NEAR to Host 70-Volt Training at CEDIA

October 06,2015 —NEAR, a division of Bogen Communications, Inc. and a manufacturer of outdoor loudspeakers for residential use, will offer a technical traini...More

DTS Play-Fi Embraces Custom Integration

During a New York City press event on Monday, DTS and licensees unveiled more than a dozen new Play-Fi-equipped products, including the first models from Anthem, MartinLogan, Paradigm and McIntosh.

RTI Adds DISH Hopper Integration

October 07,2015 —Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) has released a driver for the DISH Hopper DVR.

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Luxul to Demo Intelligent PDU at CEDIA EXPO

October 07,2015 —Luxul will showcase its soon-to-be-available line of intelligent Power Distribution Units (PDUs) as part of a new series of remote managemen...More

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DVDO Platinum 4K HDMI 2.0a Primepass Cables Available

October 05,2015 —DVDO, Inc., a provider of high-definition video processing, switching, and connectivity solutions, is now shipping its Platinum 4K Ultra HD ...More

Pakedge Adds Gigabit AC Wireless

Pakedge’s new gigabit wireless access point (AP), the WX-1 is an 802.11ac, features a 3x3 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) radio configuration for up to five times faster connection speed and fou...

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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,...