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CEDIA Chairman Says 'Hyper-Change' is More Than a Slogan for 2014 CEDIA Expo in Denver
By Lindsey Adler,   October 28, 2014
About 150 guests mingled outside in the back yard, sipping cocktails while—like magic—an unmanned piano accompanied a Michael Buble concert displayed on a rear-projection screen. More..

Creative New Business Solutions Shared at the HTSA Fall Meeting
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   October 28, 2014
There’s nothing better than learning about a creative new business solution or anecdote while chatting with integrators at an industry event. More..

Pros and Cons of Cloud, App URL, Google, Apple, and IFTTT Home Control
By Gordon Van Zuiden,   October 27, 2014
One of the most common objections to the use of multiple applications for controlling your home is the perceived inability of individual apps to be used for home automation. More..

Three Formulas to Master Sales
By Mike Detmer,   October 27, 2014
This week I received a phone call that truly warmed my heart. More..

G2i Brings Solar Energy Services to the Custom Install Channel
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   October 15, 2014
Last month at CEDIA EXPO, premium smart home service provider G2i announced its strategic partnership with SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and service provider, presenting a solar energy system “Path to Partnership,” a commission-based sales and installation platform for the custom integration channel. More..

Teaching Clients that a High-End Private Theater Requires the Expertise of Many Trades
By Sam Cavitt,   October 06, 2014
Our industry is wrought with buzzwords and acronyms, and “turnkey” is a term that has been thrown about for a long time. More..

Reinvigorating High-End Rooms with 4K, 3D Audio, and First-Run Content
By Anthony Grimani,   October 06, 2014
Folks around CEDIA EXPO have been talking about the end of dedicated home theaters. More..

CEDIA 2014 Was a Relief
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   October 06, 2014
CEDIA celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, not by dwelling on the good-ol’ days with a lot of weepy sentimentality or overly rhapsodized reminiscing of what once was, but by hosting a convention where actual product innovation was on display from manufacturers new and old that were clearly re-invigorated and re-energized by their once-again busy dealer partners. More..

Origin Acoustics is the New Story for Jeremy Burkhardt
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   September 04, 2014
Call me crazy, but I honestly thought the days of writing columns about Jeremy Burkhardt were over. More..

Q&A With Thiel Audio's New CEO John Wittman Addresses Challenges and Opportunities Ahead
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   September 04, 2014
In July, Thiel Audio announced that it would be making big changes to its organization, as part of an effort to revitalize the legendary brand. More..


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