The homeowner said he uses less power on climate controls, since he can shut it off when leaving and turn it back on again when leaving work, so it's ...


“The key is having a good AV/security expert you can trust,” said Robert, the homeowner. “Joe showed me things I never knew existed,...