Making Sense of 4K UHD Connectivity Choices
By Michael Heiss,   November 19, 2014
With CEDIA EXPO 2014 now behind us and the major trade show event schedule more or less done for the year, this seems like a good time to take a step back and look at one of the most important, but perhaps somewhat now forgotten, or at least taken for granted, aspects of the installation world over the past 12 months or so: HDMI and connectivity. More..

Aesthetics Improve as Soundbars Expand into More Areas around the Home
By Lindsey M. Adler,   October 22, 2014
The ultimate audio commodity used to be headphones, but these days, that accolade goes to the soundbar. The biggest changes in the category today stem from expansion into different rooms and spaces within the home, and the design elements that must be considered, as a result. More..

CEDIA EXPO 2014 Offered Renewed Energy and Product Innovation
By RS Staff,   October 06, 2014
With CEDIA celebrating 25 years as a trade association, attendees and exhibitors at its annual convention shared an energy, enthusiasm, and optimism not seen since the housing bubble burst and the most recent economic recession gripped the world. More..

Media Management Systems Evolve With Content Streaming Demands
By Lindsey Adler,   September 24, 2014
If there is one thing that cord-cutters and the proliferation of OTT set-top box solutions tell us, it’s that consumers love streaming media for entertainment today. How this might continue to develop is at the forefront of current product development plans for media management hardware suppliers. More..

Harman Offers Northridge Facility Tour and CEDIA Plans
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   September 03, 2014
Not even a visit to its sprawling Northridge, CA, facility provides the proper sense of massive scale of Harman International’s audio manufacturing operations. More..

Finding Technologies at CEDIA EXPO That Will Impact Your Business
By Michael Heiss,   September 03, 2014
When a major trade show approaches, one of the questions you hear asked most frequently is, “What are the new things that I should be on the lookout for?” More..

The Erskine Group Answers a Texas Client's Call for 4K
By Krissy Rushing,   August 20, 2014
When the tech-savvy owners of a beautiful Texas Hill Country home decided to remodel, a home theater with a larger-than-life 4K Ultra HD system was at the top of their wish list. That desire proved to be a tall order, fraught with challenges. More..

As the Internet of Things Takes Off, Networking Devices and Tools Answer the Call
By Lindsey M. Adler,   August 14, 2014
The internet of things is certainly the tech industry’s darling of the moment. And along with these changes comes the necessity for enterprise grade networking gear, management tools, and other support services. (Photo credit: Phil Marden | Illustration Works | Getty Images.) More..

Laser Projectors, 4K, and More Technology from InfoComm
By Michael Heiss,   August 12, 2014
Over the years, the InfoComm trade show has become a key place for those in the commercial, educational, enterprise, and “house of worship” markets to see the latest and greatest in video and displays. More..

Managing the Mega Project and Why Big Installs Aren't for Everyone
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   August 12, 2014
Each custom integration company in the industry has its own definition of what it means to work on a “mega project.” More..

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