Features


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..

Thiel CEO: ‘We Need to Evolve Our Product Offering’
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   August 06, 2014
Thiel Audio is making big changes to its organization, including the relocation of its headquarters to Nashville, TN, and a new CEO, as part of an effort to revitalize the legendary brand. Residential Systems reached out to CEO John Wittman to learn a little bit more about his plans for Thiel. More..

Automated Energy Efficient Bulbs and Shades are Poised to Go Mainstream
By Lindsey Adler,   July 23, 2014
Automated lighting and shading solutions lead the way when it comes to reducing our carbon footprints at home, and manufacturers affirm that the industry is poised for a perfect storm of consumer adoption and implementation by professionals. More..

Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Anamorphic Widescreen Projection
By David Abrams,   July 21, 2014
We’ve all been there, we’ve had those clients that want a screen from wall to wall, but don’t have the room height or viewing angle to do so–at least not at the standard 1.78:1 (16:9) aspect ratio. More..


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